airbnb is offering the chance to spend a night inside a KLM plane...
 
airbnb is offering the chance to spend a night inside a KLM plane...
nov 18, 2014

airbnb is offering the chance to spend a night inside a KLM plane...

airbnb is offering the chance to spend a night inside a KLM plane…

 

 

 

since 2008, san francisco-based company airbnb has been building up a marketplace of accommodations in more than 35,000 cities and 190 countries. the community-driving hospitality company’s aim is all about offering a platform in which individuals can monetize their extra space and present it to a larger global audience. in doing so, airbnb connect individuals with unique travel experiences across the globe — whether it be a just a short stay in a marrakech apartment, a week in a giraffe manor, or a month in a hut in tropical malaysia.

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dining area

 

 

 

the diverse and impressive range of more than 800,000 lodgings offered by its hosts, satisfying all types of excursions abroad, is what fueled airbnb to initiate the ‘night at…’. the campaign is airbnb’s way of giving back to its network, by offering people from all over the world the chance to spend a night in unusual and unexpected places. having previously put forth the opportunity to win a stay at france’s historic and spectacular chenonceau châteaux, airbnb now takes its offerings to new heights by giving away three nights (for 2-4 persons each) inside a KLM plane.

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a spacious living room sits at the centre of the KLM plane

 

 

 

but, this is not just any aircraft, it is the dutch airline company’s characteristic three-engined MD-11 (mcdonnell-douglas) airbus, which took its last commercial passenger flight this fall, ending an 80-year-long cooperation between KLM and mcdonell-douglas. to acknowledge the departure of the airplane from its fleet, KLM has partnered with airbnb to commission amsterdam-based interior design and branding firm TANK to refurbish the MD-11’s internal cabin and transform it into a loft space, equipped with all the amenities you need to feel right at home.

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master bedroom

 

 

 

this opportunity to experience an aircraft in a rare way requires little effort. the revamped KLM airliner is set to be posted on airbnb.com, and through its listing, you will be able to enter the competition. all you need to do is tell airbnb ‘WHY’ you should be the one to spend a night on a plane and you could see yourself flying high on either the nights of november 28, 29 or 30th.

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with a ‘night at… a KLM plane‘, airbnb maintains its reputation for making distinctive and unprecedented accommodations available to the public, bringing forth alternative and nonconformist ways in which to discover the world. away from home, airbnb makes you feel like you belong anywhere…

 

follow: @airbnb #NightAt

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the interior has been furnished with all the right details

 

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there are a plethora of books and magazines available for you to read and enjoy…

 

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the experience would take place on the runway of amsterdam’s schipol airport

 

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floor plan

 

 

airbnb is offering the chance to spend a night inside a KLM plane...

  • I would love to be above all things for just one or 2 nights.
    Total comfort, our own cocoon, high in the sky, no destractions from this busy, crazy world below.
    Just amongst friends who are most dearly to me, to enjoy eachothers company, and maybe to deepen the relationship, or just play games and read a bit, sleep a bit, enjoying the vieuw.
    What way would be more perfect to experience this in this fantastic airplane.

    Astrid Herrebrugh
  • so where do you shower…?

    juan lacape

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