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Abu Dhabi prepares 17,000 workers for Midfield Terminal opening

Abu Dhabi Airports, in partnership with Etihad Aviation Group have started to familiarise staff with the new terminal

Abu Dhabi prepares 17,000 workers for Midfield Terminal opening

Abu Dhabi Airports, in partnership with Etihad Aviation Group have started to prepare the 17,000 employees required to operate the new Midfield Airport Terminal at Abu Dhabi Airport.

Abu Dhabi Airports, in partnership with Etihad Aviation Group have started to prepare the 17,000 employees required to operate the new Midfield Airport Terminal at Abu Dhabi Airport ahead of its possible opening later this year.

The two companies have launched a programmes to ensure that each staff member of all airport organisations is familiarised, inducted and trained to operate the new facility. They have also launched a pop-up website communicating vital information about the Midfield Terminal to employees.

The internal website for employees of Abu Dhabi Airports and Etihad Aviation Group, which is s available in English, Arabic, Hindi and Urdu, went live on 5 February, 2020 and was specially designed for access via smartphones and tablets.

Bryan Thompson, chief executive officer of Abu Dhabi Airports, said the various initiatives undertaken now will familiarise our employees with “the incredible infrastructure and capability of the Midfield Terminal” and ensure a smooth transition to the Midfield Terminal when it opens.

The new terminal will have two low-cost carriers operating from it in the first year of operation. Etihad Airways announced plans to set up a low cost airline with Air Arabia in Abu Dhabi, while European low-cost carrier Wizz Air has also signalled its intention to set up an airline in the UAE capital.

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