With the vast number of new Boeing Dreamliner and Airbus airplanes coming online from 2017 to 2019, first-class cabins are evolving,” Graft added. “We want travelers around the world to know about the latest luxuries available to them.
October 20, 2017
IFlyFirstClass List Criteria
The travel service reviewed airlines’ chauffeur service, ease of check-in, lounge amenities, onboard comfort and privacy, quality of cuisine and in-air service to compile the list. The list addresses services and amenities found on long-haul international flights.
“We take our travelers’ comfort and satisfaction very seriously,” Julia Graft, the company’s public relations director, noted. “We want them to have all the information they need to make informed decisions about their chosen airlines. Our annual Top 5 list is one of the vehicles we use to help convey needed information to those who want to travel in the lap of luxury.”
A Wide Range of Airlines Take the No. 5 to No. 3 Spots
Two airlines tied for IFlyFirstClass ’ No. 5 position on the list: Air France and Cathay Pacific. Air France’ La Premiere class cabins are bright and welcoming, with fairly private seating for travelers. While seats aren’t the longest in the industry at 77 inches fully reclined, they are spacious and topped with a lush memory foam mattress pad. Service aboard Air France is well-regarded, and amenities kits include Givenchy products. Cathay Pacific offers a more spacious top-level seating arrangement, with seats that recline fully and are topped with a 500-thread-count duvet. Caviar service and Krug champagne add a luxurious element to the flights too.
IFlyFirstClass ranks Lufthansa at the No. 4 spot of top luxury flights. The airline’s…