Etihad Residence A380 home away from home


first_imgEtihad Airways has released a suite of new products for its Boeing 787 and Airbus A380 planes, including sophisticated new accommodation, “Residence” for its A380 flights. “This will allow us to offer products unparalleled in quality and style, yet at competitive prices across all three cabins.” “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, In 2008, Etihad hired leading design companies, Acumen, Factorydesign and Honour Branding to help develop cabin and seat designs. In addition, The Business Studio will offer unparalleled working space for business travellers and the latest Panasonic eX3 entertainment system, which includes on-demand entertainment and improved gaming facilities with audio jacks and noise cancelling headsets. As for its new B787 product offerings, Etihad has redesigned its first class cabin as First Suite and added a mini bar. Etihad Airways president and chief executive officer James Hogan said that the new products had set a new standard in passenger comfort and choice.center_img “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 inflight comfort and luxury forever,” Etihad claims to build its new features of Arabian modernism- a combination of the culture of the UAE region combined with modern design. The design prototypes were then finalised based on feedback from focus groups in Sydney, Abu Dhabi, New York and London. The Residence is Etihad Airways new forward double, upper deck cabin on the A380 offering single or double rooms as well as a living room and ensuite shower room and a personal butler on call. Source = ETB News: Tom Nealelast_img