Runway To Runway: Halima Aden In Abu Dhabi With Etihad

BY Samantha Hamilton Rushforth / Apr 27 2017 / 19:13 PM

The model-of-the-moment took a tour of the capital

Runway To Runway: Halima Aden In Abu Dhabi With Etihad
Runway To Runway: Halima Aden In Abu Dhabi With Etihad
Halima Aden visits Etihad Airways’ Mobile Exhibition Vehicle stand at Arabian Travel Market in Dubai
Runway To Runway: Halima Aden In Abu Dhabi With Etihad
Halima Aden visits the Emirates Palace hotel

Announced earlier this year with a global launch and exclusive dinner in New York hosted by Lauren Santo Domingo, co-founder of online luxury fashion retailer, Moda Operandi, Etihad Airways have launched a unique rewards program specially designed to support the modern travel needs of people in the fashion industry. Offering flight perks and preference during fashion weeks and special carry-on and baggage allowances for designers and stylists flying with clothing and equipment, the program is perfectly tailored to the fashion community’s globe-trotting needs – meaning you’ll never have to argue about your suitcase size at check-in again.

Halima Aden In Abu Dhabi

Halima Aden takes on the Abu Dhabi 48 Hour Challenge and pays a visit to the iconic Emirates Palace

Marking the UAE launch of ‘Runway to Runway’ with model-of-the-moment Halima Aden, the airline took the Somali-American star around Abu Dhabi’s famous landmarks including the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, where she posed for a picture on the grounds.

Celebrated with an intimate gathering, the airline also invited personalities from the fashion and lifestyle media in the UAE and regional social influencers. All guests were awarded top tier Gold Status founding membership with ‘Runway to Runway’ and a cherry on top came in the form of a complimentary spa treatment at Sense, A Rosewood Spa.