Qantas' flagship Airbus A380 flies to Singapore, London, Los Angeles, Dallas and seasonally to Hong Kong, with fully-flat beds for business class passengers along the upper deck.
But not every business seat is created equal – some are better for working, others for uninterrupted sleep and also those for families travelling together.
Whatever your circumstances, here's what you'll find on the Qantas superjumo and our top picks for each type of traveller.
The Qantas Airbus A380 business class cabin
Spanning 11 rows on the superjumbo's upper deck, Qantas' business class seats are arranged in a 2-2-2 layout.
(While a rolling upgrade of the superjumbos starting in March 2019 will see these decade-old 'Skybed II' seats replaced by Qantas' latest Business Suite – the same seat as on the red-tailed Boeing 787 Dreamliners – that project won't be complete until the end of 2020, so you can still expect plenty of Skybed flying in the meantime.)
The A380's business class cabin is divided into a small group of three rows of seats at the front, followed by the gallery and toilets, then eight more rows of business class.
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Rows 11-13: These are usually reserved for Qantas' Platinum-grade frequent flyers until close to departure, and are your best bet for privacy and a good night's sleep. Other passengers pass through the aisles here only when they need to visit the lounge at the very front, which from our experience is seldom used on overnight flights.
If noise from the lounge is a concern, get a seat on the left side of these rows.
You're also somewhat insulated from the bassinet seats further back thanks to galleys and restrooms in between, although lighter sleepers should opt for row 12 to avoid any noise from the restrooms behind, or any talking from the lounge in front.
Row 15: Next back, check to see if seats in row 15 are free – there's no centre pair here, so these seats can feel a touch more private. But if noise from the galley or the chance of a baby nearby is a concern, keep on walking.
Rows 18-19: Smack bang in the middle of the main business class cabin, these seats are as far away as you can get from the forward business lavatories, galleys and bassinets before approaching those at the rear, and being equidistant from the bathrooms means you're less likely to have people walking past your seats in the aisle.
Any E or F seat: A downside of the 2-2-2 layout is that most passengers need to hop over somebody to reach the aisle or must be hopped over themselves, but the seats in the centre E & F pair don't have this problem as there's an aisle on either side.
Extra storage? A & K seats: Qantas' second-generation Skybeds don't offer much by way of in-seat storage, so if you're armed with a laptop bag and want easy access to it throughout the flight, pick a window seat as these boast space-saving side bins that are perfect for this – except in row 20.