NEW YORK: Etihad Airways and renowned British designer Julien Macdonald OBE officially launched a promotional fashion film on the opening night of New York Fashion Week. Featuring over 17 couture outfits by the celebrated designer, and WME | IMG models, the short inflight film draws parallels between the production of a high-end fashion show and the preparation that goes into ensuring a safe and comfortable flight.
The film was at a high-profile press event in the Etihad Airways VIP Lounge at NYFW: The Shows with an archive presentation and appearance by Julien Macdonald.
With participation by members of Etihad Airways’ award-winning cabin crew, the film also features unique integrations with global brands such as IWC Schaffhausen and BMW.
Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) is a diversified global aviation and travel group comprising five business divisions – Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, Etihad Airways Engineering, Etihad Airport Services, Hala Group and Airline Equity Partners. The group has minority investments in six airlines: airberlin, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, Alitalia, Jet Airways, and Virgin Australia.
From its Abu Dhabi base, Etihad Airways flies to more than 110 Passenger and Cargo destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas.