'Mock flights' entice restless holidaymakers who have been left grounded because of coronavirus travel restrictions

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A Japanese virtual reality company is offering "mock flights" which let passengers sit in fake airline cabins while being served in-flight meals and drinks.

First Airlines has seen an increase of interest since the start of the pandemic as more holidaymakers are grounded due to coronavirus travel restrictions.

The two-hour virtual reality experience enables passengers to "travel" to cities such as Paris and New York without actually ever taking off.

As millions of people are staying at home, there's a growing interest in the mock flight trend.

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A Japanese virtual reality company allows people to enjoy all the perks of flying on a plane without ever taking off.

For only 6,580 yen 62 per ticket, Tokyo entertainment company First Airlines offers "mock flights," which let passengers sit in fake airline cabins while being served in-flight meals and drinks.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Why YETI coolers are so expensiveSee Also:Passengers brawled on an American Airlines flight from Las Vegas to Charlotte after one refused to wear a maskCOVID-19 could eliminate 197 million travel industry jobs and wipe 5.5 trillion from the global GDP, a trade group warns3 companies helping US airports manage crowds, promote social distancing, and find parking for unused rental cars as travel picks up

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