One of the best parts about having expendable money has to be flying in style, in luxury airlines with fully reclining seats, champagne, gourmet food… Quality and personalized service on board are possible when you travel in this airlines.
Committed to luxury for the long haul, the following airlines have taken off in popularity, thanks in part to cabins that make conventional first-class compartments seem commonplace and that offer a passenger experience that rivals five-star resorts.
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ETIHAD AIRWAYS RESIDENCE AND FIRST APARTMENTS
Etihad Airways’ route between the financial hubs of New York and Mumbai has become the most expensive flight in the world, with a seat in a private luxury suite costing a small fortune. A one-way ticket for The Residence, a three-room ‘penthouse in the sky’ that has its own butler and chef, sells for approximately £26,000.
With a luxury aircraft interiors, the most high-level experience in a plane is in here.
BRITISH AIRWAYS FIRST CLASS CABIN
This first class cabin features a 23-inch display screen controlled with touch screen remote, each seat has two USB ports and a personal locker that comes with a mirror for in-flight touch ups.
A one-way ticket from London to New Delhi will set you back about £5,000.
JAPAN AIRLINE’S SKY SUITE 777
This first class cabin has Woodgrain interiors and is closed off from the rest of the plane to have more privacy. With a sophisticated design, perfect for people who want to relax in the flight.
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AIR FRANCE PRIVATE SUITE
Air France offer the first option that can cost much as £10,000 one way. It comes with a private suite option where you can seat or turn into a bed.
QATAR AIRWAYS FIRST CLASS SEATS
These first class seats can cost £5,000 a pop and are available to recline into a flat bed and come with a duvet. For customers of first and business class, both can take advantage of Qatar Airway’s Sky Lounge, which comes with a curved bar and bar snacks.
QANTAS’ FIRST CLASS FLIGHTS
The first class flights of Qantas can cost £15,000 and come with some extra privacy, reclining chairs are passengers can get some pretty nice amenities, like ice cream and pajamas, while flying.
THAI AIRWAYS’ ROYAL FIRST CLASS
Royal First Class by Thai Airways comes with private pods that have a minimum width of 21 inches and come with flat screen TV’s. A one-way ticket from New York to Bangkok costs £6,000.
CATHAY PACIFIC AIRWAYS FIRST CLASS
A round trip ticket can cost £28,000. You can have your own little pod and turned into a bed, personal TV, an LCD touchscreen to control the lights and your own pajamas.
EMIRATES AIRWAYS FIRST CLASS
A ticket from Dubay to New York in the first class of Emirates Airways can cost £9,000. In here you can take advantage of your own mini bar and the bathroom has a selection of Bvlgari toiletries and timeless spa products.
Singapore Airlines can offer in the first class beds with 35 inches wide and 82 inches long on select air crafts and have an additional mattress topper to make them more comfortable. And if you don’t want to sleep, you can take advantage of the wide seats. A round trip ticket in a suite costs £18,400.