Your privacy, your luxury

The Residence

On board our A380, step into a luxury three-room apartment in the sky. Designed for up to two guests, The Residence features an ensuite shower room, private bedroom and separate living area. Your VIP Travel Concierge and dedicated team will take care of everything for you, from your chauffeur-driven limousine to your own private airport lounge.

Our luxury three-room apartment in the sky. Fly in The Residence to or from Abu Dhabi, London, New York, Sydney, Paris and Seoul.

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A truly unique experience

Long before you step on board, your journey in The Residence will be unforgettable.
Our VIP Travel Concierge will take care of every detail for you to make your trip truly one-of-a-kind.

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The Residence Lounge

Unwind and relax in your own exclusive lounge within the First Lounge & Spa at Abu Dhabi airport.

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VIP Travel Concierge

From the moment you book until you reach your destination, our VIP Travel Concierge will manage everything for you. Your entire experience will be curated around you; tell us how you'd like to dine, your favourite drink and even your pillow preference. 

Your VIP Travel Concierge is here to help. Contact +971 2 599 0380

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Etihad Chauffeur

Arrive in comfort and style with our premium Etihad Chauffeur service, who will greet you at your door and whisk you smoothly to the airport. Our VIP Travel Concierge will make all of the plans to meet your requirements. And if you want to keep a low profile, that can be arranged.

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Welcome to your apartment on board

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Dedicated onboard team

Your Etihad Butler will be at your service during your flight. They will welcome you on board and show you to your 3-room apartment on the upper deck of the A380. Choose a drink from your chilled refreshments cabinet and allow us to walk you through the most incredible experience in the sky.

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Dine and unwind

When you travel in The Residence, it is our pleasure to prepare your choice of meals, whenever you would like to dine. From gourmet cuisine to lighter refreshments, with wine pairings if you wish.

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Sleep soundly

The hallway from your living room leads to your bedroom. Sink into a double bed with a natural fibre, custom-made mattress, premium bedding and luxury sleepwear. You can close your bedroom door for complete privacy and even have breakfast in bed.

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Freshen up

Take a warm shower in your personal, ensuite shower room. Your ensuite is fully stocked with fragrant ACQUA DI PARMA 'Colonia' products, luxury bath linen and soft robes. You'll also find all the amenities you need to help you freshen up before you land.

Tune in

Browse hundreds of hours of on-demand movies, TV shows, live sports and more on one of your large TV screens. You can watch from your living room or your bedroom, so you and your partner can watch together or separately - the choice is yours. 

Get connected

Use our complimentary onboard Wi-Fi and connectivity services to stay online as you fly. You can also charge your devices quickly and easily. Whether it's the world outside or work commitments, you'll be able to contact whoever you need. Let's connect

Arrivals Lounge

As a guest of The Residence, we'll welcome you to our Arrivals Lounge in Abu Dhabi Airport. Take a shower while we press your clothes, then enjoy a bite to eat. When you choose to leave, your Etihad Chauffeur awaits to take you to your destination.

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