hybrid air vehicles limited (HAV) and british company design Q have unveiled the airlander 10 passenger cabin at farnborough air show, illustrating what’s possible in luxury expeditionary tourism. the design reveals private en-suite bedrooms, onboard fine dining and panoramic views that feature in the world’s largest aircraft. the 45 meters-long cabin is designed to accommodate up to 18 passengers and crew for a three-day expedition.


all images courtesy of design Q

 

 

the air vehicle’s remarkable passenger cabin opens up new possibilities by approaching air travel from a different perspective. passengers on airlander will have luxurious private en-suite bedrooms and will be able to enjoy horizon-to-horizon views in the aircraft’s extensive infinity lounge with glass openings on the floor. the altitude bar will offer drinks with the ultimate view, while 18 guests can enjoy fine dining in the skies.

 

 

‘airlander challenges people to rethink the skies – that’s the driving force behind everything we do,’ says stephen mcglennan, CEO of HAV. ‘air travel has become very much about getting from A to B as quickly as possible. what we’re offering is a way of making the journey a joy.’

video by patric maccallion

 

 

airlander 10 can take off and land from any flat surface, eliminating the need for traditional infrastructures, such as ports or airports. this opens up opportunities for expeditions to places existing transport can’t get to and offers the ultimate in transformative, experiential travel.

 

 

the cabin’s interior is unusually spacious — this space allowed the team at design Q to use their extensive experience of luxury spaces to create something full of unique features that will set new standards for excellence in air travel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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