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Emirates New Super-Luxurious Cabins Feature Virtual Windows and “Zero-Gravity” Seats

Emirates has just finished it’s first flight with the luxurious new 777 which features first class cabins inspired by Mercedes Benz (yes, first class cabins).

Those rich enough to buy a plane ticket that’s worth more than my car were treated to the world’s first fully enclosed suite. It measures a ridiculous 40 square feet, and includes such luxuries as active noise cancelling headphones from Bowers and Wilkins, “zero-gravity” seats inspired by NASA, and virtual windows for cabins that aren’t adjacent to the side of the plane.

It features so much that I need second paragraph to list more things. Like a 32-inch touchscreen TV, an entertainment system featuring 2,500 channels, custom-controlled mood lighting, and adjustable climate controls letting you set the temperature between 64 to 79 degrees. The suites themselves are floor-to-ceiling units with curtains and a service window.

Yeah, that’s great and all, but it come with cheap headphones, an uncomfortable seat and a tray table that smells like burps? I didn’t think so.

I have no idea how much it’ll cost you to upgrade, but let’s assume it’s the equivalent of your life’s savings, or in my case, 5 life’s savings.

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Hit the jump for a video tour of the sweet suite.