Etihad lounges

We’re pleased to have reopened our lounges, with measures to make sure everyone can travel safely.

You can use our airport lounges for free depending on your Etihad Guest Tier Status, or if you’re flying in Business or First on an Etihad-operated flight. Flying in Economy? You can pay to use our lounges.

Explore the different benefits and services you can enjoy, wherever you are in the world.

First Class Lounge

Located in Terminal 3, next to central security near Duty Free, our First Lounge in Abu Dhabi is open every day, 24 hours a day.

Choose from dishes inspired by the Middle East and our destinations, then take a seat at our feature bar and enjoy a drink from the Etihad cellar. You can also purchase premium cigars from USD 7 or pay using Etihad Guest Miles.

Enjoy a refreshing workout in our Fitness Room before your flight, or fully unwind in your own private VIP room.

If you’re an Etihad Guest Platinum member or flying in First, you’re invited to use our First Lounge at Abu Dhabi International Airport. Applicable only on Etihad-operated flights. 

Welcome to a lounge like no other

  • Inspired dining 
  • Feature Bar 
  • Fitness Room 
  • Relax and Recline Room 
  • The Residence Lounge 
  • Dedicated concierge 
  • VIP Room

Business Class and US Premium Lounge

Use our Business Lounge in Terminal 3 at Abu Dhabi International Airport for free if you’re an Etihad Guest Gold member, or you’re flying in Business on an Etihad operated flight.

Unwind before your flight or refresh with delicious complimentary food and drinks. You can also purchase premium cigars from USD 7 or pay using Etihad Guest Miles.

The lounge is located in Terminal 3, near gate 36.

Flying in First or Business to the US? You can use our US Premium Lounge after clearing US Immigration and Customs. Refresh before your flight with something to eat and drink, or prepare for work with a Business Centre and connectivity.

Business class

Need more time at the airport?

  • Complimentary food
  • Choice of drinks
  • Individual TV pods
  • Relaxation area
  • Business Centre
  • Family Room

You can also upgrade to a private area within our Business Lounge, with dining for up to four people, your own lounge and TV area.

Arrivals Lounge

Step off your flight into a warm shower and have a bite to eat before continuing the rest of your journey feeling totally refreshed. Our Arrivals Lounge is located just after Abu Dhabi Customs.

If you're flying in First, on selected Business tickets or are an Etihad Guest Platinum member travelling in Economy and have booked our chauffeur service, please make your way to the Arrivals Lounge when you land. We’ll escort you to your Etihad Chauffeur who will take you from the airport to anywhere in the UAE.

Eligible Etihad Guest members, First and Business guests may enjoy our Arrivals Lounge for free.

Arrivals lounge

Freshen up before continuing your journey

  • Shower facilities
  • Baby-changing facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Snacks and canapés
  • Hot and cold beverages
  • Business centre and Wi-Fi

Bonus miles if our lounge is closed

Flying from an airport where our lounges are closed? If you’re travelling in Business or First, or you’re a Gold or Platinum member, we’ll automatically credit your account with 3,000 bonus Etihad Guest Miles to spend on your next reward.


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