Etihad’s Boeing 787 redefines first class travel experience with ‘First Suites’

Etihad Airways will enhance the First Class travel with the ‘First Suites’ on its upgraded Boeing 787s, the first of which is due for delivery in October. While Etihad Airways upgraded Dreamliner will have ‘First Suites’, the world’s largest four-engine jetliner the A380 will offer ‘First Apartments’.

On the B787, Etihad Airways will offer eight enhanced First Suite with many new features. The First Suites in a 1-2-1 configuration along a unique curved aisle, another first in commercial aviation.

Each completely private First Suite has a large seat and ottoman, both upholstered by Poltrona Frau, which converts into an 80.5 inch long full-flat bed.

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On the centre seats, the armrests retract and the suites can be joined to create a ‘double’ bed. Other features include a chilled mini-bar and a 24 inch TV monitor.

The ultimate on-demand entertainment and state of the art noise-cancelling headsets with over 750 hours of the latest movies, shows, music and interactive games enables guests to unwind in quiet comfort. The Etihad Wi-Fly connectivity provides in-flight phone and internet access.

The in-flight Chef will take orders from an a la carte menu, including the signature grill, or prepare something special using fresh ingredients from the kitchen.