Nov 15, 2019, 03:53 PM
As an Etihad Platinum, I am really happy with these enhancements. The seat selection (which includes complimentary economy space) for Platinums as well as the wifi is going to make a big difference to the travel experience. Although these changes only bring Etihad into line with other programmes,...
Sep 18, 2018, 10:59 AM
Unfortunately, I have not see al a carte dining in the Etihad lounge for about 1 year. I fly out with Etihad monthly - the service has been consistently buffet only. Staff levels have been reduced as well.
Jul 19, 2019, 11:17 PM
Etihad has been sending out several surveys lately regarding lounge / first class lounge experience. I think they are turning their minds to what the design and features will be. Fingers crossed for something better than decent.
Jun 27, 2019, 11:18 AM
Buy an extra 3000 or transfer from a hotel program and claim a Virgin Australia business class flight up to HKG (Seoul, Taipei and Japan are within the same price bracket as well). Alternatively - intra Asia is also pretty decent at 45k for instance Tokyo - Denpasar in Business Class on Garuda. I...
Nov 19, 2018, 09:24 PM
Originally Posted by New Mint Longwayround.... interested to hear your personal account of Etihad in the wake of all the cost cutting. I flew J class with them in 2016 and was very impressed especially with the First lounge access at Abu Dhabi (VA Platinum). How has the cost cutting affected the...
Nov 18, 2018, 06:04 AM
@mjkcan -Yeh - I fly via abu dhabi at least once a week from Australia or returning to Australia. Etihad serves the places I travel to for work really well. @djtech - the menu includes soup, gnocchi, cheese platter, brisket burger and a few other options. The buffet had 3 salads including a celar...
Nov 16, 2018, 07:36 PM
The House in Melbourne has now replaced the Etihad Lounge. Though the styling remains the same there is a fresh vibe. It is exciting to see the return of al a carte dining (though a limited selection) complimented by a fresh buffet menu (the old menu had been around for far too long).Noticibly ma...