Emirati man wins Instagram contest sponsored by GCAA

Participants from around the world submitted 850 entries in the inaugural Instagram competition.

The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) announced its UAE Aviation Art competition winners on Tuesday.

Participants from around the world submitted 850 entries in the inaugural Instagram competition. The winning entry, which portrays a father pointing out an Emirates aircraft to his son, was taken by Abdelaziz Alkindi.

Mr Alkindi, an Emirati, is an aircraft engineer for the airline. He won a pair of return-trip tickets anyway in the world on Etihad Airways. The winning entry received 400 likes on Instagram.

Saif Al Suwaidi, director general of the GCAA, highlighted the success of the competition and said it brought out enthusiasm towards the aviation industry.

Al Mahatta Museum in Sharjah will display the best 20 images in a public exhibition.

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Published: December 17, 2014 04:00 AM

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