When flying business class, the journey becomes part of the experience itself, with gourmet food and drink, access to lounges, your own comfy bed, and many other perks such as increased luggage allowance.
While flying business class is something that many of us will never get to experience, it can make for a nice treat for a special occasion.
But which airports and airlines offer the best experience for business class travelers?
For each airline we looked at reviews from BusinessClass.com, which gives each airline a score out of ten on the following factors, taking an average of all seven scores for each airline for which reviews were available:
We looked at the 50 biggest airports in the world by passenger volume, analyzing them on the following factors.
Each airport was given a normalized score out of ten for each factor, before an average was taken across each of the scores.
The number of lounges listed on LoungeBuddy.
The number of destinations that the airport serves, according to Wikipedia (correct as of March 21st, 2022).
The percentage of on-time flights between June 2018 and May 2019 according to OAG’s The percentage of on-time flights between June 2018 and May 2019 according to OAG’s. “On-time” here refers to flights departing no more than 15 minutes after the scheduled flight time.
The airport’s rating out of five according to Skytrax.