Etihad’s The Residence is a three-room suite and it is now available for the richest of the rich in Mumbai. UAE’s national carrier boasts of a luxury suite that has a living room, bedroom, a shower and its very own butler. The suite that is aptly called The Residence is pegged as a penthouse in the sky’ and a return ticket from Mumbai to New York and back will cost you about $76,000 or a little over Rs 50.5 lakh! The super-exclusive cabin is available for single or double occupancy. So what exactly does Etihad’s The Residence have? Let’s see:
The living room in The Residence has a spectacular 32-inch flat-screen TV, a leather sofa and two dining tables. Meals are bespoke, of course, prepared by chefs on board and served by a Savoy-trained butler.
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It also boasts of a bedroom with a double bed, which is a first for a commercial jet. The linen is Italian and the bedroom is also equipped with a flat screen TV, albeit a 27-inch one.
The Residence, which is also equipped with a bathroom, is only available on Etihad’s fleet of Airbus A380-800 aircraft.
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Needless to say the ticket cost ensures that Etihad will pick you up from your place of residence in a chauffeur-driven luxury car and drop you at your place of choice, will ensure a private check-in and offer you access to a private lounge. The ticket also comes with a personal travel concierge who will be happy to reserve a table for you or get you tickets to your favorite cricket match or baseball game.
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Etihad Airways began its daily Mumbai service on the occasion of Maharashtra Day with Flight EY204 landing from Abu Dhabi landed at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai. With this Mumbai became Etihad’s fourth A380 destination following London, Sydney and New York. Melbourne will be the fifth when A380 services will begin on June 1.
Photograph courtesy: Ethiad Airways
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