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Best Airlines for Business Travel

Nealeigh Mitchell | SmallBizLink


Virgin Atlantic

Cabin comfort: Virgin Atlantic’s award-winning Upper Class Suite and Premium Economy cabin is as posh as it gets. Upper Class offers first class style at a business class price with amenities such as a reclining leather seat that folds into a fully flat bed with a real mattress! Pampered passengers can indulge in a massage or a manicure in a private treatment area. A novel lighting system that can go from dawn to dusk over the course of a flight reduces the effects of jet lag.

Meals: Want your three course meal right after take off? No problem! Meals are designed so travelers can eat what they want, when they want. Everything on the Freedom Menu is individually and freshly prepared to your order and served up in style on fine china.

Entertainment: Get comfy in reclining seats with adjustable headrests, lumbar supports, and moveable armrests. Escape in your own private cinema with a seatback TV and a choice of with a huge choice of films, TV programs, and games. Some flights offer seats decked out with their own video games console with up to 35 games.

Work: Hop on your company’s VPN and check your email in flight on Virgin’s Wi-Fi system.

Frequent Flyer: Elevate members enjoy a pretty cush reward program. Fliers earn points for every dollar you spend on your base fare, can redeem reward flight for as low as 2,500 points. Plus, they’ve got neat website where you can manage your miles with ease.

Make that monthly trip to Shanghai a lot more bearable by finding the best airline that fits your needs. Carriers are constantly rolling out promotions and slashing fares to compete for your business. With a little research, you’re bound to get the best bang for your buck when flying the much-friendlier skies.