Year of the 50th

Watch: Etihad treats passengers to live concert on board to celebrate Year of the 50th

Web report/Abu Dhabi
Filed on September 21, 2021

A talented musician played the violin, guitar, keyboard and oud.

What passengers thought would be a regular Etihad flight turned out to be a concert experience mid-air, featuring a talented musician who happened to be part of the cabin crew.

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It was a unique concert that Etihad organised as part of the UAE’s Year of the 50th celebrations. The airline shared a video of the experience on Tuesday:

Osama El Maghreby, the talented cabin crew member, impressed the passengers with his musical performance on violin, guitar, keyboard and oud — creating distinctive rhythms and melodies that celebrate the UAE culture.


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“This country is an orchestra of ideas, composed from people around the world today. Today, I play for the values of this nation that brings us all together,” El Maghreby said in the video.

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