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Special livery marking Year of Zayed on Emirates touches six continents

His Highness Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan’s centennial birthday celebrations were marked by Emirates’ six flights with a livery of ‘Year of Zayed’ landing at six continents.

Flights carrying Zayed livery have touched 90 cities so far

Unveiled last November on Emirates’ 100th A380 plane, ten aircrafts with the special livery have completed 1,800 flights so far across 90 destinations. On May 6th, the aircraft touched six continents, landing on Geneva, New York, Sao Paulo, Mauritius, Hong Kong and Brisbane.

UAE government announced bonuses for its employees for celebrations

Federal government employees, retired employees and the military received bonuses starting from Dhs 5,000 to Dhs 50,000 from the Dhs1.6 billion fund alloted for bonuses, as ordered by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Sultan, President of UAE. What’s more, Dubai Government too ordered bonuses for its employees for up to Dhs 50,000.

Numerous occasions marked ‘Year of Zayed’ celebrations

Workers in Al Quoz were taken by surprise when the ‘Year of Zayed’ van by Dar Al Ber Society arrived, giving workers food items, air travel tickets for quiz competition winners and gifts. The ‘Year of Zayed’ van will continue their campaign visiting labour accommodations every week. Ajman Hospital too marked the day with free delivery packages and Union Cooperative was the first private organization to give bonuses to its employees.

Hologram was created of Sheikh Zayed’s old speech

New Dimensions Productions(NDP) released a video of Sheikh Zayed in a 3D hologram model saying a speech he did in the past. The hologram was inspired by the founding father’s facial expressions and voice. The video got posted on the company’s Vimeo and Instagram profiles.