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Etihad Airways Continues Increasing the Number and Frequency of Special Flights

Etihad Airways A380 parked at the Etihad Airport
Etihad Airways continues to increase the number of special flights it has been operating to and from Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways.

Etihad Airways continues to increase the number of special flights it has been operating to and from Abu Dhabi. In addition to increasing frequencies on previously announced special flights, the airline will commence services to Belgrade, Dublin, Geneva, Milan, Paris, and Toronto.

The airline recently introduced flight connections between Melbourne and London, and will add services to Sydney, allowing a direct transit connection to and from the UK capital through Abu Dhabi. The special flights are effective from 19th May 2020 till 15th June 2020, subject to change.

Bookings for the special flights are available through www.etihad.come, mobile application, calling the Etihad Airways Contact Centre on +971 600 555 666 (UAE), or through online or local travel agencies. Passengers wishing to book are advised to visit Etihad Airways’ website to view their options and to remain informed on the entry regulations and their end destination.

Etihad Airways will provide services to Barcelona, Brussels, Dublin, Geneva, Frankfurt, Jakarta, Kuala Lampur, Milan, Paris, and Zurich with 02 flights in May and June to the destinations. In addition to that, the airline will conduct a flight in May and 02 flights in June to Singapore, Sydney, and Tokyo. Furthermore, 04 flights in May and 05 flights in June to Amsterdam, 07 flights in May and 09 flights in June to London, 04 flights in May and 02 flights in June to Melbourne, and 04 flights in May and June to Seoul will be conducted by Etihad. Lastly, the airline will conduct a flight to Belgrade and Toronto in May.

While Etihad Airways continues to resume scheduled flights, the airline will continue to follow all UAE and international government and regulatory authority directives. Moreover, Etihad has implemented an extensive sanitation and customer well-being programme to ensure the highest standards of hygiene throughout the journey, including social distancing in-flight. Passengers arriving into Abu Dhabi will undertake PCR and thermal testing upon arrival and require to self-isolate for 14 days. Passengers travelling on Etihad Airways flights are required to wear facemasks throughout their journey.

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An Invite to the Front Row: SO/ Maldives Grand Opening Party!

SO/Maldives proudly announces the grand opening party of its exquisite runway.

SO/ Maldives is set to host its grand opening on March 23, 2024. This much-anticipated event of the season is titled ‘An Invite to the Front Row’. The event promises a soirée of collaborative elegance for an unforgettable glamorous experience for its guests.

The Grand Opening Party – An Invite to the Front Row

The grand opening party is set to be a feast for your senses. The resort is bringing culinary delights, fashion-forward statements, avant-garde designs and artistic flair. With this, SO/ Maldives invites guests to take a seat in the front row and witness the convergence of global talent and Maldivian charm.

An invite to the Front Row encapsulates the essence of SO/Maldives- a convergence of global excellence set against the unparalleled beauty of our island. We extend an exclusive invitation to our guests to us on this extraordinary journey with incredible collaborations providing them a truly glamorous stay while embracing our DNA, says Jesper Soerensen – General Manager of SO/Maldives.

Experience one of the First-International Fashion Shows in the Maldives with Milin!

SO/ Maldives will unveil its inaugural fashion show, considered to be one of the first international fashion shows in the Maldives. As the island turns into an oceanfront runway, guests can witness the harmonious blend of haute couture and paradisical setting. The fashion show will showcase the swimwear collection debuted by the esteemed Thai fashion house, Milin.

Partnership with Riffath

SO/ Maldives is partnering with local talent Riffath. Riffath is a distinguished Maldivian High Fashion Brand, launching its exclusive SO/Maldives’ Flying Dress Edits. The resort is also teaming up with Timeless Maldives Photo Studio. The resort’s guests are empowered to unleash their inner models for a bespoke once-in-a-lifetime photo and drone shoot, adorned in a gown with an extended hem that gratefully dances in the wind.

Beach Takeover with Veuve Clicquot Champagne House

Veuve Cliquot Champagne House is taking over the beach at SO/ Maldives to bring an exquisite evening. The beach glam-up is done with the Lazuli Beach Club Bar for a memorable night that redefined elegance and indulgence!

Culinary Delights with Chef Dharshan Munidasa

Chef Dharshan Munidasa, a dual Sri Lankan – Japanese heritage chef hailed for his accolades commands the spotlight at SO/ Maldives. Chef Dharshan’s menu is set to redefine conventional boundaries. Guests are invited to enjoy the exquisite flavours at the Ministry of Crab, Nihonashi Blue, and Carne Diem Grill.

To add to this, Jenna Hemsworth, Australia’s most influential and award-winning female bartender also showcases her creativity. Jenna will be taking over the bar to craft expertly curated cocktails.

Musical Bliss with world-class DJs

Guests are welcome to enjoy a series of live performances from world-class musicians and DJs. Groove to the innovative beats of one of the leading Maldivin bands, YJ Hameed Music. The vibes are set to create a rhythm that resonates with the spirit of the island’s spirit. Lydia Sarunrat Deane, a Thai sensation will also be filling the air with enchanting melodies. End the night as DJ Karrouhat from Dubai takes everyone on an electrifying-after party journey.

The Grand Opening Party will be hosted by Matthew Deane, a well-known Thai-Australian singer, model, actor and television presenter.

Exclusive Wellness & Fitness Retreats

Embark on a transformative fitness journey with the introduction of a week-long detox and fun session by Jumping Fitness, an innovative fitness regimen that originated in the Czech Republic. In collaboration with London-based wellness partner salon C. Steller, renowned for its modern approach to wellness, the resort is set to launch new spa experiences that promise ultimate rejuvenation.

Earth Hour

SO/ Maldives invites guests to experience an eco-conscious revelry. Guests are welcome to enjoy the beauty of nature intertwines with the joy of celebration. Witness as the island runway dims, unveiling a beach bonfire beneath the starlit sky. Immense in the rhythmic beats of Maldivian Boduberu and the serene glow.

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