Etihad Airways is bringing its ultra-luxurious A380 aircraft to New York, offering flights between the Big Apple and Dubai, beginning on December 1st 2015, the airline announced on March 8, 2015.

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The uber luxurious A380 from ¬†Etihad Airways is equipped with Residence by Etihad’s lush three-room suite in the air. For now, Etihad Airways is offering two daily flights from New York to Dubai, one of those flights is on the A380. ¬†Residence by Etihad’s three-room suite has a separate living room, bathroom, and a bedroom, complete with a double bed.

The living room has a 32″ flat-screen monitor, and there’s another 24″ monitor in the bedroom. The large three-room in-flight suite comes with a butler for Etihad’s well-heeled guests.

The luxury doesn’t end. The A380 has something for the other passengers who value luxury. The aircraft has nine First Apartments, large private sitting areas with Poltrona Frau leather lounge chairs and ottomans for passengers in the first class suite. Each ottoman expands into a flat-bed.

For business class passengers, there are 70 business suites with expandable seating, which can transform into flatbeds.  Passengers can experience the adjustable massage seats in business class.

Economy class passengers get seats with ergonomic headrests and lumbar support. The big change in the economy class is the technological advances. Hundreds of streaming movies, a separate touchscreen which can be used for gaming or watching the in-flight graphic map.

Claudine Williams

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