The Four Seasons is bringing its hotel experience to the air with a branded private airplane.
You can practically hear Robin Leach swoon over the 2016 Four Seasons Jet, recently unveiled in all its champagne-and-caviar–inspired glory. As the luxury hotel brand forges into an increasingly crowded private jet marketplace, the Four Seasons hopes to distinguish itself with a full-tour experience for the $132,000 price tag.
It starts inside the Boeing 757, where travelers can recline in Italian leather lie-flat seats beneath Mongolian cashmere blankets, Bose headphones clamped firmly on the ears, and Dom Perignon at the ready. The jet's carpets are wool, the livery a high-gloss black. This is no commuter flight.
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Each Four Seasons flight comes with its own executive chef, sous chef, guest services manager, and an in-flight concierge to cater to the 52 passengers onboard. The next journey in January 2016 will take these lucky jet-setters on a 24-day world tour, a Los Angeles–Kona–Bora Bora–Sydney–Bali–Chiang Mai–Mumbai–Prague–London itinerary that also includes stays at Four Seasons properties, meals and drinks, and private excursions. Now, if only our tax refund was a little bit bigger...