Top 10 Business Class Airlines of 2015

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

If you are an international business professional on the go, you know the importance of a reliable and dependable way to get from here to there, and there is no better way to get where you need to be than with a great airline. Luckily, airline travel has evolved to such a point that a seat in business class aboard an international flight means that you are destined for twelve hours in the lap of luxury with the space you need to get all of your work done with ease. Here are the top 10 business class airlines as voted by the passengers who most fly the friendly skies.

10 Hainan Airlines
It might be the 10th airline on the list but Hainan Airlines is anything but a slouch when it comes to business class services, in fact, the airline won the World Airlines Award for having the best business class comfort amenities in the skies. In addition, Hainan promises a “cherished experience” with its spacious business class cabins, their vast entertainment options and their amazing dining menus.

9 Emirates
With the ability to fly all over the world, Emirates Airlines is a phenomenal choice for all of your business traveling desires. With prices that cannot be beat, the airline is great for travelers who need to fulfill their last minute business class ticketing needs. Their astounding business class cabin will make you forget you are even in the air with an onboard lounge serving only the most high-quality spirits and cocktails. You can top it all off with incredible entertainment and dinner options.

8 Garuda Indonesia
As the national airline of Indonesia, this global airline does not disappoint and that certainly goes for the business class cabin. The seats recline into full beds, each seat has access to the isle, every traveler gets their own ottoman and personal storage compartment, the chairs are equipped with a USB and power outlet, and each guest has access to their own 15” screen for all of their entertainment needs. If all that was not enough, they also promise a dynamic dining experience with a plethora of options.

7 Etihad Airways
Always a contender in the best business class top ten lists, the business class section on Etihad Airways will make you feel like royalty. A seat in business class promises a comfortable and relaxing experience with a private studio that includes everything from mood lighting systems, full beds and pillows, and even a turndown service on longer flights. While you’re awake, work in comfort in the airlines famous seats that feature tons of legroom, adjustable head and foot rests and great lumbar support. Wonderful entertainment and dining options are also available.

6 Qantas
As the primary airline of Australia and New Zealand, Qantas is perfect for when you have business to conduct “down under”. This airline has everything that the serious business traveler needs from a quick and easy check in service to an amazing business lounge experience and a seat that is almost 22 inches larger than the economy seating. As an additional service, you can even manage your business travel costs through the easy to use Business Essentials program on their website.

5 Oman Air
A trip with Oman Air in business class means a world class experience from the moment you wake up in the morning till the second you reach your destination. In an effort to make your trip to the airport an easy one, Oman Air offers an exclusive chauffeur service. Then, check in with the quick business class check-in line before relaxing in one of the impressive air lounges. Aboard the plane, enjoy the latest in technology including inflight connectivity, many entertainment options including movies, music and television shows and a dining experience that cannot be missed.

4 Singapore Airlines
A favorite among many travelers, Singapore Airlines, which was voted number one in best business class seat comfortability, always strives to impress. The business class section aboard all Singapore airline planes have recently been updated with new seats that combine proficiency with comfortability in a chair that you may never want to leave. Other amenities offered in business class include spacious cabins, fully flat beds that will make you forget your bed at home, and the ability to pre-order your meals from some of the world’s most top-notch chefs.

3 Cathay Pacific Airways
Consistently in the minds of business travelers around the world, Cathay Pacific Airways offers a great business class experience and they always leave a lasting impression. The seats are truly revolutionary because you can move and adjust them to your mood and posture. Plus, they lay back into a bed that measures up to 82 inches long. Handy storage compartments, a plethora of entertainment options and delectable food menu options also come standard. You can even get your last minute business class tickets with ease at their award-winning check-in service.

2 Turkish Airlines
Ranked number one in airline catering and business class lounge dining last year at the Passengers Choice awards, Turkish Airlines is the undisputed champion of quality eating experiences with their great selection of meals, hors d’oeuvres and their top-notch customer service. In addition to their food options, the seats in business class offer a 75-inch sleeping space, personal reading light, a privacy screen in the armrest and a swiveling table so you can get some work done. Finally, the entertainment package includes news, movies, music and connectivity for iPods and other USB devices.

1 Qatar Airlines
Officially named the #1 airline at the 2014 World Airline Awards, Qatar Airlines was voted by passengers to have the best business class section in the skies. A five-star airline, Qatar offers a new level of luxury with their comfortable surroundings, amazing service and the unlimited amount of amenities. Get your work done with Wi-Fi services, available USB plug-ins and a personal LCD screen for your viewing needs. Meals are prepared by only the most prestigious of chefs while you unwind with the finest coffees and teas. Your sleep needs will be met not only with the fold down seat but with the finest sleepwear and Italian linens that are provided for your comfort. Finally, gain access to over 1,000 entertainment options on your amazing dual-screen interface.

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