Milestone: Etihad Airways Takes Delivery of 10th Airbus A380
Flag carrier and the second-largest airline of the United Airlines Emirates, Etihad Airways, has taken delivery of its 10th and final Airbus A380 aircraft.
Etihad Airways and Airbus employees gathered at the European plane-maker’s Hamburg plant in Germany, where the aircraft was officially handed over to the airline before its delivery flight to Abu Dhabi.
The airline’s award-winning double-decker A380s are the most customised aircraft of their kind in commercial service and feature unique innovations such as The Residence - a three-room living space for up to two guests, including a living room, a private shower-room, and a bedroom.
The aircraft also boasts nine First Apartments, 70 Business Studios, a Lobby Lounge, and 415 Economy Smart Seats.
Etihad Airways operates its fleet of Airbus A380s on flights from the UAE capital to London, Sydney, New York, and from 1 July, Paris.