The new brand’s Boeing 777, Crystal Skye, was officially handed over to Crystal AirCruises, the latest part of company’s big brand expansion.
The ceremony took place at Seattle's Boeing Field. The new airplane was delivered to Crystal CEO & President Edie Rodriguez. The new plane, billed as the world's largest privately owned tour jet, will be christened on August 12 in Las Vegas.
Crystal Skye features a capacity of 88 passengers and a nonstop range of 19.5 hours. Seats can convert to 180-degree life-flat beds. The plane also boasts a social lounge with stand-up bar. Meals are prepared by an executive chef and paired with extensive wine list.
On development of Crystal Skye, Crystal collaborated with Greenpoint Technologies. Crystal AirCruises is planning to fly its inaugural voyage during China’s “Golden Week.” The 9-night “Golden Week Holiday AirCruise” will run from September 29, 2017 through October 8, 2017 out of Hong Kong.