Etihad Airways deployed a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its daily scheduled services from Abu Dhabi to Johannesburg on 20 October.
The two-class 787-9s serving Johannesburg feature 28 business studios and 271 economy ‘smart’ seats.
The business studios offer direct aisle access, a fully-flat bed and an increase of 20% in personal space.
Each business studio has an 18-inch personal touch-screen TV with noise-cancelling headsets.
Guests can also enjoy mobile connectivity, onboard wi-fi and seven satellite channels of live TV.
The economy smart seats provide enhanced comfort with a unique ‘fixed wing’ headrest, adjustable lumbar support, a seat width of approximately 19 inches, and an 11.1-inch personal TV monitor on each seat.