Singapore Airline is making plenty of noise about its all-new Airbus A380 business class seats, but how do they stack up in flight? Australian Business Traveller joined the delivery flight of the Singaporean flag-carrier's newest superjumbo – a non-stop 13 hour trek from the Airbus fac...
POSTED 14 Dec, 2017 14 Comments
Singapore Airlines won't install premium economy seats onto the regional version of its Airbus A350 jets, leaving travellers with a simple choice between business class and economy. Unlike its standard long-range A350 fleet which sports a three-class configuration, the regional A350 va...
POSTED 13 Dec, 2017 17 Comments
Join Australian Business Traveller as we explore the new Singapore Airlines A380 Business Class product and see how it stacks up in real life compared to the publicity shots. An 18-inch screen connects you to KrisWorld entertainment... ...with plenty of nooks and crannies for storage....
POSTED 13 Dec, 2017 18 Comments
Lufthansa's low-cost Eurowings airline will make a first of chasing premium travellers with the rollout of business class on its Airbus A330 jets from 2018. Just don't expect anything too fancy: Eurowings will adopt the same business class seats as its parent, shown below. (Lufthansa, me...
POSTED 12 Dec, 2017 7 Comments
Finnair's Airbus A350 business class is getting a cool new Nordic look from February 2018, with a refresh touching everything from 'cabin textiles' – seat covers, pillows and blankets – to its iconic Marimekko chinaware, along with 'dine on demand' inflight meals. David Kondo, F...
POSTED 6 Dec, 2017 15 Comments
Virgin Australia has pressed the pause button on the launch of its new Boeing 737 transcontinental business class, but says it will be ready to go as more Airbus A330s make their way to Asia. The airline’s top secret “Perth product” for its Boeing 737 jets – which would t...
POSTED 5 Dec, 2017 23 Comments
Flying solo on Malaysia Airlines' new Airbus A350? Here are perhaps the best business class seats to book – because they're not just single seats, they boast a wide shelf on both sides. Dubbed 'throne' seats, they're ideal for a business traveller with plenty of work to get though during...
POSTED 28 Nov, 2017 5 Comments
Lufthansa is thinking big with business class for its new Boeing 777-9s, but something the new jets won't have will be first class seats. While the final layout of Lufthansa’s 34 ordered 777-9s hasn’t been decided, the carrier says they’ll accommodate 45 to 60 business passenge...
POSTED 28 Nov, 2017 2 Comments
Lufthansa is decidedly upbeat about its all-new Boeing 777X business class seat "We will soon have the best business class seat in the industry," crows Andreas Otto, the Lufthansa executive overseeing the seat's development, to German business magazine Wirtschaft Woche. Otto might be over-reach...
POSTED 27 Nov, 2017 9 Comments
IN BRIEF| Virgin Australia's Chinese partner Hainan Airlines is embarking on a business class upgrade for its new Airbus A330 and Boeing 787-9 fleet. 11 factory-fresh A330-300 jets, due to begin flying this month, will introduce a new business class seat boasting more room than the current A330 ...
POSTED 26 Nov, 2017 2 Comments
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