Abu Dhabi Airports, the manager and operator of the emirate’s five airports, announced today the signing of an exclusive agreement with Al-Futtaim Lexus to provide value-added services for passengers traveling through the VIP terminal at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH).
As part of the collaboration, Al-Futtaim Automotive – one of the main five operating divisions within the UAE-based Al-Futtaim Group of companies – has provided Abu Dhabi Airport with a major new fleet of complimentary Lexus vehicles worth AED 10 million, to ensure a luxurious journey from the VIP terminal to the aircraft and vice versa, thereby significantly enhancing the experience for VIP travellers and supporting a vital logistical operation for Abu Dhabi Airport.
This partnership sees AUH becoming the first airport in the MENA region to exclusively offer the all-new 2022 Lexus vehicles to its clients and will present passengers with an additional customer-centric benefit, alongside VIP terminal mainstays, private check-ins, comprehensive entertainment, a well-equipped business centre, direct luggage transfers and the luxurious private Royal Majlis lounge.
His Excellency Eng. Jamal Salem Al Dhaheri, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at Abu Dhabi Airports said: “The VIP terminal at Abu Dhabi International Airport has long been a popular outlet for countless passengers seeking exclusivity, comfort and luxury.
“As passenger demands and expectations evolve, so does our commitment to enhance the VIP customer experience and present greater value through upgraded offerings.
“Our collaboration with Al-Futtaim-Lexus is a solid step forward in this direction for Abu Dhabi International Airport.
“We are delighted that passengers can now enjoy these high-end Lexus models, with our new partners Al-Futtaim, for an unforgettable travel experience.”
Vincent Wijnen, Senior Managing Director, Al-Futtaim Automotive, commented: “As a leading provider of mobility solutions in the UAE, Al-Futtaim Automotive is proud to have a portfolio comprising some of the world’s most recognised and widely respected automotive brands.
“This partnership with Abu Dhabi Airports reflects our commitment to offering an exceptional experience wherever customers engage with the Lexus brand.
“Abu Dhabi Airport’s VIP Terminal and Al-Futtaim Lexus both represent a certain level of exclusivity in the market, and we look forward to offering VIP passengers at Abu Dhabi International Airport the latest in automotive excellence and luxury.”