Sleeping on an airplane is no easy feat for some. Unless you’re in business class, it’s enough to have uncomfortable seats or an annoying neighbor and the idea of relaxing during the trip has already been lost. Not far from Milan you can sleep comfortably inside an airplane. Here you don’t have to worry about possible turbulence, announcements from the captain or in general all the eventualities of an air trip, the airplane has in fact become a very special B&B that gives its guests a peaceful sleep
The first B&B on board of an AIRPLANE
# A 1968 Fokker 27 becomes an open space suite
Thanks to an initiative of a society called Nature Experience founded by Giampiero Bianchi, a Fokker 27 from 1968 taken from the now bankrupt MiniLiner airline company, has been moved to the municipal park in Via XXIV Maggio in Brembate Sopra, a town in the Bergamo area. This airplane has been completely transformed to become an open space suite that hosts up to 4 people. Inside you can find a double bed and two single ones. But as it is a suite, other services are also offered, such as a relax area with sauna and whirlpool and a small playground for children.
# The NaturAirSuite: A world first in such a small aircraft
Although this is the first time in Italy that an old airplane has become a B&B, other examples of this type can also be found in various countries, such as Canada, Holland and Colombia, which however have always opted for larger aircrafts. Brembate Sopra opted for a smaller airplane, about 30 meters long, which nevertheless impresses with its restyling.
The suite is called Naturairsuite and it has been recently opened, since March 12 2022. But what is the price of one night?
# A four-star price
One night in the Suite costs about 420 euros, the price changes depending on the day and also on how many people are hosted. Here you can enjoy an aperitif with Bergamo delights and breakfast is included. In addition NaturAirSuite setup can be customized for special events and occasions.
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(Original article by Beatrice Barazzetti)