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
Grounded: loss of a status symbol as Etihad ditches its swankiest jets
  • 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
27 Apr 2021 - 2:00PM