The trend of five-star luxury in the sky is growing by the day. And, so it the yearning for traveling in business class cabins. Many international airlines are even responding to the demand of their premium customers, and leaving no stone unturned in providing them top notch amenities on the ground as well as in the air. The year 2016 has seen many upgrades and innovations taking place in the business class. Most international airlines have installed lie-flat beds in their aircrafts or going in for 1-2-1 configuration for comfortable and luxurious flying experience. Let’s take a look at some of the international airlines offering the best business class experience.
Etihad Airways has gained acclaim worldwide for innovations and offering quite impressive service to its customers traveling in its Pearl Business Class cabins. The airline is offering lie-flat beds in Pearl Business Class its Boeing 777-300ER aircrafts configured in 1-2-1 layout. Each business class seat offers direct aisle access to the customers. The airline is offering a wide range of amenities, including amenity kit comprising of Korres brand products such as a hand/body lotion, lip balm, cotton buds, earplugs, and dental kit. The customers are pampered well on board their flights. Meals are served in silver cutlery, and hot towels provided prior to taking drink orders.
Air France has introduced its new Boeing 777 aircrafts with upgraded business class cabins. The premium customers are offered fully flat beds. You can also look forward to direct aisle access when traveling on one the business class seats. The layout of business class cabin is in 1-2-1 configuration. Some of the amenities offered include a divider screen for added privacy, power sockets, USM ports, noise-cancelling headphones, and high-definition screens of in-flight entertainment. Air France has also said that it will be rolling out its innovative “cocoon in the sky” on all of its 44 long-haul Boeing 777 aircrafts fleet within next two years.