The flag carrier and the second-largest airline of the United Arab Emirates, Etihad Airways joined forces with the leading global aircraft charter specialist Chapman Freeborn to promote and market the luxurious living spaces on the private jets to high-end clientele, giving them the opportunity to receive the levels of luxury, discretion and technology. The UAE airline has redefined the First Class and set a remarkable new industry standard with the launch of the First Apartment on the A380, and now gives the opportunity to charter a private jet from Chapman Freeborn to travel further to their final destination.
Etihad Airways’ A380s are unrivalled for their innovation and comfort. We have elevated the travel experience for premium guests by configuring our flagship aircraft with genuine living spaces, providing the levels of privacy, technology and discreet service only found on the most luxurious private jets. Chapman Freeborn’s customers can now enjoy a private jet experience on the largest passenger aircraft in the world, and the infrastructure of a world-leading airline, operating to primary gateway airports. We chose Chapman Freeborn for their great experience and professionalism and we know that this partnership will showcase our beautiful cabins to the most discerning travellers. – Shane O’Hare, Etihad Airways’ Senior Vice President Marketing
Etihad’s A380s operate three daily services from Abu Dhabi to London, and a once daily service between Abu Dhabi and Sydney. In December, Etihad will be adding a daily flight on the A380 between Abu Dhabi and New York JFK. Guests traveling in The Residence and First Apartments will also be able to charter private jets through Chapman Freeborn for travel onwards from Etihad Airways’ A380 gateways, providing a point-to-point experience to their final destination. The private jet company serves 30 worldwide locations and Etihad already serves 110 passenger and cargo destinations.
At the same time, Chapman Freeborn provides extra access to a large fleet of jets from the larger-cabin, long range aircraft such as the Gulfstream G650 and Dassault Falcon 7X, to smaller, versatile types such as the Cessna Citation X and Bombardier Challenger 350.