That’s no ordinary passenger aircraft. The Cessna 421 Golden Eagle cruising one-mile above Las Vegas typically seats six people, but in lieu of seats, there’s a bed and complimentary condoms.
Entrepreneur Andy Johnson, 32, started Love Cloud to help couples achieve their dream of joining the mile-high club. It takes mere minutes to reach an altitude of 5,280-feet.
From there, passengers can unbuckle their seatbelts and slip into something more comfortable. They have 40 minutes to get the job done.
“I want it to be romantic,” Johnson told the Las Vegas Weekly.
The couple can tweak the mood lighting and music to score their lovemaking.
And couples need not worry about pilots overhearing their sounds of passion. The pilots wear noise-canceling headphones and there is a soundproof curtain, made with love by Johnson’s mother, that separates the cabin and cockpit.
Customers have asked Johnson if there could be a bunk bed. “This isn’t a submarine,” he told the Weekly. Johnson warns the flight is not ideal for tantric masters. The aircraft can’t refuel in midair so the pilots do need to land at some point.
Flight packages for Love Cloud start at $800. This is the latest venture for Johnson, who recently made it to the second round of auditions for the television show “Shark Tank.”
During the audition, he disclosed his prior criminal record which includes serving 20 days in jail for pleading guilty to one count of reckless operation of an aircraft in 2012, the Weekly reported.
He operated a flight school out of an airport in Chesapeake, Virginia.
The Federal Aviation Administration discovered Johnson had piloted aircraft while he had a suspended commercial pilot’s license, according to The Virginian-Pilot.
The revoked license was due to a clerical error, he told the Weekly. Johnson later sold his flight school, but former students still call to thank him for teaching them how to fly.
He now sees Las Vegas as a second chance.
“It reminds me that I did do something right,” Johnson said. “And that I can do that again.”