Etihad to deploy A380 on Abu Dhabi-New York JFK flights

Etihad to deploy A380 on Abu Dhabi-New York JFK flights

An Airbus A380 will operate one of the airline’s two daily flights on the route

Etihad Airways will start flying its A380 double-decker to New York JFK from 22 April 2024.

Etihad Airways chief executive Antonoaldo Neves said: “We’re thrilled to start flying our remarkable A380 across the Atlantic, and we know our guests love the onboard experience. We know this is important for all our guests, not least our corporate customers, and the timing and comfort provided by the A380 means they can arrive fresh and ready for their business appointments.

“The fact that our new route to Boston, Etihad’s fourth US gateway, will open on 31 March, three weeks before our A380 starts flying to New York, underlines our ambitious growth plans.”

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The A380 will operate one of the two daily Etihad flights to New York. The other daily flight will be operated by a Boeing 787-9 featuring First, Business and Economy cabins.

The US route becomes the second destination after London to enjoy the A380 experience since Etihad returned its superjumbo to the skies.

Etihad’s A380 features The Residence, the world's only three-room suite in the sky. Accommodating up to two guests, The Residence features a private living room, bedroom and ensuite bathroom, complete with a shower.


Now, with special offer prices starting from AED 10,999 AED (US$2,990) for one person or AED 14,999 for two, one way,  guests can pay upgrade from a First-class ticket to The Residence.

The offer is available between 29 November to 12 December 2023 available for travel from 22 April 2024 (excluding 14 – 24 June 2024).

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