Luxury Awaits at Bristol's Converted Boeing 727 AirBnB

By Ivan PetrenkoApr 26, 2024 04:30 AMNews
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Bristol, England now boasts a unique accommodation for aviation enthusiasts and luxury seekers alike: a fully converted Boeing 727 airplane, repurposed into a luxury AirBnB. This novel suite, located at Skyline Park, was unveiled recently by PYTCHAir, offering a distinctive blend of comfort and aviation history.

The aircraft, originally a commercial airliner operated by Japan Airlines and later transformed into a Boeing Business Jet, has had a diverse history of usage, including as a military VIP transport and a private jet for Middle-eastern royalty. After its decommission in 2012, the plane underwent a series of transformations, culminating in its latest incarnation as a high-end lodging and event space.

This AirBnB retains the 1980s interior charm while incorporating modern luxuries. It features two bedrooms, three bathrooms, a full kitchen, and twin lounge areas, ensuring a stay that combines nostalgic flair with contemporary amenities. The nightly rate for this airborne haven is just £300, with a minimum two-night stay, making it an attractive option for those seeking a novel experience.

Strategically positioned atop large shipping containers, the aircraft not only serves as a unique living space but also as a functional venue for events and office use. Johnny Palmer, the visionary behind this transformation, aimed to create a landmark feature for Skyline Park, providing both locals and tourists a rare opportunity to indulge in the golden age of air travel within the comforts of a modern-day accommodation.

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