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Icelandair plane transformed into a 50-seat luxury aircraft for one of the world's leading luxury travel companies

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  • Travel in style It took five weeks to transform the Icelandair plane into a luxury airplane. Photo/Pjetur Sigurðsson

An Icelandair Boeing 757-200 airplane has been transformed from a regular 183-seat plane to a luxurious 50-seat aircraft for Abercrombie and Kent, one of the world's leading luxury travel company, reports Ví

Preparations for the tour took six months while altering the airplane took five weeks in total. The seats were imported from Italy and can be turned into comfortable lie-flat beds. The crew, on the other hand, is Icelandic and counts two captains, a pilot, five flight attendants, two chefs and an air mechanic.

The trip is a three week-long, tailor-made, luxury holiday around world and includes destinations such as Peru, the Easter Islands, Samoa, Papua New Guinea, Bali, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Kenya, France and New York.

Each seat cost a whopping 12,5 million krónur (81.619 euros/ 104.097 US dollars).


The airplane before its transformation. Photo/Pjetur Sigurðsson


The Icelandair crew. Photo/Pjetur Sigurðsson


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