• Alan Joyce aims to 'redefine’ business, first class on 20 hour flights

    Qantas CEO Alan Joyce wants to match his ambitious Project Sunrise program for non-stop flights from Sydney and Melbourne to London and New York, with equally bullish plans for the seats and suites which will cradle passengers on those marathon 18-20 hour treks. “It will be the best produc...

    POSTED 21 Feb, 2019 26 Comments

  • The best business class seats on Emirates' Boeing 777-200LR

    Emirates’ newest business class seat is currently soaring between Adelaide and Dubai, alongside flights to Fort Lauderdale, Santiago and São Paulo. While it's fair to say that the new 2-2-2 arrangement isn't on-par with many other airlines, it's still an improvement on the Emirates ...

    POSTED 21 Feb, 2019 6 Comments

  • Singapore Airlines business class: 50% off KrisFlyer Miles bookings

    If you need to make a business trip to Singapore next month, now's the time to turn your mountain of KrisFlyer miles into a business class flight with Singapore Airlines. The airline's latest KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes promotion unlocks reward seats in the 'business class saver' category...

    POSTED 20 Feb, 2019 1 Comment

  • New meals and much more are coming to ANA first class, business class

    From a wider range of meal choices to new amenity kits and pyjamas, ANA is upgrading the inflight experience for its business class and first class passengers. As of March 1, all ANA business class travellers will enjoy a wider selection of meals and have the option of pre-ordering up to 24 hour...

    POSTED 19 Feb, 2019 11 Comments

  • Finnair to open new Helsinki business class, Platinum Wing lounges

    Passengers travelling with Finnair through Helsinki can soon relax in new business class and Platinum-grade frequent flyer lounges in the airport’s international departures area, with the opening of a new Finnair Platinum Wing and a revamped Finnair Business Lounge. Found after passport co...

    POSTED 15 Feb, 2019 10 Comments

  • La Compagnie's all-business A321neo New York-Paris flights start June

    French boutique airline La Compagnie ('The Company') is set to sharpen its appeal to corporate travellers and high flyers jetting between New York and Paris on new Airbus A321neo all-business class jets from June 2019. This first of two A321neo single-aisle sprinters will arrive in May and tak...

    POSTED 15 Feb, 2019 16 Comments

  • London Heathrow T2 Star Alliance business class lounges

    Star Alliance passengers have many lounges to choose from at London's Heathrow Airport, helped by the fact that all Star Alliance flights depart from the same terminal, making it easy for passengers to choose their lounge. Whether you're travelling near or far, every business class departure lou...

    POSTED 15 Feb, 2019 6 Comments

  • Qantas: upgraded Airbus A380s will begin flying in August 2019

    Qantas has pushed back the long-awaited upgrade to its Airbus A380s, shifting the kick-off from March to July, with the first of the refurb'd birds now expected to take wing in August. Qantas International CEO Alison Webster confirmed the four-month setback to the program, although tha...

    POSTED 14 Feb, 2019 110 Comments

  • Qatar Airways tips 'mini-Qsuite' business class for Airbus A321neo

    Qatar Airways will launch a new business class seat on its forthcoming Airbus A321neo jets, slated for delivery in the second half of this year, with what's tipped as a high-privacy design which might best described as a single-aisle version of the highly-regarded Qsuite. The same seat will also...

    POSTED 14 Feb, 2019 4 Comments

  • United adds first class to new Bombardier CRJ 550 regional jets

    United Airlines wants its regional flyers to get that first class feeling, so the carrier’s new Bombardier CRJ 550 jets will feature an oversized first class cabin with United’s fanciest domestic seats. When it takes wing from the middle of this year, the front ten of the CRJ 550&rsq...

    POSTED 14 Feb, 2019 3 Comments

  • The rise of the 'business class only' airport lounge

    Many airlines have long rewarded Gold-grade frequent flyers with access to business class lounges, but 'business class only' facilities are slowly becoming more widespread, creating a private space for passengers flying up front that's separate to the lounge used by frequent flyers booked in prem...

    POSTED 12 Feb, 2019 43 Comments

  • Cathay Pacific 'Hong Kong Flavours' dishes for business, first class

    Globetrotting business travellers tend to love trying local dishes, but why wait until your flight touches down? Cathay Pacific is tapping into its roots with a series of authentic Cantonese inflight meals under the airline’s new ‘Hong Kong Flavours’ dining concept. Available o...

    POSTED 12 Feb, 2019 6 Comments

  • Singapore Airlines' SilkAir gets lie-flat business class

    Singapore Airlines' regional arm SilkAir will upgrade its Boeing 737 business class to lie-flat seats next year using Thompson Aero's popular Vantage design. The new business class seats will debut on SilkAir's growing Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet from May 2020 – the airline has five MAX 8s alre...

    POSTED 11 Feb, 2019 8 Comments

  • Air France unveils new Airbus A330 business class

    Air France is rolling out a new business class cabin for its Airbus A330s, and some travellers will be in for quite a treat with one jet already sporting the fresh new look. Up to 30 March 2019, you’ll find the new birds on some flights from Paris to Ghana, Burkina Faso and Houston. From 3...

    POSTED 8 Feb, 2019 11 Comments

  • Qantas trims chauffeur drive service on London flights

    Qantas is reducing the free mileage allowance for business class and first class chauffeur drive service on its London flights, although many passengers won't even notice. The current 70 mile (112km) complimentary distance from London Heathrow Airport will be reduced to 50 miles (80km) as o...

    POSTED 6 Feb, 2019 18 Comments

  • Emirates axes chauffeur drive for tickets booked with Qantas Points

    Emirates business class and first class bookings made using Qantas frequent flyer points will no longer include the airline's free chauffeur drive service. Earlier this year the Gulf airline declared that tickets booked using Skywards Miles, along with miles-based upgrades from economy to busine...

    POSTED 6 Feb, 2019 38 Comments

  • The five best benefits of Qantas Gold status for business class flyers

    This article is part of our ongoing Business Travel 101 series for newcomers to the world of business travel. A Qantas Gold frequent flyer card is your ticket to priority check-in, airport lounge access and priority boarding wherever these perks are available: but those same benefits are also of...

    POSTED 4 Feb, 2019 17 Comments

  • Here is Aer Lingus’ new Airbus A321LR business class

    Aer Lingus will offer fully-flat business class seats on its forthcoming Airbus A321 jets, with the popular Vantage seats from Thompson Aero taking pride of place at the pointy end of the long-range fleet slated for both trans-Atlantic and key European routes. An internal Aer Lingus presentation...

    POSTED 30 Jan, 2019 12 Comments

  • The best business class seats on the Qantas Airbus A380

    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 ...

    POSTED 29 Jan, 2019 34 Comments

  • Boeing 777X business class concept brings back the middle seat

    Boeing's first concept images of its 777X business class cabin suggests the next-generation jet could adopt what’s generally considered as a last-generation design. Taking advantage of the 777x's slightly wider floorplan compared to the rest of the 777 family, Boeing has squeezed an extr...

    POSTED 25 Jan, 2019 25 Comments

  • Malaysia Airlines Airbus A350 business class vs. Business Suites

    Malaysia Airlines offers both 'business class' and 'Business Suites' on board its Airbus A350 and A380 aircraft, and for most travellers that's a confusing choice. What's the different between business class and Business Suites, and how do they compare? Malaysia Airlines business class...

    POSTED 24 Jan, 2019 10 Comments

  • Confirmed: here is Turkish Airlines' new business class seat

    Turkish Airlines has pulled back the covers on its new business class seat, and here it is. The airline has confirmed its choice of the Aurora seat from Stelia Aerospace – based on Singapore Airlines' new regional business class – for its forthcoming Boeing 787 and  ...

    POSTED 22 Jan, 2019 6 Comments

  • United begins planning Polaris lounges for London, Hong Kong, Tokyo

    With five of its impressive Polaris business class lounges already dotting the USA, United Airlines is now turning its attention to opening international Polaris lounges in London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. However, the airline is playing its cards close to its chest as to which city will be the firs...

    POSTED 22 Jan, 2019 2 Comments

  • China Eastern Airbus A350 to fly Sydney-Shanghai from March 31

    China Eastern's busy Sydney-Shanghai route is set for a stunning upgrade as the airline swings its Airbus A350 into Aussie skies. As of March 31, the SkyTeam member's daily flight MU561/MU562 service will shift from an older Airbus A330 to a factory-fresh A350. Business travellers will be the b...

    POSTED 17 Jan, 2019 42 Comments

  • United's Boeing 787s to get a Polaris business class upgrade this year

    United Airlines will begin fitting Polaris business class seats to its Boeing 787 fleet later this year, with the aim of having all of the Dreamliners boasting the slick new seats by the end of 2020. The Boeing 787 upgrade program is slated to begin in the fourth quarter of 2019, which means t...

    POSTED 16 Jan, 2019 16 Comments

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