Etihad Airways have set a world record in the most expensive ticket price for a suite in its planes, for a flight from New York to Mumbai. At a price of 38 thousand dollars one way, it is considered the most expensive ticket in the world, while the two way ticket to the same destination costs 76 thousand dollars.
The British journal “Daily Mail” said that the luxury suite, has living room , bedroom and bathroom. This kind of suits is only available on the Airbus A380, the largest aircraft in the world, in which it consists of two floors and works on four jet engines.
Etihad Airways seek to strengthen its position as one of the favorite major airlines around the world, which was proven by deserving the title of ” General Aviation Company ” of the year granted by Air Transport World magazine. It is important to mention that Etihad Airways was also granted the title of ” The World Best Airline ” for the seventh year in a row.
Etihad Airways is a flag carrier and the second-largest airline of the United Arab Emirates. Its head office is in Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi, near Abu Dhabi International Airport (OMAA – ICAO). Etihad commenced operations in November 2003.
The airline operates more than 1,000 flights per week to over 120 passenger and cargo destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas, with a fleet of 122 Airbus and Boeing aircraft as of March 2016.