Named Environmental Airline of the Year 2023 for the second year running.

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has in just ten years established itself as the world's leading airline. It commenced commercial operations in November, 2003, and has gone on to become the fastest growing airline in the history of commercial aviation. Etihad has one of the most modern fleet in the world and have received a range of awards that reflect our position as the leading premium airline brand in the world, including 'World's Leading Airline' at the World Travel Awards in 2013 and World's Best First Class in Skytrax's 2011 World Airline Awards.


The Classes of Etihad

First Class

Etihad has redefined luxury air travel with individual suites, higher levels of comfort and more personal space than ever before.


  • Perfectly flat, 6 ft 8 inch, extra wide bed, in your own personal suite.
  • Your own personal chef.
  • Mezoon Grille, Taste of Arabia, à la carte and 'Kitchen Anytime' options.
  • 23-inch, cinematic widescreen.
  • Changing room.
  • Sliding doors for complete privacy.
  • Upholstered in Poltrona Frau leather.
  • Personal mini-bar.
  • Personal wardrobe.
  • In-built massage.
  • Cosy blankets, pure dupion silk and cotton duvet, fitted sheets, full-sized pillows and loungewear.


Business Class

Etihad's Business Class, is one of the most luxurious ways to fly for business and leisure travel. Discover a style and space like no other in the World's Best Business Class as voted by Skytrax 2009 and its 16 million users.


  • A privacy shell, 6 ft 1 inch full flat bed and direct aisle access from every seat.
  • Your own Food and Beverage Manager.
  • A la carte or 'Kitchen Anytime' options.
  • Five-star dining with fine wines.
  • 15-inch screen.
  • Noise-canceling headsets.
  • In-seat power sockets.
  • Audio/ethernet connectivity.
  • In-built massage.
  • Luxury comforters and pillows.
  • Mood lighting to ease jet lag.


Economy Class

Offering warm hospitality, individual attention and award-winning cuisine, discover why the best things in life don't always come at a huge price.

  • One of the world's most spacious and ergonomically designed economy seats.
  • Generous meals made from quality ingredients accompanied by a complimentary bar service.
  • Three meal choices rather than two.
  • 10.4-inch touch screen on most flights.
  • In-seat power sockets.
  • Audio/ethernet connectivity.
  • Cradle recline ensures more comfortable ergonomic seating position.
  • Family pack to keep the kids entertained.
  • Mood lighting to ease jet lag.

The Etihad Airways Fleet

Our sophisticated fleet of aircraft represents the ultimate in performance and operational efficiency. From cargo aircraft to our new-generation Boeing 787 and innovative Airbus A380, the Etihad fleet is one of the most advanced in the world.  On board, you’ll experience choice, comfort and leading hospitality, with cleverly designed seats, the latest entertainment and mouth-watering food.  We’re also taking positive strides to becoming much greener. We’ve reduced plastic on all of our flights and significantly cut fuel emissions as we work towards becoming an even more sustainable airline.

InFlight Entertainment

Etihad have added eight new live television channels to our E-BOX Inflight Entertainment line-up, bringing you all the latest news and major sporting events as they happen. That's on top of the already more than 750 hours of movies, TV, music and interactive games available on demand on E-BOX. Etihad Airways is currently rolling out high-speed broadband and mobile services across their fleet, making it easier for you to stay in touch with friends, family and work while you fly. On aircraft with the mobile connectivity service, you can use your mobile phone to make and receive telephone calls and to send and receive text messages. If you have a smartphone with a data-roaming plan, you can also access the Internet and your emails. Inflight roaming charges (which are similar to international roaming rates) will be billed by your domestic mobile service provider. On aircraft with high-speed broadband, you can buy wireless Internet access using your credit card. Pricing for wireless Internet access is shown in the inflight log-in portal.