Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways is a national airline based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, operating routes to the Middle East, Europe, Asia, the Indian subcontinent and North America. Its main base is Abu Dhabi International Airport. Etihad Airways is a member of the Arab Air Carriers Organization.

Etihad Airways is a multi-award winning airline and has gained accolades for both Business and First Class, including Best First Class, Best First Class Seats, Best First Class Catering and Best Business Class. 

Established in 2003, Etihad Airways started operations on November 13, 2003. 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. Their goal is to be a truly 21st century, global airline, challenging and changing the established conventions of airline hospitality.

Etihad Airways Travel Updates

Virgin Australia Introduces New International Lounge Network

28 October 2018

Virgin Australia reveals a new international lounge network that consists of seven new lounges in Australia and New Zealand.

Etihad Rebrands Heathrow T4 Lounge as The House

10 October 2018

Etihad Airways has merged with UK-based company, No1 Lounges, to rebrand the Etihad First and Business class lounge at London

World’s Best First Class and Business Class Airlines 2017 Named

10 July 2017

The world’s top airlines have been revealed in the ‘Oscar’s of the aviation industry’ for 2017

Etihad and China Southern Enter Codeshare Partnership

7 July 2017

Etihad has strengthened its presence in China with a new codeshare partnership with China Southern.

Etihad Airways to Launch All-A380 Affair to Sydney

7 June 2017

Etihad Airways is to upgrade all Sydney-Abu Dhabi flights to its flagship A380 aircraft from October

AirlineRatings’ Best Airlines of 2017 Announced

13 January 2017

AirlineRatings.com has named the winners of the best airlines for 2017.

Best Business Class Seats in 2016

8 September 2016

Find out which airlines are the world's best for business class.

Best First Class Dining Experiences in the Air

15 August 2016

These First Class dining experiences takes you to a new level of culinary delight

Best First Class Cabins in 2016

28 July 2016

Find out which airlines have the best first class cabins in the world.

Middle Eastern Airlines Sweep Up the Skytrax World Airline Awards

25 July 2016

The Middle Eastern carriers have once again dominated the World Airline Awards.  Emirates has one the coveted Airline of the

Etihad Airways Business & First Class Travel Videos