Crystal AirCruises Takes Flight


On August 31, 2017, the Boeing 777-200LR jet that Crystal transformed into a flying palace will journey around the globe from New York to Paris. Here’s 5 reasons this innovatively elegant way to travel merits a $159,000 per person price tag.

The Jets

Crystal AirCruises’ jets feature seats that convert into lie-flat beds, a social lounge with stand-up bar, executive chef prepared cuisine, special Peninsula amenities, Apple® iPads, complimentary global Wi-Fi, interactive TVs & much more!

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The Itinerary

“The Peninsula Grand Inaugural Crystal AirCruise” visits 10 cities over 27 days, allowing you to experience unapparelled destination emersion. In each city, you’ll stay at a luxurious Peninsula Hotel and have an array of exclusive options to discover new cultures.


Manhattan | Chicago | Beverly Hills

The Manhattan skyline rests in the background as glasses raise to toast the start of the adventure from atop The Peninsula New York. Then take flight to The Peninsula Chicago & The Peninsula, Beverly Hills, before crossing the Pacific.


Tokyo | Beijing | Shanghai | Hong Kong

A private Kabuki performance awaits you at The Peninsula Tokyo. While at The Peninsula Beijing, you’ll attend a gala on the Great Wall of China. Look forward to even more at The Peninsula Shanghai & The Peninsula Hong Kong.


Manila | Bangkok | Paris

The Peninsula Manila will satiate your palate with its artistic & culinary offerings. A Loy Krathong “Festival of Lights” celebration will dazzle you at The Peninsula Bangkok. The globe-trotting ends with a magnificent experience at The Peninsula Paris.


A Crystal AirCruise embodies an experience of a lifetime. Crystal Cruises CEO and President, Edie Rodriguez, says “It is our honor to partner with The Peninsula Hotels for the landmark occasion of Crystal AirCruises’ inaugural journey, as their reputation for excellence is legendary, and their philosophy of exceeding guests’ expectations and wishes aligns beautifully with Crystal’s own.”

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Author: Max Bornstein
Based in Miami, Florida, Max Bornstein extensively explores the globe developing a wealth of cultural knowledge. He began traveling at a young age and has visited over fifty countries and sailed on over forty cruises. Currently, Max utilizes his Master of International Business as Realtor and simultaneously writes about his travels.