Etihad Economy Class

Choose your favourite seat then get comfortable with full-size blankets and plenty of space. Switch on with hours of on-demand entertainment or switch off and enjoy complimentary food and drinks on every flight. Surf or stream with mobile connectivity or stay up to date with live TV and news.

Great news! Our Economy experience is now greener than ever. We've enhanced our products, increased style and sustainability, and reduced single-use plastic. Welcome to a higher quality, more thoughtful Economy experience.

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Small details. Big experiences. Reduced footprint.

The Airbus A350 is here, and it’s one of the most innovative aircraft in the world.

It’s lighter, greener, smarter and quieter than any other generation Airbus aircraft, expertly designed for comfort and space.



Where would you like to sit?

Pick your favourite spot on board before you fly. Get cosy with full-sized blankets and pillows, reclining seats and even more personal space. Stretch out with an Extra legroom seat or reserve up to three seats with Economy Neighbour-Free.

Our Economy SMART SEATS® on long-haul flights have a unique headrest, adjustable back support and generous legroom. On short-haul flights, our new seats have been cleverly designed around your digital devices, with USB charging points and adjustable device holders.

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Meals and drinks
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Feeling hungry? Choose from a range of delicious, complimentary dishes and your favourite drink. Everything is inspired by the destinations we fly to and meals are served in our new stylish, sustainable tableware.

Fresh food, good mood

We use fresh, healthy ingredients to create our main meals and snacks on board. On longer flights, you'll always have a choice of dishes, including one vegetarian, or you can request a special meal. 

Dietary requirement?

Children's meals

We know that children often prefer simpler food. We've created special, child-friendly meals for you to pre-order for flights longer than three hours. We'll even include a tasty treat to keep children happy.

Request a child's meal

Inflight entertainment

Pick from over a thousand hours of on-demand movies, TV shows, music, games and live TV.

And if you’re flying on one of our A350s, listen to it all on Bluetooth wireless headphones.

See what’s on board

Get connected

Surf and share with unlimited Wi-Fi from $9.99. Or use our Chat package for free if you're an Etihad Guest member.

Wi-Fi packages


Your journey, your way

Choose from a range of services to make your journey even smoother – long before you even leave home.
Take extra baggage, arrange a wheelchair or book one of our lounges, we’re here to help.

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Reserve a seat close to the front, stretch out with an Extra legroom seat or keep up to three neighbouring seats free throughout your flight. The choice is yours.

Book your seat

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Use our calculator to work out your baggage allowance, track your bags from the moment you check in or book extra baggage.

Baggage guide

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From a fully-flat bed in Business to your own universe in First; upgrade to take your trip to new heights – the sky’s the limit.

Upgrade your trip

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Airport lounge

Delicious food, premium drinks and dedicated relaxation areas: the best trips always start in an Etihad lounge.

Pay to use a lounge

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Special assistance

Flying with a medical condition or do you have a disability? Whatever support you need while you fly, we're here to help.

How can we help?

Economy meal

An even more thoughtful Economy experience

Our Economy experience has been designed with comfort, quality, and sustainability in mind.

We've introduced contemporary, reusable tableware that's part of a closed-loop recycling system, helping us achieve our goal of 80% fewer single-use plastics.

Experience our completely redesigned menu, with quality stainless-steel cutlery and premium napkin for an elevated dining experience.

Enjoy a deep sleep with our large pillow covered in soft fabric, and stay snug and cosy with our plush and eco-friendly fleece blanket.

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Earn while you fly

Turn miles into rewards every time you fly with us or one of our partner airlines. You can even earn and redeem miles from over 100 worldwide partners on the ground.

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