Etihad Airways commenced operations in November 2003 and has developed into one of the fastest growing airlines in the history of commercial aviation.

The airline seeks to reflect the best of Arabian hospitality - cultured, considerate, warm and generous - as well as enhance the prestige of Abu Dhabi as a centre of hospitality between East and West. Every year, we receive a range of awards that reflect our position as one of the world’s leading premium airline brands, including ‘World’s Leading Airline’ at the World Travel Awards for six consecutive years.


Flying Reimagined

Etihad are committed to making sure that every time guests fly, their journey is truly remarkable. With constant innovation, we’re re-thinking the small things that make big differences to the way guests fly with contemporary living spaces in the air offering unparalleled comfort and service.

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Etihad have introduced new elements that will make guests’ journey a more relaxing one. Cabins are refreshed with a new range of pillows and blankets. On longer flights, Etihad provide a unique pillow that converts to a neck pillow to help guests sleep. Further benefits include the introduction of a blanket bag that doubles up as a convenient tidy bag to store personal belongings, all combined with new amenity kits and enhanced food and beverage offering.

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The Business Class experience has been designed to give guests even greater levels of comfort and choice. Guests on longer flights will enjoy a turndown service featuring a mattress, loungewear and slippers. They can select from ‘Dine Anytime’ menu inspired by upmarket bistros with a new ‘All Day’ menu. This restaurant experience continues with a contemporary range of bone china, full sized glassware and cutlery inspired by the shapes and textures our home, Abu Dhabi.

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Etihad have elevated First Class to new heights, drawing on the best hotels and fine dining restaurants. An elegant reception service welcomes guests with a fine dining menu that includes new canapés, a pre-dessert course and signature cognac service. Guest can dine at their private table dressed with an elegant range of fine bone chinaware from Nikko Japan, with ‘Royal Oak’ cutlery from Studio William and crystal glassware from Lucaris.


With departures to Abu Dhabi from London Heathrow three times daily, twice daily from Manchester and the introduction of a daily service from Edinburgh in June 2015, Etihad have an ever expanding network of over 90 destinations.


Etihad IM14Introducing Etihad BusinessConnect:

Etihad BusinessConnect is our loyalty program for businesses that rewards both businesses and travellers. Tailor made for companies with between 2 and 50 business travellers, BusinessConnect connects your employees’ Etihad Guest accounts so while they’re racking up miles for themselves they’re also amassing them for your company, meaning you get even more free flights and upgrades. The more travellers that connect, the more miles and benefits you receive.

Learn more and register your business, visit: or email:

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