Etihad Airways will introduce its Airbus A380 plane on the Abu Dhabi – New York JFK route beginning April 22, 2024. This transfer aligns with the busy summer time journey season and targets the company journey market.
The superjumbo, together with the unique three-room suite within the sky, The Residence, guarantees an distinctive flying expertise. The CEO anticipates elevated service throughout all lessons and emphasises the significance of refreshed travellers, particularly for company purchasers. This enlargement goals to fulfill elevated demand and helps the airline’s progress technique, coinciding with the launch of a brand new path to Boston.
The A380 operation signifies a major capability increase within the essential US market, enhancing connectivity to the broader GCC and Indian subcontinent whereas selling Abu Dhabi as a vacationer vacation spot. The A380 will function one of many two day by day flights to New York, whereas the opposite day by day flight will utilise a 787-9 with First, Business, and Economy cabins.
Etihad’s A380 gives a particular expertise throughout its lessons, that includes additional legroom in Economy, personal areas in Business Studios, and splendid facilities in First Apartments, together with a First-class bathe room. At the head of luxurious is The Residence, accommodating two company with a non-public front room, bed room, and ensuite rest room with a bathe.
To have a good time the launch, Etihad gives a particular promotional provide for company to upgrade to The Residence beginning at 10,999 AED ($2,990) for one person or 14,999 AED for 2 (one-way), available for journey from April 22, 2024, with sure exclusions. The normal The Residence upgrade fare is 16,600 AED per person, one-way, between Abu Dhabi and New York.