Redeem Miles For Etihad A380 First Class?

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    There's no doubt that the "hottest" new aircraft entering the commercial aviation market this year is Etihad Airways' A380 (sorry Your Excellency, your plane might be a distant number two, unless we count the amount of drama, in which case you win by a landslide). I think any of us airline product "nuts" would love to try The Residence or First Apartment on the Etihad A380. Unfortunately unless you're super wealthy (or can run a slightly more successful Kickstarter campaign than I can), The Residence is more or less off limits, at ~$40,000 one-way between London and Sydney. That leaves the First Apartment. Is there any way to speculatively book a flight now in hopes of it eventually being operated by an A380? Often when an airline announces an equipment change they don't immediately update it in the GDS, so you have a short period where you can "beat" the airline before they have a chance to update inventory. The post Redeem Miles For Etihad A380 First Class? appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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