Abu Dhabi Airports organizes trip for 31 orphans to Sir Bani Yas Island
2nd September 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Abu Dhabi Airports has launched its ‘Flight of the Children of Zayed’ initiative. In collaboration with Emirates Red Crescent, Abu Dhabi Airports organized a trip for 31 orphans on August 31st to Sir Bani Yas Island.
The initiative falls within the framework of Abu Dhabi Airports’ ongoing corporate social responsibility and Year of Zayed program. Abu Dhabi Airports is committed to organizing various social initiatives and sponsoring charities in line with its vision of becoming the world’s leading airports group.
As a part of the ‘Flight of the Children of Zayed’, Abu Dhabi Airports collaborated with various authorities including the Federal Authority For Identity and Citizenship, Abu Dhabi Police GHQ, Abu Dhabi Department of Culture & Tourism, the Tourism Development & Investment Company who sponsored the recreational activities and accommodation on the island, and Abu Dhabi Aviation who provided air transportation.
The initiative included a safari on the island and a variety of water sports. The children also planted trees bearing their names and received souvenirs from the island to remind them about their experience.
Abu Dhabi Airports commended the staff across all the organizations involved that contributed, coordinated, and implemented the ‘Flight of the Children of Zayed’ initiative.
Earlier this year, Abu Dhabi Airports have launched several initiatives in celebration of Year of Zayed that included the adoption of the “Year of Zayed” Immigration stamp at Abu Dhabi International Airport, in collaboration with Airport Immigration, the Meir Al Khair campaign, whereby employees of Abu Dhabi Airports collectively donated funds to purchase needed households goods and distribute it to less fortunate families within the UAE in preparation for the holy month of Ramadan, and mounting the “Year of Zayed” logo on one of the Capital’s airport’ Air Traffic Control Tower.