For some it’s just elevator music, others get inspired to travel by just listening to it again: boarding music that welcomes you every time you enter an airline’s plane. I have to admit: I’m a huge boarding music nerd as every time I hear some of the more famous ones, I get inspired to travel again. Lots of them just remind me of past trips I took, and that way they inspire me quite a lot.
Especially on longhaul flights in Business Class, good boarding music can make a difference for your overall experience; as you sit in your seat quite early sipping champagne, you’ll be exposed to it for quite a while. If you also want to check out your airline’s boarding music from your recent trip, I’ve compiled a full list of current tracks below. Have fun discovering your old and new favorite boarding songs!
The best Boarding Music: My personal favorite
First things first: my fascination for boarding music was born with one particular song that I want to share you with as well. The classic Etihad boarding music was the one that got me hooked, as I was enjoying it every time their business class took me to exotic, faraway places – and every time I hear it, it takes me back to these moments. Here’s Etihad’s boarding music, whose mystic Arabic sounds always fascinate me over and over:
Boarding Music: All Airlines
Here is the ultimate list of all airlines whose boarding music you can find online. Sadly, not all airlines emphasize on this point and are missing from that list. Too bad, as I think boarding music contributes a lot to the overall atmosphere of a cabin.