From a fully-flat bed on board to our meet and assist services at the airport; our upgrades and extras let guests choose the experience they prefer at a price they can afford. Pick a seat, book extra baggage or arrange an upgrade to Business or First quickly and easily through your GDS.
Reserve a window seat, get an entire row or choose extra legroom in Economy Space – there will always be a perfect spot on board. Etihad Guest members can book a seat for free, depending on their Tier level.
And if your guest need to arrange extra bags, they’ll save up to 30% when book in advance.
Subject to the fare your guest has booked in, they can pay to guarantee an Economy Standard seat any time from the moment you book their tickets.
Etihad Guest member? They can save 30% on select Economy Standard seats as a Silver member or book for free if they’re a Gold or Platinum member.
Etihad Guest Members benefits
Free for 1 companion
Free for up to 9 companions
The closer you get to your flight, there will be fewer seats available for you to select from. All seats are subject to availability. In almost all cases, you will receive the seat that you’ve booked. However, there may be last-minute operational changes that mean we need to allocate you a different seat. If this happens, we will always try to choose a similar seat for you.
If you paid for an Economy Standard seat – window, middle or aisle – but were given a different position of seat, you are entitled to a full refund. If you booked one position of seat (for example, window, middle or aisle) and you were given a different position of seat, you are also entitled to a full refund.
You are not entitled to a refund if:
If your guest would like a bit more room on board, Economy Space offers just that, with generous legroom and more space to relax. Economy Space is only available on Etihad-operated flights, and not on flights operated by our partner airlines.
There are a limited number of Economy Space seats on board and they’re often fully booked, so its always a good idea to book as soon as you can.
Check out the GDS guides to book today!
Etihad Guest Platinum members can reserve a seat in Economy Space for free with 50% discount for up to 9 companions or save 50% as an Etihad Guest Gold member. *
Etihad guest members benefits:
50% off for 1 companion
50% off for up to 9 companions
*use Manage My Booking on Etihad.com to add seats after your guest bookings has been ticketed.
Economy Space is subject to availability, terms and conditions. The closer you get to your flight, there will be fewer seats available for you to select from. All seats are subject to availability. In almost all cases, you will receive the seat that you’ve booked. However, there may be last-minute operational changes that mean we need to allocate you a different seat. If this happens, we will always try to choose a similar seat for you.
If you wish to purchase a seat located next to an emergency exit in Economy Space, you must meet a minimum set of safety requirements. Please make sure that you meet all of these requirements before buying your seat.
If you meet all of the safety conditions, we strongly recommend that you book early as seats are available on a first-come, first served basis.
The price of the seat is per person, per flight sector. In the event of an aircraft type change, Etihad will exert its reasonable efforts to re-accommodate guests in similar seats. In the case where seats in Economy Space are not available, Etihad will refund the amount paid per person, per sector which cannot be accommodated.
Seats in Economy Space are assigned only upon full payment of the associated seat fees and ticket fare. Payment for the Economy Space seats will not earn any additional Etihad Guest Miles points.
Economy Space is only available on Etihad-operated flights and not on flights operated by our partner airlines.
Refunds and transfers
If you paid for the following seats but you weren’t given them on board, you are entitled to a full refund:
Guests in an exit row seat in Economy Space must meet the following requirements:
Economy Neighbour free is a great way to travel for even more space on board; with neighbouring seats being passenger-free, guests can enjoy more space, privacy and comfort.
Neighbour free seat is now only available during online check in, to purchase Neighbour free seats, click here.
Etihad Guest members benefits
The following terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions") shall apply to an offer (“Offer”) made by you (“Guest”, “you”) to Etihad Airways (“Etihad”, “we”, “us”) for a Neighbour-Free Seat experience (“NFS”)
1. You must be at least 18 years of age and able to enter into binding contracts. You shall be deemed to have the authority to act on behalf of and to bind the person or persons named or included on the Offer to these Terms and Conditions.
2. Neighbour-Free Seat is not eligible for group bookings (bookings with nine or more travellers) and free tickets.
3. The charge on your credit card may appear in the name of “Etihad Select Upgrade”. You agree that you will not challenge or dispute a charge for reason of the name appearing on the credit card statement as Etihad Select Upgrade.
4. Should refunds be approved, they will be processed in the currency in which the NFS amount was charged. Such refunds would be limited to amount charged for the NFS and no bank related charges will be refunded, note that refund usually takes about 10 – 15 working days to reflect in your account.
5. The fare conditions for the original ticket you purchased shall remain in effect, including, but not limited to, cancellation policies, change fees, baggage allowance, and rules relating to the accrual of frequent flyer miles.
6. NFS Guests do not qualify for lounge access or additional baggage allowance or bonus miles
7. Neighbour-Free Free Seat Service is only available on Etihad operated flights.
8. Etihad reserves the right to modify and otherwise change these Terms and Conditions at their own discretion. Except as provided for in the preceding sentence, no amendment, modification or waiver to these Terms and Conditions shall be binding on Etihad unless made in writing and signed by an authorized officer of Etihad.
Extra baggage is an option for guests who require baggage that exceeds the ticket allowance. Encourage your customers to pre-book their extra baggage, and save up to 30% on airport fees.
Depending on your guest membership tier, they may be entitled to take extra bags for free. Etihad Guest Silver members can take an additional 10kg, Gold members can take an additional 15kg and Platinum members an additional 20kg.
The amount guests pay for extra baggage depends on where they are flying to and from. For some destinations, extra baggage is charged per kilogram, and for other destinations it is charged per bag.
Guests save up to 30% if they book their extra bags in advance, up to four hours before they fly.
Cost per kilogram:
*Middle East to Philippines: $25, Middle East to Japan: $40, Middle East to Korea: $40
Cost per bag, up to 23kg
US & Canada
*US or Canada to Japan: $275, US or Canada to Korea: $275
Cost per bag, up to 32kg
*US or Canada to Japan: $330, US or Canada to Korea: $330
GCC: Bahrain, Kuwait, Israel, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE
Middle East: Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Sudan
Asia: China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand
Africa: Kenya, Morocco Seychelles, South Africa and all African offline points
Europe: Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, UK and all European offline points
SWP: Australia and offline points in South West Pacific
ISC: India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Maldives, Sri Lanka and offline points in Indian Sub Continent
This is for informational purposes and is not legally binding. Rates are subject to change.
Etihad Guest members benefits:
10kgs – All cabins
1pc of 23kgs -Economy
1pc of 32kgs – Business / First
15kgs- All cabins
20kgs – All cabins
Even more options to make every journey one of a kind.
Place a bid to upgrade to Business or First. Available until four hours before departure.
Skip the queues with dedicated check-in counters and priority boarding. US$40 worldwide.
Whether it’s a business or leisure trip, travel with peace of mind and protection.
Buy travel insurance
The best trips start in an Etihad lounge.
Explore our lounges
Convenient airport transfers across our network.
Onboard Wi-Fi enables guests to keep in touch with freinds and family or get some work done while they fly.
Need assistance navigating through the airport? A dedicated host will help your guest with everything from baggage to boarding.
Guests can check in their bags, pick their seat and collect their boarding pass and baggage tags all from the comfort of their home.
Etihad Guest members will earn one Etihad Guest Mile and one Tier Mile for every AED 3 spent on Home check-in. They can also choose to redeem miles and receive cashback onto their Visa card and still earn one Tier Mile for every AED 3 spent.
Follow these simple steps:
Have a look around our cabins with a 360O virtual tour. Check out First, see our fully-flat beds in Business and take a look at our innovative seats in Economy.