Etihad has already taken its fleet of Airbus A380 planes out of service and now plans to do the same with its Boeing 777s. Photo: Etihad Airways Etihad has already taken its fleet of Airbus A380 planes out of service and now plans to do the same with its Boeing 777s. Photo: Etihad Airways
Etihad has already taken its fleet of Airbus A380 planes out of service and now plans to do the same with its Boeing 777s. Photo: Etihad Airways
Aviation

End of an era: Etihad is ditching its largest and swankiest jets, the Airbus A380 and Boeing 777, so will Emirates and Qatar Airways be next?

  • Boeing 787 Dreamliner and Airbus A350-1000 models have better fuel efficiency, lower cabin altitudes, mood lighting and increased cabin humidity
  • The loss of the A380 also means the end of Etihad’s ultra-luxury The Residence, a three-room suite with butler, champagne and caviar costing around US$20,000

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Etihad has already taken its fleet of Airbus A380 planes out of service and now plans to do the same with its Boeing 777s. Photo: Etihad Airways Etihad has already taken its fleet of Airbus A380 planes out of service and now plans to do the same with its Boeing 777s. Photo: Etihad Airways
Etihad has already taken its fleet of Airbus A380 planes out of service and now plans to do the same with its Boeing 777s. Photo: Etihad Airways
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