A380-Etihad

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, recently launched its first A380 service to London Heathrow .

The double decker aircraft will operate on EY11, one of the three daily London Heathrow services, departing at 2.35 am and arriving at the world’s busiest airport at 6.35am. By August 2015, every Etihad Airways flight between Abu Dhabi and London will be an A380 service.

Etihad Airways unveiled the A380 to an audience of 200 media at a high profile gala in Abu Dhabi on Thursday 18 December, having taken delivery of the aircraft from Airbus in Hamburg earlier in the week.

Guests travelling on the inaugural flight will be given a commemorative A380 certificate as well as passport holders and luggage tags. Guests will also have complimentary wi-fi access and the airline will host social media activities during the flight.