Dubai World Trade Centre has recently welcomed three major European carriers under one roof. The German Airline Lufthansa as well as its subsidiaries Swiss Air and BMI has moved on the 18th floor of the Dubai’s iconic World Trade Center tower, situated on Sheikh Zayed Road.
Lufthansa Airline celebrated the opening of its new office premises at the World Trade Centre (WTC) Dubai last week where the airline’s subsidiaries British Midland Airline (BMI) and Switzerland based Swiss Air were also part of the joyous celebration. The other two airlines have moved in with their parent company Lufthansa Airline bringing together the Lufthansa group under one roof in Dubai. Lufthansa is a key airline operating flights to Europe as well as connecting and onward flights to African countries such as flights to Lagos, Flights to Entebbe, Flights to Nairobi etc. Swiss air operates via Zurich, Switzerland and BMI is a major domestic and regional flight operator in the United Kingdom. Also BMI operates flights to International destinations.
At the inauguration ceremony, top figures of all the three airlines marked the event and official opening of the new office was conducted by Joachim Steinbach, Lufthansa’s Vice President Sales & Services Southeast Europe, Africa, Middle East and Pakistan, Mr. Thierry Antinori, Member of the Lufthansa German Airlines Board, and Max Hunt, General Manager Middle East and Africa for bmi, together with Martin Massüger, SWISS’s Director, Head of Sales Middle East, Africa, Pakistan & Iran, officially opened the new office.
Mr. Steinbach emphasized on the importance of this new office by saying:
“Moving together under one roof allows for a more direct and more open communication between the management and staff of Lufthansa, SWISS and bmi. The new premises lay the foundation for a further enhanced customer service – a crucial factor for successful business.”
Lufthansa Airline and its subsidiary Swiss Air took the alliance a step further by not only uniting their regional sales & marketing departments in the same office, but also merging their Dubai city offices into one.