Etihad Airways has introduced new inflight
products and enhancements to its long-haul and ultra-longhaul
The upgrades are also being introduced across the rest of
the fleet with products varying depending on flight duration.
Inspired by the world’s finest hotels, the First Class service
includes a personalised welcome letter from the Cabin Service
Manager and an elegant silver-tray reception service with a
welcome drink, fragrant hot towel and traditional Arabic dates.
First Class dining is to feature elegant new chinaware
by Japan’s famed fine bone china producer Nikko, and designer
‘Royal Oak’ cutlery by quintessentially British brand Studio
William. Beverages will be served in stemmed crystal glasses
created for the airline by Lucaris.
dining will now also include a new contemporary menu design, an
enhanced selection of canapés, a pre-dessert course served by the
Chef, and a ‘Café Gourmand’ coffee and tea course accompanied by
mini cookies, cakes and pastries.
has been refreshed and each suite will include a luxurious throw
and cushion which reflect the colour palette of the new interiors
being introduced by the airline, beginning with the Airbus A380
and Boeing 787-9 aircraft. The First Class turn-down service will
be accompanied by a ‘Sweet Dreams’ card, an
accompaniment to the all-natural bed linen, pillow mist and pulse point oil.
In Business Class, a new turndown
service is offered on ultra-longhaul flights, featuring a
mattress, cotton loungewear and slippers. A plush comforter and
full size pillow are now provided.
‘Dine Anytime’ option remains with an ‘All Day’ menu now offered
on longer flights. A contemporary new range of dining ware
features signature pieces including a stylised steel bread basket,
salt and pepper shakers, and a hammered metal side dish which have
been inspired by the airline’s Facets of Abu Dhabi corporate
branding. Stylish new trays, chinaware, cutlery and tall, stemmed
glasses add the sense of sophistication and flair for which the
airline is known.
With a focus on more choice and
personal space, Economy Class has been refreshed with new cabin
interiors, and new colourful headrest covers, pillowcases and
fleece blankets are now standard onboard. Menu cards, tableware
and meal trays have been reworked to match Etihad Airways’ focus
on contemporary design and functionality.
longhaul night flights and all ultra-longhaul flights, a
new pillow, unique to the airline, has been designed
to convert from a standard pillow to a neck pillow, providing neck
support and improved comfort. A cotton drawstring amenity kit is
also provided and includes a reversible
eye-mask with ‘Do not disturb’ and ‘Wake me for Meals’ printed one
each side. A convenient blanket bag which doubles up as a ‘cabin
tidy bag’ will be placed at each seat in Economy Class, reducing
clutter around the seat and which can also be used as a shoe bag
or to store personal effects.
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