Etihad Airways Student Discount

Etihad Airways flights

Cheap Flights with Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways operates out of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates in the Middle East, and flies to over 85 destinations all over the world, including the UK, Australia, China, and everywhere in between. The airline is a great choice for students and young people looking to travel long haul, with numerous exclusive discounts and offers if booked via StudentUniverse.

Where does Etihad fly?

Etihad routes will get you to some of the best destinations in the world to study abroad and find incredible adventures, and if you book with us, you’ll get the best flight deals available.

From the UK you can travel from London and Manchester to places like Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane in Australia; Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong in China; Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata in India; and Bangkok and Phuket in Thailand.

Hungry for more? Here is a fuller list of countries served by Etihad (warning: could provoke uncontrollable wanderlust).

South Pacific: Australia

South East Asia: Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore

South Asia: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Maldives

Far East: China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea

Middle East: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iran, Azerbaijan

Africa: South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Seychelles

What is Etihad economy like?

Etihad economy is guaranteed to offer you a great travel experience. All planes feature Economy Smart Seats, with unique headrests providing shoulder pads to lean on and adjustable back supports for a supremely comfortable travel experience.

You’ll also find generous legroom and a luxurious six-inch recline, meaning you'll have no problems catching a few hours of sleep, so you’ll be fresh when you land!

You’ll also enjoy Etihad’s inflight entertainment with the seat-back hub. From here you can choose from the recently-released blockbuster movies, all-time classic films, top-rated thrilling dramas, must-see comedies, and live TV - that means keeping up with all the breaking news (and, more importantly, the football).

The cabin mood lighting system is designed to help you relax in a comfortable ambience designed just for sleep and revitalisation.

Are meals included on Etihad flights?

Complementary meals, snacks and drinks (including beer, wine and spirits) are served across all Etihad cabin classes, meaning you can stow your wallet/purse with the rest of your hand luggage in the overhead cabin - no need for money here!

The quality of food is excellent, made with fresh, seasonal ingredients, and there is always a decent range of options available on the menu, including vegetarian fare. All meals are halal by default, and if you have specific dietary requirements and or allergies, just let the crew know.

Is Etihad a good airline?

It’s more than good - it’s excellent! Etihad has won multiple awards and been given top ratings by independent authorities when it comes to things like inflight entertainment, quality of food and beverages, and seat comfort and personal space.

As well as being comfortable and affordable, Etihad is an incredibly safe airline, with no major incidents to its name to date.