Etihad Airways, the UAE’s national airline, has revealed its flagship premium lounges at Terminal A of Abu Dhabi International Airport. This unveiling comes on the heels of the historic launch of the first commercial flight at Terminal A on October 31 by Etihad.
Etihad Airways Unveils Premium Lounges At Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal A
The dawn of a new horizon. Today we begin to transition to our new home, Terminal A in Abu Dhabi. 🏠 ✈️
From 9 November until 11am on the 14th November, we’ll be operating flights from Terminal 3 as well as Terminal A, so it is important to check your flight information… pic.twitter.com/B3DEybUhjS
— Etihad Airways (@etihad) November 9, 2023
A Luxurious Haven in Terminal A
Spanning three floors between Piers C and D1, these new lounges are meticulously designed to cater to diverse guest preferences. With a focus on providing an array of dining choices, relaxation, and entertainment spaces, they aim to offer a delightful experience for all visitors. An exquisite highlight is the awe-inspiring Constellation Bar located in the enclosed Roof Lounge.
These lounges are accessible to guests flying in Etihad’s Residence, First and Business Class, as well as Etihad Guest members with eligible tier status. Additionally, Economy class flyers seeking exclusive lounge benefits can acquire access to the Business Lounge, subject to availability.
Convenient Features for Enhanced Travel
Positioned conveniently with access to three gates offering direct lounge boarding on select flights, premium cabin passengers can board directly from the Lounge for added convenience and speed. The Lounge offers expansive views of the runway, providing a serene retreat within the East and West Study areas.
A new chapter unfolds. As we set our sights on the future, we celebrate our first flight from Terminal A, the new home of the national carrier. Keep an eye out for more information, with flights transitioning between 9 and 14 November. pic.twitter.com/r88BF3fLJK
— Etihad Airways (@etihad) November 1, 2023
First-class patrons can bask in decadence within The Parlour. This elegant space offers a delectable array of pastries, desserts, and a signature tea experience. Immerse yourself in various tea ceremonies and savour an exquisite and luxurious coffee presentation. For those seeking the utmost in relaxation and indulgence before their flight, First-class Private Suites are a haven of privacy and comfort. These suites offer the perfect space to work, unwind, and dine in complete seclusion. While they are complimentary for guests flying in The Residence, they are also available for booking by all other First-class lounge guests. It’s an experience designed to cater to the most discerning travellers.
Dining Experiences and Exquisite Features
— Etihad Airways (@etihad) November 1, 2023
The Business Class lounge presents a myriad of dining experiences. Liwan Global Dining, an informal, all-day dining restaurant, features live cooking stations serving Emirati and Middle Eastern cuisines alongside international favourites inspired by Etihad’s flight destinations. Additionally, guests can opt for the Roof Lounge during specified times to relish an international buffet of hot and cold dishes.
For those with lighter appetites, numerous stations across the lounge offer an assortment of snacks and hot or cold beverages for self-service. The Constellation Bar, situated within the Roof Lounge, showcases a 25-meter-long bespoke glass lighting sculpture called Panora, depicting the Abu Dhabi city skyline with its 172-piece design.
A Milestone In Passenger Experience
Lounging With: @GarethBale11 We caught up with the football legend at our stunning 3-floor premium lounges at our new home, Terminal A. Take an exclusive look at the expansive lounges and listen in on all the important questions! Head over to our YouTube for the full video. pic.twitter.com/aSqSZezRYR
— Etihad Airways (@etihad) November 8, 2023
The introduction of these avant-garde lounges signifies a significant milestone for Etihad Airways. It marks their continuous effort to elevate services and provide unforgettable experiences for passengers. These lounges are set to open to the public between November 9 and 14. Overall, this would be marking a new era in luxury travel experiences at Abu Dhabi International Airport.
Welcoming Etihad’s most distinguished guests, the exclusive First Lounge sets the stage for a truly exceptional experience. It boasts a dedicated reception lobby and a private elevator that grants access to the Rooftop Lounge. It’s situated on the complex’s top floor.
The First Lounge Dining Room takes fine dining to new heights, offering an elevated culinary experience. Here, guests can savour à la carte dining and indulge in a curated selection of fine wines. The menu is a delightful blend of Emirati gastronomy and flavours inspired by the diverse destinations Etihad serves.
Cover Image Courtesy: Etihad
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