The Abu Dhabi Government Employee Travel Programme 

Etihad Airways - A class above

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Giving you a little more about why your National Airline is the best in the world.

Diamond First Class – An uplifting experience
Etihad’s inspired service begins on the ground long before take-off. A luxury limousine takes you from your doorstep to the airport. Once there, your very own concierge will take care of your baggage and will guide you to our dedicated check-in counters. You can then relax in the luxurious environment of our premium lounges, enjoy complementary Six Senses spa treatments and fine dining, or use all of our business facilities.

Onboard you will experience the sumptuous luxury of our Diamond First Class suite, designed to provide enhanced privacy, higher levels of comfort and more personal space. It features a 57” high sliding screen door to guarantee maximum privacy. As well as a peaceful space to relax or work. The seat is upholstered in world-renowned Poltrona Frau leather with an inbuilt massager and unfolds into a fully flat bed.

Dine as you like, when you like. Choose from our exclusive Mezoon Grille, Taste of Arabia, á la carte or ‘Anytime Kitchen’ menus.Your personal chef, our onboard fine dining expert, will help you find the right dish to suit your mood and the perfect accompaniment  for your meal.  

Pearl Business Class – A cut above the rest
Etihad’s Pearl Business Class brings new levels of service, comfort and warm hospitality. Our seats are arranged in a 1-2-1 configuration, which gives all guests direct access to the aisle. Each seat also converts into a 180 degree fully flat bed to ensure you get a good night’s sleep and arrive refreshed.

Entertainment is available on-demand on 16-inch personal LCD screens. You can dine anytime from our extensive á la carte and kitchen menus, all served by our Food & Beverage Managers. Onboard Food & Beverage Managers ensure a highly personal dining experience. Recruited from some of the top dining establishments around the world, they offer expert advice and restaurant quality cuisine served anytime.

Should you need to do work, our seats are equipped with an onboard telephone, a range of power sockets for PCs, USB ports, iPod connectors, Ethernet port and an audio jack. Pearl Business Class guests also have access to our premium lounges.

Coral Economy Class – Award-winning hospitality
Etihad’s Coral Economy Class features one of the most comfortable and ergonomically designed seating options in the sky. The combination of a greater recline with our moveable seat base means you can quickly find the perfect sitting position and enjoy a more comfortable flight. Economy Class dining has many options too, with a choice of three meals and a cafe service that includes cappuccino, hot chocolate and green tea. You can unwind watching over 650 hours of on-demand entertainment on our E-BOX in-flight system including the latest movies, TV shows, music and interactive games.

Premium Lounges – Adding a touch of intimacy
Exclusive Etihad lounges are at your service at all times at Abu Dhabi International Airport. In the Pearl Business Class Lounge you’ll find luxury leather seating in quiet corners, screenings of your favourite movies, a relaxation zone, an extensive library, and a family room for your children. Guests in our Diamond First Class Lounge can also enjoy the Cigar Lounge.

A complimentary Six Senses Spa offers rejuvenating treatments and specially selected beauty products. Fine dining awaits, with award-winning chefs ready to delight you with our flexible ‘all-day dining’ concept. Our slumber service helps you catch up on sleep in comfortable daybeds. And our high-tech business hubs ensure that you’re never out of touch, even when you’re on the move.

Etihad Chauffeur – boarding closer to home
As a Diamond First Class or Pearl Business Class Guest, you’ll enjoy a personal chauffeur service from your doorstep direct to the airport. This courtesy limousine service can be enjoyed at key destinations across our growing network. Etihad Chauffeur is the kind of intuitive, door-to-door service you’d usually find in a boutique hotel.

Dedicated Terminal at Abu Dhabi International Airport
Our network base, Abu Dhabi International Airport, is 30 minutes away from Abu Dhabi city centre and just 45 minutes from the southern part of Dubai.

When departing from Abu Dhabi International Airport as a Diamond First Class or Pearl Business Class Guest, you’ll be attended to by a personal concierge who will handle your baggage and guide you smoothly to an exclusive check-in counter. Take advantage of our Express Check-in facility and dedicated immigration counters to simplify your journey.

With a dedicated Etihad terminal and up to 45 check-in desks across the two airport terminals, you will be on your way to your destination in no time.

The Etihad Terminal 3 at Abu Dhabi International Airport has been designed to make travel even more comfortable and convenient. It has dedicated Diamond First Class and Pearl Business Class lounges and stylish Duty Free shops with many of the world’s leading brands.

City Check-in
You can check-in downtown at our Abu Dhabi and Dubai city terminals. Our city check-in service is offered free of charge to all our Coral Economy Class, Pearl Business Class and Diamond First Class Guests, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Complete security facilities and secured baggage transfer ensure that your journey to the airport is more relaxed.

In Abu Dhabi city, visit Expo Check-in at ADNEC and City Terminal check-in near Abu Dhabi Mall. In Dubai, you can check in at Etihad Travel Mall on Sheikh Zayed Road. And now you can check in at Al Ain Airport in Al Ain.

Etihad Express Luxury Coaches
Coral Economy Class Guests travelling to or from the UAE have one more way to experience Etihad’s unique hospitality – our complimentary coach service offers frequent trips between Abu Dhabi International Airport and multiple locations in Dubai and Al Ain.