Member since 29 Mar 2017
Total posts 17
My partner and I will be travelling with a 6 month old to Europe and we were wondering if anyone had some advice about which business class (or first) to fly. Ideally something where two seats become a bigger bed and our little one can sleep between us.
We will be using FF points (we have plenty).
Thanks in advance!
Member since 11 Dec 2018
Total posts 14
I'm not sure if that's 'officially' allowed - when seat belt sign is on (even during turbulance) you'd probably need to have them in the additional harness. We did a few overnight flights when our daughter was a baby + best option is get a business class seat with bassinet option - then you can let them crawl around/sleep on your lie flat seat when seat belt sign is off. Would recommend you check the bassinet height + weight restrictions with each airline/aircraft (as they all differ and some allow much larger babies others too small once your baby is 3+ months) + then of course ensure you select a bassinet enabled seat when you book.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 02 Sep 2018
Total posts 322
Despite their terrible reputation, the old British Airways Club World seats (the 2-4-2 ones) are great for two adults and child if you could share a center pair. You would have 2 seats blocking your exit/entry but it is a relatively good solution to get to Europe.
Member since 27 Nov 2017
Total posts 26
Originally Posted by djtech
We had a 7 month old on our flights, fit into the bassinet no issue.
TBH, it's the one plus with CW. With privacy such a drawcard on Business layout now, travelling with infants and toddlers can at times be quite difficult.
Singapore Airlines - KrisFlyer
Member since 08 Jun 2018
Total posts 110
A rare show of support for the much maligned "old" Club World seat. I would concur with djtech and ZQNfan here. The heiress to the debt had her first long haul flight (SYD-SIN-LHR) at the age of 5 months in the very seats that ZQN Fan describes and it was actually pretty good. Better than other options we have used in terms of ease and being able to share duties.
As a slight aside, it would be useful if posters included where they were travelling from and their destination. BA would be good SYD - LHR but less useful as a suggestion if you were flying, say MEL- FRA (assuming here you are originating in Australia).
Member since 10 May 2014
Total posts 80
Without doubt, Qatar particularly if you can get the QSuites. Even if not, their Business class is very good and their service about 1000 times better than BA.
Originally Posted by Ross
OP is looking for advice on couples being together in business with an infant.
Singapore airlines seats (the super wide biz class ones from previous generation) are pretty good too. Provides a huge play area for the baby to crawl around in.
Member since 03 May 2013
Total posts 79
Great, another potential screaming infant to look forward to on a 20 hour flight I've paid 7K or hard earned points for. Please put a thimble full hospital grade brandy in your babies milk and be considerate to other pax who have paid lots of money for the space, peace and quiet of business class. I'm becoming very impatient with parents who book F and J cabins with their entitled children who give them little, if any, rest and enjoyment of the premium cabin through the flight and annoy other pax the whole trip-what was the point? There should be designated areas where all pax with children under 10 should sit and 'enjoy' each others company. That said yes I have been on flights with exemplary parents and children in premium cabins, they however have been the minority.
Member since 10 Jul 2017
Total posts 86
Originally Posted by Joe
Member since 23 Feb 2015
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Originally Posted by ZQN Fan
Member since 15 May 2019
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Member since 12 Apr 2017
Ignoring the predictable diversion in the thread, the current QF A380 business class is pretty good. I would forget about the shared space to sleep, a 6 month old should be sleeping in the bassinet with the straps attached over the top of the frame. Turbulence is rare but do you really want to take the chance with your own child?
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