About Etihad Airways
Founded in 2003, Etihad Airways is the flag carrier of the United Arab Emirates and the country's second largest airline after Emirates (http://www.opodo.co.uk/airline/EK/emirates/). Based at Abu Dhabi International Airport the airline offers flight routes to hundreds of destinations across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, North America, Australia and South America. Finally, in 2015 Etihad Airways established its own airline alliance, Etihad Airways Partners. members of which include Etihad Regional, Air Seychelles, Niki, Air Berlin, Alitalia and Jet Airways.
Etihad Airways online check-in is available 24 hours up to 2 hours prior to scheduled flight departure. In just a few clicks passengers on Etihad flights can thus check-in online, select their seat and print out their boarding pass. Alternatively, passengers can check-in and request an electronic boarding pass on their mobile up to 3 hours before their flight. Finally, it is possible to check-in at the airport.
Hand luggage allowance
All passengers with an Etihad booking are entitled to one item of hand baggage with dimensions not exceeding 111cm (height, length and width). The maximum weight permitted depends on the passenger class of travel.
Economy Class: 1 item of cabin baggage weighing a maximum 7kg.
Business and First Class: 2 items of cabin baggage weighing a maximum 12kg in total.
Infants: 1 bag weighing a maximum 5kg.
Checked baggage allowance
The maximum dimensions for checked baggage are 45cm x 72cm x 90 cm (50cm x 70cm x 38 cm for flights to/from Canada, Brazil or the United States). The maximum weight allowed depends on the passengers' class of travel and destination.
In general, with an Etihad booking Economy Breaking Deal and Economy Saver passengers are entitled to one item of checked baggage weighing up to 23kg. For Economy Value and Economy Freedom passenger 2 items of checked baggage weighing a maximum 23kg are allowed. Business and First Class passengers are allowed 2 items of checked baggage weighing a maximum 32kg. Finally, different rules apply for certain destinations therefore passengers are advised to check before heading to the airport.
Airline name: Etihad Airways
IATA code: EY
Headquarters: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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