For those seeking the epitome of luxury and comfort during their journeys, Etihad Airways new premium lounges at Abu Dhabi is the place to be. The national airline of the UAE has unveiled its flagship premium lounges at Abu Dhabi International Airport’s new Terminal A. This milestone follows Etihad’s historic operation of Terminal A’s first commercial flight on October 31 and the airlines full transition to the new Terminal in mid-November 2023.
Etihad’s impressive new lounges span three floors of Terminal A’s north side, nestled between Piers C and D. Designed with meticulous attention to detail, these lounges cater to the most discerning of business travellers, ensuring a journey that is nothing short of extraordinary.
The First and Business Lounges
Etihad’s First and Business lounges redefine the concept of comfort and luxury. Guests are treated to a range of dining options, relaxation spaces, and entertainment facilities. One of the crown jewels is the Constellation Bar at the enclosed Roof Lounge, a stunning venue that sets the stage for memorable moments. In true Etihad style, the design is innovative, offering a selection of memorable experiences.
Within the lounge, expansive views of the runway can be savoured from the calm and tranquil retreat offered in the East and West Study. Watch aircraft take off or land while you prepare for your own journey.
First-class Private Suites are available for guests to work, relax, and dine in complete privacy. These suites are complimentary for guests flying in The Residence and available for booking by all other First-class lounge guests.
The Etihad lounges are accessible to guests flying in Etihad’s The Residence, First and Business Class, as well as Etihad Guest members with eligible tier status. Even guests flying in Economy can access the exclusive lounge space by purchasing entry to Etihad’s Business Lounge, subject to availability.
Located with access to three gates, the lounge provides direct-lounge boarding on selected flights. This means that guests in premium cabins can board directly from the lounge, ensuring convenience and speed.
Dining Decadence and Rooftop Relaxation
Etihad’s Business Class lounge is a culinary haven. Liwan Global Dining offers a wide array of choices, with live cooking stations, Emirati and Middle Eastern cuisines, and international favourites inspired by Etihad’s destinations.
Guests can also dine at the Roof Lounge during select periods, indulging in an international buffet of hot and cold dishes. For a lighter snack or drink, multiple stations across the lounge offer a selection of snacks and beverages.
The Constellation Bar: A Destination in Itself
The Constellation Bar within the Roof Lounge is a masterpiece in design, adorned with a 25-meter-long bespoke glass lighting sculpture, Panora, depicting the Abu Dhabi city skyline. It offers a wide selection of cocktails, mocktails, wines, and beverages, becoming a destination in itself for frequent travellers.
Private Spaces and Entertainment
Relaxation Rooms provide private spaces with day beds and plush Armani Casa furnishings for rest and refreshment. For those seeking entertainment, the Games Room is fully equipped. Expect to find table football, air hockey, and also digital gaming options for everyone to enjoy.
Family travellers are important to Etihad. A bespoke Family Room has been thoughtfully designed to keep young travellers entertained with games, toys, and books.
A First-Class Welcome
The exclusive First lounge offers a dedicated reception lobby for Etihad’s most premium guests, complete with a private elevator to access the Rooftop Lounge on the top floor of the complex. The First Lounge Dining Room offers an elevated dining experience with à la carte dining as well as a fine and boutique wine selection recommended by in-house experts. The cuisine reflects the best of Emirati gastronomy as well as the destinations Etihad flies to.
In The Parlour for First customers, you’ll be treated to a decadent selection of pastries and desserts. In addition, you can enjoy a signature tea experience, from an array of tea ceremonies to a signature coffee presentation.
Arrival in Abu Dhabi: A Refreshing Stopover
For premium guests arriving in Abu Dhabi with pre-booked chauffeur services, the Etihad Chauffeur Lounge awaits. Here, guests can shower and refresh or grab a quick snack or drink before meeting their chauffeur.
When attention to detail and personalised service matter, Etihad Airways new premium lounges set the standard in luxury travel.