Business Class Flights – Experience Elite Luxury

Choose the luxurious offer of business class travel when it comes to booking flights with Travelstart! This option exists for the sophisticated traveller. Once you enjoy the features and services that come with business travel, you may think it’s the only way to fly.

But first, let us break down all there is to know about business class.

What is business class on an airplane?

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Business travel means travelling in style and luxury. In a nutshell, this option is an easily noticeable step-up from economy seats. Business travel exists for the traveller who doesn’t mind paying the full fare for all the top features that airlines offer. This option gives you the highest standard of outstanding services.  For most international airlines, these include:

  • Chauffeur services
  • Priority check-in
  • Additional baggage allowance
  • Premium lounge access
  • Priority boarding and disembarking
  • Top-class dining menu (you will be able to request a meal or refreshment at any time during the flight)
  • Flatbeds ensuring complete relaxation
  • Spacious cabins and extra legroom
  • Lounges on board
  • Enhanced entertainment features
  • Work facilities (so you can continue being productive while you fly)
  • Priority baggage collection

Which airline is best for business class?

The best way to answer this question would be to look at which airlines offer the most features as well as which airlines enjoy the highest ratings. Some of the aircraft of British Airways, Aeroflot, Emirates and Etihad offer options that include dedicated work stations, arrival drinks, in-house chefs, and amenity kits.

Singapore Airlines is renowned for its amazing inflight entertainment. Watch all the latest movies and TV shows. Listen to music of your own choice. You can even test your mind with numerous entertaining games. Some aircraft include iPod and iPhone connectivity and an option to rent a device for the duration of your flight.

Is first class and business class the same?

Not all airlines offer first class. First class options differ from business travel due to the higher cost and a few more features, including double beds and showers (an impressive facility that Emirates offers). There are the reports that some airlines are phasing out first class due to most higher-paying passengers opting for business class instead. Business travel has also greatly improved over time that in some cases, it’s almost the same as first class.

Which airline has the best food in business class?

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What you’ll be eating during your time in the air is certainly a factor you should consider before enjoying a business class flight. A number of international airlines offer the finest dining experiences with a la carte menus prepared by Michelin-starred chefs. Halaal food is included amongst the various meal types. The top airlines where you will enjoy unforgettable dining are:

  • Air France
  • Qatar Airways
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Swiss International Air Lines
  • Lufthansa

What are the best airport lounges?

The airline lounges of many airports around the world make the time waiting for your flight a luxurious experience. An added benefit is how they can make your time waiting during a transfer an absolute pleasure. One example is the Etihad First Class Lounge in Dubai, where you can enjoy stylish decorations, plenty of amenities, attentive lounge personnel and spa treatments. Another one that must be mentioned is the Turkish Airlines Business Lounge in Istanbul, which covers around 6000 square metres and includes manned cooking stations serving delicious, freshly-cooked, restaurant-quality food.

Does business class have beds?

Business class reclined seats of airplane

While every international airline offers business travel, not all aircraft have flatbeds. This feature is essential to ensure you are well-rested and prepared for your meeting soon after you arrive at your destination. You can enjoy flatbeds on the following airlines serving the UAE :

  • Emirates
  • Singapore Airlines
  • British Airways
  • Cathay Pacific
  • KLM
  • Air France
  • Air China
  • Air India
  • China Eastern
  • EgyptAir
  • Ethiopian Airlines
  • Korean Air
  • Lufthansa
  • Oman Air
  • Philippine Airlines
  • Royal Jordanian
  • Saudia
  • SriLankan Airlines
  • Swiss International Air Lines
  • Thai Airways
  • Turkish Airlines
  • Ukraine International Airlines

Why is business class so expensive?

From what you may know by now, travelling business class costs more than economy or premium economy class because it offers so much more! It only makes sense to pay extra to experience the best that airlines have to offer.

How do you get upgraded to business class?

It depends on the rules of your economy class ticket whether you can upgrade to business class.

Some airlines allow you to upgrade to business class at the airport, although this is subject to availability.

Other airlines, such as Virgin Atlantic and Qantas, allow you to upgrade using your airline miles. To do this, your original booking must be in one of the highest classes of service within the economy class.

For corporate travel, you can arrange a deal by signing up with Travelstart for business at no cost. A team of experts will help you and your business with any travel requests. All your needs will be taken care of in one platform with the guarantee of making business travel simple.


Now that you know more about how business travel works, choose which airline you will be flying with to your next exotic destination.

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