Etihad Airways to Middle East First Class


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Airfare Details

Valid Until 31Aug20
Departure Until Year Round Fares 31May21
Travel Day All advertised fares are valid for midweek departures. Surcharges may apply depending on your departure day. Please speak to one of our Travel Specialists for more information.
Departure City

Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.


Other departure cities may be available, please speak to one of our Travel Specialists for more information.

Arrival Cities

*Middle East/UAE Includes: Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, Amman, Bahrain, Baghdad, Basrah, Cairo, Damascus, Dammam, Doha, Dubai, Erbil, Jeddah, Khartoum, Kuwait, Muscat, Riyadh, Sanaa and Tehran.


Please note that not all destinations will service in First Class through to final city.

Routing & Flight Duration Flight restrictions may apply, for more information please contact one of our Travel Specialists.
Minimum/Maximum Stay

Special & Year Round Fares
Minimum Stay: Nil
Maximum Stay: 12 Months


Infant and child discounts vary, please ask your specialist for more details.

Limo Transfer

For all bookings made after the 03Jul17, limousine transfers are no longer included, for more information please contact one of our Travel Specialists.

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Complimentary Stopover: Etihad Business Class includes 2 night complimentary accommodation in the UAE with limousine transfers on certain fares. Subject to availability. Please see Stopover tab for full details.


Please note that not all destinations will service in First Class through to final city.


Change and Cancellation fees apply, please ask us for details.


Etihad Airways to Middle East First Class Year Round Fare

To: From: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane
Middle East/UAE* Return from $15,295

One free date change on all flights

Travel with flexibility and peace of mind.

To give Etihad’s customers the freedom to change their travel plans throughout 2020, Etihad has removed their date change fees on all flights booked between now and 30Sep20 for travel commencing 31Aug20.

The terms and conditions are as follows:

  • Rerouting is permitted to an alternate Etihad Airways online destination
  • Any fare difference arising from the rebooking/rerouting will be applicable
  • All other fare rules like refunds/no shows, advance purchase etc. will apply as per the fare booked
  • This offer is not applicable to Group Bookings


ALL above fares are PER PERSON and INCLUDE all fuel surcharges and taxes. Rates are subject to high season surcharges, availability and changes without notice. Advertised rates are based on the lowest available fare and may differ at time of booking. All featured “from” prices are based on the lowest priced routing for the destination(s) listed. Taxes may increase if stopping over at a destination, returning from an alternative port or if not paid in full at time of booking. Other travel dates may be available at an additional cost. Please ask one of our Travel Specialists for full details, terms and conditions.

You can use our online booking engine to search for availability or book online (Not available for mixed class fares). If rates differ from advertised fares, it may be due to conditions of the fares or limited availability of the lowest fares on the dates requested. Call us to help you find the best fares for suitable dates. Call us if you are booking flights departing within 3 working days. Seats are held when using the online booking engine, however tickets are not issued instantly, our Travel Specialists will contact you to confirm full details and preferred payment method before issuing tickets.


Ideally located between the East and West of the world, why not break your journey and stopover in Abu Dhabi?

Travel with Etihad Airways via Abu Dhabi and experience a vibrant city with pristine beaches, championship golf courses, more than 200 natural islands, exceptional shopping facilities, first-class hotels and year-round sunshine.

Business Class guests receive a free night’s stay in a 5-star hotel in Abu Dhabi, and First Class guests receive two free nights’ accommodation. While guests flying in The Residence will be treated to two complimentary nights at the Khaleej Suite at the Luxurious Emirates Palace. 

The Louvre, Abu Dhabi
The Louvre, Abu Dhabi


Abu Dhabi Airport Transfers

Book an Airport Transfer (complimentary for First Class and some Business Class passengers)


Things to Do in Abu Dhabi

Book online Tours & Sightseeing

A380 - The Residence



The ultimate in high-end luxury

A truly unique and bespoke travel experience, delivered with complete discretion and limitless hospitality - The Residence by Etihad.  Designed for up to two guests travelling together, it has been created by leading interior designers and hospitality experts who understand the discernment and sophistication expected by the private traveller.  The Residence is a haven of tranquility, reflecting an exclusive lifestyle that offers the ultimate in high-end luxury.


VIP Travel Concierge service

Etihad's VIP Travel Concierge service takes care of guests booked into The Residence from the moment of reservation right through until the end of your stay with Etihad. From a luxury chauffeur to private check-in and lounge, Etihad has designed every part of the travel experience to be seamless and discreet.


The Residence Experience in the Air

  • VIP Travel Concierge Service
  • The Etihad Butler
  • Inflight Chef


The only three-room suite in the sky

With a living room, separate bedroom and ensuite bathroom, The Residence by Etihad is the only three-room suite in the sky.


The Residence Experience on land in Abu Dhabi

Guests of The Residence will have their own exclusive Lounge within the Lounge, where they will have the undivided attention of the Etihad Butler. The Residence Lounge has its own separate entrance, a spacious seating area, a private dining room, prayer room and a shower room. Residence guests also receive a complimentary 2 night stay stay at the Khaleej Suite in the Emirates Palace.


A380 - First Class Apartment



A revolutionised First Class 

The First Apartment is upholstered with the finest Poltrona Frau leather and features a wide armchair, an ottoman and even includes space to walk around in. The ottoman opens out into an 81-inch long bed.

A companion can join you for a meal or meeting in your spacious First Apartment. When travelling with a partner the divider between Apartments can be lowered to join rooms.

The First Apartments come equipped with an adjustable 24-inch flat screen TV, which can be viewed from the armchair or while relaxing in bed, together with a vanity cabinet with ample lighting and space for your personal effects, a chilled drinks cabinet and a wardrobe.

Freshen up before arrival with exclusive amenities and an energising shower in the First Class bathroom.


The First Class Apartment Experience

  • Etihad Chauffer Service
  • First Class Lounge Access
  • Inflight Chef



B787 - First Class Suite



Uncompromised privacy

Etihad is proud to redefine First Class with a luxurious travel experience, so exquisite and personal, that it is like being transported to a private universe.

Enjoy uncompromised privacy behind closed doors and exquisite features such as a Poltrona Frau leather seat, stylish fabric and finishes, and ambient lighting.

Each First Suite has a personal wardrobe, chilled drinks cabinet and space that allows you to entertain another guest.


First Class Suite Experience

  • Etihad Chauffeur Service
  • First Class Lounge Access
  • Inflight Chef


A380 and B787 - Business Class Studio



Style, simplicity and functionality

Business Class with Etihad is not business as usual. The luxury, comfort and service Etihad offers in business equates to that of first class on other airlines.

The Business Studios on Etihad's A380 and B787 are the embodiment of style, simplicity and functionality.

The modern design and thoughtful features create a sense of space and freedom, with direct aisle access, convenient storage spaces and mood lighting.

The seat converts into a comfortable fully-flat bed of up to 80.5-inches. Relax on all ultra long-haul flights on special mattresses for bedtime comfort in complimentary loungewear.

A large personal 18-inch touch screen TV with noise-cancelling headsets delivers over 750 hours of the latest blockbusters, timeless classics and interactive games.

With a special pneumatic comfort system to adjust the firmness of the seat, in-seat massage and lighting, all at the touch of a button, guests can customise the perfect environment for every stage of the journey.


Business Class Studio Experience

  • Etihad Chauffeur Service (on select fares)
  • Business Class Lounge Access


Business Class Flat Bed & Suite



Welcome to Etihad Business Class, the most luxurious way to fly for business and pleasure. 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.


Business Class at a glance

  • 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. 
Business Class flat beds are currently available on Etihad's wide-bodied aircraft: A340-500, A340-600, A330-200/300 and B777-300ER.
Clubs and Lounges

Etihad Airways' Premium Lounges are the perfect place to relax before and between flights. Enjoy their Six Senses Spa service or one of the gourmet meals complete with Etihad's superb hospitality.

Etihad's Premium Lounges in both Terminal 1 and Terminal 3 at Abu Dhabi airport offer our renowned world class services and facilities.

Building upon their pledge to offer the very best in the hospitality industry, walk into facilities closer to those you’d find in a boutique hotel. Look forward to spending the next few hours watching a film, enjoying a gourmet meal, or having a spa treatment.

A family room also provides children of all ages with their own world of fun and entertainment in a colourful and engaging setting.

Business Class guests are invited to use the Etihad Premium Lounges which are located in Terminal 3 close to gate 35 and in Terminal 1 beside the Al Reem lounge after you clear security.

Etihad Guest Gold and Silver members travelling in Economy Class are invited to use the Al Reem lounge located in Terminal 1.


Before You Fly

Baggage Allowance

Baggage allowance will change depending on your desired routing and chosen fare, please ask your Travel Specialist for exact information regarding luggage allowances for your flights.


Etihad Chauffer  Service

Etihad Airways First and Business Class guests can enjoy personal chauffeur services at more than 40 cities across our network. This service is not available for Business Saver tickets. For more information or to book your Etihad Chauffer Service please contact one of our Travel Specialists.


Call a First and Business Class Airfare Specialist on 1300308081 and Quote #12588

(During Business Hours)