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Etihad Master Thread
« on: November 12, 2014, 09:34:43 PM »
Not sure where to as this question, as Etihad is not in any alliance so there's no designated thread for Etihad search tips and all Etihad info is spilled all over the threads without a collective master thread.
So I thought it might be useful to have a Etihad master thread (yes, next comes Emirates).


First tip:
To search for Etihad awards, click on this link: http://www.etihad.com/en/plan-and-book/book-redemption-flights/


First question:
When I search for awards on Etihad's website - business class for example - I see two sorts of saver awards "Guest Business" which is the lowest tier and "Business Saver" which is the nest tier, so which one is the class AAdvantage members have access to?
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Re: Etihad Master Thread
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2014, 09:36:40 PM »
Guest business, bathroom lover.
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Re: Etihad Master Thread
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2014, 09:45:44 PM »
Guest business, bathroom lover.
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Re: Etihad Master Thread
« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2014, 09:47:53 PM »
Pleasure was truly all mine.
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Re: Etihad Master Thread
« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2014, 09:29:47 PM »
Thanks mesh for opening this thread.

Whats the difference between ETIHAD ON JET AIRWAYS CONFIGURED AIRCRAFT and ETIHAD AIRWAYS?
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Re: Etihad Master Thread
« Reply #5 on: November 23, 2014, 09:33:51 PM »
Thanks mesh for opening this thread.

Whats the difference between ETIHAD ON JET AIRWAYS CONFIGURED AIRCRAFT and ETIHAD AIRWAYS?
Everything :)
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Re: Etihad Master Thread
« Reply #6 on: November 23, 2014, 09:37:07 PM »
Everything :)
Huh? Is there really a difference?
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Re: Etihad Master Thread
« Reply #7 on: November 23, 2014, 10:12:52 PM »
I thought that its 100% pure EY. The seat AJK was raving about. It seems that its completely a different product... mixed reports online which hard/soft product is better......

Anyone here has more info?
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Re: Etihad Master Thread
« Reply #8 on: November 23, 2014, 10:31:46 PM »
Stay away from wetlease Jet planes.
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Re: Etihad Master Thread
« Reply #9 on: November 23, 2014, 10:39:08 PM »
Stay away from wetlease Jet planes.
Elaborate please. I see some FT'rs prefer it even rather than EY F (the hard product) its fully enclosed suite and roomier cabin.

I wouldn't try to convince my self that its a really nice product wouldn't I be booked on it AUH-JFK. When I booked it I thought that its raguler EY F.
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Re: Etihad Master Thread
« Reply #10 on: November 24, 2014, 01:38:19 AM »
Older product, not as comfortable, not as refined. Frankly, it's ugly compared to EY F.
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Re: Etihad Master Thread
« Reply #11 on: November 24, 2014, 01:47:32 AM »
Older product, not as comfortable, not as refined. Frankly, it's ugly compared to EY F.
I hear u hear, but...

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/22789951-post9.html
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Re: Etihad Master Thread
« Reply #12 on: November 24, 2014, 07:18:43 AM »
There are also people who think the moon landing was faked, and who prefer a Ford Focus over a Ferrari...

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Re: Etihad Master Thread
« Reply #13 on: November 24, 2014, 06:47:58 PM »
Which of the 2 options are better in overall,getting the best out of my money and comfort?

1. EY-  MAN-AUH in J. AUH-MEL in F(77W) 90k AA + $330
2. TG- MAN-FRA in J. FRA-BKK in F(A380). BKK-MEL in F . (I would use 50k UA +60k UR+ $110)

Also how does the 332 compare to 77W?
I was looking for a certain day in April and it says N/A or its sold out. Is EY like CX meaning If I wait until week before it all opens up?
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Re: Etihad Master Thread
« Reply #15 on: February 16, 2015, 05:01:26 PM »
anyone know if there is a difference between etihads suite on the 77w and the a340?

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Re: Etihad Master Thread
« Reply #16 on: February 16, 2015, 05:02:41 PM »
anyone know if there is a difference between etihads suite on the 77w and the a340?
Me again, No difference

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Re: Etihad Master Thread
« Reply #17 on: February 16, 2015, 05:05:50 PM »

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Re: Etihad Master Thread
« Reply #18 on: February 17, 2015, 10:36:40 AM »
Whats the story putting on tiffilin in AUH? Any ideas what to do? I arrive at 9AM and leave at 10AM to Manila?

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Re: Etihad Master Thread
« Reply #19 on: February 17, 2015, 10:38:50 AM »
Whats the story putting on tiffilin in AUH? Any ideas what to do? I arrive at 9AM and leave at 10AM to Manila?
Why not on the plane?