Etihad Airways, The Residence, is a three room luxury suite which comes with a living room, bedroom, shower room. You also get your own butler. It is offered to customers travelling on their Airbus A380. The Residence landed in Mumbai for the first time earlier this week. Mumbai Indians IPL team took time out of their schedule to check-out The Residence.
All this is at a cost of $38,000 (INR 25.32 lakh) for a one-way ticket from New York to Mumbai while the return flight stands at $76,000 (INR 50.64 lakh), making it the most expensive air ticket on offer in the world today.
World’s most expensive plane ticket on this penthouse in the sky which is equal to some people’s yearly income, comes with an exclusive Savoy-trained Etihad Butler, chef 32” flat screen TV, leather upholstered double sofa and two fold away dining tables. The bedroom consists of a double bed while a dedicated showroom is also a part of the luxury suite offering passengers a totally bespoke travel experience.
Offered on Etihad Airways Airbus A380, the plane has a total of 496 seats which includes The Residenc9, 9 First Apartments, 70 Business Studios and 415 Economy Smart Seats.
Etihad Airways launched this exclusive service on Sunday May 1, 2016, on Maharashtra Day, the 56th anniversary of the formation of the state of Maharashtra. Mumbai becomes the airline’s fourth A380 destination after London, Sydney and New York while Melbourne will be added to the list on July 1, 2016. It also makes Etihad Airways the most expensive and luxurious air service in the world.