Etihad Flight and How to book for a flight to your destination

Etihad Flight and How to book for a flight to your destination – Etihad Airways is the second biggest airline in the United Arab Emirates after Emirates. The company’s Headquarter is situated in Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi, near Abu Dhabi’s International Airport. Etihad started operations on November 2003 and have since then grown into a standard company

Etihad Flight

The airline operates over 1,000 flights for each week to over 120 passenger and cargo destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Americas, with a fleet of 117 Airbus and Boeing aircraft as of February 2018.

In 2015, it carried 14.8 million passengers, a 22.3 percent increase from the former year, delivering incomes of US$9.02 billion and net profits of US$103 million. Its major base is Abu Dhabi International Airport.

The Etihad Fleet

Etihad Flight

As of April 2016, the Etihad fleet comprised of a mix of Airbuses (2 A319-100s, 23 Airbus A320-200s, 21 A330-200s and Boeings (8 777-8s, 12 777-9s, and 5 777Fs), among others. 

Cabin Classes

Etihad Flight

As of December 2014, Etihad offers the following classes of travel:

The Residence (aboard the Airbus A380 only): The Residence is an opulent 125 square ft. space that can accommodate a maximum of two passengers. Featuring a living room, bedroom and bathroom with an 82 inch long double bed, it is arguably the most luxurious mode of air travel available in the world – and no doubt ideally suited for honeymoon travels or the discerning first-class flyer.

Etihad First Class Apartment: Offered aboard the Airbus A380 only, these modern offerings of 9 First Class Apartments are configured 1:1 across a single aisle and cover a total of 39 square ft. It was named as the best first-class cabin in the word during 2015, and it will no doubt appeal to the discerning business and luxury leisure traveller.

Etihad First Class Suite: The First Class Suite is only available aboard the Boeing 787-9 aircraft type, and is tailored to the narrower body configuration of the craft. The Suite features a personal wardrobe, a 26-inch wide reclining lounge chair which converts into an 80.5-inch flatbed, a dining room table as well as a 24-inch television monitor. High sliding doors ensure total privacy, making the suite a good option for the discrete business traveler.

Etihad Business Studio:  The Studio is available aboard both the Airbus A380 and Boeing 787-9 aircraft, and features 22 inch wide reclining chairs that convert fully into flatbeds, as well as 18-inch television monitors.

Etihad Economy Smart Seat: This cabin features a 17 to 19-inch wide seat configuration, as well as 11-inch touch screens for unrivaled in-flight entertainment viewing. The Smart Seats feature a 3:4:3 configuration aboard the Airbus A380, and a 3:3:3 seat configuration aboard the B787 aircraft.

 Baggage Allowance

Etihad’s maximum weight and dimensions for checked luggage are as follows: –

  • To/from Brazil, Canada, and the US: 158cm (50x70x38)
  • To / from all other destinations: 207cm (45x72x90)

Each individual piece of luggage may not exceed 32kg. Luggage weight more than 32kg can only be transported via Etihad Cargo. For more information, click here.

Key Flight Routes and Destinations

Etihad operates over 1000 flights every week to 120 destinations all over Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Australia, Asia as well as North and South America.

By as early as 2014 the airline transported more than 14.8 million passengers, a year on year passenger volume addition of over 22%.

The airline work 24 hours scheduled flights to and from Lagos in Nigeria, Manama in Bahrain, Abu Dhabi in the UAE, Anchorage, Chicago, Dallas, LA, Miami and New York City in the United States,  Sao Paolo in Brazil, Brussels in Belgium, Toronto in Canada, Beijing, Chengdu, Shangai and Shenzhen in China, Brazzaville in Congo, Johannesburg in South Africa, London Gatwick and London Heathrow in the UK, Bangalore, Delhi, Jaipur and Mumbai in India, Jakarta in Indonesia, Tokyo and Nagoya in Japan, Amman in Jordan, Madrid in Spain and Istanbul in Turkey, to name be a few key destinations.

Codeshare Partnerships

As of 2015, Etihad enjoyed codeshare agreements with Kenya Airways, Alitalia, Royal Air Maroc, South African Airways, Middle East Airlines, KLM, Turkish Airlines, JetBlue, Aerolineas Argentinas, Air Canada, Air Europe, Air France, Air New Zealand, Air Seychelles, Avianca, Flybe, Jet Airways, Virgin Australia and Bangkok Airways.

Online Check-in Options

You can check-in for your next Etihad flight online here, or via mobile app, or at the airport.

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