Etihad Airways - Flight Routes and Traveller Information
Etihad Airways is the flag carrier airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that has over the years has achieved the ranks of one of the leading airlines in the world. Owing to the airlines top notch services, flawless quality of travel and great package deals for destinations around the globe, Etihad Airways has become the preferred airline for passengers across the world.
Etihad Airways was established by the Royal (Amiri) Decree in July 2003 commencing its first commercial flight in November 2003. The airline prides in serving an international network of 84 destinations in 52 countries globally. Etihad Airways operates from its hub in Abu Dhabi connecting to the world.
Etihad Airways has its headquarters in Khalifa City A, Abu Dhabi, the capital of United Arab Emirates, near Abu Dhabi international airport.
Etihad Airways offers you several ways to check-in for your convenience and comfort.
City Check-in: the airline offers you the option of city check-in in Abu Dhabi and Dubai available up to 24 hours to 4 hours before your flight. This will enable you to avoid any long queues at the airport and safely send your luggage to the airport. In Abu Dhabi, these are the Expo Check-in at ADNEC and the City Terminal check-in near Abu Dhabi Mall. In Dubai, this is at Chelsea Towers.
Online Check-in: Etihad Airways also provides you the facility of checking online available from 24 hours to 2 hours before your scheduled flight. This enables you to check-in avoiding long queues at the airport, book your preferred seat and print your boarding pass.
Airport Check-in: airport check-in desks open 3 hours before your scheduled flight and closes an hour before the flight's departure time. For passengers flying with Diamond First Class and Pearl Business Class, check-in closes 45 minutes before departure time.
Etihad Airways enables you to book your preferred seat at the time of your booking free of charge. Special seats and services are available for passengers in need of special care.
The seat pitch will depend upon the size of the aircraft. In general, the seat pitch for Economy Class is 32 inches, 45-47 for Premium Economy and 74-75 for First Class. Bigger- sized aircrafts also offer flat beds for their Diamond First Class.
Checked Luggage: Your checked luggage will vary according to the route you are taking and the airline class with which you are travelling. For all Etihad flights except those traveling to and from the US or Canada and for flights originating or arriving in Australia, the following baggage details apply:
For Coral Economy Class, bags not exceeding a weight of 30kgs and measuring dimensions not more than 45cm x 72cm x 90cm are allowed free of charge.
For Pearl Business Class, bags not exceeding a weight of 40 kgs and dimensions not exceeding dimensions of 45cm x 72cm x 90cm are allowed free of charge.
For Diamond First Class, bags not exceeding a total weight of 50 kgs and dimensions measuring 45cm x 72cm x 90cm are allowed free of charge.
For flights originating or arriving in the US or Canada, following baggage details applies:
For Coral Economy Class, 2 bags not exceeding a maximum total weight of 46 kgs and dimensions measuring 50 x 70 by x 38 cm are allowed free of charge.
For Pearl Business Class, 2 bags not exceeding a maximum weight of 64 kgs and dimensions measuring 50 x 70 by x 38cm are allowed free of charge.
For Diamond First Class, 2 bags not exceeding a maximum weight of 64 kgs and dimensions measuring 50 x 70 by x 38cm are allowed free of charge.
For all Etihad flights except those traveling to and from the US or Canada and for flights originating or arriving in Australia, following hand luggage details apply:
For Coral Economy Class, 1 carry-on bag is allowed not exceeding a maximum weight of 7 kgs and dimensions measuring a maximum of 115 cm are allowed free of charge.
For Pearl Business Class and Diamond First Class, 2 bags not exceeding a maximum weight of 12 kgs and not exceeding maximum dimensions of 115 cm, are allowed.
Etihad Airways prides in offering quality and non-stop entertainment with the airline's E-BOX featuring a list of block buster movies, top rated TV shows, cartoons, music shows and a range of other options, guaranteed to keep you entertained throughout.
Etihad Airways offers its passengers mouthwatering meals and snacks during your flight prepared by some of the best chefs from around the globe. The airline does not offer nut free meals and does not take any responsibility for any allergic reaction that you may suffer from any ingredient. Etihad Airways will, however, cater to your special dietary needs if notified at the time of your booking.
Any changes regarding passenger details will be dependent upon your fare class. Refunds will not be permitted if you’re holding an Economy Class ticket. For any further changes, please contact your travel consultant.
Etihad Airway's continued efforts to bringing quality and comfort to its passengers merited the airline being awarded the title of World’s Leading Airline’ at the World Travel Awards in 2011 and World's Best First Class in Skytrax’s 2011 World Airline Awards. The airline has won over 30 awards and recognitions since its inauguration.