New York-Mumbai luxurious Etihad flight will cost you whopping Rs 25 lakh and it is world’s most expensive


What will be the maximum one-way airfare from New York to Mumbai? It is Rs 25 lakh! Yes, the one-way ticket of Etihad Airways from NY-Mumbai has become the world’s most expensive at $38,000 or Rs 25.22 lakh, owing to the luxury it offers.

That’s not all. A one-way ticket between Abu Dhabi and Mumbai for The Residence, the airline’s three-room suite, is priced for approximately $ 5,000, or Rs 3.31 lakh while a London-Mumbai ticket will cost $ 26,000, or Rs 17.25 lakh.

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Etihad has begun operating the superjumbo Airbus A380 to Mumbai from May 1 and the double-decker A380 is the world’s biggest commercial aircraft.

Etihad’s A380 features The Residence, an ultra-private, three-room suite that features a living room with a 32” LCD monitor, bedroom with a double bed, separate en-suite shower room and dedicated personal butler to look after the needs of its discerning guests. The cabin also comes with a private chef ready to custom-create menus to order.

“Bringing our flagship product to India with additional seat capacity demonstrates our overwhelming undertaking to one of the world’s fastest growing economies, helping fulfil growing demand and meeting travellers’ expectations for superior products and services,” said James Hogan, Etihad Airways President and Chief Executive Officer.

Etihad Airways’ A380 features a total capacity of 496 seats – up to two guests in The Residence, nine First Apartments, 70 Business Studios, and 415 Economy Smart Seats.

The nine First Apartments in First Class are private living spaces featuring a flat-screen television, a chilled mini-bar, personal vanity unit, wardrobe and a fully equipped shower room for the exclusive use of First Class guests.

The 70-configured Business Studios are located on the upper deck of the A380, all offering direct aisle access, a fully flat bed and an increase of 20 per cent in personal space.

The Lobby, a luxurious lounge located between the First Class and Business Class cabins, features two comfortable sofas and a staffed bar, enhancing the sense of serenity.

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