Most of the best First Class airline seats are from Australia, Singapore, Chile, England and the Middle East.
No. 10: Thai Airways
Royal First Class passengers are welcomed on board with a glass of Dom Perignon, Bollinger or an appropriate vintage Champagne.
The sleeper seating is electronically controlled, with 180 degrees of recline and almost seven feet of space in which to stretch out.
No. 9: Qantas Airways
The Bedding Down service provides luxurious bedding including pillow, blanket, duvet, and a sheepskin mattress.
First class passengers have the option of restaurant-style dining with the opportunity to indulge in an 8-course tasting menu. Snacks or light meals are available at any time during the flight.
No. 8: LAN Airlines
LAN Airlines Premium Business class comes with a menu specially designed by celebrity chefs, featuring regional South American natural products. In addition, they offer a variety of wines from this area of the world, exclusively selected by Latin America’s only Master Sommelier, Hector Vergara.
No. 7: ANA
ANA offers privacy in its first class cabin. With its soothing features of wood tones, you’ll feel just like you’re back in your old college dorm room minus the clutter.
No. 6: Virgin Atlantic Airways
The Virgin first-class suit offers the biggest flat bed of any airline’s services with the width of 84 cm and the length of 202 cm.
The in-flight bar with its pink and purple hues will feel like a club for first class flyers who want to meet fellow travelers, chat with the crew, have a drink or something to eat.
No. 5: Air New Zealand
Air New Zealand’s new Business Premier class will be rolled out in April 2011 with exciting new features. Passengers can make the most of the leather armchair and the separate ottoman – which doubles as a handy seat for visitors. The seat itself converts to lie completely flat, and they have increased the thickness of the mattress too.
No. 4: Qatar Airways
First class passengers traveling from Doha to Europe can arrive and depart in style with a personal chauffeur-driven premium BMW 7-Series car right to the aircraft for boarding at Doha International Airport.
No. 3: Emirates
Flying Emirates first class is like staying in a 5-star hotel. Each cabin seat is fitted with a complimentary minibar, vanity station with Clarins skincare products, a 19-inch flat screen monitor, small touch screen hand held controller, and leather sleeper seat. You can even close the doors to create your own private cabin on select flight planes.
No. 2: Cathay Pacific Airways
The Cathay Pacific first class suites are spacious enough that you can have a guest over to chat on their mini sofa/ottoman. All suites are fitted with a personal closet with an amenity kit, sleep suit and shoe bag.
No. 1: Singapore Airlines
The new Singapore Airlines suites are the ultimate in luxury. Feel at home with pajamas and beddings exclusively designed by Givenchy. Along with signature turn down services, the full flat bed, the fine linen and plush, full-sized pillows are the perfect touches for sleep.