Etihad Airways has taken delivery of its 10th and final Airbus A380.
Employees from Etihad Airways and Airbus gathered at
the European plane-maker’s Hamburg Finkenwerder plant in Germany, where the
aircraft was officially handed over to the UAE national airline before commencing
its delivery flight to Abu Dhabi.
The airline’s award-winning double-decker A380s are
the most customised aircraft of their kind in commercial service and feature
unique innovations such as The Residence - a three-room living space for up to
two guests, including a living room, a private shower-room, and a bedroom. The
aircraft also boasts nine First Apartments, 70 Business Studios, a Lobby
Lounge, and 415 Economy Smart Seats.
operates its fleet of Airbus A380s on flights from the UAE capital to London,
Sydney, New York, and from 1 July, Paris.