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Emirates Airline and Etihad Airways Prepare for Private-Suite Rollouts

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DUBAI—At the end of a long day, one might unwind by closing the bedroom door, slumping into bed and turning on the flat-screen television to watch the soccer. Now such comfort can be enjoyed at 35,000 feet. The in-flight bedroom is the latest brainchild of airline executives in the Middle East, where a luxury arms race has begun in earnest to lure customers to premium cabins with amenities and services akin to a hotel, yacht or private jet. Both Emirates Airline and Etihad Airways are planning… (online.wsj.com) Mais...

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Ric Wernicke 2
This is pure advertising for the airline. The "residence" will be occupied on every flight, but seldom at the asking price of $21K for the hop to London. More often the passengers will be self-indulgent VIP's who work for the airline. Next on the list will be the airlines best customers, first on the freight side, then the passenger side. Members of government and royal family will enjoy undisclosed upgrades from regular fares.

The idea of a suite on an airplane is not new. I remember being tucked in on Pan Am Clippers in the 1950's hopscotching across the Pacific at speeds less than some trains today. The hot food prepared onboard was superior to most of the fare offered inflight today.
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Scott Campbell 1
It would be nice if the article was available.
pilot62
Scott Campbell 1
http://qctimes.com/business/mideast-airline-etihad-offers-bed-and-bath-suites/article_8c0bb105-47d7-5354-9528-6949de9197bf.html

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