photographs of boeing jumbo jets transformed into VIP living spaces
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jun 20, 2014
photographs of boeing jumbo jets transformed into VIP living spaces


photographs of boeing jumbo jets transformed into private living spaces
view of an empty, hollowed-out boeing 787 dreamliner
image courtesy boeing

 

 

 

what happens when you have billions of dollars in the bank, and can’t figure out what to do with the extra millions worth in spare change? you buy an empty boeing jumbo jet of course, primed and ready to install master bedroom suites, 20-person sofas, private changing rooms, and full bathrooms with built-in rain showers. according to wired, commercial jet manufacturers have been replacing the rows of economy seats in their aircraft with sofas and entertainment centers since the late 1990s. an influx of billionaires from russia, the middle east, and china has led boeing to focus on their private jet branch. since opening in 1996, the seattle-based aircraft manufacturing company has delivered 195 of 217 total orders received – which at $280 million for a boeing 747-8, costs a pretty penny.

 

to see how some of the world’s billionaires spend their money, have a look below:

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 an private interior for a boeing 747-8 – the plane’s 4,786 sq ft of open space can be set up as desired

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this boeing features a full bathroom with a shower, a bedroom suite, and room for up-to 28 guests in total

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 boeing interior with a shower and king-size bed hidden in the rear

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this boeing 747-8 has sleeping room for eight 

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