World’s largest passenger airliner and the most expensive private jet in the world, Airbus A380, defines a high class of living with its luxurious features, which makes it unique in every sense. One of the sweetest dreams that one can dream of is to own the exotic A380 airplane, and one of the world’s richest men has already lived it. Prince Alwaleed bin Talal of Saudi Arabia is the fortunate owner of this lavish airbus worth $500 million. He bought it for $300 million and spent an additional whopping amount of $200 million, to make it a customized ‘flying palace’.
Designed and developed by an European company, A380 private jet is equipped with a powerful four Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engine, having a driving force of 72,000 Ibf that can speed up the airbus to 1,020 km per hour, providing a service ceiling of 43,028 feet. This enormous airbus has a length of 238.6 feet and a height of 80.2 feet. The interiors of the aircraft are illuminated with bulbless LEDs, which can be further customized according to the mood or ambiance. The massive aircraft has the maximum seating capacity of 525 passengers. It is divided in three class configurations and can accommodate up to 853 passengers, if seated in economy class configuration.
The most exquisite airplane A380 has several lavish amenities, such as a garage with an occupying space of two luxury cars, a stable for horses and camels, and a hawk pen. The cabin has a floor space of 478 square metres. It is also well-equipped with beauty salons, on-board restaurants and bars, and duty-free shops, which provides the most classy and luxurious travel experience to its passengers.
Other additional features of airbus A380 are:
- Marble tiled steam room with spa treatments.
- Concert hall with grand piano, having a seating space for ten, and a stage for private entertainments.
- A living room with flat screen TV on the walls and floors, which enable passengers to see, where they are flying over.
- 20 small private rooms.
- Five master bedrooms with large beds, along with private bathrooms and showers.
- Private elevator that connects the master bedroom to the tarmac, for quick entrance and exit.
- Boardroom with holographic monitors,
- The most unique feature of the A380 airbus is its prayer room that automatically rotates, so that it always faces the holy city of Mecca.