Airline launches 'luxury hotel rooms in the sky'

Singapore Airlines ramps up its first class offering to passengers

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Singapore Airlines recently unveiled its new luxury suites that are like hotel rooms in the sky.

Each of the six available on select Air Bus A380 aircraft is equipped with a 32 inch viewing screen and leather swivel chair.

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There are beds available in both single and double occupancy options and they're all outfitted in luxurious embroidered linens .

The airborne hotel rooms are part of an $850 aircraft overhaul hope to make the airline more competitive in luxury travel market.

In recent years, a number of airlines have ramped up efforts to attract high paying passengers by adding amenities including showers and butlers.

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