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Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways is the second-largest UAE. The airway is highly acclaimed for its excellent service and superb in-flight amenities. The airline is headquartered in Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi, near Abu Dhabi international airport. Etihad airline became operational in 2003 and had been going strong ever since. With a fleet size of more than 1000, it covers over 120 destinations in the Middle East, Africa, North and South Americas, Asia, Europe and the Pacific. Etihad Airways contains 102 airbuses and Boeing aircraft, with scheduled passengers carried around 15 million.

Besides passenger transportation, Etihad Airways also operates Etihad Holidays, providing tourists with attractive holiday packages and Etihad Cargo, enabling passengers to transport vehicles to their desired destination.

Cabin Options of Etihad Airlines

Ever since the airlines have includes new Airbus A380 and Boeing 787, the Etihad Airways has introduced some new cabin options such as- The Residence, The First Apartments, First Suite, Business Studio and Economy Smart Seat.

Here we are providing you detail information about the cabin options of the Etihad:

Economy Smart Seat

Economy Smart Seat is the Cheapest option available for passengers to book Etihad airways tickets. Tickets are non-refundable and are not eligible for upgrades. Passengers are also not allowed to make changes on the tickets. However, they would be able to access the Etihad lounge with some extra fee.

Amenities provided are:-

Business Studio

In this Cabin option passengers are provided with priority check-in and access to Etihad airways lounge free of cost. However, tickets are non-refundable, with no options to upgrade and are also not permitted to make changes.

Amenities provided are:-

First suite

First Suite is slightly expensive than business class but its extended comforts and services worth its charges. Passengers will be able to select preferred seats, tickets are refundable and permitted to make changes. Other amenities include priority check-in and access to the lounge

Amenities provided are:-

The Residence

In this lavish cabin option provided by the airline, passengers will have access to Etihad Airways exclusive lounge with spa, with priority check-in and dedicated counter. Along with refundable tickets and up-gradation options.

Amenities provided are:-

Check-in Options of Etihad Airways:

Below is the detailed information regarding check-in options of the Etihad Airways. Passengers can also login through official website of the Etihad and search for Etihad Airways Booking to get real-time details of Check-in policy.

Web Check-In Options: You can online check-in 24 hrs. before scheduled departure through Etihad Airways official website. You may select your preferred seat and can check your baggage too. Once you have checked online, you can save the soft copy for further references.

Mobile Check-in: Like online check-in, mobile check-in also starts 24 hrs. before scheduled departure. Passengers can mobile Check-in using Etihad airways official application on their android or apple device. We would suggest you save a soft copy of your boarding pass for future reference.

Kiosk Check-in: You can check-in via a kiosk at the concerned airline kiosk centre at airport.

Counter Check-in: You can also check-in on the counter at the airport with the help of an Etihad representative at the counter. The down-side of counter check-in is you may need to stand in queue for some time.

Baggage Allowance of Etihad Airways:

Carry on Allowance

Economy class passengers are permitted 1 free bag of maximum weight up to 15 pounds (7kg). While Business, First Class and The Residence Passengers are allowed to carry 2 bags with a combined weight not exceeding 26 pounds (12kg) for free.
The size of the personal luggage must not exceed -
15.3x9x7.5 inches (39x23x19 cm)
Standard Baggage-
22x14.2x9 inches (56x36x23 cm)

Check Baggage facility:

The weight of free Checked Baggage Allowance must not cross:

The checked bags must not exceed linear size of

Frequent Flyer Program

Etihad Guests is the frequent flyer program of the Etihad Airlines which provide opportunities to passengers to earn miles every time they fly. Members can also earn miles through shopping, dining and using certain credit cards. It can be redeemed against future flights, fare upgrades, holidays and more. Members can climb through the tier status, namely silver, gold or platinum and can enjoy benefits like lounge access, priority check-in, extra baggage allowances and real-time discounts.