Redefined luxury

First Class seat

We have redefined luxury air travel with individual suites, higher levels of comfort and more personal space than ever before. Watch this video showcasing our award-winning First Class suite and our other two cabin classes or read more about it below.  

"The amazing thing about this new first class, other than the fact that it comes only three years after the last first class was introduced, is how it had improved on an already outstanding product." 

Business Traveller, UK

First Class at a glance

  • Perfectly flat, 6 ft 8 inch, extra wide bed, in your own personal suite.
  • Your own personal chef.
  • Mezoon Grille, Taste of Arabia, à la carte  and ‘Kitchen Anytime’ options.
  • 23-inch, cinematic widescreen.
  • Changing room.
  • Sliding doors for complete privacy.
  • Upholstered in Poltrona Frau leather.
  • Personal mini-bar.
  • Personal wardrobe.
  • In-built massage.
  • Cosy blankets, pure dupion silk and cotton duvet, fitted sheets, full-sized pillows and loungewear.

Inspired service, luxurious flatbed seat

Inspired service

Inspired service

Our Inspired Service concept promises a touch of inspiration every step of the way.

  • You decide how you spend your journey. And when and how we serve you.
  • From limousines, to lounges, to onboard – experience comfort, luxury and an intimate atmosphere when you travel in First Class.
  • Enjoy the dedicated attention of your personal chef recruited from the finest restaurants.

Etihad Chauffeur | First Class Lounge

Luxurious seat

Luxurious seat

Sit back and relax in your spacious First Class seat, which, at the touch of a button, transforms into a 6ft 8” flatbed.

  • One-to-one configuration, with all First Class seats forward-facing with aisle access.
  • Find comfort in little details such as an adjustable headrest, footrest, lumbar support and inbuilt massage.
  • Our First Class flatbed seats are upholstered with leather by world-renowned manufacturer Poltrona Frau, suppliers of Ferrari’s interiors.

Inspired dining, entertainment on demand

Inspired dining

Inspired dining

We’ve put the best of five-star hospitality into our First Class suite to give you an inspiring dining experience.

  • Dine as you like, when you like. Choose from our exclusive Mezoon Grille, Taste of Arabia, á la carte or ‘Anytime Kitchen’ menus.
  • Relish the flavour and freshness of the finest ingredients that go into the creation of our dishes, all prepared by our award-winning chefs. Savour our boutique wines, handpicked from the world’s best vineyards.
  • Your personal chef, our onboard fine dining expert, will help you find the right dish to suit your mood and the perfect accompaniment  for your meal.
  • Invite a guest to enjoy our inspired dining experience with you.

More about First Class dining

Inflight entertainment

Inflight entertainment

Stay entertained on your First Class flight with over 675 hours of on-demand entertainment, including the latest movies, TV shows, music and interactive games.

  • Enjoy big-screen entertainment with our 23-inch personal LCD TVs.
  • Our E-BOX inflight system puts you in control of the latest blockbusters, timeless classics and the best in interactive games.
  • Noise-canceling headsets ensure that the show goes on, uninterrupted.
  • On-board internet access on some aircraft. See our Inflight entertainment page for more details. 

More about First Class inflight entertainment

Private cabin

Slide your screen doors shut and you’ll be cocooned in a world of total privacy. Your own personal space to work, rest or play.
Savour boutique wines

Personal mini-bar

A drink is always at hand in your First Class suite, thanks to your own personal mini-bar.
Personal wardrobe

Personal wardrobe

The personal, illuminated wardrobe in your First Class suite contains a personal mirror.

Ready for sleep


Ready for sleep

Sink into a beautifully appointed bed with everything you need for a good night’s sleep.

  • Drift into a comfortable sleep with a pure Dupion silk and cotton duvet, fitted sheet, cosy blankets and full-sized pillows.
  • Everything you need to prepare for bed, slippers and loungewear.
  • Activate the Do Not Disturb sign in your First Class suite for extra privacy.
Luxury changing room

Luxury changing room

A luxury changing room in the sky when you fly in our First Class suite.

  • A space to revitalise, with a collection of Six Senses personal care products and a large wash basin.
  • A full length mirror helps you look your best.
  • Change in a private space with a leather fold-down changing room seat.
  • Enjoy a Swarovski Elements embellished cosmetic purse for women and a cufflink box for men, complete with a La Prairie skin care product.

Connectivity and lighting

Well connected


Stay connected as you fly. Recharge your laptop or iPod or connect personal devices to the E-BOX, our entertainment system.

  • Our First Class seats are equipped with in-seat power sockets compatible with most major plug types.

  • iPod, USB, Ethernet and audio jack sockets ensure a wide range of connectivity options.

More about First Class Suite connectivity options

Mood lighting

Lighting options

Our inflight mood lighting system creates the perfect atmosphere for every stage of your flying experience, be it sleeping, dining or relaxing.

You can also create your own ambience in your First Class suite with a variety of personal lights and settings.