Etihad lounges

Search our airport lounges around the world – the perfect place to switch off before you take off. Help yourself to complimentary food and drinks, and rest, work or play before your flight. 

And if you’re flying with us from Abu Dhabi, look forward to discovering our state-of-the-art lounges in Zayed International Airport. 

If you're flying in Business or First Class, you can enjoy our airport lounges for free. Even if you're flying in Economy, you can still use the lounge by paying a fee. If you’re a Etihad Guest member, you may also get free lounge access depending on your Tier Status and the Custom Benefits you choose. Log in to check your available benefits and make sure you select your Custom Benefits before you travel. 

Lounges at Zayed International Airport

Located between Piers C and D and set across three floors, the state-of-the-art lounges in Terminal A have everything you need to make sure you’re rested and ready for the journey ahead. Designed with comfort and convenience in mind, enjoy a choice of dining options, relaxation and entertainment spaces, stunning Constellation Bar in the enclosed roof lounge and plenty more.

There’s even direct-lounge boarding for extra ease and speed if your flight is departing from one of the gates attached to the lounge.

If you’re not eligible to use our lounges for free, you can pay to use our First or Business Class lounges in Abu Dhabi at

First lounge

First Class Lounge

A lounge within a lounge, the First Class Lounge is a private sanctuary that offers an exclusive pre-flight experience. 

  • Dedicated reception lobby and private elevator access
  • Dining room: A truly elevated dining experience with international cuisine and fine wines
  • The Parlour: Indulge in a decadent selection of chocolates, pastries and afternoon tea in an elegant setting
  • Relax and recline in your own semi-private cocoon or lounge on one of the designer chaise lounges
  • Private suites: Relax, dine or work in a private suite with ensuite shower (complimentary for guests of The Residence and available to book for other First Class Lounge guests)
business lounge

Business Class Lounge

Pick from a choice of dining experiences, unwind in tranquil relaxation areas, catch up on work or have fun in our interactive Games Room.

  • Liwan Global Dining: All-day dining restaurant with live cooking stations serving local and international cuisine
  • Roof Lounge and Constellation Bar: Spanning the whole top floor of the lounge, sip cocktails or enjoy an international buffet at select times
  • Showers: Refresh in one of the 18 beautifully appointed shower suites
  • Games Room: Play table football, air hockey or digital games
  • Family Room: Keep the little ones busy in this dedicated multi sensorial space
  • Prayer rooms: Thoughtfully designed with ensuite ablution areas for comfort and convenience
US lounge

US Premium Lounge

Before your flight, get something to eat and drink or prepare for work with a Business Centre and connectivity.

You can use our US Premium Lounge if you’re flying in First or Business Class to the US. The lounge is located in Terminal 3 and can be accessed after clearing US customs and immigration in our US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facility.


Etihad Chauffeur

Booked our chauffeur service? Simply collect your bags then head left and follow the signs for Etihad Chauffeur. It’s located close to baggage reclaim, so you won’t need to pass through customs, and your driver will be waiting for you.

When you’re there, you’ll have a chance to refresh before the next part of your journey.

  • Enjoy light refreshments and hot or cold drinks 
  • Grab a takeaway snack from our self-service station 
  • Meet your pre-booked Etihad Chauffeur 
  • When you’re ready, your Etihad Chauffeur will drive you to your destination

Even more rewarding journeys

Our state-of-the-art Business Class Lounge is complimentary for Silver and Gold members flying in Economy. And Gold members are also invited to use our dedicated Business Class check-in area, with a separate drop off entrance and immigration lane. If you’re a Platinum member travelling in Economy, take a seat in our First Class check-in area when you arrive in Zayed International Airport and let our team take care of you. Fast-track through immigration then unwind the private sanctuary of our First Class Lounge, complimentary for you and a guest.


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Bonus miles if our lounge is closed

Flying from an airport where our lounges are closed? If you’re travelling in Business or First, or you’re an Etihad Guest member in Gold Tier or above, we’ll automatically credit your account with 3,000 bonus Etihad Guest Miles to spend on your next reward. 


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