Etihad ist gerade ein wenig seltsam drauf. Cost Cutting und der Versuch viele Gimmicks zu verkaufen...
A few weeks ago I wrote about Etihad’s decision to begin selling access to the Residence Lounge “VIP Room” in Melbourne airport. The room was previously reserved for passengers traveling in Etihad’s Residence on the A380, an above-First-Class cabin that features a bedroom, living room, and private bathroom with shower. Show More Summary
Etihad is known for the Residence, which is their private three room suite with butler service available on their fleet of A380s. I had the chance to fly the Residence from Abu Dhabi to Sydney last year, and it was probably the most memorable flight I’ve ever had. The Residence experience begins before you get on the plane. Show More Summary
Etihad has been on a crash course lately to stop the bleeding from unprofitable airline investments, cut costs, and monetize premium services where they can. Now they’re selling Residence lounge access at New York JFK even though Etihad offers double-daily A380 service between New York and Abu Dhabi. Continue reading $40 Buys Etihad Residence Lounge Access at New York JFK...
For the past year, we have seen Gulf carriers increasing focus on monetizing their amenities ever more aggressively. Emirates and Etihad both began selling lounge access to all passengers in 2017, across their entire lounge network worldwide. Show More Summary
Etihad is known for the Residence, which is their private three room suite with butler service available on their fleet of A380s. I had the chance to fly the Residence from Abu Dhabi to Sydney last year, and it was probably the most memorable flight I've ever had. The Residence experience begins before you get on the plane, though. Show More Summary
Etihad has been selling access to their business class lounge in Melbourne, Australia for AU$99. However they’ve dropped the price for economy passengers to use the lounge down to AU$75. And anyone inside the lounge can now reserve the private Residence lounge for just AU$40 additional. Continue reading $40 Now Buys Access to Etihad’s VIP Residence Lounge in Melbourne...
My two days in Abu Dhabi were mostly sleepless, as I kept a horrible time schedule. While I still love any type of flying, it's not often anymore that I get excited to the point that I can't sleep the night before my trip, though this was one of those cases. Show More Summary
Last Saturday I night I flew the Etihad Residence from Abu Dhabi to Sydney, and boy, have I had a hard time "recovering" from this high. So far I've shared a "10 pictures" post about the Residence Lounge at Abu Dhabi, which exceeded my expectations by a long shot. Show More Summary
I'll have a full trip report coming very shortly, but in the meantime I wanted to share two teaser posts about my Etihad Residence experience -- one about the ground experience in Abu Dhabi, and the other about my onboard experience....Show More Summary
Hello from the Etihad Residence Lounge at Abu Dhabi Airport! O. M. G. This place is amazing. I planned to arrive at the airport about six hours before my flight to Sydney, and figured that would be way too early, and that I'd be bored after a couple of hours. Show More Summary
Back in December Etihad opened a new dedicated lounge at New York JFK. It's much better than the old Oasis lounge which I used three years ago taking the New York JFK - Abu Dhabi flight. Chris Guillebeau had aptly described that lounge...Show More Summary
The exclusive lounge will be available for guests in First Class, The Residence, Etihad Guest Platinum and Etihad Airways Partners Platinum members. Read the rest of the story at: Etihad Airways to open new First Class Lounge at Abu Dhabi
The 7,000-square-foot lounge features bespoke furniture, showers and a private “residence."
We've seen full-length beds, 32-inch TVs and even dedicated chefs on board the latest Airbus and Boeing planes, but Etihad's setting the bar far, far higher by offering an entire section of its brand-new A380 to passengers with the cash to spare....
Virgin Velocity is offering a status match for residents of Australia. Anyone with an Australian address and elite status in a program other than their partners Air New Zealand, Delta, Etihad, Singapore, and Virgin Atlantic, can be matched up to the equivalent tier in the Virgin Velocity program — including their top Platinum tier. To [...]