Check this video on flying in the suite, known as “The Residence” on Etihad Airlines. I’d be tickled pink just to get the luxury of not standing in line forever for security (see below), never mind the champagne, though I wouldn’t pass up Dom Perignon.
If you want to see whether the service is consistent, check out the second, longer video.
If you want to read about an incredible international flight experience, click over to One Mile at a Time. I just finished reading one of the posts about the ultimate in opulent service flying the premium Residence suite on Eithad. A vicarious thrill.
If you don’t want the thrill to be just vicarious, look around his blog since he describes how he got about a 75% discount on the flight.
The blogger Lucky is a mileage program mastermind and his blog entertains and informs. Thanks to Lucky, I’ve got enough miles to go to Europe, which I won’t do this summer, but I will in time.