Etihad Airways is a young, customer-focused airline company in the United Arab Emirates. It is one of the fastest growing airlines in the world, like Emirates. It was established in 2003 and is the second largest airline company in the BAE after Emirates. The center is Khalifa city near Abu Dhabi International Airport. The airline is the founding member of the Etihad Airways Partner global alliance. In 2016, it carried 18.5 million passengers with an occupancy rate of up to 80%. It is one of the few airlines that have received 5 stars from Skytrax in 2016.
Airlines that are associated with Etihad airline:
|Air Serbia (49%)||Alitalia (49%)|
|Air Seychelles (40%)||Jet Airways (24%)|
|Air Berlin (29.21%)||Virgin Australia (24.2%)|
The airline does not have domestic flights. The airline is flying internationally to 52 countries and is the main flying country; Australia, China, Germany, India, Japan, Morocco, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, Turkey and USA.
The airline has a codeshare agreement with the following airlines.
|Aer Lingus||Brussels Airlines||Malaysia Airlines|
|AerolÃneas Argentinas||China Eastern Airlines||Middle East Airlines|
|Air Astana||China Southern Airlines||Montenegro Airlines|
|Air Canada||Czech Airlines||Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)|
|Air Europa||Darwin Airline||Philippine Airlines|
|Air France||EgyptAir||Precision Air|
|Air Malta||Flybe||Royal Air Maroc|
|Air New Zealand||Flynas||S7 Airlines|
|Air Serbia||Garuda Indonesia||Scandinavian Airlines|
|Air Seychelles||Gol Transportes AÃ©reos||South African Airways|
|airBaltic||Hainan Airlines||SriLankan Airlines|
|Alitalia||Hong Kong Airlines||TAP Portugal|
|All Nippon Airways||Jet Airways||Turkish Airlines|
|Asiana Airlines||JetBlue||Vietnam Airlines|
|Avianca||Kenya Airways||Bangkok Airways|
|Avianca Brazil||KLM||Korean Air|
Etihad offers its online check-in directly on the company’s website
Check-in start time
Starting from 48 hours before the flight and continues until 60 minutes prior the scheduled flight.
Click the button below to check in online.
To check in at the airport, check the closing times of the check-in counter on the Etihad Airways website. If you are not at the airport in time, you will not be able to board the plane and you will lose all your rights on the purchased flight ticket.
In economy class, a piece of luggage weighing up to 7 kg can be carried, Business Class has two luggage with a total weight of 12 kg. The same applies to the First Class. The total dimensions must not exceed 111 cm in all booking classes and on all connections. In addition to the permissible hand luggage, a personal item such as a laptop or a handbag can be carried in the cabin.
In the case of baggage to be checked, it must be noted that in the First and Business Class on most routes two pieces of luggage with max. 32 kg, and in Economy Class two pieces of luggage each with a max. 23 kg is allowed. Toddlers are usually allowed to leave 23 kg of luggage at the check-in desk. The sum of the measurements may be a maximum of 207 cm (for connections with the two American continents it is maximum 158 cm). There are different applications for flights from Bahrain, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman or Saudi Arabia to India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka or Nepal and vice versa.. In the first class, the baggage is 50 kg, Business Class is 40 kg and Economy Class is 30 kg, with the stated total and a maximum weight of 32 kg per bag. Children are allowed to leave 10 kg of luggage on these routes.
It is possible to leave Ethidad Airways a special bag in the form of sports equipment or musical instruments and other components. In this case, it can be calculated on the free baggage. If it exceeds the respective baggage limits in terms of quantity, weight or size, charges will be charged for excess baggage, which vary greatly according to flight distance, booking type (online, by telephone, at the airport) and the type of excess baggage. Golf and diving equipment up to 15 kg are transported free of charge and in addition to the permitted baggage allowance.
To make a comfortable trip with Etihad Airways, you must choose the right seat. In general, if you want to travel in a good seat, you should choose your seat in advance and disregard some extra fees if necessary.
Because of the airlines who want to reduce the cost of flying more passengers, knee distance is very important especially on long haul flights. The front seats and emergency exit seats are the seats with the highest knee distance. It is generally sold for a fee.
Many airlines offer a club membership, which is entitled to redeem all flight miles that have already been flown at the provider into additional privileges or discounts. This includes the airline Etihad, whose frequent flyer program Etihad Guest has numerous members. Through close co-operation with other airlines within the Alliance Etihad Airways partners, such as the Air Serbia, one can not only collect flights of Etihad miles.
A family membership is also possible without problems
If you would like to become a member of Etihad Guest, you can register as a family as well as individually. The advantage of a family membership is that you do not have to (but can) freeze together to collect miles. Each member of the family will be treated equally with Etihad Guest as a simple member. Both types of membership provide three categories of status: silver, gold and platinum. These, however, presuppose certain conditions which must be fulfilled before they are recognized in the respective level. These requirements refer to a minimum number of miles to be collected.
The mile earning information table is below .
|CABIN||FARE TYPE||EARNING RATIO|
|Economy Class||BREAKING DEALS||25%|
|Business Class||BREAKING DEALS||115%|
|The Residence||THE RESIDENCE||400%|
Detailed information about airline’s paid and free catering services will be updated on this page soon.
Especially in long distances, Etihad Airways offers in-flight entertainment, so you can enjoy your flight without getting bored.
The airline offers you movies, music, TV shows and more entertainment options that will allow you to travel without getting bored.
Who wants to leave your best friend at home? On this page you will find the rules of traveling with your pet during your flight with Etihad Airways.
Please be sure to check with the airline before you travel, as the rules for transporting pets vary according to the airline.
The lounges are indispensable especially for business class passengers. What facilities does it offer? Here you will find detailed information about Etihad Airways lounges for a comfortable start to your trip.