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Etihad Airways temporarily suspends all services to and from the UAE

March 23, 2020

On advice from the local Government, Etihad Airways has now moved to temporarily suspend all flights to, from and via its home hub of Abu Dhabi. This follows almost daily announcements from airlines around the world who continue to react to the ongoing threat from Covid-19 and its profound effect on travel. This decision has […]

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Etihad Airways and Virgin Australia are launching numerous “bonus points” offers

October 13, 2019

To mark 10 years since Etihad Airways and Virgin Australia first announced their endearing partnership, both carriers have announced a very significant “Bonus Points” campaign which will help passengers build loyalty points over the next few months. In addition to this, Etihad will also be rolling out additional rewards throughout the rest of this year […]

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Etihad Airways extend “free two nights in Abu Dhabi” to meet high demand

May 15, 2019

It’s only been just over a month since Etihad Airways announced a campaign to offer travellers free stopovers in Abu Dhabi, and apparently it’s gotten so popular the airline has had to extend the campaign’s dates. The national airline of the UAE will now be offering free stopovers in Abu Dhabi up until the end […]

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Etihad Airways are offering free 2-night stopovers in Abu Dhabi

April 18, 2019

Etihad Airways are currently offering passengers a free stopover in Abu Dhabi as part of a “landmark global promotion”, tied to flights between 21st April and 15th July 2019. Not only that, but no less than 15 different hotels in the UAE capital have come on board to offer two free nights accommodation for guests […]

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Etihad Airways begin trialling in-air wellness solutions by Panasonic

April 2, 2019

Etihad Airways have announced a new partnership with tech giant Panasonic to jointly develop and trial several new wellness solutions aimed at enhancing the in-air experience for passengers. And the first of those solutions will be a newly developed program worked up by Panasonic and Detalytics aimed at addressing the issue of jet lag. Dubbed […]

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Six things to know before travelling to Abu Dhabi

July 29, 2018

Long seen as little more than a city of transit and the hub of Etihad Airways, Abu Dhabi is fast becoming a tourist destination in its own right, with new theme park and museum openings, and things like the relaxing of licensing laws to make the city more approachable for non-Muslim tourists. Here’s just six […]

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You can now communicate with Etihad Airways via WhatsApp

July 17, 2018

A new digital service which allows passengers to communicate with Etihad Airways via WhatsApp has been launched by the airline as part of an ongoing strategy designed to provide an enhanced offering to their premium guests. For now, the service is only open to guests at Abu Dhabi International Airport and allows them to chat […]

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Flight Review: Business Class Flatbed with Etihad Airways – Abu Dhabi to Toronto (EY141)

January 22, 2018

It was Christmas night in Abu Dhabi, and a surprise Business Class upgrade at the gate (thanks to my Platinum Velocity Status and an overbooked aircraft) was nothing less than a Christmas miracle. It’s nothing short of a dream for a 14 hour flight – among the longest in the world. My first time flying […]

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Flight Review: Etihad Airways – Abu Dhabi to Singapore (EY470)

May 16, 2016

In today’s flight review on AU Abroad, we take you on board Etihad Airways‘ A330 service from Abu Dhabi in the U.A.E. to Singapore. Airline: Etihad Airways Route: Abu Dhabi to Singapore – EY470 (Travels onto Brisbane – Virgin Australia codeshare ticket) Seat: 18D (Aisle Seat in the Centre of a 2-4-2 Configuration in Economy) Aircraft: Airbus A330 Scheduled Flight […]

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Etihad Airways opens new premium lounge at Melbourne International Airport

May 10, 2016

This week marks the launch of Etihad Airways’ brand new, “reimagined” airport lounge at Melbourne’s International Airport. The lounge, accessible to premium flyers and frequent flyers of the aircraft and partners like Virgin’s Velocity Program*, features an a la carte dining room with floor-to-ceiling glass windows, sculptural showcase bar, children’s playroom, prayer rooms and shower facilities filled […]

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