Hey guys, here is a report of a flight I took last month on my way to Asia. The route, Zurich – Abu Dhabi, is operated by the brilliant Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner and one of the most renowned airlines: Etihad! I had high expectations before the flight and I didn’t get disappointed at all: clean, comfortable, bright and silent cabin, great IFE, generous seat pitch, smiley and helpful cabin crew, delicious meals… I can only recommend travelling EY 787, for sure one of the best experiences I had in the sky! Please enjoy this report 🙂

Cameras used for this report: Sony HDR-PJ810 and iPhone 6


Airline: Etihad Airways, EY, ETD
Airport of departure: Zürich Airport (Kloten Airport), ZRH, LSZH
Airport of arrival: Abu Dhabi International Airport, AUH, OMAA
Aircraft: Boeing 787-9
Registration number: A6-BLA (first Dreamliner delivered to Etihad!)
First flight: December 8th, 2014
Seats: F8, C28, Y199
Engines: GEnx-1B
Flight Number: EY74
Date: July 29th, 2016
Seat: 37K
Flight duration: 5h40

Music credits :

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  1. quite a nice video to overlook before I fly 787 this coming week. I am still unsure of seat selection to maximise my experience. I heard the last row ( 37K you sat) has minimum reclination >?

  2. Thanks for the Great Video… Cannot wait to fly Etihad again… I fly from UK..ABU DHABI… PHILIPPINES… I have done 6 times so far and only plane I have been on is the Being 777-300er so would love to fly the Dreamliner one day

  3. Amazing video, I am flying Etihad in Feb for first time…..Heathrow – Abu Dhabi – Manila …. first leg on A380 … …may I ask what camera you were using ..???

  4. Nice review but please don't add background music to it, it ruins it. Surely the sound of the plane itself is enough to enjoy.

  5. I generally try to avoid flying 787's long haul economy. The 3-3-3 configuration makes it way to squishy for me. On Qatar Airways it's even worse in that the aisle and window seat have an IFE box under the seat, making it even smaller. Business class is excellent though, but I might defect to Etihad if Qatar keeps flying the 787 on my usual route and I have to fly economy 🙂

  6. Very good review buddy, I enjoyed it thoroughly! Beautiful cabin indeed and good to see you occupied my fav seat, window last row. Cheers, TFS

  7. Awesome! I haven't flown with Etihad…. though, I've flown with Emirates(a380 & 777). I really want to fly in the 787 soon 🙂

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