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Etihad Economy offers choice, value and an experience that is designed exclusively around you. With fresh new meals and services on board, wherever you’re flying to you can go your own way. Our seats have been cleverly designed around your digital devices, with smart recline and even more personal space. Stay connected with Wi-Fi and Aerobile on board to stream, surf and share from your mobile, tablet or laptop. Shop the latest gifts, gadgets, accessories and perfumes from Boutique, our onboard Duty Free service. Stretch out with extra legroom in Economy Space or enjoy hundreds of hours of films, TV, music and more on E-BOX. Dine your own way with a choice of international dishes or pick from our Sweet or Salty menu.

Food and refreshments on board

Complimentary food and drinks With complimentary fresh food and seasonal ingredients on every flight, our onboard food and drinks include some of your favourite options.
Fresh food, good mood We’ve refreshed our menus so they’re bursting with goodness and flavour. On short flights in Economy, we’ll serve you your complimentary meal, choice of drink, dessert and tea or coffee all together on our sustainably-sourced meal tray. On longer flights, we’ll clear away your tray and serve your hot drink and dessert or cake afterwards.
popcorn, treat your self

Choose a side! If you fancy a cup of Thorntons Hot Chocolate or Starbucks Espresso, a refreshing sparkling drink or even Nutella & Go, our Sweet & Salty menu has lots of brands of snacks and drinks to buy on board. We’ll even keep little tummies happy too, with a range of child-approved choices!

See what’s on the menu

Committed to sustainability We’ve removed all the unnecessary excess, including 27 million plastic lids and we use recycled materials wherever possible. In Economy, our new cutlery is 85 per cent lighter, reducing fuel burn and CO 2 emissions by 1,200 tonnes.

Flying on an A380 or 787 Dreamliner?

Our Economy Smart Seat is the ultimate in smart design. We’ve challenged the norms to deliver even more choice and comfort.

Emirati traveller

Our Economy Smart Seat has a unique headrest that provides a shoulder to lean on and adjustable back support for a more comfortable flight. The seat offers generous legroom and recline.

Economy Smart Seat screens

Enjoy hundreds of hours of entertainment with E-BOX. Watch films, TV, music and much more.

Flying on an A320 or A321 aircraft?

Our seats have been designed for ultimate comfort with smart recline and even more personal space.

Economy Class

Our seats have been cleverly designed to keep you connected on board with adjustable device holders and USB power ports.

Mother and daughter sleeping

When it’s time to rest, get comfortable with full-sized fleece blankets and a cosy pillow.

Choose the perfect seat in Economy

Our range of seat options mean you can always choose the perfect spot on board.

Wherever you’d prefer to sit, you can guarantee your choice by paying to save your seat in advance with Economy Standard. Want to stretch your legs? Book Economy Space for extra legroom or bid for an Economy Neighbour-Free seat…or two or three. 

We’ll allocate a seat for you before you fly, but if you want to choose your own seat you can select it in advance for a fee. So whether you’re travelling on an Economy Deal, Saver or Classic fare, make sure you have the seat you want.

Book Economy Standard seat

Want to stretch your legs? Secure Economy Space with up to 36-inches of legroom and more space on board.

Book Economy Space seat ►

Need some peace and quiet? With Economy Neighbour-Free, you can enjoy up to triple the space and comfort by bidding for one, two or three neighbouring seats, which will stay vacant for the duration of your journey.

Bid for an Economy Neighbour-Free seat

Entertainment on board

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Enjoy hundreds of hours of on-demand entertainment with E-BOX. Watch films, boxsets and even live TV. Stay up to date with the latest news, read magazines and follow the progress of your flight.

Flying on one of our A320 or A321 aircraft? Download our free E-BOX Stream app to stream entertainment straight to your phone, tablet or laptop. Questions about E-BOX Stream? Read more.



Stay connected in the sky
On long-haul flights, stay connected onboard with Wi-Fi. On shorter flights, Aeromobile lets you use your device exactly as you would on the ground to stream, surf or share.

Retail therapy
Shop the latest gifts, gadget, perfumes and accessories from our onboard Duty Free magazine, Boutique.

Where to next?
Find travel inspiration for your next holiday and explore the world through the colourful pages of Atlas magazine.

On the ground

Etihad Luxury Coach

Etihad Luxury Coach

You can take advantage of our free coach services to Dubai and Al Ain when arriving to, or departing from, Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Etihad Travel Mall check-in kiosks

UAE city check-in

Enjoy the convenience of our city check-in facility in Abu Dhabi city centre, where you can check-in and drop your bags for a small fee.

On the day of your flight, arrive at the airport early to give yourself plenty of time to complete the necessary checks and procedures.