Hilton Abu Dhabi (Executive Floor – King) Review

Hilton Abu Dhabi I recently traveled to Abu Dhabi after redeeming miles (90,000 miles and $46) for first class on Etihad’s A380 (the plane with the shower and onboard bar!).  I’ll review each segment of my trip: American Airlines CRJ-200 Review (Economy):  ‘Twas the Worst of Times American Airlines 757-200 Review (Economy):  ‘Twas Still the Worst of Times How to Layover in Amsterdam:  4 Hours Etihad A330-300 Review (Economy) Hilton Abu Dhabi Review (Executive Floor) Abu Dhabi Review Etihad First Class Lounge (Abu Dhabi) Review Etihad A380 Review (First Class) — The $8,000 (One-Way) Plane Ticket While in Abu Dhabi, I…

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Etihad A380-800 First Class–Sneak Peek

I just returned from a ~14 hour flight in first class on Etihad’s A380-800!  What an incredible experience, I cannot imagine a better way to fly.  First class on this plane is special because each seat is a “suite,” meaning you get an 8-foot couch, vanity, large tv, large chair, 3 windows, and doors that fully close.  Did I mention there is a shower and bar?  Plus, an on-board chef prepares each plate as it is ordered a la carte by first class fliers. Normally, a one-way ticket from AUH-JFK (Abu Dhabi to New York) in first class would cost ~$8,000 but…