As 2018 is leaving us, it is a time to take a look at the list of the best Business Class airlines and their Business Class products.
Through the years many airlines were competing and upgrading Business Class cabins. Find out the top 10 Business Class airlines and their winning offers for passengers below.
A350, A380 and B787 aircrafts
Qatar – got the status of the best airline in 2017 and the best Business Class in 2017, according to Skytrax.
New A380, A350-900 & 777-300ER, Airbus A380–800, Boeing 777–300ER, 77–200ER
Singapore Airlines – a Star Alliance member and 5-Star airline right after Qatar Airways. Certainly, each of the Singapore Airlines aircraft deserves a closer look, as the Business Class product of each is different. In 2018, Singapore’s New Business Class deserved all of our attention.
A hand-stitched full grain leather by Poltrona Frau seat, that smoothly reclines fully. “Sculpted wings” will support you while flying in Business Class seats. Center seats have a personal divider for the improved privacy of flyers, which can be easily transformed into a place for two people. Singapore Airlines A380’s Business Class cabins have increased storage, for busy travelers to store their belongings: multiple storage compartments, a place for a handbag and laptop and a mini-office corner during the flight. For entertainment, Singapore Airlines prepared 18’’ touchscreen monitor paired with noise-canceling headphones and more than 1,000 entertainment options. The world-class meals, with the Book the Cook option, and an option to have a meal served at any time you prefer. Above all, Business Class amenity kit includes a pair of slippers, eyeshades, and toiletries inspired by Penhaligon’s.
ANA Nippon Airways
ANA Nippon Airways – the Japanese airlines Business Class. In 6th place for the Best Business Class seat, ANA Nippon Airways also scored 3rd place as the Best Business Class airlines.
It offers three different types of Business Class seats, depending on which fleet you are going to fly with. The Business Class of ANA Nippon deserves a separate and closer look next time. In 2018, amenity goods from ANA Nippon Airways were created in collaboration with the brand Neal’s Yard Remedies, where each item is organic. Furthermore, the Business Class amenity kit included hand cream, facial mist, lip care.
A380 & Boeing 777 Business Class
Business Class of Emirates Airlines brings a luxury experience to a whole another level. Redesigned B777 Business Class seat turns into a flat-bed in one-touch. Indulge yourself with mouth-watering dishes, inspired by gourmet and locally sourced ingredients. Seems like, the beloved signature Healthy Options menus are the main secret of award-wins. Emirates also partnered with Bvlgary to create an amenity kit. Premium Emirates travelers will find perfume and other amenities in stylish kit bags from the Italian brand.
Business Studios on A380s and 787 Dreamliners for premium travelers mean more space to work, rest and travel. The unique design of the seats – “Dovetail” with forward and rear-facing seats. Seats also can be reclined into a bed up to 6’8” next to the seat private with concealed storage. Hence, the highlight of Etihad Airways Business Class A800 is the Upper Deck, connecting First & Business Class areas, which can be enjoyed in a travel companion company.
Read a full review on Business Class with Etihad Airways
A380, A330 & B747
Qantas Airways Business Class service starts before entering the aircraft. Before the arrival, Qantas offers a complimentary chauffeur service for Business customers.
Qantas’ award-winning Skybed is the most beloved bed by luxury travelers. 80” long, fully flat-bed forms styled as a cocoon for better sleep. Designed by Marc Newson, Skybeds have a wide range of seat adjustments. When traveling on Qantas Airways A380, visit the onboard lounge to have a chat with your travel buddy or colleagues. The onboard lounge is also equipped with 22” LCD screens. Therefore, Qantas Business Class dining was designed by Rockpool. Also inspired small and main plates all served on beautiful Marc-Newson designed tableware.
Cathay Pacific Airways
A350 – 900; A330 and Boeing 777 – 300, Boeing 777 – ER
The warmth of Asian hospitality is being highlighted by Cathay Pacific Business Class. A Cathay Pacific Airways cabin crew member will greet all passengers by names and provide efficient, personalized service onboard. The award-winning Business Class seat will adapt to your preferences. Change the seat position and join the company of your travel companion. Above all, meals in Cathay Business Class have a lighter and healthier option. Consequently, Cathay’s Business Class seats are equipped with expansive tables, power outlets, and other useful facilities.
Certified in 2017 as a 5-Star Airline, Lufthansa improved its Business Class product and updated almost all cabins.
The whole fleet of Lufthansa received a makeover and in 2 years Lufthansa will add new Business Class with the Boeing 777-9. So now Lufthansa’s offers new Business Class features such as “flying beds” – ergonomic and comfortable seats reclining into a bed. Starting soon, passengers will receive also pajamas for a more comfortable sleep. Likewise, other airlines offer to Business Class passengers are free to choose their in-flight meals before takeoff. Finally, read the whole report on Lufthansa’s makeover here: Lufthansa is Certified as a 5-Star Airline
A3330- 200 (V1, V2, V3, V4) and B777-300ER, B700-800-900ER
Last year Turkish Airlines received the Passengers Choice Award by Skytrax. The lie-flat seats open into a 70” large beds in the sky with massage function. Similarly to others, they have a special seat control panel with a one-touch will fulfill all your requests. Award-winning flavors of Turkish and World’s cuisines. Above all flying Chefs, who are always ready to surprise you with extraordinary flavors and ensuring the finest quality of meals. Most noteworthy, luxurious travel essentials by Jaguar were used by Business Class passengers in 2018.
Moreover, the main highlight of Turkish Airlines Business Class – fresh and finest Turkish coffee, served to each passenger.
EVA Air – Taiwan’s second largest carrier after China Airlines, and their Business Class cabins are called Royal and Premium Laurel Class. It has a spacious modern seat with a 10.6” personal touch screen. A 3D display, allowing travelers to check all necessary information about the flight.
Christen Premium Laurel cabin has 2-2-2 seating arrangements with flat-beds with ergonomic features.
EVA’s Business Class allows staying connected through the whole flight with SMS and email service and individual satellite. By the way, Royal Laurel Class’ champagne received a Gold Medal for the Best Business Class Sparkling in 2017. So do not forget to check it out on your next time flying with them.
Find the full list of the best Business Class rating here: https://www.worldairlineawards.com/worlds-best-business-class-airlines-2018/