Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

The world's best first-class airline seats revealed

qatar.jpg
emirates.jpg
singapore-first-class.jpg

If we had the magical power of being able to turn anything we wanted into gold, when flying, we would obviously always travel first class. Alas, we don't posses the aforementioned skill, so we always have to go the economy route (just think of us as Kristen Wiig in Bridesmaids).

That doesn't mean, however, that we stop fantasizing about being able to fly in the lap of luxury, especially when the world's best first-class airline seats have just been revealed.

As part of a recent survey conducted by Flightfox, an online travel company, the top most luxurious first-class cabins have been whittled down to a list of 24.

In the number one spot is Singapore Suites, which boasts actual beds, instead of a chair that folds back into a bed, there's also a very high level of privacy, with your very own room available. Other plus points include a set of pyjamas and you can sup Dom Perignon. A ticket for one of these seats would set you back at least £2,037.

Singapore Suites,£2,037

Second one up is Cathay Pacific's first class suites which also offers pyjamas and champagne, but also has the added extra of caviar.

Cathay Pacific, £435

Emirates airlines gets a modest third spot with its luxury cabins, which also include having your own personal bar. While they give passengers their own set of pyjamas (which every line appears to offer), they also have a few more extras such as access to a limo, caviar and Dom Perignon.

Emirates, £503

Number four on the list is Etihad, the official airline U.A.E. If you were to take a first-class flight with this particular brand, you could expect a perfectly-flat bed at 6'8'' (so even tall people will be comfortable), your own personal chef, a personal mini-bar and a personal wardrobe, among many other benefits, although you should note that you will not get caviar with this flight.

Etihad, £557

Fifth on the luxurious list is the German airline Lufthansa which offers many plus points for booking first-class, such as a limo and champagne. But if you really want to see what you'd be forking out your hard-earned cash for, why not take a look around it here.

Lufthansa, £3,375

Not quite making the top five is Oman airlines, whose flight to the UK would set you back £2,395. The price includes caviar and champagne, but alas there is no personal chef here. That said, the food is rated very highly.

Oman, £2,395

Qatar first class is seventh on the list and comes in at a very reasonable £418.

Qatar, £418

If you're flying from NYC to Asia, the best and most luxurious way to do that is by taking the Asiana airlines first-class cabin.

Asiana, £2,490

The final two airlines in the top 10 are ANA First Square and Singapore First Class, which you can see below.

ANA First Square, £5,894

Singapore First Class, £974

While the below 14 first-class seats didn't make the top 10 that doesn't mean they're not luxury.

11. JAL Suite,

12. Air France La Premiere,

13. Thai Royal First,

14. Emirates First Class,

15. Qantas First Suites,

16. Swiss First,

17. Garuda New First Class,

18. Korean Air Kosmo Suite,

19. Air China Forbidden Pavilion,

20. Transaero Imperial Class,

21. Malaysia First Class,

22. British Airways First Class,

23. American Airlines Flagship,

24. United Airlines Global First

You can take a look at all of them and how Flightfox has rated the cabins right here.

Related

615x330-friends.jpg

Why 'Friends' was and still is a TV phenomenon

hero.jpg

Rent Kirsten Dunst's NYC loft apartment

untitled-5.jpg

Budget airline launches London to New York flight for £150

Comments

More

Fuel for the soul: why holidays boost your creativity

Laminate and hand to your boss...

by Anna Brech
26 May 2017

Clean and beautiful beaches close to London

Golden sands less than two hours from the capital

by Anna Brech
25 May 2017

Amsterdam calling: Eurostar launches direct route from London

Wanderlusters get set for the "Amsterdam route"

by Anna Brech
25 May 2017

This British city has been named fifth best in Europe by Lonely Planet

No passport necessary

by Moya Crockett
24 May 2017

Get over your tapas aversion in Madrid

Stylist heads to Madrid with the hopes of being won over, one plate at a time

by Natasha Tomalin
23 May 2017

Cancer survivor becomes first woman to paddle board the Channel solo

Lizzie Carr navigated 24 miles of unpredictable open sea

by Anna Brech
19 May 2017

Airline passengers "should pay" each other for right to recline

This way nobody "gets punched in the face"

by Joe Ellison
19 May 2017

This Indonesian rainbow village is an Instagram sensation

Behold the kaleidoscope of colours

by Anna Brech
18 May 2017

Come quick: Italy is giving away its castles and towers for free

Fancy living la vita meravigliosa?

by Anna Brech
18 May 2017

The best B&B in the world is in the UK

No need for that passport, summer is sorted...

by Amy Swales
17 May 2017