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Etihad Airways

Flying with Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways is the United Arab Emirates second largest airline after Emirates and was founded in 2003. Its main hub is Abu Dhabi International Airport while its headquarters located in Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi. Etihad Airways has a fleet of over 120 aircraft that fly to approximately 90 destinations around the world. The company has a vast number of codeshare agreements with various airlines including Aegean Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, KLM, American Airlines and China Eastern Airlines. In addition to these agreements, it is also partnered with several other airlines such as Jet Airways, Alitalia, Virgin Australia and Air Seychelles.

Etihad Airways flights include many Chinese destinations such as Beijing, Shanghai and Chengdu. The airline can also take travellers to American hotspots such as New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco. In addition to these routes, Etihad Airways flies to European destinations including London, Brussels, Frankfurt and Amsterdam.

Online check-in

Online check-in is available on all Etihad flights. Passengers can check into their flight from 36 hours before the flight departs up until to 2 hours prior to departure. In order to check in, passengers need to enter their surname as well as a form of identification. This could either be a booking reference number, frequent flier number or an e-ticket number.

Once online check-in has been completed, passengers can print off their boarding pass or receive a mobile boarding pass to their mobile phone. This will save time on the date of departure as passengers who have already checked in will be able to use the bag drop counter or head directly to security if travelling without hold luggage.

Hand luggage allowance

The amount of hand luggage that Etihad Airways passengers are allowed to take depends on which type of ticket they have purchased. Economy class passengers are allowed 1 piece of luggage that weighs up to 7 kg, while Business class and First class passengers are permitted to bring 2 pieces of luggage that weigh up to 12 kg in total.

Infants travelling on an Etihad flight are allowed 1 piece of luggage weighing up to 5 kg. No piece of luggage may be larger than 50 x 40 x 25 cm. Liquids in containers larger than 100 ml are not allowed. All liquid containers must be sealed in a plastic bag and its contents cannot total more than 1 litre.

Checked baggage policy

Checked baggage may not be larger than 90 x 72 x 45 cm for all Etihad flights except for flights to and from the US, Brazil and Canada, were the maximum limit is 70 x 50 x 38 cm. Checked baggage may not exceed 32 kg and any baggage that exceeds these restrictions will be dealt as cargo by Etihad Cargo.

Infants are generally allowed 1 piece of hold baggage that weighs up to 10 kg. Etihad Guest members receive additional benefits such as an increased allowance in the weight of luggage they can check in. Passengers should label all baggage with their name and address.

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