To say I don’t like flying is an understatement. Eithad however was a pleasure to fly. There is a calmness on the plane and the service is wonderful.
We were delayed on the plane in Dublin after boarding and the air hostess handed out water and juice while we waited for air traffic control to give clearance. - little gestures count
The vegetarian food option is unique- but very tasty.
Also if you are traveling with children don’t forget to order a kiddies meal. Children are then fed first and have a special tray too.
Abu Dhabi is a smallish airport, but the duty free is sufficient . There is a variety of foods and there are plenty of seats. As our transit was short we didn’t get a chance to explore the airport lounges.