Emirates' Fancy Flights And New First Class Suites Were Inspired By NASA And Look Sick

The new Emirates Boeing 777's First Class Cabins are so luxurious that there will probably be some people booking into them just to fly to the destination and back in the suite. It's certainly an experience and a half - and that's without the technology from space experts NASA. Check out the video to take a look around.

Forget being cramped in, your knees wedged between the two seats, someone's elbow on your arm and paying through the nose for the tiniest can of coke ever - this is the new way to fly.

We're talking a floor-to-ceiling, fully-enclosed cabin with a bed in it. And the focus is on privacy so you don't have to deal with the other passengers (there's always someone snoring on a flight and a crying baby... or even worse, someone who just wants to talk to you for six hours), and room service is only a telephone call away.

It's essentially a private dining room for one in the sky.

Emirates is really well known for its food. There's an a la carte menu from an onboard chef, served on fine Royal Doulton china and exclusive Robert Welch cutlery. Swanky.

Emirates Man on flight
Emirates Man on flight

Credit: Emirates

And because the airline likes to go the extra mile, it talked to NASA about how to make its first class suite the best it could be - and it has a special "zero gravity" setting for the leather recliner to feel like you're floating. So it's basically like being in a space ship.

Flying might be more exciting than actually being on your holiday.

Emirates flight
Emirates flight

Credit: Emirates

That's not the only extraordinary thing about first-class on Emirates. To deal with the problem of seats in the middle of the plane, without windows, they've created fake windows to the outside in the enclosed cabins. The window experience, if you will.

There's lots of extras that are well worth shelling out the extra cash for the first-class experience, like Hydra Active pyjamas so your skin is nice and soft, Bulgari beauty kit and a faux-sheep skin blanket so you can pretend you're all hygge.

There's 2,500 channels of TV to watch (!) and as many films, but if you want to chill out, Emirates has partnered with Bowers & Wilkins to bring you exclusive Active Noise Cancelling E1 headphones.

And if you want to stare out the window, there's a pair of Steiner Safari Binoculars, so you can look at the clouds and mountains as you float past.

There's lots to play around with when you're not calling for room service, watching any film you want and staring out the window with your binoculars - there's 10 ambient mood lighting with seven light settings.

And of course, your own mini-bar. Mega lash.

Brand ambassador, Jeremy Clarkson said that Emirates first-class experience was 'better than laying on a fairytale cloud'.

Wow. Well, better start saving up now. It's £7,320 for a return to London-Dubai-Sydney in May in 2018.

Featured Image Credit: Emirates

Claire Reid

Claire Reid is a journalist at LADbible. Claire graduated from Liverpool John Moores University with a BA in journalism. She’s previously worked at Trinity Mirror. Since joining LADbible, Claire has worked on pieces for the UOKM8? mental health campaign, the Yemen crisis, life in the Calais Jungle as well as a profile of a man who is turning himself into a cyborg.

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