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Emirates touches down in Croatia

Posted 1 June 2017 · Add Comment

Emirates' inaugural Boeing 777-300ER flight from Dubai touched down in Zagreb to a water cannon salute and traditional Croatian folk dancers, with more than 350 passengers on board.

Travelling on the flight EK129 was Thierry Antinori, Emirates’ Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer; Thierry Aucoc, Emirates’ Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations (Europe & Russian Fed); Gari Cappelli, Minister of Tourism, Republic of Croatia; His Excellency Ali Al Ahmed, UAE Ambassador to Croatia and a contingent of partners and business leaders from Dubai, Hong Kong, India and China.

“Today is an important milestone for Emirates as we launch full operations into the market and reinforce our commitment to growing trade and tourism flows between Dubai and Croatia. Since establishing our commercial presence in the market in 2003, we have worked with our trade and tourism partners to make this day happen. We thank those partners and especially the Ministry of Tourism and Franjo Tuđman Airport for their support in preparing for introduction of our daily flight and the event today,” said Thierry Antinori, Emirates’ executive vice president and chief commercial officer.

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