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Commercial Airlines Vie to Make Their Flights 'Experiential'

Posted: Oct. 15th, 2013  |  By DailyLuxe News

Photo: Ethiad Airways

Commercial airliners are making every effort to distinguish their in-flight experience from the competition.

 Ethiad Airways is offering nanny-services and onboard chefs on its long-haul flights that depart from Los Angeles, the L.A. Times reports.

The helpful service is not for first-class passengers only. The designated nannies are available to help with cleaning, pampering, and entertaining children throughout the entire plane.

The airline is hopeful that this service differentiates it from others to regular customers, according to James Hogan, president and chief executive of Ethiad, told the Times.

The new service comes on the heels of another carrier, JetBlue, recently introducing its new premium-class service, the Mint. But is it too little and too late for the average customer to feel like anything but a second-class flyer?

Did you know that Emirates has a first-class roundtrip ticket from New York City to Dubai that sells for about $22,000? Charter that one!

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