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An Unforgettable Journey with Etihad Airways


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Etihad Airways provide unforgettable journeys featuring a bespoke in-flight experience with personalised options every step of the way. Feel like a VIP regardless of which class you choose, with intuitive service, tantalising on-board dining and some of the most contemporary cabins in the sky.

With daily departures from London Heathrow, Manchester and Dublin, Etihad Airways believe your getaway starts from them moment you leave home, offering an elevated experience for passengers both on the ground and in the air. With flights to over 85 destinations worldwide, the airline boasts an accolade of prestigious awards, not to mention an apt reputation for exceptional service and unparalleled in-flight features as we delve into the reasons why you should fly with Etihad Airways on your next journey.

A Personalised Service

Choose your cabin with more choice as standard in Economy, upgrade to Business Class for a fully-flat bed or fly in style in your own private suite in First Class – the choice is yours.

Even in Economy, you can expect a truly personalised experience, with three separate seating options offering something to suit every preference. Enjoy all of the airline's usual perks with Economy Standard, including a minimum of 23kg baggage allowance, complimentary dining and a selection of drinks. If you're looking for more space to spread out, opt for Extra legroom seats and guarantee a generous 36 inches of legroom designed to make your journey more comfortable. For those who prefer a little peace and quiet in the air, Etihad Airways have recently introduced Economy Neighbour-Free, which allows you to bid for up to three neighbouring seats which will remain empty throughout your journey, allowing for a more private in-flight experience.

For travellers looking for a step up from Economy, extra legroom seats offer more space and is the ideal choice for those seeking additional comfort without the price tag of Business or First Class. And for those looking to indulge, Business Class offers plush lounge access and the opportunity to sleep in comfort once you board with fully flat beds, mood lighting and an in-seat massage function. You will also have the option to Dine Anytime or head to The Lobby, a hotel-inspired meeting place in the sky exclusively for Business Class passengers and above.

Surpassing luxury air travel as you know it, Etihad Airway's First Class offering boasts an array of enhanced features fit for royalty. The sumptuous A380 cabins have been extensively upgraded to offer The First Apartment, allowing guests to unwind on their private leather armchair or enjoy sweet dreams on a separate fully flat bed. Get comfy with the complimentary lounge-wear and perfect your look at your private vanity unit with lit mirror. You can also make use of an exclusive amenity kit and refresh before you land at the on-board shower.

Seamless Connectivity With A New State-of-the-art Terminal in Abu Dhabi

Welcome to Zayed International Airport - Terminal A, the new home of Etihad Airways which is more than just a new terminal and showcases the commitment Etihad Airways have to providing an unparalleled travel experience. Enjoy seamless connectivity to destinations further afield, remarkable hospitality and exceptional comfort, all of which are combined to guarantee an unforgettable journey.

Located at the heart of the globe in Abu Dhabi, the main focus is on comfort, convenience and connectivity, ensuring that Terminal A is a premier destination for not only transit flights, but also for connecting flights to Asia, Africa, Europe and beyond with stop overs in Abu Dhabi included.

Zayed International Airport streamlines the travel experience by integrating the latest technology, infrastructure and best-in-class services as each aspect of the terminal has been carefully considered and meticulously designed to minimise stress and maximise the joy of exploration including a completely digitised journey using interconnected biometric systems and self-service kiosks to ensure a smooth start to your journey.

Complimentary Dining Inspired By Destinations

Choose from a selection of complimentary meals or snacks that are full of flavour on every flight all created with fresh, seasonal ingredients inspired by the destinations that Etihad Airways fly to. Etihad Airways are working with both UAE and regional farms nearer to the destinations they fly to, in order to create fresh dishes using locally grown produce. Meals are even served on a sustainably-sourced meal tray and a vegetarian option, freshly baked rolls and indulgent desserts are also included on longer flights. Stay hydrated with a selection of free beverages on every flight with a choice of soft drinks, alcoholic beverages or tea and coffee.

For some true indulgence if you’re travelling in Business Class you will be welcomed on board with your choice of drink, and in First Class you can expect the same quality and service you would expect to receive in a world-class restaurant as the in-flight chef will prepare your choice of meal in a one-of-a kind dining experience from a fine dining, a la carte menu to eggs or steak cooked to perfection.

Etihad Airways also make sure younger flyers are accommodated too with a healthy and fun children’s menu packed with nutritious favourites, and not forgetting some sweet treats.

Endless In-flight Entertainment For All Of The Family

You certainly won’t be bored during your flight, with over a thousand hours of entertainment on E-BOX, your entertainment hub where you can choose on-demand flight entertainment on your personal seatback screen. If you’re flying on an A320 or A321 fleet in economy then seatback screens are not available, however you can use E-BOX Stream where you can stream movies, TV shows, music and much more straight to your device. On longer flights, you can even keep up to date as you travel with seven live channels from sports to live news updates. Children will also be kept entertained on E-BOX showing the latest kids’ movies, TV shows and games with plenty of options for them to explore, and ensuring the entire family is kept entertained during your flight.