Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways is scheduled to take delivery of its first Airbus A380 Thursday during ceremonies in Hamburg. The aircraft is one of 10 A380s the airline has on order and will include an ultra-premium, two-person “Residence” class along with first-class “Apartments.” Etihad revealed its A380 cabin configuration in May, modeling it on the hotel/corporate jet market. Located on the forward upper deck of the A380, the self-contained Residence holds two ...

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