The secret airline perk reserved for ultra-elite travelers you’ve probably never heard of before

  • Flying has its perks for ultra-elite travelers
  • They are always the first to board the plane
  • The perks differ from airline to airline

Published on Jun 20, 2024 at 2:41 PM (UTC+4)
by Daksh Chaudhary

Last updated on Jun 21, 2024 at 3:39 PM (UTC+4)
Edited by Amelia Jean Hershman-Jones

Flying has its perks, especially for those the airline considers to be ‘ultra-elite travelers’.

They get the perks that most passengers don’t even know about.

Can you imagine getting a Porsche ride straight to your plane or enjoying the bottomless champagne before takeoff?

That’s the kind of treatment we are talking about here.

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Secret perk for ultra-elite travelers

For these privileged few, traveling is a luxurious experience.

They are always the first to board the plane, allowing them to avoid the hustle and bustle of other passengers boarding.

For these selected few, updates are almost guaranteed, and in case of any emergency or cancellation, a 24/7 support team is at your service to sort everything out.

Aviation companies are not just making their travel more comfortable, but also taking care of the stress associated with traveling.

You can get these perks too

While these exclusive perks are not open to everyone, they can be earned through consistent and loyal travel.

Programs like Concierge Key by American Airlines, United’s Global Services, and Delta’s Delta 360 reward the most dedicated flyers.

It’s believed that spending a good amount with an airline makes you eligible for these perks.

However, the amount differs from airline to airline.

The perks don’t end here.

The ultra-elite members also enjoy other perks like universal lounge access and early boarding slots.

Short layovers? No problem – a branded car might whisk you across the tarmac.

These perks extend to dedicated check-in areas at major hubs, ensuring a smooth and private start to every journey.

The perks differ from airline to airline, but they are always opulent.

So while most passengers are busy with the usual airport chaos, ultra-elite enjoy the comfort and luxury only reserved for the selected few.

Some of the images in this article were created using AI.


Daksh Chaudhary

Meet Daksh: Not your typical pro, but definitely a pro at being fascinated by supercars, tech, and all things futuristic. When he's not nose-deep in work, catch him glued to anime screens or lost in the pages of a good book.