Etihad Airways on Friday introduced a London-Melbourne round trip ticket costing more than $80,000.
The carrier offers passengers travel in a luxury three-room suite aboard its Airbus A380 named “The Residence”. The plane, described as a “penthouse in the sky”, has all the amenities of a five-star hotel.
The 125 square foot suite was available for single or double occupancy with its own Savoy-trained butler and onboard chef.
It is equipped with a flat double bed instead of confining seats as well as a bathroom where guests may freshen up.
The living room has a 32-inch flat screen LCD TV, as well as two fold-away dining tables and a leather double sofa.
The Residence, according to RT online, makes one stop in Abu Dhabi, where Etihad’s customers are ushered into the first class lounge… see more