Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways (Arabic شركة الاتحاد للطيران sharikat alittiḥād liṭṭayarān) is a flag carrier and the second-largest airline of the UAE (after Emirates). Its head office is in Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi, near Abu Dhabi International Airport. Etihad commenced operations in November 2003.[5]


The airline operates more than 1,000 flights per week to over 120 passenger and cargo destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas, with a fleet of 126  Airbus and Boeing aircraft as of July 2017. In 2015, Etihad carried 14.8 million passengers, a 22.3% increase from the previous year,  delivering revenues of US$9.02 billion and net profits of US$103 millionIts main base is Abu Dhabi International Airport.


In addition to its core activity of passenger transportation, Etihad also operates Etihad Holidays and Etihad Cargo Etihad established its own airline alliance, Etihad Airways Partners, in 2015,  that includes Alitalia, Jet Airways, Air Berlin, Niki, Air Serbia and Air Seychelles. With the exception of Niki, Etihad Airways holds minority equity investments in the participating airlines; as well as holding a stake in Virgin Australia, which is not officially listed as an Etihad Airways Partner. Booking for these airlines is consolidated under one network.

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Checked baggage allowance


Maximum weight and dimensions
– To / from Canada and the US: 158cm (50x70x38)
– To / from all other destinations: 207cm (45x72x90)

Each item must not exceed 32kg. This applies to all baggage including pre-purchased excess baggage. Baggage that exceeds the limits and dimensions shall only be processed through Etihad Cargo[Missing text /global/info_messages/new_window_text for en].

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Note: Baggage allowances may differ on flights operated by other airlines. Please refer to the “baggage allowance with partner airlines” section below for more information.

To / from weight concept markets: journeys between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the Indian Subcontinent (ISC)

  • 1 bag, up to 10kg

To / from piece concept markets: all other journeys

  • 1 bag, up to 23kg

Guests travelling with infants or children up to 11 years old are permitted to check in one stroller, pushchair, carrycot or approved car seat per infant/child as checked baggage. This is free of charge in addition to the ticketed checked baggage allowance.

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This excludes Seychelles (which fall into the general policy).

All Fare Choices

  • Economy Class: 2 bags, up to 23kg each
  • Business Class: 2 bags, up to 32kg each
  • First Class: 2 bags, up to 32kg each

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