Etihad First Class

A time and place to call your own. Step into your own private suite, unwind with a drink or let us prepare your bed for you ready to sleep. Choose when and how you'd like to dine with an extensive a la carte menu and boutique wine list.


It's in a class of its own

When you fly First Class, our Etihad Chauffeur will drive you in luxury to the airport. After Priority Check-in, relax and dine in style in our First Lounge. On board, sink into your seat, help yourself to a drink from your chilled refreshments cabinet and choose how to spend your time.

Let your journey begin

In Abu Dhabi airport, we'll welcome you to our exclusive First Class Lounge.

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First Class Lounge

With fresh food and fine wines, the First Class Lounge is a peaceful place to relax before your flight. Take a seat at our feature bar and enjoy a drink or cocktail from the Etihad cellar or let off some steam in the Fitness Room. And when it's time to face the outside world again, we'll press your clothes while you take a shower and freshen up.

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A lounge like no other

If you're flying with Etihad Airways in First, or if you are an Etihad Guest Platinum member, access to our First Class lounge is complimentary. If you're flying in Business or Economy, you can choose from two, four and six hour upgrade packages to access the lounge, subject to availability. Check lounge access rates.

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Upgrade to the VIP room

Treat yourself to the luxury of a little extra space in the VIP room. Unwind in a private lounge area, with space for up to four friends or family, and let our dedicated host serve you refreshments. Access is on a first come, first served basis for guests of the First Class Lounge, for an additional US$ 100 or 11,500 Etihad Guest Miles.


See what it's like to fly in First Class

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How would you like to dine?

Dine any time you like on board with an extensive à la carte menu and boutique wine list. From a fine-dining, à la carte menu, to eggs or steak prepared to perfection, this is a one-of-a-kind dining experience. Services may vary by route.

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The perfect wine pairing

If you're finding it hard to select from our boutique wine list, we're happy to help you choose a pairing option for each course of your meal. Our wine list has been carefully curated with your menu in mind.And our signature Cognac service is the perfect end to your exclusive dining experience.

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Time to sleep

On our B787, our crew will recline your chair into a fully-flat bed and make sure you have everything you need for a good night's sleep. When you wake, you’ll be well rested for the day - or night - ahead.

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Upgrade with miles

Use your Etihad Guest Miles to upgrade to Business or First.

It's show time!

Sit back, adjust your noise-cancelling headset and browse over a thousand hours of on-demand movies and TV shows. Tune into our selection of playlists, podcasts and radio channels, or escape into a world of interactive games.

See what’s on board

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Get connected

Keep up with work and the world. With complimentary Wi-Fi and unlimited data, staying online as you fly is easy.

Let's connect

Your ACQUA DI PARMA Amenity Kit

Freshen up with a touch of pure Italian style, with your exclusive ACQUA DI PARMA amenity kit. It contains Colonia lip balm, body lotion and cologne, along with an eye mask, socks, a toothbrush and toothpaste. If you need a shaving kit, comb or even ear plugs, please just ask our crew and they'll be happy to help.


Discover The Residence

Your private onboard apartment awaits. Experience the ultimate in-flight luxury with The Residence, a three-room suite that boasts a private bedroom with a double bed, an ensuite shower room and a separate living area. As you sit back and relax, let our dedicated team provide you with a warm welcome and cater to your every need as you indulge in an unforgettable experience in the clouds.

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