Business Class News
TAP takes off with new Business Class cuisine
Regional Portuguese delicacies form the centrepieces of new TAP partnership with The Art of Tasting Portugal
Lufthansa presents new “First Class Suite Plus” – private room above the clouds
Lufthansa is expanding its premium First Class offering with the “Suite Plus,” a separate double cabin with ceiling-high walls and an entirely closable door, large table and two wide seats that can be combined into a comfortable double bed if required. Lufthansa was voted Europe’s Leading Airline - Business Class 2022 at the World Travel Awards 2022
British Airways is returning to its much-loved full Club World service
British Airways is relaunching its much-anticipated Club World (business class) service with delicious new menus offering customers a more brasserie-style dining experience when they travel.
Virgin, Qatar hint at fresh business travel play
The ink is barely dry on the unexpected partnership between Virgin Australia and Qatar Airways, but the two are mapping out the next step beyond reciprocal points ‘earn and burn’ and lounge access.
How to get an upgrade to first class – without spending a pound extra
So how can you get bumped up on your next flight without having to spend an extra pound? Jacob Wedderburn-Day, CEO at travel company Stasher, shares his tips to help you get that coveted seat in first class…
Lift off for global premium aviation
The number of airline passengers travelling in premium class increased in June as the global economic recovery gains momentum, the airline industry body IATA has said.
BA poised to withdraw short-haul premium
British Airways could be poised to drop its business class on a number of short-haul services in its battle to stem record losses. Chief executive Willie Walsh said that cuts in business travel expenditure have made it unsustainable to fly executives in larger seats on short journeys.
Slump easing as biz class demand improves
Airlines are beginning to fill vacant business-class seats with the number of passengers traveling in premium seats in July falling 14 percent, better than the 21.3 percent decline in June. The latest statistics from the IATA suggest recovery but as average fares remain weak, there is little immediate celebration.
Oasis Hong Kong improves its business class product @ BTS 2008
Breaking Travel News interviews Gerard Clarke, General manager UK & Ireland for Oasis Hong Kong. Gerard talks about the improvement of its business class product and the introduction of a lounge at Gatwick Airport. The interview was conducted at the Business Travel Show, Earls Court, London.