Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Eithad offers ultimate luxury on superjumbo  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 05/05/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The service will be offered on the first a380 which will be deployed on abu dhabi-london sector.

etihad airways has developed ultra luxury private spaces to pamper its passengers raising the bar from december this year when a380s and b787 dreamliner will join the airline.

the airline will offer three new products including the residence which offers privacy of a living room a double bed room even a private shower and an attentive personal butler to serve its ultra rich passengers on a380s. the service will be offered on the first a380 which will be deployed on abu dhabi-london sector said james hogan chief executive officer of etihad airways.

the high net worth individuals business executives flying on airbus a380 and boeing 787s dreamliner will enjoy the luxurious comfort in an all-encompassing private space that allows them to relax be entertained dine socialise and work.

the superjumbos will also feature the first apartments offering a complete living space with a reclining lounge chair and an ottoman which converts to become a separate 80.5 inch long fully-flat bed says the chief executive. hogan said the innovative products will force his competitors to ‘scratch their heads.’

the first suite on the b787 offers enhanced suite with chilled mini bar complete privacy and centre seats which can be joined to create a double bed.etihad airways will also launch its new business studios which provide 20 per cent more personal space than the airline’s current business class seat the chief executive said.

etihad airways’ design vision was to bring the individuality and exclusivity of a luxury boutique hotel experience to the sky in a way tha embraced arabian modernism an aesthetic that combines the traditions of the region with contemporary design james hogan said. in all entry-ways in both aircraft and in all cabins the galley equipment is concealed behind custom arabic fretwork screens and blinds while the trolleys are covered by elegant wood-finish doors setting a stylish and welcoming environment for all guests.there will be two residences on a380s nine first apartments and 70 business studios with total seating capacity of 498.

with the launch of these new fleets etihad airways will also redefine and rename its cabin classes.the business studio and economy smart seat will feature on both the a380 and the b787. the a380 aircraft will have full mobile and wi-fi service while the b787 will be equipped with wi-fi.

james hogan etihad airways’ president and chief executive officer said: “these new living spaces will raise inflight product and service standards to their highest level yet in commercial aviation and alter air travellers’ expectations of in-flight comfort and luxury forever. “etihad airways’ a380 and b787 will deliver the most advanced airline cabins in the industry while meeting all weight range and cost targets at our desired seat count. this will allow us to offer products unparalleled in quality and style yet at competitive prices across all three cabins.”

eighty per cent of the new product offering is a direct result of the feedback and information garnered from these workshops he said. new economy smart seat will offer a unique ergonomic fixed-wing headrest giving guests a place to rest their head for added comfort and relaxation. haseeb?khaleejtimes.com


Khaleej Times

  MENA News Headlines
 Nov 27 2015 - Qatar- Buoyed by strong buying, QSE snaps four days bearish spellGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Snapping four days of bearish spell, Qatar Stock Exchange gained a marginal 11 points, mainly on buying in the transport, realty and insurance stocks.Domestic institutions ...

 Nov 27 2015 - Saudi Aramco plans to invest more in Indonesian oil sectorGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Saudi Aramco is looking for further investment opportunities in Indonesia's downstream refining and petrochemicals industry, the company's CEO said yesterday, after initiating a ...

 Nov 27 2015 - Despite $500bn loss, Opec seen holding the line at Vienna meetGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) It'll take more than $40 crude to make Opec change its mind, analysts said before the group's December 4 meeting in Vienna.In the year since the Organisation of Petroleum ...

 Nov 27 2015 - Qatar- WTCC season finale set to light up Losail circuitGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) This time at the Losail International Circuit, the screeching wail of the MotoGP and the WSBK motorcycles will be replaced by the guttural exhaust note of the touring cars ...

 Nov 27 2015 - UK- Time to start bombing IS, Cameron tells lawmakersGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Prime Minister David Cameron told lawmakers yesterday it was time to join air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, saying Britain cannot "subcontract its security ...

 Nov 27 2015 - Blogger case still before Saudi courts: ministerGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) The case of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, whose flogging sentence created worldwide outrage, is still before the courts, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Thursday."The legal ...

 Nov 27 2015 - Palestinian hits Israeli soldiers with car in West Bank, shot deadGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) A Palestinian rammed his car into Israeli soldiers at a bus station in the occupied West Bank Friday before being shot dead, police said. "A Palestinian car hit two Israelis ...

 Nov 27 2015 - Envoy meets head of Qatar-EU Friendship GroupGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Qatar's Ambassador to Belgium and head of Qatar's mission to the European Union, HE Sheikh Ali bin Jassim al-Thani, met at the European Parliament the head of the ...

 Nov 27 2015 - Qatar- Traffic diversion for 2 years in Al Rayyan areaGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) A traffic diversion for almost two years will come into effect on Gharrafat Al Rayyan Street between Gharrafat Al Rayyan Roundabout and Qatar Foundation (Civil Defence) from ...

 Nov 27 2015 - KSA's Aramco plans to spend big-cash in IndonesiaMENAFN
(MENAFN) Saudi Aramco seeks further investment chances in Indonesia's downstream refining and petrochemicals industry, amid its recent USD5.5 billion development to enhance Indonesia's biggest ...




Click to Apply


Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices


Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks

Saudi Arabia 

Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor


Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters

© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help