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Qantas Business Class

Qantas International Business Class features the Qantas ‘Skybed’, originally introduced in 2003 on long haul flights, the product had further enhancements made to it with the introduction of Airbus A380 services in 2008.

In 1979, Qantas was the world’s first airline to introduce Business Class seats. The airline is an industry pioneer, currently the oldest continuously operating airline and every year is one of the most profitable.

The Skybed has been designed by Marc Newson and developed with B/E Aerospace. In 2004 the Skybed received the prestigious Chicago Athenaeum Museum Good Design Award.

Qantas International Business, image credit: Qantas Qantas International Business, image credit: Qantas

Seat functionality is controlled electronically, passengers can adjust the seat into any position to ensure they are most comfortable for relaxing, working, eating or sleeping. There is an in-seat back massage function, cocoon style design with screen for added privacy, night light, LED reading light and ample storage areas.

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Qantas First Suite

Qantas has taken delivery of their first few new A380 aircraft, in conjuction with this, Qantas has also launched new products into various cabins.

In First Class on the A380, Qantas has introduced the First Suite. Providing an updated First Class product from what is featured on their 747-400 aircraft.

The new First Suite is based on providing the greatest levels of comfort and space, it has been designed by Australian designer Marc Newson.

Qantas First Suite, image credit: Qantas Airways

Experience really counts. So when we designed our First Suite for the new Qantas A380, we drew on our years of experience in service, design and innovation to create an environment with unsurpassed levels of comfort and space

– Qantas

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