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Etihad Chauffeur Car

Etihad Chauffeur Car

  1. Viper

    Hi all,

    I am looking to make the following Business Class booking with Etihad: LHR-AUH. AUH-LHR-MAN. LHR-MAN will be with BA.

    In an ideal world I would like to use the Etihad chauffeur car in Manchester. The Etihad agent said that isn’t possible due to the BA flight. I can sort of see their point but what are the chances of me being able to negotiate that with a senior agent? As Etihad operate out of MAN I don’t think this is the worst idea?

    Thoughts please OMAAT!
    Thanks, Tom.

  2. David W

    I doubt you’d be successful in getting an agent to book the chauffeur for you. Why not just fly direct to MAN?

    Also, is this a paid flight or an award flight? If it’s an award flight booked via AA miles, tickets issued after [URL=’http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/2016/08/12/etihad-chauffeur-american-award/’]August 10th, 2016 are no longer eligible for chauffeur service at all.[/URL] This also includes tickets that were booked before Aug 10th but were re-issued after Aug 10th.

  3. Viper

    Hi David,

    Partly so I can fly the LHR A380 and upgrade one of the sections to First Class Apartment which they don’t operate out of MAN. Also because the AUH-MAN flight times are horrible.

    I would be paying for Business and then upgrading with Amex/Guest miles

  4. Anonymous

    Not gonna happen, I don’t think. Etihad only provides car service when connecting to/from their flights, and only at the origin and destination points.

  5. Gaurav

    There’s no harm in asking I suppose but as others have correctly advised, your chances are very low. EY has never had any flexibility around their chauffeur rules with me.

  6. Viper

    Thank you for the replies everyone, I won’t get my hopes up!

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