Abu Dhabi Travel Blog› entry 2 of 18 › view all entries
........left Brisbane on the 13th flying Etihad airline ( new cheaper United Arab Emirites Airline based in Abu Dhabi which has just begun flying out of Brisbane...lucky for me !) and after a quick 1hour stop in Singapore back onto the oh so squeezy seating to find I could spread out as flight to Abu Dhabi quite empty...thank goodness...managed to catch some ZZZZZZ. Oh yes was pleased that my individual screen was working on this 7 hour leg of the journey as it didnt work from Bris to Singapore.
At Abu Dhabi There were a few other westerners waiting to get bus to hotel so that was good. This overnight stay and accomodation was all part of my Etihad ticket. We finally got to Hotel Mafraq at about 1am after hanging around outside the airport for about half and hour.
Ran into another Ozzie girl taking the same afternoon flight to Casablanca.....very pleased as we were the only westerners on the plane...we asked the airhostess if she could seat us together as the flight was full of Arabian men in their flowing gowns and headdresses was little intimidating. I found Etihad flight attendants to be very helpful at all times!.