Got champagne wishes and caviar dreams? Jet-setting to exotic islands might be impossible now with border restrictions still tightly in place, but All Nippon Airways (ANA) has found a different use for its aircrafts for the time being. Just yesterday, ANA began an 11-day dining service called the Winged Restaurant, where diners could board a parked Boeing 777-300ER jet just to dine in first or business class seats.
Though the plane is not going anywhere, the prices for the meals are sky-high. A six-course meal in business class costs ¥29,800 whereas a full course in first class will set you back a whopping ¥59,800. You can choose between a Japanese or Western menu for lunch or dinner, with the Western menu offering a choice between meat or fish. All options come with free-flow wine and champagne.
Because a long-haul flight in first class would easily cost upwards of ¥500,000 around this time of year, ANA was quoted saying in several news reports that this limited-time dining experience is considered a bargain. You might not be convinced, but the offer caught the attention of enough high-rollers that the experience was sold out before it even began. ANA is reportedly planning similar events for the future.
More from Time Out
Want to be the first to know what’s cool in Tokyo? Sign up to our newsletter for the latest updates from Tokyo and Japan.