Customers sit in first-class seats and enjoy all the excitement and none of the discomfort of an international flight in Toshima, Tokyo. Photo: AFP

Fly over Paris on a jet pack or fly there first class: virtual reality flights are taking off – with all the fun and none of the discomfort of the real thing

  • Check in, get your boarding pass, watch the safety talk, eat a meal served by a flight attendant and visit a far-off city, all without leaving the ground
  • If that’s too tame, take a fantasy flight: another virtual reality attraction allows you to strap on a jet pack and soar over Paris for a mere US$16
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Customers sit in first-class seats and enjoy all the excitement and none of the discomfort of an international flight in Toshima, Tokyo. Photo: AFP
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