In a major announcement, Etihad Airways is set to launch its iconic A380 double-decker on flights to New York JFK, starting April 22, 2024. CEO Antonoaldo Neves expressed excitement about this move, emphasizing the enhanced flying experience for passengers across all classes.
Abu Dhabi to New York flights
The A380 deployment aligns with Etihad’s ambitious growth plans and responds to the rising demand for increased capacity on the highly sought-after New York route. Travellers can now enjoy the luxurious A380 on one of the two daily flights to New York, with the other serviced by the sophisticated 787-9.
Economy class passengers will benefit from 68 extra legroom seats, while those opting for Business Studios on the upper deck will experience 70 private spaces. The pinnacle of luxury, The Residence, offers an exclusive three-room suite complete with a private living room, bedroom, and an ensuite bathroom featuring a shower at an astonishing 40,000 feet.
UAE to US Airfares 2024
To mark this milestone, Etihad is offering a special promotion for The Residence upgrades.
Starting at Dhs10,999 ($2,990) for one person or Dhs14,999 for two, passengers can secure this unforgettable experience. This exclusive offer is available for purchase from November 29 to December 12, 2023, for travel commencing on April 22, 2024 (excluding June 14–24, 2024).