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Issue 53

SAUDIA AIRLINES

DAILY

FIRST CLASS FLYING SPECIAL AIRLINES EDITION LUXURY REDEFINED


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SAUDIA AIR SAUDIA FIRST SUITE SAUDIA IS PLEASED TO INTRODUCE ITS LATEST COLLABORATIONS TO MAKE YOUR JOURNEY THE MOST ENJOYABLE WITH A UNIQUE SELECTION OF TRAVEL ESSENTIALS.


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RLINES With SAUDIA First Suite, enjoy an exceptional experience at every touch point of your journey. Starting at the comfort of your home, Enjoy a dynamic level of experience of our First class that extends beyond your travel destination.

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THE SUITES ON-BOARD EXPERIENCE SEATS & ENTERTAINMENT Indulge in the comfort and luxury of your fullyenclosed private suite. Unwind by enjoying 1500 hours of non-stop HD entertainment on 23” HD Screens while relaxing on an 82” long seat designed to spoil you. For the non-stop achievers up there, work from a specious 24”x24.5” table and stay connected to our Wi-Fi service.

When you’ve had too much and want to turn in, with a touch of a buon your cabin crew will be at your service to prepare your bed complete with a maress and pillow while you slip into your pyjamas designed exclusively by Porsche Design. The First Suite experience offers you non-stop comfort, non-stop entertainment and non-stop luxury so you arrive relaxed, refreshed and rejuvenated.


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CUISINE Fine dining, a la carte, with a Chef Onboard at 39,000 feet up in the sky at any time during your journey is not a dream of the future but an exclusive service for our First Suite guests. Enjoy sumptuous, world-class cuisine fused with traditional avors of our rich heritage in privacy for a 4-course menu within the exclusivity of your First Suite.

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THE SUITES ON-BOARD EXPERIENCE AMENITIES Pamper yourself with amenities designed exclusively by Furla for ladies and Porsche Design for gentlemen. Enjoy sumptuous, world-class cuisine fused with traditional avours of our rich heritage in privacy or invite a friend for a 4-course menu within the exclusivity of your First Suite.

EXPERIENCE THE JOURNEY First Suite Guests, our most exclusive, deserve exceptional and exclusive service throughout the journey from the moment they dream of traveling even before they are welcomed onboard. First Suite Guest can explore destinations and book their convenience on a dedicated section on saudia.com or the Special Service Call Center or through their travel agents.


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SAUDIA AIR A WARM WELCOME A FIRST CLASS WELCOME AWAITS YOU EVEN BEFORE TAKE-OFF. THE TRADITIONAL ARABIC GREETING ‘AHLAN WASAHLAN’ SUMS IT ALL UP — ‘WELCOME, MY HOME IS YOUR HOME’.


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RLINES A selection of refreshing and absolutely fresh fruit juices is offered while the rest of the passengers board. Shortly aer take-off, cardamom-flavored Arabic coffee and succulent dates are offered to all First Class passengers, a sign of welcome and of more good things to come.

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FIRST CLASS CUSINE IS AMONG THE BEST IN THE AIR Without a doubt, Saudi Arabian Airlines' First Class cuisine is among the best in the air, served on fine china with a choice of multinational dishes including Arabic, Western, a dish from the destination country and a vegetarian option.

There are six hors d'oeuvres including two hot choices and caviar. A traditional soup is also offered with multiple choices of entrees with accompaniments to suit. As a fiing finale, there is a choice of hot dessert or ice cream, and of course tea and coffee, including espresso and cappuccino.


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Executive Meal Meantime, for First Class passengers who want to follow their own schedule, the Al-Faris Executive Meal is served whenever they are ready to have their meal. Saudi Arabian Airlines is a member of the prestigious Chaine des Rotisseurs, a symbol of excellence in international cuisine.

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HI-TECH ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM ll seats are equipped with special monitors that may reach up to 23" in some aircras. A remote control will provide you with complete flexibility for your personal entertainment during the trip. The entertainment system provides 24 stations of video on-demand in some aircras, and up to 40 stations on others. In addition, the system has over 12 audio stations, and many video games for to choose from. The "airshow" allows you to chart your flight's progress which will indicate the direction of AlQiblah.

This constantly updated map reads information directly from the aircra's navigational system and displays it on your screen for you to follow. In addition, the entertainment system allows you to enjoy stunning views through the forward and downward facing cameras, a true "pilot's eye view". And finally, The SkySales catalogue facilitates the delivery of your purchases to your mailing address through the aircra’s systems.


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GIVEAWAYS On long-haul flights, sleeping suits are given to First Class passengers so they can change and be totally relaxed and comfortable. Overnight kits are offered to all passengers during their flight which include all the necessary items that they may need during the journey.

SEAT COMFORT GUARANTEED Comfort is guaranteed in the same level of aention as with all of our other on Board services. The First Class seats provide you with a generous space for your comfort. In addition, the seats recline to up to 180 in some of the aircras. With the help of a fully electronic control, foot rest, and an adjustable headrest, you will be able to secure a comfortable position during your trip.

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SAUDIA AIR WORLD CLASS LOUNGES SAUDIA OFFERS WORLD CLASS LOUNGES IN JEDDAH, RIYADH, DAMMAM, MADINAH AND CAIRO.


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RLINES Al Fursan is the Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) Frequent Flyer Program. Cairo, Egypt Al Fursan Lounge was inaugurated in February 2017 and is the airline’s first Al Fursan Lounge outside of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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A TOTALLY CALMING AND SOOTHING AREA FOR RELAXATION The lounges feature a large fixture in the entrances with atmospheric lighting, combined with rustic timber trellising, giving the area an al fresco outdoor feel, including excellent culinary service, a business area for guests that need to continue working while on the move, in a quiet working area with private desks, computers (Mac) and internet access.

Al Fursan lounges also include children’s facilities. A designated family area includes facilities such as video games, a drawing and coloring area, and a large educational world map. Al Fursan lounges offer a wide range of reading materials in English and Arabic. With notice that JED lounges are developed as much as possible due to facilities and lack of space, and all other lounges are completely new and really can be considered as a world class lounges.


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FOOD & BEVERAGE Enjoy an excellent selection of hot and cold dishes, for snacks and meals. A food selection that pleases both local and international tastes. The food and beverage area oers you a seating area that allows families or singles to sit and enjoy their meal.

RELAXATION AREA The relaxation area is where our guests can rest and recover before their next ight. Stretch and unwind in the tranquility and comfort of one of the relaxation seats available to prepare you for the next part of your journey.

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AL FURSAN LOUNGES KIDS ROOM Saudi understand that if our guests’ children are happy then it helps our guests to relax and enjoy their visit too. Saudi have created a great room to keep the children occupied with video games, a drawing and colouring area and a large educational world map.

BUSINESS CENTER & MEETING ROOM For those guests that need to work on the move, the business area is a fully equipped work space ideal for calm and efficient productivity with private desks and internet access. A meeting room is also available on request allowing guests to maximize their working time whilst waiting for their flight.


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SEATING AREA The spacious main seating area offers TV screens and a selection of newspapers and magazines. A self-service food counter with drinks and snacks is also available for those who don’t have time for a proper meal.

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SHOWER FACILITIES Our lounges are equipped with shower facilities (check availability chart). Our guests can enjoy a refreshing shower whilst waiting for their next flight.

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SWISS Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is Switzerland’s national airline, serving 102 destinations in 43 countries from Zurich and Geneva and carrying over 16 million passengers a year with its 90-aircra fleet.The company’s Swiss WorldCargo division provides a comprehensive range of airport-to-airport airfreight services for high-value and intensive-care consignments to some 130 destinations in over 80 countries. Boeing 777-300ER – The new SWISS flagship SWISS is in the process of renewing its long-haul fleet through the acquisition of ten Boeing 777-300ERs. The Boeing 777-300ER boasts sophisticated technology, with all offering inflight internet connectivity, plus outstanding reliability and high levels of cabin comfort, and accommodates 340 passengers.


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SWISS First – Your home above the clouds As a First Class passenger, you will enjoy the highest possible level of comfort. Take off relaxed, travel in comfort and land feeling refreshed. And only when you feel completely satisfied will we have done our job. Travel in comfort Eight First Class armchairs are available on longhaul flights. The armchairs turn into generous flat beds in moments. Enjoy your private sphere and the individual service. Wait in comfort Spend the time before your departure in the

exclusive SWISS and Star Alliance lounges. In Zurich, we offer you an exquisite menu as well as private day rooms and meeting rooms. Inflight cuisine SWISS puts a clear and keen emphasis on the quality of the food and beverages that it serves aboard its flights, working closely with Swissbased producers and top chefs from all over the country to present a range of inflight food that showcases the best of Switzerland’s cuisine. With its award-winning inflight culinary programme, SWISS offers regional specialities from all over the country. At the same time, SWISS also collaborates with renowned hotels around the


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world to offer dishes of equally outstanding quality to its guests from other cultures. The beverage range SWISS guests are offered a broad choice of drinks free of charge on all SWISS flights. These include alcoholic beverages such as a selection of Swiss and foreign wines, beer, champagne, sparkling wine and digestifs.

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BOEING 787 DREAMLINER Experience dedicated service, exceptional comfort and understated British elegance in every stage of your journey, from the moment you book to your final destination. From luxurious lounges to on-board fine dining, British Airways make sure everything meets our meticulous standards.

On-board elegance Your First suite is a haven of style and comfort where sophisticated and contemporary British design meet impeccable service and aention to detail. Whether you want to unwind or get down to business, you'll find you're equally well equipped:

First is your ticket to exceptional comfort and impeccable service in our most elegant surroundings. It's the finest way to travel:

• whenever you want some rest we'll turn your seat into a 198cm (6 6in) fully flat bed with a luxurious quilted maress, crisp white coon duvet and pillow while you slip into a pair of our wonderfully so coon pyjamas • feel relaxed, revived and refreshed during your flight, with a carefully selected collection of wellbeing essentials provided in a bespoke British Airways bag designed for First • your suite includes a personal power supply for laptops and electronic devices • so that you can be prepared for your journey please be advised that a few aircra may require the use of an inflight adaptor. Adaptors may not always be available on-board for purchase

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your own private, spacious suite a fully flat bed with maress and duvet delicious and indulgent dining access to luxurious lounges and spa treatments exclusive and aentive service


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Discover First on our new 787-9 Dreamliner aircra Specifically designed for the 787-9, our premium cabin has just eight seats, compared to the usual 14. It also features a larger screen on which to enjoy the latest films and TV programmes, as well as a new touchscreen handset. The height of good taste BA has worked with some of the world's top chefs to design the perfect menu and bring you the full restaurant experience at 35,000 feet: • delicious breakfasts, lunches, dinners and a classic English aernoon tea, featuring only the finest quality seasonal ingredients • a wide selection of fine Champagnes, wines, spirits and non-alcoholic drinks to savour throughout your flight • dine when and how it suits you from a signature à la carte menu or choose from a range of lighter options First dining Enjoy an enhanced dining experience at a time that suits you. Classic British dishes feature highly with an emphasis on simplicity, freshness and quality of ingredients.

Start your day with a fresh breakfast If you are flying during breakfast time you can start your day with a classic English or a continental breakfast, with a choice of juices, smoothies, yoghurts, cereals and pastries. If you prefer a lighter option that is available too, all you need to do is ask the cabin crew. If it’s more important for you to sleep then request our Express breakfast, which will be served closer to landing maximising your sleep time. Your first class restaurant in the sky Choose from the indulgent and delicious à la carte menu designed by leading chefs from around the world. Begin your meal with a delicious starter, while we prepare your preferred main course. Indulge further with our tempting desserts and carefully chosen cheese plaer, accompanied by seasonal fresh fruit and the finest chocolate.


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Entertainment at your fingertips A whole world of entertainment awaits you with: endless hours of the latest films, documentaries, television, music, audio books and games 15in screen and noise-cancelling headphones a USB port and RCA jack for enjoying your laptop, iPod or digital camera on the bigger screen A world of calm and tranquillity Relax and recharge your baeries before the flight in one of British Airways’ elegant departure lounges, stocked with fine wines and drinks, refreshments, and a range of business facilities for when you need to work. You're also invited to the Concorde Room - the airline’s most luxurious lounge, exclusive to London Heathrow Terminal 5 and New York JFK Terminal 7, with discreet booths, full waiter service, private cabanas and a state-of-the-art business suite. On arrival into London Heathrow Terminals 3 and 5, step off the plane and into the Arrivals lounge to freshen up and get ready for the day ahead. Facilities include more delicious dining options, showers and a clothes-pressing service.

Awaken your senses Indulge in a luxury facial treatment or relaxing massage from acclaimed British spa and skincare brand Elemis when you fly from London Heathrow Terminals 3 and 5 and New York JFK Terminal 7. Developed by the world-renowned Noella Gabriel, Elemis brings you a new concept in travel spa and skin-therapies to awaken your senses and refresh you during your journey. A complimentary 15 minute treatment menu is available if you are travelling in First or Club World cabins or you are a Gold card member flying longhaul, when you use the lounges at London Heathrow and New York.


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Nobody likes to queue... so don't Wave goodbye to the long lines with: • dedicated check-in desks for First customers at most airports • Fast Track security at London Heathrow, London Gatwick and New York JFK • Fast Track arrivals at London Heathrow for nonEU passport holders • priority boarding More baggage than you can carry With First you can travel as light - or as heavy - as you like, thanks to the ample baggage allowance which includes one cabin bag plus a laptop or handbag on board and up to three bags in the hold. That's a lot of bags. And with a quick call to First Luggage you could have them collected from your home and delivered straight to your destination. British Airways customers receive a 5% discount. Your very own private concierge The exclusive complimentary concierge service from Quintessentially Lifestyle is your passport to 24-hour expert travel advice, insider access to restaurants, events and more. You can use it whenever you travel in First through London Heathrow Terminal 5 or New York JFK.

Experience the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircra With some of the largest aircra windows in the sky, you’ll enjoy views of the horizon no maer where you sit in the Boeing 787-8 and 787-9 aircra. Enjoy the latest in-flight entertainment and soothing mood lighting that gradually adjusts to create the ideal atmosphere. The fleet is also quieter, lighter and more fuel efficient than current aircra, helping us minimise our impact on the environment as well as providing you with a more pleasurable travel experience. Those experiencing our latest 787-9 aircra can enjoy an even beer travel experience to selected destinations. The evolution of our First cabin on the Boeing 787-9 plays a starring role. Specifically designed for the 787-9, the premium cabin has just eight seats, compared to the usual 14; extra storage space and a single dial to control seat recline, headrest, lumbar adjustment and lighting. It also features a larger screen on which to enjoy the latest films and TV programmes, as well as new touchscreen handset. World Traveller customers can unwind with enhanced headrests for a more comfortable overall experience.

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First Enjoy world-class service, luxurious details, and your own private, spacious suite. Faster check-in Speed through security with a fast-track pass at major airports around the world, and enjoy additional luggage allowance. First Class passengers departing from Hong Kong benefit from their own check-in area, with 10 dedicated podiums.

First Class lounge access Flying First Class gives you access to all Cathay Pacific’s premium lounges around the world, including the flagship First Class lounges in Hong Kong, the official home of Cathay Pacific. Award-winning service Experience world-class service and the warmth of Asian hospitality from the aentive flight aendants—who will greet you by name, and welcome you aboard with a refreshing drink of your choice.

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Private, comfortable First Class suite Once on board, you’ll experience the tasteful luxury of your private First Class suite, padded with so leather and comfortable fabrics. Easily adjust your seat with our 4.3” touchscreen controller—you can even enjoy in-chair massages. Flat bed with 500-thread-count duvet Your seat transforms into one of the widest fully flat beds in the sky, with a thick maress and 500thread-count coon duvets, pillows, and cushions. Let theaentive staff turn down your bed before you turn in.

Your office in the skies The aircra offers a large, private working area, allowing you to spread out and concentrate while you work. You can also keep your devices charged with our in-seat power outlet and USB port.


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Fresh Asian and international flavours Asian and international influences are showcased on the menu, created by a dedicated culinary team. For an authentic taste of Hong Kong and China, try the range of classic Chinese dishes. À la carte dining Guests can enjoy in-flight meals at whatever time suits best — when you're ready to dine, simply place the order with the cabin crew. With rice cookers, toasters, and skillets on board, staff can bring you steaming jasmine rice; hot, toasted bread; and breakfast cooked just as you like.

Fine wines, desserts, and digestifs To complement the meal, we carry a broad selection of champagne and award-winning wines, handpicked by a panel of experts. To round off your dining experience, guests are offered gourmet desserts, fine cheeses, freshly brewed coffees, and handmade pralines. Featured restaurant partners Cathy Pacific oen partner with Michelin-starred chefs from renowned hotels and restaurants around the world, to develop First Class menus featured on selected routes.


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The latest in movies, TV, and music Enjoy an immersive experience with StudioCX®— the state-of-the-art in-flight entertainment system—presented on a 17-inch screen, with BOSE® noise-cancellation headphones. Our carefully curated monthly media highlights will provide a wide range of entertainment, whether your flight is long or short.

Luxury Aesop amenity kit The First Class amenity kits come with luxurious toiletries from Aesop, tailored for either men or women. Women’s cases include a variety of creams, such as the Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm; while the amenity kit for men includes Camellia Nut Facial Hydrating Cream and Rosehip Seed Lip Cream. Cosy sleep suit A sleep suit, eyeshade, and so slippers, tailored with touches of modern Chinese styling, are made with 100% organic coon and designed by PYE, a Hong Kong brand renowned for quality.. www.cathaypacific.com


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ETIHAD A First Apartment Etihad have revolutionised First Class with the First Apartment. More than just a seat, it has a large leather armchair and separate bed of 6 feet and 10 inches. There is even space to walk around aer closing the privacy doors. The First Apartment is upholstered with the finest leather and features a wide armchair and a separate 6-foot 10-inch fully-flat bed.

Six of the First Apartments are interconnecting, perfect for when you’re travelling with a companion. Alternatively you might want to invite a travelling partner from First Class to join you in your apartment for a meal or a meeting. In your apartment, you’ll find a vanity unit with lit make-up mirror. Change in to complimentary loungewear and hang your suit in a full-length wardrobe. Freshen up in the First Class bathroom with an energising shower using exclusive amenities, before landing.


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First Suite The First Suite is an exclusive and private space, where timeless luxury has been reimagined. Close the sliding doors and enjoy the most personal of spaces. Every element of the journey has been designed to reflect a discerning lifestyle. Step in to your suite and relax in to a comfortable leather seat that converts to a 6-foot 8-inch fully flat bed. Each First Suite also has a personal wardrobe and refreshments cabinet (chilled on the 787 Dreamliner).

Enjoy uncompromised privacy behind closed doors and exquisite features. You can even invite a travelling companion from First Class to join you for a meal prepared by our Inflight Chef. The First Suites on board our 787 Dreamliner are arranged in a space efficient forward and rear facing layout. The unique curved aisle offers more personal space for you. The Lobby Inspired by intimate spaces found in boutique hotels, The Lobby offers the perfect place for the A380 Upper Deck guests to relax or socialise.


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A380 Upper Deck Located on the Upper Deck of the A380 between First and Business Class, The Lobby seats up to six guests and is fied with seatbelts, power supply and connectivity ports.

In the air Switch on your ‘Do not disturb’ function and enjoy a luxurious turn-down service for a perfect night’s sleep, with: • all-natural maress, duvet, coon sheets and pillows • stylish loungewear • pillow mist and pulse point oil • night time beverage

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Amenity kit Etihad has collaborated with two best-in-class brands to develop our new First Class amenity kit. The limited edition travel bags are designed by Christian Lacroix, one of the leading names in the fashion industry. The skincare range is from Omorovicza, Hungarian luxury skincare products developed in a Nobel prize winning laboratory. Their products are also found in our First Class bathrooms and lounges.

Amenity kit skincare products Perfecting Lip Balm; this lip balm soothes and nourishes dehydrated lips. Face Moisturiser; this cooling gel-cream absorbs instantly, to provide long-lasting hydration. Nourishing Hand Treatment; this fast-absorbing hand cream leaves hands soî…š, moisturized, lightly scented.


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Inflight entertainment Enjoy hundreds of hours of on-demand entertainment with noise-cancelling headsets. Keep in touch with friends or family with a range of connection ports at your fingertips and mobile or Wi-Fi connectivity on board for selected flights. 24-inch flat-screen TV (First Apartment) 24-inch flat-screen TV (First Suite 787 Dreamliner) 23-inch flat-screen TV (First Suite other aircra)

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Fine Dining The signature welcome includes traditional Arabic coffee and dates, and a refreshment of your choice

Elegant details Aention is paid to the finer details, with a luxurious range of fine bone chinaware, cutlery and crystal glassware.

Award-winning cuisine Etihad Airways takes inspiration from the world’s leading fine dining restaurants. Only the freshest ingredients go into making the classic dishes.

Boutique wine list The selection of boutique fine wines are handpicked from the world’s best vineyards and offer the perfect accompaniment to your meal. You can also experience a signature Cognac service.

Seven-course tasting menu Enjoy an exquisite seven-course tasting menu with amuse bouche, granita and pre-dessert tasters.


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Inflight Chef Inflight Chefs are fully-qualified, internationally trained chefs. They will use their culinary expertise to invent an individual dining experience for you at 35,000. The Inflight Chefs have a passion for cooking. Your exclusive dining experience could include a dish from our extensive a la carte menu, a steak cooked as you like from The Grill menu, or something special using fresh ingredients from the pantry. www.etihad.com/en-us/experienceetihad/flying-reimagined/first-class/

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SIX SENSE Etihad Airways has officially opened its new flagship First Class Lounge & Spa at AbuDhabi International Airport’s Terminal 3. The spectacular new space showcases the airline’s commitment to providing unparalleled and aspirational hospitality experiences. Inspired by the world’s most prestigious hotels, private members’ clubs and fine dining establishments, the lounge is an ultra-exclusive lifestyle environment which tells the airline’s acclaimed guest experience and hospitality story with unrivalled design, style and comfort,

worldclass dining, and bespoke beauty and relaxation services. The lounge features 16 unique zones designed to ensure that guests can relax, re-energise and be entertained in total luxury before boarding their flight. An à la carte restaurant, showcase bar, fitness room, cigar lounge, Six Senses Spa, Style & Shave barbers, nail bar, TV room, secluded relaxation room, prayer room and children’s play room ensure that all guests receive a highly personalised experience and intuitive service.


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ES LOUNGE Peter Baumgartner, Etihad Airways’ Chief Executive Officer, said: “Our new First Class Lounge& Spa is the jewel in the crown of our new lounge offerings worldwide and represents the best of our home city of Abu Dhabi. It is a showcase of intelligent product design, innovation, and superlative hospitality and service. This is not just a lounge but the ultimate airline hospitality experience and one which perfectly mirrors Etihad Airways’ evolution into the best airline in theworld.

“Continuing our journey of innovation, this new dedicated First Class environment demonstrates our on-going commitment to developing worldclass products as we continue to reimagine travel.” Measuring just under 1,700 m², and boasting expansive views of the airport, the new facility is open round-the-clock for the exclusive use of guests of The Residence, Etihad First Class, EtihadGuest Exclusive, Etihad Guest Platinum members (plus one guest), Etihad Airways Partner

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(EAP) airline First Class guests, EAP ‘Invitation only’ members (plus two guests) and EAP equivalent Platinum members (plus one guest). Shane O’Hare, Etihad Airways’ Senior Vice President Marketing, said: “We are reimagining service and hospitality. Whilst this physical environment is truly remarkable, we have placed special emphasis on creating an aspirational luxury lifestyle space in line with our legendary inflight service offering. The result is the finest airline lounge and spa experience in the world.”

Guests of The Residence enjoy the exclusivity of their own private space discreetly located adjacent to the main lounge entrance. The secluded area boasts a dedicated Savoy-trained Butler, custom-made Poltrona Frau Italian leather armchairs and sofas, its own shower room stocked with a range of Acqua di Parma products, a prayer room, and private dining. Guests of the First Class Lounge & Spa will be aended to by a number of expertly trained staff – all of whom have undergone a rigorous selection process. The lounge features a General


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Manager, Concierge, Maître d’Hotel, Savoytrained Butlers, chefs and mixologists among its highly trained lounge team. The Executive Chef brings with him immense experience from a long career with leading hotel brands including Ritz Carlton, Shangri-La, and Intercontinental. His team of skilled Sous Chefs, Demi Chefs, and Chef de Partie create superior haute cuisine dining served at an à la carte dining area. Menus are changed frequently and feature a choice of Arabian, Indian and international cuisine

made to order at any time of day. The kitchen prepares all dining in-house using the freshest, locally sourced, seasonal produce. Guests will also be able to experience a unique five-course Emirati tasting menu, developed by chefs from Mezlai at the prestigious Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi. A casual dining and bar snack menu is also provided. The sculptural showcase bar, which is now a striking feature of Etihad Airways’ new collection of global lounges including the recently opened New York and Melbourne facilities, is stocked

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with 75 premium spirits, champagne and aperitifs. A bespoke cocktail menu has been specially developed in partnership with leading Londonbased beverage consultancy Fluid Movement. The signature mocktail drink is the Abu Dhabi, which uses Middle-Eastern flavours such as aromatic cold brew coffee infused with cardamom and sprayed with delicate rose water.

London. Using ingredients inspired by these cities, cocktails and mocktails are all hand-created by specially trained mixologists, using syrups and garnishes such as candy floss and dehydrated rhubarb. The bar also offers a selection of ‘modern classics’, such as the Mach 10 Mojito. Negroni lovers will be delighted to know their favourite aperitif is mixed, barrelled and aged behind the bar.

All mocktails and cocktails featured on the menu are one-of-a-kind and have been named aer Etihad’s leading destinations including New York, Melbourne, Shanghai, Paris, Mumbai, Sydney and

The cigar lounge provides a choice of nine carefully selected brands including Hoyo de Monterray, Cohiba, Bolivar, Montecristo, Arturo Fuente and Romeo Y Julieta from its own humidor.


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Each has been expertly matched with a number of whiskies and cognacs. The Six Senses Spa comprises three treatment rooms with shower facilities. First Class guests can enjoy a complimentary treatment, while guests in The Residence are offered two complimentary treatments. In keeping with a focus on health and wellbeing, the Relax & Recline area features a large video wall made up of 27 individual screens, soothing

sound and lighting, and is furnished with six Poltona Frau leather recliners. The fitness room is equipped with state-of-the-art Technogym treadmills and cross trainers, and male and female washrooms and showers. The Style & Shave area is staffed by talented barbers offering a series of hair and shave services, including one complimentary express treatment and a shoe shine service. The nail bar provides hair and nail services, including nail art, and one complimentary express treatment.

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H.E. Eng. Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Chief Executive Officer of Abu Dhabi Airports, said: “We are delighted to support Etihad Airways with the launch of their First Class Lounge at AbuDhabi International Airport. This new facility will offer guests a truly exclusive and premium experience, and is a reflection of the continued commitment by the airline and the airport to offer the best possible services to passengers flying through the UAE capital.” From an interior design perspective, the principles of style, space and serenity are

complemented by Etihad Airways’ distinctive ‘Facets of Abu Dhabi’ branding. With its geometric paerns and colour palee inspired by the UAE landscape, it is the ultimate expression of 21st century Arabian modernism. The new facility adds to the airline’s expanding collection of 14 Premium Lounges including those recently launched in New York and Melbourne in addition to Premium Lounges in Abu Dhabi (Terminals 1 and 3), Frankfurt, London, Manchester, Dublin, Paris, Washington DC., and Sydney. At Abu Dhabi Airport, Etihad Airways also


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operates a dedicated Premium Lounge within the unique US Preclearance facility, and a Premium Arrivals Lounge. A new First and BusinessClass Lounge at Los Angeles LAX airport will follow in the coming months.

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JAPAN AIRLINES JAL Suite Step in and make yourself at home in our specially designed First Class seat. A peaceful sanctuary that makes you forget you’re sailing high above the clouds.

The woodgrain interior with excellent functionality adds a sense of luxury to this world’s largest relaxing space onboard, while the woodgrain furnishings create the feel of an at-home library with smartly placed furniture of subdued tones. Inflight Dining – BEDD, the most luxurious restaurant in the world Think of it: a luxurious restaurant with offerings from around the world, flying through the sky. Travel without being disturbed by anyone, with high-flying views of clouds and terrain, while enjoying food artfully prepared by our highly skilled chefs. The last D of JAL BEDD, the name of our flying restaurant, refers to the concepts of care-free Dining with Delicious foods and Dreamlike comfort. Enjoy a loy dining experience right from your seat in the sky. Japanese cuisine – Seiji Yamamoto, Chef of the three-star Ryugin Japanese cuisine is a symbol of Japanese culture, which showcases the richness of nature of Japan to the world. It is a national art that Japanese people take pride in. Chef Yamamoto lavishes his love on ‘genuine’ ingredients to present us with the essence of each ingredient in his creative dishes and a promise of a luxurious meal time onboard our flights.


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Western cuisine – Yosuke Suga, Chef of Sugalabo Amazed by the foreign food and culture in Paris, living away from homeland made me realize the delicate beauty of Japan. Someday back in homeland, I will let the world know how fascinating Japan is. Now, this growing desire became into reality on JAL First Class. Please enjoy the four seasonal Japanese ingredients dressed using traditional French techniques. Fumiko Kono – Producer of grand cuisine Chef and food producer Fumiko Kono's focus is on achieving "pure healthy cuisine". Rather than diet food or low-calorie choices, she creates pure and exquisite flavours that relax and soothe, using mint and herbs alongside ingredients such as ginger, which warm the body. JAL Wine selection JAL has brought onboard Motohiro Okoshi, who has made his mark far and wide as a wine taster and wine director. Under his advisement, cabin crew members with sommelier qualifications have carefully selected wines that we invite you to pair with your meal and enjoy. Our First Class passengers can enjoy specially selected wines from around the world. Pair a glass with a fine meal and enjoy a quality moment with us. We also offer a broad selection of rare Japanese sake that are oen difficult to find. Our shochu options are the well-liked Moriizo and a brand being much talked about now, Kanehachi. MAGIC, JAL inflight entertainment system The MAGIC inflight entertainment system gives you access to today's talked-about movies as well as games great for taking a mental break, in addition to a wide variety of audio content ranging from the latest pop music to rakugo (comic storytelling) performances. Your own personal screen lets you start watching a variety of programs from any point you wish. New Amenity Kits onboard JAL International First Class Japan Airlines (JAL) will provide new amenity kits for its International First Class. These have been developed in collaboration with PORSCHE DESIGN consisting of Toothbrush set, mouth wash, earplugs, eye mask, hand & body cream, facial spray, lip balm, brush, moisture mask, and pocket tissue etc. In addition to the amenity kits, JAL will introduce new inflight relaxing wear in collaboration with PORSCHE DESIGN for a period of around 3 months. JAL is continually striving to bring customers a unique and completely refreshing inflight experience.

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Privacy and luxury re-defined Jet Airways offers a First Class product on its Boeing 777-300ER aircra that allows guests the ultimate way to travel, creating a ‘suite’ in the sky; a ‘home-away-from home’ for discerning customers, offering privacy, luxury and comfort. Each of the eight First Class suites provides more than 26sq of usable space and features dual sliding doors that create absolute privacy. Each suite includes a 23 inch flat screen television and substantial storage areas that include a personal hanging wardrobe, dual credenza and an ooman. In addition, travellers can enjoy dinner for two in the privacy of their own suite. The seats convert to the world’s longest flat beds at 83 inches and offer variable lumbar support and an eight point massage system. The state-of-the-art in-flight entertainment system offers guests over 370 hours of Hollywood and Bollywood movies, regional films, television and short programming, audio CDs covering every imaginable

music genre and much, much more; all on demand and all heard through Bose noise cancellation headphones. For those wishing to work, laptop power and in flight telephones are available with the ability to send SMS and email. The menu choices are extensive and served on bespoke William Edward Fine Bone China dinnerware. The finest of champagnes, including Bollinger – La Grande Anee as well as the best wines from around the world and a selection of whiskies, served in Rona glassware.

About Jet Airways Jet Airways – a member airline of Etihad Airways Partners – currently operates a fleet of 115 aircra, including a mix of Boeing 777-300 ERs/Airbus A330200/300 aircra, Next Generation Boeing 737s and ATR 72-500/600s, offering flights to 73 destinations across the globe. www.jetairways.com

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THAI AIRWAYS

ROYAL FIRST CLASS The Experience Your graceful hostess greets you with a flute of chilled champagne. Lounge in your tranquil semiprivate suite savouring caviar, silken service and lavish comfort in some of the sky's most spacious first class cabins. THAI invites you to experience royal elegance. New Royal First interiors draw from the rich culture and heritage of Thailand. Soothe your muscles with the 'Touch of Silk' full body oil massage or full body Royal Thai Massage at the Royal First Lounge of Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport as you prepare for your flight. Then glide into sleep on 180-degree plush flat beds in the sky.


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Royal First Class Seats Cabin and seat luxuries vary between routes and aircra. Wherever you are flying, savour Thai-inspired elegance with exclusive interiors weaving together ultra luxe contemporary hospitality design, traditional motifs and textures, divine comfort and surprising innovations and service touches. On THAI's Airbus A380s and newly remodelled Boeing 747s, Royal First passengers enjoy spacious semi-private suites nearly 8 feet long. Seat width is a generous 23 inches on the new-model Boeing 747s and expansive 27 inches on the Airbus A380s. In-flight entertainment systems boast 23-inch flat screens with approximately 130 films, 300 television programmes, 500 music CDs and a huge variety of games and special features. Additional Boeing 747s and Airbus A340s offer luxury pod designs, also with 180-degree lie-flat beds and nearly 7 feet in length of private space between each Royal First seat. Seat width is a generous minimum of 21 inches.


FIRST CLASS AIRLINES All Royal First guests delight in the highest levels of THAI service, gourmet culinary journeys and exclusive amenities. Additional cabin features such as in-flight lounge areas, changing rooms and bespoke indulgences vary by flight. THAI Sky Connect Stay connected wherever you roam. Keep up with important emails mid-flight. Share memorable moments of your journey as you coast through the clouds. www.thaiairways.com/en/exp_thai/Cabin_Class/royal_first. page

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First Class Arrive inspired in First Class. Unwind in the Private Suite, rejuvenate in the A380 Shower Spa and savour fine dining served whenever the mood takes you. Fly First Class and make every journey special. Master the art of me-time Take time to yourself in the Private Suite Slide the privacy doors closed and unwind in your own world. Enjoy a glass of exclusive wine or champagne, or help yourself to your personal mini-bar. Turn down the ambient lighting, choose your entertainment, and relax in the private cinema. Convert the seat into a fully flat bed with a maress and dri into a restful sleep. Your vanity table and mirror help prepare for the day ahead. Fly in the First Class Private Suite on most of our A380 and Boeing 777s.

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Savour gourmet meals whenever you please Experience the personal dining service From sumptuous à la carte cuisine to a tasty midnight snack, the cabin crew will prepare your meals whenever the mood takes you. Explore new worlds in every bite of our regionally inspired dishes, created by the chefs using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Dine from Royal Doulton bone china plates with exclusive Robert Welch cutlery. Match your meal with a fine wine selected by the sommeliers. Or choose from the list of complimentary cocktails, champagne, beers, spirits, and hot and cold drinks.

First Class dining Savour fine dining whenever the mood takes you in First Class – whether you crave a full meal or a tasty midnight snack. Satisfy your palate any time Order room service to your First Class Private Suite, or visit our A380 Onboard Lounge to sample a selection of canapés and hot and cold drinks. Experience gourmet dining above the clouds Taste the vivid flavours of regional menus, and try healthy meal options prepared by the awardwinning chefs. Bring out the flavours of your meal Choose from a selection of fine wines and limited editions. Or raise a glass of vintage 2006 Dom Pérignon.

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Indulge in a refreshing shower at 40,000 There’s nothing quite like a rejuvenating shower to leave you feeling inspired. Prepare for your arrival in the A380 Shower Spa, using a selection of Bvlgari toiletries and signature organic Voya products. Once you’ve finished pampering, replenish your energy with a detoxifying fresh juice. Just the boost you need to feel ready to take on the day. Nurture and restore with our exclusive Voya organic seaweed line Ireland’s seaweed bathhouses offer nature’s full therapeutic power in its purest form. You can experience this 300-year old tradition on board with the select Voya skincare line, carefully craed using organic, hand-harvested seaweed. Nourish your skin and hair with a full range of Voya products including shampoo, conditioner, hand cream, moisturiser, body wash, soap and cleanser. Enjoy them in the onboard Shower Spa, First and Business Class washrooms and airport lounges.


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Meet the world at 40,000 Join the conversation in the A380 Onboard Lounge Take a break, stretch your legs and meet some of the most interesting people on the planet in the elegant A380 Onboard Lounge - exclusive to First Class and Business Class customers. Make new friends as you delve into a selection of canapés and sip a refreshing cocktail. Choose from premium spirits, exclusive wines, champagne, cocktails and beers alongside hot and cold beverages served by a dedicated bartender. Experience a seamless journey from start to finish The world-class service begins at your doorstep Travel in comfort from the moment you leave your door. When you fly Business Class, you can book a complimentary Chauffeur-drive service and they will take you to and from the airport in over 70 cities. At the airport, find inspiration in the exclusive lounges before you fly, then board directly from the lounge in our A380 hub in Dubai. You can also speed through immigration at most airports. A fast track card will be given to you when flying First Class or Business Class, or if you’re an Emirates Skywards Gold or Platinum member.


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Feel pampered in First Class Prepare for the next step of your journey using the exclusive Bvlgari amenity kits. The airline partnered with luxury Italian brand to create designer kit bags that include signature Bvlgari fragrances and lotions, along with pamper essentials. The men’s kit bags in First Class are made from fine leather, and we have sophisticated satin bags with a satin lining for ladies. Collect a new design every nine months, each with a new Bvlgari fragrance: Red, Black, White and Green Tea. We’ll give you a kit bag on all our A380 flights to use in the onboard Shower Spa, on long-haul night flights and on flights over 10 hours. Your window into new worlds Choose from over 2,500 channels of the latest and greatest movies and must-see TV shows, on demand and in multiple languages. Relax to music from around the world, or play a range of fun games. Witness breaking news, catch up on the world of business or see your team in action with ice TV Live on select aircra. Create your personal playlist of favourites and laugh, shed a tear or cheer your way to your destination. Visit places you won’t find on a map Fall in love with a classic romance. Lose yourself in the latest edge-of-the-seat thriller. Let the inflight entertainment take you to places you won’t find on a map. Choose from over 2,500 channels of movies, TV shows, music and games, on demand and in multiple languages. On ice Digital Widescreen, we have movies with Audio Description and Closed Captions if you’re hearing or visually impaired. www.emirates.com

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GARUDA

INDONESIA First Class Interior Cabin Experience the Expanse of Personal Space Inside the new Garuda Indonesia Boeing 777300ER, eight luxurious private suites with a 1-2-1 configuration await you. Each suite comes fully equipped with: • Sliding door for privacy. • An ergonomic seat, elegantly designed for optimal comfort, with 82-inch pitch and 22-inch width that can be converted into a luxurious fullflat bed (180°) with maress, duvet, pillows and equipped with an ooman. • A hidden table that fits for fine dining. • A seat control unit with touch screen panel for ease of use. • Adjustable dividers for middle suites that opens easily for conversation. • Personal in-flight entertainment with 23.5-inch touch screen LCD, equipped with remote control and noise-cancelling headphone. • Personal wardrobe and storage. • ersonal reading light.

During your long haul flight, you will enjoy the comforts of: • Loungewear for men and women. • Luxurious “Loewe” amenity kits. • Comfortable amenities that will be prepared by First Class flight aendants. • Exclusive stationery for your correspondence needs during the flight. • A wide range of complimentary in-flight entertainment spanning music, movies, games, newspapers, magazines and in-flight connectivity. • Indonesian and International cuisines freshly prepared by dedicated Chefs on Board. • Branded toiletries. • Mood lighting which will give more comfort during the flight.


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Feel the Welcome That Knows No End Is there any welcome warmer than an entourage that looks forward to your arrival? Or a fuller embrace than a First Class Assistant who is aentive to everything you fancy?

Aer Takeoff Enjoy the finest culinary delights, served by your Chef-on-board, handpicked from world-renowned restaurants. Feel free to request for additional servings, throughout the flight.

As soon as you arrive at your destination, you will be swily assisted by your butler who will take care of your baggage claim and imigration process. And with a private limousine* ready to take you to your destination, your First Class experience continues beyond your flight.

Indonesian Regional Cuisines Let the best of Indonesian delicacies melt in your mouth

Your Private Feast Above The Clouds Embracing diversity as the core philosophy, the First Class menu features global favorites, such as Indonesia regional cuisines, and Modern European plates. Prepared by master chefs you are guaranteed the finest dining experience in the sky. Before Takeoff Choose from a distinctive variety of beverages, champagne, juice or water, complemented with macadamia nuts.

Modern European with Middle Eastern Edge An aromatic medley of flavours to take you across cultures From vintage wines, champagnes, cocktails, liqueurs, fresh juices, mineral water, so drinks, premium teas and coffees from Indonesian plantations, every meal is always accompanied by the finest of refreshments.


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The World at Your Fingertips During flights, Garuda Indonesia provides you with the latest on-demand in-flight entertainment and live streams of choice TV shows, on the innovative AVOD system, and through the personal 23.5” LCD that's controlled conveniently by touchscreen and premium handset. Popular favorites include: • • • •

Movies & Live TV Music Kids World Islamic World, Al Qur’an recitation, and a collection of Islamic media. • In-flight shopping catalog • Travel port for destination updates • Various games

During the journey, you will enjoy a fine selection of in-flight magazines and shopping catalog. Even at 40,000 feet, you can stay connected with loved ones through complimentary Internet access* backed by superb in-flight connectivity, you can browse, chat and e-mail by way of the Garuda Indonesia and Telkom Indonesia collaboration, powered by Panasonic's Global Communication System. Garuda Indonesia always provides excellence in service and in-flight facilities, to give you only the most delightful travel experiences.


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First Class Lounge Aer being warmly greeted by the dedicated First Class Assistant or Butlers at the airport Drop Zone Area, you will then be ushered to Drop off Room, a lounge where the First Class Assistant/ Butler will serve a welcome drink and wet towels as refreshment. The butler will completely handle your baggage wrapping, check-in, and immigration. The First Class Assistant then will escort you to the Garuda Indonesia First Class Lounge*, where you will enjoy a spread of food and beverages, WiFi and SPA services. Here, the First Class Assistant will also help you to make a reservation of refreshing SPA services if you’d like. From long chairs to quiet spaces to family rooms, every single detail has been designed for your comfort. Also available are favorite reading materials, a small library, a cigar room, kitchen, prayer room (Mushola), baby nursery and disabled toilet. With relaxing sounds of the grand piano driing throughout, the Garuda Indonesia First Class Lounge is a luxurious sanctuary where you can expect a destination before the destination.

Aer experienced the Garuda Indonesia First Class Lounge, both First Class Assistant/Butler then will escort you all the way to the aircra and you can experience priority boarding or priority transfer and transit service as a show of Garuda Indonesia hospitality.Indonesia hospitality. First Class Limousine Service With Garuda Indonesia’s First Class, you can experience every First Class treatment even before boarding the flight. On the day of travel, you are provided with a Limousine Service from your doorstep to the airport and from the airport back to home. Currently, the limousine service is available for passengers traveling between Jabodetabek (Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang & Bekasi) and Soekarno-Haa International Airport.

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The height of comfort and luxury Step into a haven of calm above the clouds, a place where you can enjoy unprecedented levels of privacy, discreetly aentive service and enough space to work, relax or sleep. It's luxury taken to a whole new level.

Your seat is far more than just a place to sit. Within easy reach you will find a powerport for your laptop, a phone and a personal video screen with a wide array of entertainment on demand. When it's time to sleep, your seat turns into a fully flat 6'6" bed, equipped with oversized pillow, so coon duvet, quilted bed topper, blanket, and even a pair of slippers and pajamas. relax or sleep. It's luxury taken to a whole new level.


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First Class comforts Swivel seat, an industry first, that extends into a 6'6" flat bed. Electronic recline, advanced lumbar support, winged-adjustable headrests, privacy dividers - for a more enclosed personal space, and personal reading lights

• Generous storage space • You can recreate the office with individual laptop powerport connections and satellite phone. • In seat video system with personal video screen offering a large choice of films, TV programmes, custom audio programmes, CD’s and video games.


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• American’s food service is all about flexibility. Enjoy a 5-course meal with fine wines or opt for a Dine-Upon-Request® option. • Oversized pillow, quilted bed topper, cozy so coon duvet, blanket, slippers and pajamas for every seat. www.americanairlines.com/intl/ie/onboard/ fclass.jsp

• Elegant amenity kit containing carefully selected products for your health and comfort. • Bose® QuietComfort® 15 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® headphones (Learn More)

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AIR FRANCE La Première Air France is unveiling its new La Première cabin, composed of 4 private suites. Discover the cabin on certain flights on the B777300 aircra, to a growing number of destinations. A SPACE TAILORED TO YOUR NEEDS In your La Première suite, you are free to orchestrate your trip however you see fit.

Move around or enjoy your privacy as you please. Create your own world in the sky by taking advantage of the many services available to you, including the following: • Personal coat service • Numerous storage areas for your belongings • Bedside reading lamp to read in privacy Traveling with someone else? Invite your travel companion to join you at your large table by taking a seat on an elegant and comfortable ooman.


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A SEAT AND BED IN ONE Your private suite ensures you sleep soundly. Your wide seat transforms into a bed measuring over 2 m / 6.5  in length and 77 cm / 30 in in width. It includes a futon maress, a large pillow and a fluffy duvet by Sofitel MyBed. Enjoy all the benefits of a full night's sleep in a comfortable environment worthy of a grand hotel.

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ENTERTAINMENT From the moment you board to your final arrival, you are in control of a complete, latest-generation entertainment system. It includes an intuitive touchscreen interface and remote control available in 12 languages. Take advantage of 1,000 hours of on-demand programming, including movies, games, TV shows, documentaries, music, a new relaxation video and a catalog of items sold on board. Feature films are also available in high definition, as your 24-inch screen becomes a movie theater. THE LA PREMIÈRE EXPERIENCE As a La Première guest, you will travel in a peaceful environment that combines elegance and style. It features the following: • A leather headrest that displays the winged seahorse, the symbol of Air France • Bright gray and wood accents that decorate your personal area • Red or gray suede that covers your storage area • Tweed paerned fabrics and metallic finishing touches that round out this unique environment


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SERVICE AS SOON AS YOU EXIT YOUR CAR Upon your arrival at the airport, our staff welcomes you at Terminal 2E, across from Gate 14, the exclusive meeting point for La Première guests. A porter will take care of your baggage as you proceed to a private check-in lounge, where our staff handles your check-in and any other airport procedures.

REST AND RELAXATION IN THE LA PREMIÈRE LOUNGE At the airport, take advantage of a relaxing moment in the La Première lounge. Enjoy a snack or meal, flip through an art book, watch the news in HD, work or recharge in the Biologique Recherche spa treatment center.


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SIMPLIFIED BOARDING You receive priority access at security checkpoints. Aer proceeding through security, our staff will take you to your aircra in a prestigious car provided by our partner Sixt. Once on board, you are personally introduced to the crew. You can then take your seat at your leisure and prepare to take full advantage of the La Première travel experience.

A FULL TEAM AT YOUR SERVICE All throughout your trip, including upon arrival and during connections, an Air France team member will be available at your side at every turn. You receive priority access when exiting the aircra and our staff will accompany you to the baggage claim area. During connections, you will be welcomed immediately upon arrival and accompanied to the La Première lounge.


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LUFTH Enjoy every moment on board First Class Step on board – and you will feel completely at ease straight away. Because everything is simply first-class; because every detail is designed to meet your personal requirements. Whether you want to sleep, relax or do some work, the conditions are ideal. Timelessly elegant design, top-quality materials and a pleasant lighting design indulge all your senses. Every moment belongs to you because sound insulation and a screen shield your valuable privacy. And this First Class travel experience above the clouds is given its final exquisite touch by the personal care and aention of the flight crew.

The most comfortable seat imaginable The best seat position is always the one in which you feel the most comfortable – which is why, in the Luhansa First Class seats, you will enjoy ergonomic comfort that adjusts to your needs. By using the intuitive controls you will quickly find your preferred seat seing. And feel free to ask a flight aendant if you would like to rest or sleep: on request they will transform your seat into a two-metre-long bed with a comfortable maress topper and temperature-regulating duvet.


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HANSA Refreshingly first-class details Even aer a long intercontinental flight you want to arrive at your destination feeling relaxed. An exclusive amenity kit and a selection of topquality toiletries is provided in the spaciously laidout First Class washrooms. Small details that create refreshing moments and round off your first-class travel experience in a most agreeable way.

First Class standards The newest First Class on the Boeing 747-8 offers you something special. The distinctive curvature of the aircra’s fuselage produces fascinating views: from the forward seats you can almost look straight ahead in the direction of flight. In First Class in our B747-8 fleet a pleasantly peaceful ambience combines with the greatest comfort: you can look forward to a cabin layout that is harmonious in every detail.

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The Boeing 747-8 First Class in detail • Even more peace and quiet – for even more relaxation: innovative sound insulation techniques have been used in the aircra’s outer skin and to reduce the noise of footfall. Soundproof cabin curtains and natural light create an ambience of well-being. • An individual and flexibly adjustable screen provides the appropriate amount of privacy. • When you want to sit back and relax in your seat, the independently adjustable backrest and footrest and the moveable ooman provide the greatest comfort.

• On request a flight aendant will convert your ergonomic First Class seat into a proper twometre-long bed by pressing a few buons. A comfortable maress topper, temperatureregulating duvet and fine-quality bed linen also contribute to your good night’s sleep. • Whichever position you choose to sit or lie in, the flexible reading lamp and an intelligent lighting concept always provide the ideal conditions for reading in comfort. • Additional hand luggage can be stored in your personal, lockable wardrobe in the First Class entrance area.


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• If you are looking for a lile distraction, dip into the extensive Luhansa Media World entertainment programme – using the remote control with integrated games console. • A large table which can be moved along the entire length of the seat provides ample space for storage and the ideal conditions for you to work on board if you wish. • The eight spacious and individually adjustable seats will impress you with their perfect ergonomics.

A uniformly excellent First Class standard It goes without saying that you ought to be able to enjoy the newest generation of First Class on every aircra in Luhansa’s long-haul fleet.

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Luhansa Private Jet With Luhansa Private Jet you can experience the freedom of being able to fly to almost anywhere within Europe or North America at a time of your choosing. In cooperation with NetJets – the market leader in private aviation – they offer a fleet of the most modern private jets which are available up to 10 hours before departure. All that maers is your personal timetable. Every flight takes you directly to your destination. On board you will enjoy services tailored wholly to your individual wishes and at selected departure and destination airports you can use exclusive Luhansa Lounges or partner lounges. Thanks to the VIP service on the ground, you will be able to board your jet quickly and discreetly.

Your benefits at a glance • You will fly with two qualified pilots who hold the same certifications as Luhansa captains and in the most modern NetJets aircra that meet the highest safety standards. • A limousine transfer service is available at Frankfurt, Munich, Dusseldorf and Zurich hubs. You can also book this service as an additional option at all departure and destination airports. • You will enjoy exclusive VIP service at Luhansa hubs in North America. • As the lead passenger on the flight you will receive at least 10,000 award, status or HON Circle miles. Frequent Travellers, Senators and HON Circle Members also receive the 25% Executive Bonus on their mileage credit.


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• You can also use your Luhansa Private Jet flight as a direct connecting or feeder flight to a Luhansa or SWISS First Class intercontinental flight in Europe or North America on very aractive terms. • For flights within Europe, separate security, passport and customs checks are arranged on the ground. • In Europe you will receive a standard Luhansa First Class ticket for your flight and in North America a Luhansa First Class Receipt. Both of these can be conveniently invoiced as travel expenses.

• The Luhansa Private Jet Service Team will coordinate the entire flight on your behalf and are available to answer any questions you may have about Luhansa Private Jet.

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Individuality meets fixed price The price of your Luhansa Private Jet journey is calculated on the basis of flight hours. Almost all charges and flight services are already included in the aractive fixed price – and your fellow passengers fly free of charge. Extra charges may be incurred outside the primary flight zones in Europe and North America and these will be invoiced separately. The Luhansa Private Jet Service Team will be happy to provide you with detailed information at any time.

Michelin-star-standard delicacies A delicious meal – elegantly arranged on fine china tableware. An unusual wine known only to connoisseurs. Moments of culinary pleasure provide special high points in the world of First Class travel. That is why, on selected intercontinental flights, top chefs create real delicacies for you. The caviar service is as much a part of the First Class service as the iconic red rose. The meal is complemented by an awardwinning wine programme that is given an inspirational touch by world champion sommelier Markus Del Monego.


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World-class ‘Vinothek Discoveries’ Passengers can choose from four red wines and four white wines from the world’s most popular wine-producing regions. New wines are available every month, something that many First Class passengers have appreciated over the years. World champion sommelier and Master of Wine, Markus Del Monego, regularly goes looking for very special wines, which he presents to passengers under the slogan “Off the beaten track”. That’s why a fine red wine and a fine white wine will also appear on the wine list.

‘Culinary Delights’ above the clouds Many of the best chefs in the world work in luxury hotels. Thanks to selected cooperation agreements with some of these hotels, our First Class passengers can enjoy the sophisticated pleasure of award-winning cuisine on board too. On long-haul flights from Germany, top chefs with Michelin stars or Gault Millau toques create the ‘Culinary Delights’ menu, with new chefs taking over every two months. If you would like to embark on a culinary voyage of the senses, you will be able to enjoy specialities on board which are a real treat for your taste buds.

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Entertainment world: When flight time turns into a great time Above the clouds – and, if you wish, immersed in the big wide world of entertainment. The First Class in-flight entertainment programme has been extended once again – we have doubled the number of feature films for example: 100 films are now available in up to eight language options including, in particular, even more films for passengers from the Middle East, India, Japan and China. What is more, there are now 200 TV programmes and an even larger choice of family and child-friendly entertainment available. Passengers can look forward to even more enjoyment watching TV series thanks to new box sets which provide a whole season’s viewing.

You can also access the latest news, sports highlights and international music magazines as well as information about your flight and about Luhansa. There is also a wide variety of acoustic options: CDs – with 300 music CDs alone and a superb selection of rock/pop, ‘greatest hits’ and classical music – audio books and more than 30 radio programmes with channels from all around the world.


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When travel and work become one The aircra cruises towards your destination – and on board you will find exactly the peace and quiet and services that you need to concentrate on business maers in a confidential atmosphere. Effective sound insulation in the cabin reduces noise to a minimum and the table at your seat provides plenty of space for everything you need. You are separate – and yet connected to the world: a telephone is available for you to use. And you also have FlyNet®: a fast, broadband Internet connection that can be used worldwide.

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SINGAPORE AIRLINES Personal touches make luxury more luxurious. Your favourite tea, piping hot. Breakfast in bed, even at three in the morning. Quiet space to work. Quiet time to relax. And someone to call on at any time. Or not at all. Every moment in First Class, offers you the luxury of enjoying all the things you want. The most luxurious part? You don’t even have to ask.


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Private space A headrest sculpted for comfort together with plush seat back cushions cradle your body, while extended curved partitions provide more privacy. Extra wide seat Hand-stitched, luxurious leather even to the footrest, and diamond-stitched so you can sit comfortably in any position.

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Mood lighting Intense to cool reading lights can be set to your preferred intensity for reading, working or enjoying KrisWorld. When the cabin is dimmed, ambient lights will come on at the touch of a buon to illuminate your seat and serve as night light. Book the Cook Reserve your main course up to 24 hours before you fly, including creations by notable chefs from our International Culinary Panel. Dine in restaurant seing onboard with full table service, and wines to match the food and altitude.


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KrisWorld inflight entertainment Contents thoughtfully curated with you in mind, with an impressive selection of 1,000 entertainment options, – movies, television programmes, music, games and apps – a video touchscreen handset, and 24-inch HD-enabled personal LCD with Bose noise-cancelling headphones. On selected flights, stay in touch with family, friends and colleagues with Internet connectivity, as well as text and multimedia messaging.

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QATAR AIRWAYS

First Class experience Immerse yourself in luxury Luxurious and elegant décor underline the sense of spaciousness of the cabin. Experience refinement and world-class personal service in your private space.

Tailored exclusively for you Travel First Class and relish the myriad exclusive offerings picked for your luxurious travel experience. The award-winning cabin crew look aer your every need and deliver the world-class service you deserve. From Celebrity Chef signature dishes to Giorgio Armani amenity kits and designer sleeper suits, Qatar Airways provides always you with the best.


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Your private sanctuary Sele into your seat and enjoy unparalleled comfort and complete privacy. The spacious First Class is designed for you to feel well-rested and refreshed throughout your journey, with ample stowage options and an ultra-comfortable fully lie-flat bed* accompanied with Free Linen and a duvet.

A place for work and more Feel inspired from the start to the end of your trip in First Class. Made for your every need, your seat offers you enough space to work privately or unwind with thousands of entertainment options. Transform your area into a conductive work space with laptop power, USB plug and on-board Wi-Fi. Whenever you choose, sink into your chair and relax with up to 3,000 entertainment options offered on the innovative entertainment system.


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FIRST CLASS AIRLINES A delight to fly Indulge in signature dishes designed by worldrenowned chefs. An on-demand menu service lets you enjoy sweet or savoury delicacies whenever you please. Unique flavours, exquisite food presentation, luxurious table linen and modern cutlery will satisfy all of your five senses.

The perfect complement Find the perfect beverage to accompany the perfect meal. Offered on board is a range of signature drinks that you can enjoy as an aperitif or a complement to your dish. Enjoy tantalising combination of fruity fizz or spicy zest, signature mocktails and fruit juices. Relax and unwind with a freshly-brewed cup of coffee or tea served aer each meal.

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A unique hub Comfort. Convenience. Choice. These are the things that maer most to today’s traveller, and what you will find at the heart of Hamad International Airport, Qatar Airways’ home. Designed with the passenger's needs in mind, it offers facilities that are efficient, modern and user-friendly. Wide check-in aisles, abundant service desks and speedy security clearance make your pre-flight experience quick and easy. www.qatarairways.com/in/en/first-class.page


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QANTAS

A journey of unsurpassed luxury. As a Qantas First customer, the aim is to provide you with a journey of unsurpassed luxury. Your journey starts from the moment you leave your front door with Chauffeur Drive, a complimentary transfer service for First customers on eligible international Qantas operated flights booked with a QF flight number. The dedicated First Hosts will be on hand to anticipate your travel needs. In the flagship Sydney and Melbourne lounges, the First Hosts will contact you the day before travel with information on facilities and to arrange anything else you may require for your journey. At Sydney and Melbourne International Airports, you’ll be greeted at the curb and taken through to the dedicated First check-in area, at least one hour before your departure time. At selected ports you will be fast-tracked through immigration and invited to relax in the awardwinning International First Lounge. You’ll have a dedicated boarding lane at the gate, which you can use to board the aircra with ease at any stage of the boarding process. First Lounge Relax into your holiday with a range of exclusive services*, such as: • A Concierge and First Host ready to assist you with your travel needs. • The award winning Marc Newson-designed lounge+, with multiple seating arrangements to suit your mood. • A signature menu created by leading Australian restaurateur, Neil Perry. • Complimentary treatments at the luxurious Aurora Day Spa. • Private business suites equipped to help you continue working. • A library, magazines, newspapers, internet access and plasma screens to keep you entertained.


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First Suite Experience a new level of inflight comfort as you stretch out in your fully flat, extra-wide bed. The Bedding Down service features luxurious pillows, blankets, a duvet as well as a sheepskin maress. Controls at the end of your armrest move your seat, leg rest and lumbar positioning from a relaxed reading position, to a fully flat bed of up to 212cm on our A380 and 200cm on our B747s. Your space also features an ooman so you can host a companion inside the suite during the flight. Onboard Dining Rockpool and Qantas have taken inflight dining to new heights in First. Enjoy the unique restaurantstyle dining experience, with the opportunity to indulge in an eight-course tasting menu or choose to dine with an a la carte menu offering signature dishes. All meals are designed by Neil Perry, prepared on board and made to order with the finest ingredients. Consult one of the Sommeliers in the Sky, who’ll advise you on a selection of award-winning wine and champagne to match your meal. Having won Best First Class Sparkling, Best Presented First Class Wine List and Best Overall Cellar at the Cellars in the Sky Awards 2012, we're sure you'll find something to suit your palate. Snacks or light meals are available at any time during your flight. Choose from prestige wines, spirits and beers, along with leaf tea and espresso coffee. Entertainment Sit back and let Qantas entertain you. The inflight entertainment system features 17 inch touch screens on the A380 and 10.4in touch screens on our B747 aircra, with noise-cancelling headsets and on-demand control so you can watch what you want, when you want with high-quality audio. With hundreds of options to choose from, you’ll definitely find something to suit your mood. The selection includes a wide range of movies, TV programs, CD albums, moving maps, interactive games and a selection of radio channels.

Personal telephones are also available in every seat, as well as the option to reply text message. You can choose to use your own laptop with 110v AC power outlets to keep you going. Luxurious Amenities Martin Grant designed sleepwear and amenity kits for customers travelling in First, offering luxury and comfort. Designed exclusively by Qantas’ Creative Director of Fashion, Martin Grant, the unisex navy and black trim Qantas First pyjamas are 100 per cent coon, feature a tailored neckline and tapered silhouee to ensure elegant comfort in the First cabin, and come with matching slippers. Stylish male and female First amenity kits come in the same navy hues and feature a range of bespoke hydrating ASPAR by Aurora Spa products, Martin Grant-designed travel socks, dental kit, ear plugs and deodorant. Amenity kits also feature a Martin Grant designed eye mask that cups the eyes for maximum comfort and light block out. Upon Arrival Upon arrival, you will be among the first to leave the aircra. In selected ports, you will be met by First Hosts and can fast track through immigration with your Express Path Card. Your bags will also be among the first to be ready for collection and if you are eligible for and have pre-booked the complimentary Chauffeur Drive service, you will be met by another chauffeur service and driven to your hotel, office or home. If you need information on transfers during the flight, your flight aendant can assist you. www.qantas.com/travel/airlines/internationalfirst-class/global/en


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KOREAN


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N AIR First Class Service Korean Air promises a very special experience from the moment you plan your flight to the moment you finish your journey.

Regardless of aircra, fly in luxurious comfort..

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Kosmo Suites 2.0 The louver sliding door will provide you to see through walls only from the inside, not from the outside, and the extra 24cm to the partition (total 139cm) will offer you the ultimate privacy. This seat is 79 inches long, 24 inches wide with an 83-inch space between seats that offers comfort and freedom.

Kosmo Suites At 26.5 inches wide, the seat in the Kosmo Suites is 5.9 inches wider than a regular first-class seat. The 79-inch-long one-piece, jointless seat mat ensures maximum comfort and helps reduce fatigue on long flights Kosmo Sleeper This bed-type seat is 78 inches long, 21.1 inches wide with an 83-inch space between seats that guarantees maximum comfort and total privacy.


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Sleeper 180-degree full flat seat, individual space with privacy, a 23 inch high-resolution LCD monitor A Higher Level of Service You think you are being served at a world-class dining establishment, and you are. A two-time winner of the prestigious Mercury Award, offered are carefully selected Western, Chinese, Japanese and traditional Korean menus, complete with topquality wines that suit the unique characteristics of the destination and luxurious tableware.

In-flight Amenity Kit Service Five different luxury brand DAVI cosmetic items, such as face cream, hand cream, aershave lotion, eye gel, and lip balm (with added extracts of wine), are packed in a convenient pouch, along with eye mask, toothbrush and toothpaste for your convenience. Duvet Service A high-quality duvet is provided to passengers on lengthy flights to America, Europe, Oceania and the Middle East for comfort and relaxation.

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In-flight Comfort Clothing Comfortable and high-quality clothes, designed by world famous designer Gianfranco Ferre, are provided for passengers on lengthy flights to America, Europe, Oceania or the Middle East. Mood lighting Aircra lights are fully adjustable to accommodate various activities such as boarding, sleeping and eating. Wake-up service Stay on schedule even when sleeping. Just let the aendants know, and they will make sure to wake you at your requested time.

Dream Lounge, A380 "Celestial Bar" A380 airplanes are equipped with the "Celestial Bar", a convenient relaxation space for First and Prestige class passengers. The chic interior design, exquisite lighting and impressive sky lounge provide the perfect atmosphere. This is the spot for you and your fellow travellers to wind down and relax while sipping on specially craed cocktails that can only be experienced on Korean Air. www.koreanair.com/content/koreanair/global/e n/traveling/classes-of-service.html#healthytravel-tips


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AIRWAYS

"ANA SUITE CHECK-IN" at Narita Airport Priority lanes for security check:First Class customers are able to use priority lanes at selected airports. Priority Baggage Service:The "First Class" priority tag will be aî…&#x;ached to your baggage. Spend every moment in total comfort before your departure, as ANA SSuite Lounge oers a personal space to relax in, with the promise of incomparable luxury that our esteemed guests deserve.

ON BOARD EXPERIENCE A private space up in the skies. The square cabin has been cleverly designed to provide the ultimate space, privacy, and comfort.The high-panel walls are furnished in contemporary wood tones for both the exterior and interior, creating the perfect room exclusively for our esteemed guests. The square cabin has been cleverly designed to provide the ultimate in space, privacy and comfort. Enjoy the perfect room and the height of luxury in the skies.


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SEAT FUNCTIONS 23-inch touch-panel LCD wide-screen monitor with digital noise-canceling headphones Two LED personal lights Large adjustable dining table Adjustable cocktail table Premium handset, also a personal satellite international telephone Jacket and shoes storage compartments Switch on the Do Not Disturb light whenever you want to rest Storage space under the ooman for large item Storage spaces for your headphones, glasses and personal items Universal PC power port and USB port

DINING Refined dining at 30,000 feet. Menus and ingredients have been selected by the CONNOISSEURS, who include famous chefs from both outside and inside Japan, wine, coffee and alcohol beverage specialists, and the ANA chefs whom we are proud to say are the best among the world's airlines. Entertain your taste buds with the best of seasonal delicacies in Japanese Kaiseki style or with elegantly craed Modern European dishes, as we provide the best of both worlds.


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DUTY FREE SHOPPING ANA is proud to offer its in-flight duty free services with a wide selection of goods available at reasonable prices. On offer all original ANA itemsare developed and designed as a collaboration between ANA and high class brands,as well as many items not yet available for sale within the country. They also have rare items that are only available as priority sale items or limited edition items in Japan! AMENITY Have a good night's sleep with the best fabrics and technology. A premium amenity kit containing the finest products will be given to each passenger, ensuring you a more pleasant journey on our long-haul flights.

ANA & LEXUS CONNECTION ANA is now providing Japan’s first terminal transfer service for First Class passengers on ANA-operated international flights. Passengers arriving at Haneda Airport on connecting flights will be met by a private Lexus ready to transfer them between the international and domestic terminals. www.ana.co.jp/wws/japan/e/asw_common/servi ceinfo/inflight/guide/f/


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OMAN A First Class Oman Air offers an unmatched level of luxury for its premium class passengers including lie-flat seats, direct aisle access and a la carte dining for every passenger in First Class. With just six seats within the first class cabin, together with a luxurious lounge area, the passenger experience is akin to flying in an exclusive private jet. The First Class Mini Suite offers the longest lieflat seat available on any commercial airliner and is set within a massive 87-inch pitch. Furthermore, with a 25.5-inch wide seat, and eight point massage system built in, stowage for hand luggage, dedicated space to hang a coat and a huge 23-inch video monitor, Oman Air’s First Class Mini Suite is in a class of its own.

First Class Mini Suite Oman Air's First Class Mini Suite is set to offer unparalleled levels of comfort and space. Six seat (1:2:1 four-abreast seating) Fully flat bed (180 degrees) Full size bed length (with ooman):82 inches Seat width of 25.5 inches Seat pitch of 85.5 inches Electrically controlled backrest/seat boom Electrically controlled leg rest Electrically adjustable seat depth Eight-point massage system Dedicated space for coat hanging Dedicated stowage for cabin-approved size baggage


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AIR Folding size armrest One-piece meal table Cocktail table Literature pocket Wireless IFE handset Backup IFE handset Headset compartment Life vest compartment Buddy seat Reading and mood light controls 23-inch video screen monitor Two USB plugs

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| world luxury | Inflight Dining Premium customers are greeted onboard with a warm and traditional Omani welcome, including Arabic dates and coffee. First Class customers the inflight dining experience begins with a premium caviar service, whilst a wide ranging menu of both modern and traditional fine dining and Arabic signature dishes is offered in both First and Business Class cabins. Expert chefs use only the highest quality seasonal ingredients and each dish is served on unique, bespoke chinaware. Award-winning wines and champagnes are carefully selected to complement the dining experience and all drinks are served in top quality glassware. In addition to the award-winning wine cellar, fine teas, coffee as well as a wide selection of nonalcoholic beverages are offered. Inflight Connectivity Oman Air offers complimentary Wi-Fi to passengers travelling in First Class Cabins for duration of their flight. Air Stewards will provide you with access to get online with your chosen device. Whichever cabin you are travelling in, you can send SMS or make calls to your friends, family or colleagues with the mobile services. Log-on and check emails, message your friends, surf the web and update your social media with Oman Air’s WY-Fi services. Flexible pricing allows you to choose the level of connectivity that suits your needs, whenever you are on-board the Airbus A330 and Boeing 787 connected flights. Log on today from as lile as $10. Don’t miss out and stay connected on your next Oman Air flight! Chauffeur Drive Service Premium Chauffeur Drive Airport Transfer Service Oman Air believes in offering premium travellers a host of distinctive services that will enhance their travel experience. First and Business Class passengers can now avail the use of complimentary Chauffeur Drive airport transfer service at select destinations across the network. With an aentive service that comes with a personal chauffeur, luxury vehicles and speedy doorto-door transfers, you can now travel in comfort and style with Oman Air.

Oman Air Lounges If you want to catch up on work before you travel, enjoy a snack or simply unwind, you'll find the lounges the perfect way to relax from the main terminal. Why not help yourself to complimentary food and beverages, including a selection of fine wines from around the world. Dedicated business centres, free WIFI and complimentary PC's are available in the lounges. First Class Lounge ——— The First Class Lounge was opened in January 2011 and offers an exceptional standard of hospitality and comfort within a uniquely modern design that reflects key elements of the Omani culture and heritage. Relax within this serene and elegant environment and enjoy the very best in hospitality and service as you prepare for your flight. First Class lounge services include: • Experienced team of customer service staff on hand to look aer your every need. • Personal chef to prepare a refreshment or full dining experience. • Fully stocked bar offering alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks. • Relaxation rooms – with chase Lange and dimmed lighting options. • Daily selection of international newspapers and magazines. • Full HD satellite TV entertainment systems. • Shower rooms with bath robes, towels, toiletries, shaving kits and Amouage perfume. • Baby changing facilities. • Disabled access with dedicated bathrooms and showers. • Full free WIFI internet access. • Business centre with full facilities. • Male & female prayer rooms. • Complimentary 15 minute massage from the lounge Spa • Limousine Service from the First lounge to your aircra with personal chauffeur. www.omanair.com/en/flying-us/first-class


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SAUDIA AIRLINES

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First Class Flying with special feature on Saudia Airlines.

World Luxury Daily No.53  

First Class Flying with special feature on Saudia Airlines.