Everyone at Etihad's JFK Lounge left when boarding was announced. We waited awhile before being one of the last to board.
The journey home begins on Row 2:
Seat is wider compared to EY's 787 F seat but showing noticeable wear and tear:
Older controls. The ones on the Dreamliner are much better:
The headset quality needs to improve:
His and hers amenity kits:
Not really interested in anything but a good sleep and that the flight provided. Ambient lighting might have helped:
Woke up and went through the motions before arriving back at a familiar sight:
On a flight with a blocked time of 14 hours a solid few hours of sleep is crucial. Etihad's 777 First Class worked for me, even better than the Apartment for AUH-JFK. Showering at the First Class lounge after the flight is much better than the quick jaunt on board the A380.
All in all, a great flight.
NEXT: Etihad First Class 787 Dreamliner AUH-SIN - 2nd Review