Questions tagged [etihad]

Etihad Airways (IATA: EH), based in Abu Dhabi, is a flag carrier of the United Arab Emirates.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
26 votes
2 answers
10k views

Etihad refusing to board at AUH despite being medically fit to fly, airport police called and now being detained (Updated 2022-06-03 with resolution)

This is happening to a very good friend of mine. He, his wife, and his 2-year-old son are stuck at the Abu Dhabi airport. Here is a succinct description. The family flew out of Islamabad on Etihad ...
user avatar
  • 1,098
3 votes
1 answer
165 views

Boarding passes when going through long layovers / stopovers?

I have a 39-hour layover with Etihad Airways at their hub in Abu Dhabi next month. I had to do it this way to qualify for their free stopover offering that requires a minimum 24-hour layover. The trip ...
user avatar
  • 31
4 votes
1 answer
835 views

First leg cancelled - Etihad Airways refuse to rebook

The first leg of my flight from Vienna to Abu Dhabi (for the month December 2021) has been cancelled by Etihad Airways. I called the customer service and they refused to rebook the new flight without ...
user avatar
  • 2,158
3 votes
1 answer
505 views

Is VIP's Fairway Trolley (80cm) allowed for check-in for US trip in Etihad?

I'll be traveling to US next month via Etihad Airways. Etihad's baggage allowance policy states that "all check-in baggage must adhere to max dimensions 158 cm". I bought this VIP bag from Amazon (...
user avatar
  • 31
0 votes
0 answers
800 views

Etihad airlines didnt ask passport details when booking flight tickets, why? [duplicate]

I recently booked Etihad flight tickets from USA to INDIA and it didnt ask my passport details.
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
414 views

Baggage policy Etihad or American Airline?

I'm travelling from Lahore to America with my stops being at Abu Dhabi, Rome, Dallas with my final destination being Manhattan, Kansas. I'm flying on Etihad till Rome and will change my airline to ...
user avatar
  • 21
1 vote
2 answers
83 views

Istanbul to Mumbai on single ticket

I have a ticket from Istanbul to Mumbai with a layover in Abu Dabhi. The IST-AUH leg is on Turkish airlines and the AUH-BOM is on Etihad airlines. The entire ticket is on one single PNR but Turkish ...
user avatar
  • 1,141
3 votes
1 answer
470 views

Confused about Etihad baggage policy

I recently booked a flight to Germany on Etihad Airways. I have been reading their FAQ and I am a little confused about their baggage policy. This is what is stated on their website: Can someone help ...
user avatar
  • 161
4 votes
1 answer
912 views

Do Etihad airways take dimensions of the check in baggage seriously?

I am planning to travel with Etihad Airways (Economy) to the US. I have a check-in bag of dimensions 72cm x 45cm x 30cm and it weighs less than 23 kgs. However, on the Etihad website, they have ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
249 views

Checking baggage to final destination on multiple-city booking

I have booked Moscow-Abu Dhabi-Cairo flights with Etihad Airlines. Both legs are in one booking. Both flights are 24 hours apart and were booked as multi-city. I planned to stay in UAE for a day but ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
112 views

Travelling from Toronto to India via Abu Dhabi with Etihad airways

I'm travelling from Toronto to India via Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways. Do I have to get a visa to get out of the airport if I have to spend three days in Abu Dhabi?
user avatar
11 votes
2 answers
875 views

Compensation denied because airlines are blaming each other

I booked a ticket on international route with multiple stops (Stockholm-Brussels-Abu Dhabi-Mumbai). Stockholm to Brussels was with Brussels Airlines and the rest of the trip was with Etihad, but on a ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
557 views

Etihad Airways: business class upgrade ignored; no refund yet

I had economy class tickets to travel from Dallas-Fort Worth to Abu Dhabi and then on to my destination by Etihad Airways for August 18, 2017. At the gate in Dallas-Fort Worth I purchased upgrades to ...
user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
593 views

Baggage claim during changing flights

I am flying from Chennai to Chicago on Etihad Airways, with layovers at Abu Dhabi and Manchester. My tickets say that the seat for the Manchester to Chicago leg is unconfirmed, and that check in is ...
user avatar
  • 21
2 votes
1 answer
781 views

Do I need a transit visa for a layover in Abu Dhabi?

I am travelling from Moscow to Trivandrum via Abu Dhabi. I arrive in Abu Dhabi Terminal 3 at 19:00 and my next Etihad flight is at 2:40 out of Terminal 1, a layover of 7 hours 40 minutes. Do I need ...
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
101 views

Flight plans affected by Gulf crisis [closed]

Through Expedia, we booked a round trip ticket on Etihad Airways from Doha, Qatar to Manila, The Philippines, with one stop in Abu Dhabi. The person traveled the outbound portion and is supposed to ...
user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
16k views

Is it possible to change the date of my Etihad return flight?

I traveled to Thailand with Etihad Airways. I want to go back earlier than planned. The one-way tickets I would get are as expensive as my original ticket, so I hope to get something less expensive. ...
user avatar
  • 333
6 votes
1 answer
229 views

What happens if local flight to a hub airport gets delayed and I have a connection at the hub airport

I will be travelling from a small city to a hub airport to catch Etihad Airways flight to Abu Dhabi. Travel from the small city to the hub is by a local airline because Etihad doesn't land at the ...
user avatar
  • 63
3 votes
3 answers
5k views

Etihad Airways has a new baggage policy

For economy class, you can have two pieces of checked luggage, each weighing 23kg. Instead, can you have one piece of checked luggage that weighs around 30kg, or would it not comply with Etihad's new ...
user avatar
8 votes
1 answer
786 views

Can I leave Abu Dhabi airport while on a transit?

I am traveling from Pakistan to Bangkok on Etihad Airways. I have a transit at Abu Dhabi of 12 hours. Can I go out of the airport to spend the time in Abu Dhabi? I am holding a Pakistani passport. It ...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
995 views

What facilities do Etihad Airways offer for a long layover in Abu Dhabi?

I am travelling from Düsseldorf, Germany to Dhaka, Bangladesh by Etihad Airways. My transit is in Abu Dhabi and transit time is seven hours. Will I get any hotel room or any kind of facility? I ...
user avatar
10 votes
1 answer
796 views

Laptop with no battery at Abu Dhabi airport security check

I have a Lenovo X61T laptop that has no battery, and the power cable is broken and doesn't show the "charging" light on the laptop when I plug it in. I am traveling from Beirut, Lebanon to Incheon, ...
user avatar
  • 359
1 vote
2 answers
83 views

Buy airfares now or after the sale? [closed]

An airline company I've been keeping track of recently held a sale. Before the sale, the airfare prices were very cheap on weekends, and very expensive on weekdays (Sat, Sun, long haul flights are at $...
user avatar
5 votes
1 answer
16k views

Etihad: Pre-clearance to US at Abu Dhabi

I know there are a couple of questions addressing the pre-clearance at Abu Dhabi (and they cleared most of my doubts) but I need a few other details which were't addressed. What is the exact ...
user avatar
  • 73
2 votes
2 answers
172 views

Airline Change of Equipment Code

I booked two return business class tickets April 2015 Manchester / Bangkok via a flight/holiday centre for travel commencing 27th January 2016 . All flights were on Etihad Airlines with Etihad flight ...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
117 views

Travelling to Medina from Mumbai

I've booked a flight from Mumbai, India, to Medina (Madinah), Saudi Arabia, via Abu Dhabi. I am holding a visit visa, not an umrah visa. My traveling agent told me that Etihad Airways from Abu Dhabi ...
user avatar
  • 21
3 votes
1 answer
581 views

Transit through Abu Dhabi on Etihad

While transiting through Abu Dhabi (AUH), from India (BLR) heading to the US (JFK) -all on Etihad, there's a "pre-clearance" that passengers need to go through. Few questions regarding that: If in ...
user avatar
  • 61
3 votes
1 answer
1k views

Abu Dhabi: Transit time and US pre-clearance question

My parents will be traveling to the US (JFK) from India (BLR) and I am planning to buy their tickets on Etihad. I have a few questions regarding the transit and the US pre-clearance: The flights I am ...
user avatar
  • 61
4 votes
2 answers
7k views

Does luggage need to be rechecked if your connection is in another country?

My girlfriend is traveling from Beijing to New York City. However, she has a connection in Abu Dhabi International Airport. Will she need to re-check/re-claim her baggage in Abu Dhabi or will it be ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
133 views

Etihad Airways connection in Brisbane to Auckland

I am travelling from Johannesburg to Auckland via Abu Dhbai, Singapore and Brisbane. I know a lot of flying and stops but I don't mind as I love flying and the prices were very cheap. All flights ...
user avatar
  • 51
1 vote
2 answers
745 views

Connecting through Abu Dhabi with Etihad and Virgin Australia

I'm looking at a flight from Johannesburg, South Africa to Auckland, New Zealand. The route is Johannesburg to Abu Dhbai with Etihad Airways (EY). Then there is a connecting flight to Sydney operated ...
user avatar
  • 51
1 vote
2 answers
140 views

Transferring luggage from local flight to international (one booking)

The booking is under Etihad, but the local flight to ORD is operated by American Airlines. How would you know for certain if you have to transfer luggage prior to booking the flight? I am planning to ...
user avatar
  • 11
1 vote
3 answers
2k views

Flying with a bass guitar [duplicate]

I have a Ibanez SR300 bass and a hard case for it. I will be travelling from Bangalore, India to Washington DC in a couple of months and I am wondering how to take my guitar along. Can I check it in? ...
user avatar
8 votes
1 answer
9k views

Claiming for Lost luggage when I have lost the baggage tags as well, Can I still claim?

I lost my two bags during my long (40 +hr) travel. One bag was later found but the other is still missing. The local Airline staff (Etihad) says I cannot file a claim since I lost the bag stickers. ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
22k views

I did an online checkin with Etihad with no access to a printer - how can I get my boarding pass now? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do when you can't print your boarding pass? I just went ahead and did the online checkin for my flight tomorrow with Etihad because I thought it might improve my ...
user avatar
  • 75.7k
7 votes
2 answers
1k views

How officious is Etihad airlines at checking passengers return or onward tickets?

As mentioned in another question I hope to fly one way from Istanbul to Seoul on a one way ticket in the next few weeks, then while I'm in Korea decide whether to fly directly home or get a visa for ...
user avatar
  • 75.7k