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Flying Business Class on the Qantas A380

Where: Australia
July 2, 2012 at 11:03 AM | by | ()

To round out our coverage from onboard the Qantas A380, it's time to take a look at Business Class.

Business is one of the biggest, well, businesses for Qantas, and most of the upper deck on the A380 is dedicated to Business Class Seats. Behind this is the small Premium Economy section.

The cabin seems lighter and roomier, and there is a new Business Lounge located toward the front of the plane, where passengers can spend some time out of their seats and stretch their legs, read, snack or perhaps chat to their fellow travelers.

Our photo gallery will show you around the seat and amenities offered in Business and we can tell you that the infamous Qantas service was, thankfully, exceptional on our leg from Sydney to Los Angeles.

Disclosure: While we booked our ticket in Economy and paid our own way, we were upgraded to Business on the day of our flight, since there were quite a few empty seats in the cabin and Qantas was aware of our presence, after our tour of the A380 the week prior at LAX. Regardless, opinions expressed here are our own and we would definitely fly Business again in the future if we could snag the right deal. This is a hell of a long flight. Business makes it not only bearable, but something we don't think we've ever said about a trans-Pacific flight: fun.

Qantas currently has a Business Sale on during August and September, with flights between Los Angeles and Sydney starting at AU$2,848 each way.

[Photos: Jaunted, except for Skybed photo, courtesy Qantas]

Archived Comments:


That in-flight lounge is crazy! I would want to have a cocktail or a coffee in there with a friend, if I was flying with a friend and we weren't seated next to each other.

Lost in translation

Uhm, Australian's do NOT call entrees appetisers. Appetisers are entirely different, they're amuse bouche, a small snack prior to the entree.