Etihad Airways Student Discounts

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An adventure in India awaits

Etihad, a Skytrax 5-Star airline, is a great option for student travelers looking to get out there and explore India.

U.S. check-in & preclearance: Check-in begins 3 hours prior to departure and closes 1 hour prior to departure for all U.S. gateways. To avoid lines, check-in online up to 48 hours before departure. All Etihad customers flying to the United States will have access to Abu Dhabi International Airport’s United States Preclearance facility in Terminal 3. This facility enables Etihad customers to pre-clear the U.S. Customs and Border Protection formalities before boarding their flights in Abu Dhabi. Upon arrival in the U.S., customers will be treated as domestic arrivals. Shorter connection times are possible for onward flights in the U.S., with their luggage arriving to the final destination. For more information about tourist and transit visas for Abu Dhabi, please visit Etihad's e-booklet.

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Features of flying Etihad Airways

award-winning service

Enjoy the award-winning experience, service and hospitality

Etihad Airways earned the Skytrax Certified 5-Star Airline Rating in 2016- the most coveted quality standard in the airline industry.


In-flight entertainment

Escape into a world of the latest blockbusters, timeless classics and interactive games with noise-cancelling headsets and over 750 hours of on-demand entertainment.


Dining onboard

Menu includes a four-course meal, with a choice of three main courses on long-haul flights, including a vegetarian option. Onboard cafe service includes teas, coffees, cappuccinos and hot chocolate.

Baggage information

Baggage fees and policies differ per ticket type. For more information, be sure to check out the baggage information page.