etihad-first-classEtihad Airways has been honoured at the Future Travel Experience Awards 2014 for providing a market-leading inflight experience.

The prestigious awards are part of the Future Travel Experience Global event and celebrate “outstanding efforts to improve the passenger experience”, with this year’s winners announced at a gala reception in Las Vegas, attended by senior travel executives from across the world.

Etihad Airways won the ‘Best Up In The Air Experience’ award, with a panel of independent experts praising the airline’s remarkable hospitality, comfortable seats, extensive inflight entertainment and connectivity, and customer-centric dining services, including its Café Service in Economy Class, ‘Dine on Demand’ in Business Class, and Inflight Chefs in First Class.

Judges were also impressed by Etihad Airways’ Flying Nanny inflight child care assistance program, and hailed the innovative products that will debut onboard the airline’s Airbus A380 and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft in December 2014, showcasing a new First, Business and Economy Class product and service offering, and The Residence by Etihad™, a three-room private cabin on the A380 with living room, separate double bedroom and ensuite shower.