Have you seen the $500 million A380 the Prince of Saudi Arabia owns?

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    Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal owns an Airbus A380 that cost $300 million (though sources say he negotiated the price down to $280 million) to buy from Airbus and spent an additional $200 on personal configurations to the aircraft which turned it into a flying palace. The prince has a net worth of over $18 billion dollars and heavily invests in successful multinational corporations such as News Corp, Apple, Citigroup, Twitter, and many others. So money is not really an issue for him. What’s $500 million anyway? Here I am complaining about high airfare prices… Here are some of the configurations that the Prince’s A380 has: A parking space for his Rolls Royce automobile; Concert hall with grand piano, seating for 10 patrons, and stage for private entertainment; Marble Hamam tiled steam room with spa treatments; A wellbeing room complete with flat screen TVs on the walls and floors that shows passengers what they are flying over; Five master bedroom with king sized beds, each with private bathrooms and showers; 20 smaller private rooms; A spiral main staircase; A private elevator that connects the prince’s master bedroom to the tarmac, so he may enter and exit quickly; Boardroom with holographic [...] The post Have you seen the $500 million A380 the Prince of Saudi Arabia owns? appeared first on The Winglet.

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