Crystal AirCruises´ fully custom Boeing 777 was christened Crystal Skye at an event at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada, the company said.
Presiding over the christening of this groundbreaking vessel alongside Chairman and Chief Executive of Genting Hong Kong Tan Sri Kok Thay Lim and Crystal CEO and president, Edie Rodriguez, was Crystal Skye´s godfather, Matthew D. Upchurch. Upchurch has long been renowned as a visionary in travel, spending much of his esteemed career specializing in the luxury realm.
In his role as chairman and CEO of Virtuoso, one of the world´s luxury travel networks, Upchurch has collaborated closely with Crystal and its partners to deliver exclusive travel experiences throughout the world.
With a spacious design for up to 88 guests, Crystal Skye is appointed with features rarely found in even the most luxurious private jets. She has the highest crew to passenger ratio of any twin-aisle aircraft and a non-stop range of 19.5 hours, allowing travelers to explore the far reaches of the earth while enjoying the personalized service for which Crystal is renowned worldwide.
Bespoke Crystal Exclusive Class seats are designed for maximum personal space and ergonomic comfort, and convert to 180-degree lie-flat beds. The expansive social lounge with stand-up bar fosters friendly camaraderie among luxury travelers. Cuisine will be prepared by an executive chef, in two state-of-the-art galleys and paired with an elegant premium wine list from the Crystal SkyeCellar.
Boeing 777 Crystal Skye is operated for Crystal AirCruises by Comlux Aruba NV. For charter inquirers, please contact in the US 855-207-2778 and/or 1-786-971-1010 (international calls); and in China 86-400-800-0348 and Hong Kong 852-2378-5760.