Emirates Introducing New First Class Product (Hopefully) This Year

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    While the "big three" Gulf carriers are fiercely competitive with the "big three" US carriers, they're possibly even more competitive with one another. Not because they have to be in terms of profitability, but rather because there's a lot of pride at stake. A year ago (literally, to the day) Etihad unveiled the details of their A380s, including The Residence and First Class Apartment. Not only was their new first class product revolutionary, but the introduction of The Residence was even more unique. For those of you not familiar, The Residence is a private three room suite with butler service. It consists of a living room, bedroom, and private bathroom with shower. Will it be profitable long term? I highly doubt it. But it's certainly blingy, and that seems to be half of what the Middle East is about. The post Emirates Introducing New First Class Product (Hopefully) This Year appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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