First Class

Oneworld Emerald: the best frequent flyer status

With apologies to Marilyn Monroe, Emeralds are a frequent flyer's best friend!

Delays for new Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines business class

Ongoing delays to the Boeing 777-9 are forcing some airlines to push back the debut of their new ...

Cathay Pacific’s stunning Boeing 777 first class concepts

These concepts were among those shortlisted for Cathay’s exploration of new Boeing 777-9 first cl...

What's next for Qantas first class?

The Qantas A380s are back, along with their decade-old first class suites, but where does the Fly...

Qatar plans "exclusive" Boeing 777X first class suites

The compact luxury cabin would feature on a handful of Boeing 777-9 jets on premium routes such a...

Singapore Airlines to upgrade all remaining A380s

When Singapore Airlines' superjumbos return to the skies they'll all feature the latest suites an...

Emirates confirms changes to first class award bookings

From April 2021, the frequent flyers of some Emirates partner airlines will be unable to use thei...

When will Qantas reopen its international lounges?

As overseas travel returns in 2021, Qantas stands ready to reopen its flagship international loun...

Will Starlux A350 first class be 'business plus'?

Taiwan's chic new carrier plans to outstrip its rivals by adding first class to its forthcoming A...

'Qantas at home' care packs bring first class to your door

These new Qantas premium care kits see some delights of a first or business class flight delivere...

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These five airlines are not walking away from first class

Business class continues to get better, and Covid-19 put a crimp in travel overall, but first cla...

Singapore Airlines first class meals home delivered for $900

Caviar, Dom Perignon and Wedgwood bone china dinnerware take this far beyond the realm of Uber Eats.

Cathay Pacific The Pier First Class

Although Cathay Pacific doesn't offer first class on flights to Australia, the airline's The Pier...

BA's new Boeing 777 first class suite to have doors

Now that BA's business class includes sliding doors, first class is about to catch up.

StarLux readies new Airbus A350 first class, business class

Taiwan's luxury startup plans to buck the travel trends by adding first class to its factory-fres...

Lufthansa looks to retire more A380s and B747s

A second wave of the German airline's 'ReNew' rescue program could see an end to the Airbus A380 ...

Cathay delays new Boeing 777-9 first, business class

Cathay Pacific's Boeing 777-9, and the airline's next-gen first class suites and business class s...