Sara Kimberley
Feb 17, 2012

M&C Saatchi lands $158 million global Etihad ad account

Etihad Airways, the international airline based in Abu Dhabi, has appointed M&C Saatchi Worldwide to handle its $158 million (£100 million) global advertising account.

The agency captured the business after a review that began in October last year. MC Saatchi, once British Airways’ agency of record, won a pitch that also involved Saatchi Saatchi, Leo Burnett and Beattie McGuinness Bungay.

TBWA Worldwide was the previous incumbent and had held the account since 2005. The agency created Etihad’s recent TV campaign promoting its first-class suite and business-class flat bed, using the strapline From Abu...

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