Most Luxurious Flight - The Residence by Etihad A380 Abu Dhabi to Paris

  • Published on: 14 July 2017
  • Join me onboard Etihad Airways A380 flight in The Residence from Abu Dhabi to Paris. Sample the most luxurious way to travel in the commercial aviation.

    I was so impressed and blown away by my first Residence flight last December so I decided to do a much longer flight to Paris, with my favorite butler Leanne and other cabin crew.

    Watch the video to experience the most exclusive and luxurious commercial flight in the world.

    Thanks to Etihad Airways for filming my journey in The Residence. My flight and opinion is NOT sponsored by Etihad. (Etihad videographer just filmed my flight)

    Blog review and more pictures can be found in the link below:

    In case you missed my first Residence flight, you can view it here:


    Join us for the most incredible, first class in-flight experience you will likely ever see, taken in absolute and astounding luxury from start to finish aboard the inaugural Etihad Airways flight from Abu Dhabi to Paris on board the A380 super jumbo jet in Etihad's The Residence suite.

    The heavenly aviation luxury starts even before arrival at the airport, with Etihad’s tailored and exquisite VIP travel concierge and chauffer service to the airport in a sleek and professional looking saloon Audi.

    When we arrive, the red carpet is well and truly rolled out for us as we are greeted by our very own, personal assistant at an exclusive and private entrance to Abu Dhabi airport and taken to the first class lounge and spa to await our flight – this is the Etihad airways residence on the ground. We don’t have to do a thing as a whole group of attendants fuss around us in the background, even collecting our luggage and bringing it in for us.

    As we enter the Etihad airways first class lounge, we are greeted by our very own personal and professional butler (trained at the Savoy hotel, London) to facilitate our every need within the sumptuous and spacious home-from-home lounge area. Our butler outlines the fabulous food and drink available, including great and imaginative mocktails with aviation inspired names. Within the first class spa, we enjoy a professional French style shave (our destination was Paris after all!) before dining on artistic and extremely well presented food prepared by our own personal chef including one very tasty lobster!

    To top it all off, and to round off the meal and relax us before departure, we enjoy a specially selected and curated cigar in our own dedicated and furnished smoking room, prepared and lit for us by our butler.

    Already, we have been treated like royalty but this is only the beginning – now it’s time for the flight! After boarding the A380 and being warmly greeted by all the staff, we enjoy a tour of the whole aeroplane, taking in and briefly examining the Etihad economy and business class studio sections, as well as seeing the dedicated bar and food preparation areas. The abundant space of the Airbus A380 aeroplane affords even a very pleasant and enjoyable experience in economy class.

    Once we’ve spoken with the Etihad airways pilots and seen the cockpit of the A380, it is finally time to be taken to our private, three room suite in the sky, the Etihad residence. It is an astonishing, self-contained unit with large sliding doors and split in to a luxurious lounge/living room area, private bathroom and bedroom.

    The living room is complete with a full set of touch screen controls, mini bar and 32 inch television and it made for an extremely comfortable and pleasant environment to relax and also interact with the cabin crew.

    We are able to get a great night’s sleep in our very own double bed, covered in specially made, luxurious Italian linen and the breakfast in bed, prepared by our very own in-flight personal chef and served by our personal butler, makes for a very pleasing start to the day before we take the opportunity to freshen up in our full size shower and slip in to a super soft, personally initialled bath robe!
    Nothing is left to chance and everything you could think or dream of is taken care of – there’s even a professional shoe shining service available - the whole experience makes the journey an absolute joy and allows you to arrive at your destination fully refreshed and completely ready to conduct your business.

    The Etihad residence is the only three room suite on board a commercial airline and can comfortably cater for an individual or a couple. It is a wonder to behold and we really hope you enjoyed this magnificent experience with us – let us know in the comments what you thought and how you might choose to spend your time in Etihad’s residence!
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  • Arya kumar
    Arya kumar   1 days ago

    does the airline company call you ?

  • Scoop7
    Scoop7   5 days ago

    I remember doing this flight I slept so good! The food was amazing! I stayed in the bed tho most of the time to just relax and watch movies! This is definitely an experience to have!

  • Liying Sang
    Liying Sang   5 days ago

    Flight attendant: hello this is Sam chewy! Me: wait what?Btw this is not supposed to be mean to anyone. Thx

  • mrunal gavade
    mrunal gavade   5 days ago

    It is like a house in the air one day I wish I could fly in the residence

  • heady
    heady   5 days ago

    any flight offer escort service?

  • Lin Zizhen
    Lin Zizhen   6 days ago

    did that shave cost money cus it'd be a waste since you didn't really have a beard/mustache

  • Naren Selva
    Naren Selva   1 weeks ago

    I am 275 pound 6.3ft man who used to take 12 hour flights to Chicago either from Dubai or Hongkong. I have done about 8 flights as such, I always went economy. I usually get a day of bed rest after the flight. Fun fact was I had to take a 4-hour flight from Sri Lanka to either Dubai or Hongkong, and upon reaching O'Hare, I had to get another flight to Minneapolis, where I lived.

  • Aarya Ojha
    Aarya Ojha   1 weeks ago

    Dukh to tab hua jab wo bidi jala ke di

  • Deepak Shrestha
    Deepak Shrestha   1 weeks ago

    Mr Sam ,,ikeep watching almost all video,,,,coz i liked to see cockpit,,view,, ,how pilot works,,.it really fascinates me,,past i always wanted to be a pilot,,but,,,,,,hahaha,, please make me your camera person,,,,please hahaha

  • Ryan Ellharen
    Ryan Ellharen   1 weeks ago

    Sponsor : Sir, you will get Residence first class ticket with etihad in the flight.Me : Very nice! Btw Could you switch the ticket to economy one plus the money of the price of residence ticket as the substitute, please?

  • kevaplaya137
    kevaplaya137   1 weeks ago

    11:07 who gives a flying fuck if you recieved a "personalized letter" from the pilot along with a certificate. I mean, seriously, such a fucking waste of money. Even if I was worth a billion dollars, I wouldn't give two fucks. It isn't special. It is fucking stupid

  • kevaplaya137
    kevaplaya137   1 weeks ago

    When I went to Antarctica for the second time, coming back we flew always flew on Air New Zealand. I got to stay in first class. IT was super nice but nothing compared to this

  • kevaplaya137
    kevaplaya137   1 weeks ago

    Fake ass people to support fake ass people who think they are the shit

  • Haji Mohamed
    Haji Mohamed   2 weeks ago

    Really enjoyed . Thank u nice man . Great flight experience. Me too love this flight .

  • Munish Hooda
    Munish Hooda   2 weeks ago

    I would pay another 5k to leave me alone lol

  • Vladimir Lenin
    Vladimir Lenin   2 weeks ago

    14:27 how was it her last flight with etihad if she was Casey Neistat’s butler on his residence flight?

  • Great India
    Great India   2 weeks ago

    Forget about eye was stuck on air hostess she is very beautiful😍💓

  • Ayub Rasheed
    Ayub Rasheed   2 weeks ago

    Sir Im big fan of u love u please take me to a trip with you please its my biggest dream

  • err1ckhyperZ
    err1ckhyperZ   3 weeks ago

    4:54 everyone's just watching him enter the gate

  • Mohammed Safwan
    Mohammed Safwan   3 weeks ago

    U have choose best flight Etihad 😘😘I love you Etihad airways

  • Miya Sulaiman
    Miya Sulaiman   3 weeks ago

    Masyaallah enak banget,kapan saya bisa ikut😊

  • laura frew
    laura frew   3 weeks ago

    Best airline in the world I love etihad

  • shirleytwsw
    shirleytwsw   1 months ago

    All that’s left for them to provide is a woman for companionship