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Luxury Lives On

Despite economy, airlines up the ante with extravagant extras

Implications - Economic uncertainty may be causing most strategies to become more conservative, but indulgence-loving consumers remain. Recognizing this, some airlines are transforming their high-class cabins to include extremely extravagant services. And if a carrier can maintain low prices at the economy level as well, it may well be able to secure upper-class and budget-conscious travelers.
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Personal Airplane Rooms
Personal Airplane Rooms
The Singapore Suite from Singapore Airlines is a $15,000 Investment
The Singapore Suite is a new addition to Singapore Airlines and their Airbus A380 plane. The suite is a private room (which costs upwards of $15,000, I might add) aboard the plane. The Singapore Suite… MORE
Business Class Bedrooms
Business Class Bedrooms
The Asiana Airlines OZ Quadra Smartium is an Airborne Room
Sleeping through a flight just got a whole lot easier thanks to the new OZ Quadra Smartium seat. This seat is only available in business class on Asiana Airlines. The OZ Quadra Smartium is the ultimate… MORE
Spacious Business Jets
Spacious Business Jets
The Mustang High Sierra Edition Jet is Super Comfortable
The Mustang High Sierra Edition jet is one luxurious and comfortable business jet. It must pay off to be a high-paid executive considering the comfort of these pricey flights. Known for its excellent… MORE
Sound-Proof Flights
Sound-Proof Flights
Lufthansa Airbus A380 Jetliner is Extra Extravagant
First class air travel is hands down the best way to fly. Lufthansa, Germany's largest airline, has upped the luxury level of first class with its Airbus A380 jetliner, claiming it to be the "world's quietest… MORE
Friendly Futuristic Airplanes
Friendly Futuristic Airplanes
The Boeing Dreamliner May Make Traveling Slightly More Bearable
I don’t really like flying, there is something about being cramped in a small cabin for an extended period of time that just rubs me the wrong way. Maybe all of that will change now with the Boeing Dreamliner… MORE
Personal Jet Renting
Personal Jet Renting
Wannajet Offers Private Planes to Everybody
Ever wanted to fly in a private plane, but realized that you don’t have the millions of dollars that are required to own one? WannaJet wants to help you fly happier, and in the privacy of your own jet.… MORE
Gilded Airplane Storage
Gilded Airplane Storage
This 22-Carat Gold Airplane Trolley is Sleek & Space-Conscious
This amazing 22-carat gold airplane trolley is for those who fly on the luxurious side of life. Designer Gunter Hammersfahr decided to take luxury flying to the next level, creating this masterpiece 22-carat-gold… MORE
Airplane Kegerators
Airplane Kegerators
Japanese Airline All Nippon Airways Offers Draft Beer In Flight
Japanese airline All Nippon Airways is the first airline of its kind to offer draft beer in flight. The airplanes will be equipped with specialized kegs which will help to regulate the pressure of the… MORE

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