Taking off from 2024, Global Airlines is the newest long-haul airline in the world – and there’s some pretty fancy features for everyone on board.
Global Airlines will be using the ‘world’s most comfortable aircrafts’, A380s, with a fleet of four currently available, and more coming in 2024.
The idea is that everyone will be able to experience luxury travel – even with an economy ticket.
And the plan is to keep those tickets affordable. Global told The Independent that prices will be “in line with, if not cheaper” than those set by other carriers” because of alternative route to obtaining its aircraft.
Based at London Gatwick, the company plans to take to the skies flying to New York JFK by mid-2024 and go on to add a route from Gatwick to Los Angeles next year.
Founder and CEO James Asquith, travel personality and serial entrepreneur, designed the airlines to provide ‘outstanding customer experience’.
Drawing inspiration from his own travels, Asquith had visited 196 countries by the age of just 24, and aims to ‘right the wrongs’ that he experienced on flights in the past.
The aim of Global Airlines is to “raise the bar in the world of aviation. A word of warning. Once you get used to Global Airlines, it is very hard to go back to anything else.”
Notable features that will make the new airline different from its competitors include being chauffeur driven to airports included in the ticket price and in-flight champagne for all passengers, thanks to a new partnership from Laurent Perrier.
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Laurent Perrier teams up with Global Airlines.
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Speaking to Inflight, Founder and CEO James Asquith said: “It is a brand that is known the world over, and our intention is to offer LP brands to passengers across our three cabins, and, if we can make it work, that absolutely includes in economy.”
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Eventually Global Airlines plans to have 15-20 planes within the first two years and expand “pretty aggressively” from there.
The airlines first transatlantic flights are expected by Spring 2024 and with a new partnership with American Express, loyal card members with the an AMEX will be amongst the first to be able to purchase tickets for all three cabins.
You can find out more about the new airline on the Global Airlines website here.
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