At the airport of the Dutch city of Teuge there was an interesting landmark — a luxury hotel that was formerly the Soviet aircraft Il-18. The hotel turned out to be, to put it mildly, is small — only one double room.
But the amount of offset quality: room fitted Jacuzzi, shower, sauna, storage room, three TVs, a large collection of movies on DVD, free Wi-Fi, air conditioning and much more. Accommodation will cost you 350 euros per night.
It should be said that passenger aircraft for medium-haul airlines was not immediately expensive hotel. The last 15 years on its Board housed a restaurant.
Il-18 was produced from 1959 to 1978. A total of 719 built aircraft, including passenger 564, and the rest — specialized (for example, ice reconnaissance or meteorological laboratory) and the military. Continue reading