Etihad Now Officially Allow Velocity Platinum’s Into the First Class Lounge!

by Zac George

For some time now there has been a lot of confusion regarding entry to the Etihad First class lounge as a Velocity Platinum member. Many got in many didn’t but now members can definitely get access. Previously only member’s of the ‘Club’ could enter.

I wrote about the problem here: Issue’s Accessing the Etihad First Class Lounge For Velocity Platinum Members.

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Updated Policy


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A review of the lounge can be found here: Etihad First Class Lounge


This will be a big relief and will also make them very happy. A lot of travellers tired to enter when the lounge opened but got denied so it’s nice to see that they have updated the entry policy.


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