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The renown car brand couples up with Lufthansa Technik for the top luxury plane in the world
Private luxury jet owners can long for the ultimate flying experience: take the interior design of a fancy hotel or of an elegant New York loft and give them wings. Mercedes-Benz Style, the well-known three star car brand (each point means a link with an element: air, earth, water) pairs up with Lufthansa Technik to deliver a unique VIP cabin for private jets, right after their participation to Monaco Yacht Show 2016, where they presented their very first yacht (read also → Mercedes Benz si lancia nella nautica con Arrow460).
Characterized by a minimal contemporary style, the cabin is extremely elegant and fully technologically equipped. The design is highly reminiscent of car design: the black panels are a clear reference to the latest Mercedes models.
The entrance of the cabin lies in the front of the aircraft: the guest is welcomed in a wide open space area, cosy and elegant, the first part of an emotional itinerary throughout the whole plane. Here lies an open kitchen as well, a dividing wall to ensure privacy and a Vip bathroom. In the rear of the cabin there is the living area, the entertainment room (fitted with special seats and couches) and an extra luxury sleeping area, fitted with a concave king size bed and an inviting transparent shower box.
The design of the entire space is based on a helix shape, as if the whole areas were part of a dynamic spiral. This specific layout was studied to create cosy and independent areas coupled up with fluid and harmonic spaces, in order to guarantee better security and a smoother visual experience.
The Lufthansa Technik and Mercedes-Benz Style team are working to reach a project able to fulfill every safety flight certification.
Certainly not for everybody, but definitely a new milestone in the history of aeronautics.
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