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Diamond Seat from Etihad Airways

Diamond SeatThe new purpose-built Airbus 340-500 for Etihad Airways  – part of an $8 billion order for the national airline of the UAE – has arrived, along with its ‘Diamond Seat’. The seat can rotate 180 degrees, ideal for business travellers who want to have meetings as they fly, or for leisure travellers who simply wish to dine together. Other features of the seat include the ability to turn the seat into a bed with the flick of a switch, and a six-way movement headrest with built-in massage capability. There are 12 Diamond seats on each aircraft, 28 Pearl and 200 Coral.

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel ‘Best Travel Influencer’ Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted “one of the world’s best travel blogs” and “best for luxury” by The Daily Telegraph.

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