I am rarely excited by amenity kit news which is why we don’t cover them much on Head for Points. Although Anika is in love with her British Airways Liberty print First Class bag she got on a press event last year ….
However, as a guy who spends a disproportionate amount of money on Acqua di Parma products, I was delighted to see it forming the basis of Etihad’s new Business Class and First Class amenity kits.
This is what you will get. First Class passengers clearly get the better deal:
“Yellow, the colour synonymous with the Italian brand, is used for all First Class bags, while Business Class bags are offered in the same yellow, and also in black.
The First Class unisex cylinder bag contains a miniature bottle of Colonia, a 40ml body lotion and lip balm. First Class toiletries include Colonia hand wash and hand cream, and Colonia bathroom amenity kits feature shower gel, body lotion, hair shampoo, and hair conditioner.
The Business Class unisex wallet bag, which can be buttoned to create a stylish and useful valet tray, contains a Colonia sampler and hand cream, which will also be dispensed in the Business Class washrooms.”
They launch on 23rd August so I hopefully should be able to pick one up on our Middle East holiday at half-term.
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