Good service and extra space meant a very comfortable flying experience.
It's a long wait between meals but not drinks on this obviously well-funded carrier.
In recent years, Australians have flocked in increasing numbers to Dubai as a stopover destination. But there's a wealthier city right next door.
It's one of the most audacious accommodation option in the UAE but it's probably better known as the "Star Wars hotel".
The city offers all the great experiences of Dubai without the chaos.
What's the cheapest way to get from Dubai airport to the Corniche in Abu Dhabi?
Travel photography has never been easier, but it takes a bit of effort to make it great.
It takes just 45 seconds for me to realise I could die out here. Easily.
Its neighbour and rival in the United Arab Emirates, Dubai, may be better known, but Abu Dhabi is fast becoming a high-profile tourism destination too. Home to the 'seven star' hotel, the Emirates Palace, the world's only Ferrari theme park (featuring the world's fastest roller-coaster) and with plans for both a Louvre and Guggenheim museum, Abu Dhabi is putting itself on the map for travellers.