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About Etihad Airways


Founded in 2003, Etihad Airways is the second largest airline of the United Arab Emirates. It is also the flag carrier of the UAE. Its company slogan is flying reimagined. Etihad Airways has been named as both World’s and Middle East’s Leading Airline for several consecutive years in the World Travel Awards.

Its parent company is Etihad Aviation Group and the headquarters is located in Abu Dhabi. The main operational hub is located in Abu Dhabi International Airport.


Etihad Airways also operates Etihad Holidays and Etihad Cargo. It established its own airline alliance called Etihad Airways Partner in 2015 with Alitalia, Jet Airways, Air Berlin, Niki, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles and Etihad Regional.  Together with its subsidiaries, Etihad flies to over 120 domestic and international destinations across all 6 inhabited continents. It also has codeshare agreements with well over 50 other carriers across the globe including KLM, Malaysia Airlines, Alitalia, Air Berlin, Hong Kong Airlines, Royal Air Maroc and Turkish Airlines.

Etihad Airways current fleet includes Airbuses A319-100, A320-200, A320neo, A321-200, A321neo, A330-200, A330-300, A340-500, A340-600, A350-900, A350-1000 and A380-800. The fleet also consists of Boeings 777-200LR, 777-300ER, 777-8, 777-9, 787-9 and 787-10 totalling to around 125 aircrafts.

Etihad Airways underwent major configuration changes to their cabins in 2014 following introductions of Airbus aircrafts and now offers five different seating arrangements. The most luxurious is called The Residence and only available on Airbus A380. It comes with a private living room, bedroom and bathroom equipped with a double bed and a 32-inch TV monitor. Next is the First Apartment which also is only available on Airbus A380. It is equipped with full length ottoman. A 24-inch TV monitor, a vanity cabinet and a chilled drinks bar. The first class cabin on Etihad Airways Boeing aircrafts is called the First Suite. It comes with a reclining lounge chair, a 24-inch TV and a personal wardrobe. Etihad Airways Business Studio and Economy Smart Seat are available on both Airbus and Boeing aircrafts and both features fairly standard facilities like most major airlines.

Etihad Airways offers high quality in-flight entertainment via its E-box system. It offers over 120 blockbuster movies, TV shows, music channels and variety of games to keep both adults and children entertained. On-board WiFi is provided on certain aircrafts and access has to be purchased. Hot meals are provided and this varies from one to three meals according to flight durations. Passengers also get to choose from 3 main course options instead of the customary two options on other airlines. Alcoholic beverages are complimentary.

Etihad Airways frequent flyer program is called Etihad Guest. Similar to most loyalty programs, passengers collect miles within a calendar year to go up the tier with the higher tiers providing more benefits including seat upgrades, excess baggage allowance and priority check-in and boarding.

Etihad Airways offers one of the most generous baggage allowance. Like most airlines, the allowance varies according to ticket classes and flight routes. On most international and long-haul routes, Economy class passengers are allowed two bags weighing up to 23kg each. Business and First class passengers are allowed two bags weighing up to 32kg each. In other routes, Economy class passengers are allowed 30kg of baggage, Business class passengers are allowed 40kg and First class passengers are allowed 50kg. Baggage allowance can also vary depending on customers’ Etihad Guest membership status.

How to contact Etihad Airways Nigeria?

Lagos, Nigeria

Office address: 11th Floor, Churchgate Tower 2, Churchgate street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
Business hours: Mon-Fri: 09:00 AM – 04:00 PM | Closed Sat-Sun
General contact: 0023414609940
Email: [email protected]
Flight reservations: 0023414609940