First class has never looked this classy. Etihad Airways, the national airline of the U.A.E., is now offering first class apartments for $32,000 on board their Superjumbo aircrafts. This means that your long flight to Dubai could feel like a short stay at a luxury hotel.
No, this is not an entrance to a top-secret nightclub frequented by Justin Bieber — it’s the entrance to the Etihad first-class lounge at JFK. And you’ll probably find Justin Bieber inside dancing with a supermodel flight attendant. Or he’ll be sitting at this geometrical bar, sipping on the most expensive vodka cooler. When you board the plane, you’ll be escorted to your very own apartment. If you’re flying in “The Residence” suite, you’ll also be introduced to your very own butler.Equipped with beds, leather sofas, dining tables and drink cabinets, these airplane apartments are designed to deliver comfort and luxury at a price that most people can’t afford.You’ll actually want to spend time in the airplane bathroom. These fancy rooms are stocked with white bathrobes and high-end toiletries. You can even take a hot shower while en route.