19th September, 2021
An Indian man has spent Rs 2.5lakhs, about $3,390 to buy all the 12 seats in the business class of a plane to travel with his pet dog exclusively.
The unidentified Indian travelled from Mumbai to Chennai on an Air India flight, reported india.com.
According to the report, the lucky pet dog was a Maltese snowy furball.
“The duo boarded the Air India flight AI-671 that departed from Mumbai at 9 am on Wednesday morning.
The ‘J’ or business class of an Air India flight from Mumbai to Chennai on Wednesday was booked so that ‘K9’ could travel with its owner in absolute ‘luxury and peace’.
The aircraft, an Airbus A320, had 12 business class seats.
On average, a business class ticket in the two-hour flight from Mumbai to Chennai costs between Rs 18,000 and Rs 20,000.
Air India allows pets to travel on-board its flights under certain conditions.