Flying is not the luxurious experience it used to be. The food is mediocre at best, nonexistent at worst. There's barely any legroom, and you inevitably sit next to a screaming child. But that doesn't mean airplanes have lost all their romantic appeal.

These aviation fanatics have stripped out the squashed seats and distasteful carpeting to convert former planes into restaurants, hotels, cafes, and even, in one case, a boat. Check out these 20 Awesome Converted Planes you would never mind boarding.

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