class difference?

Jan 12th, 2004, 03:49 AM
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class difference?

other than price what is the difference on BA between 1st and business class? am flying in Aug. and don't want to fly coach but 1st class is 4 times the price ouch!
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Jan 12th, 2004, 12:34 PM
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Their website explains the differences in class.

International fist class is a wonderful way to travel...but business is perfectly fine.
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Jan 14th, 2004, 02:12 PM
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BA Business international has the flat beds with privacy screens. Very nice. I am surprised that first is only 4 times coach.
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Jan 14th, 2004, 07:23 PM
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I dont know about BA but Dl has a nice business elite cabin....very nice
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Jan 14th, 2004, 07:23 PM
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I meant DL
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Jan 15th, 2004, 10:15 AM
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I'm also surprised that 1st is only 4x coach price. Are you sure about that?
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Jan 15th, 2004, 04:01 PM
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If 1st class is only 4x the price of coach then it must be an intra-European flight.
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Jan 18th, 2004, 05:06 PM
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On long-haul flights (eg across the Atlantic), BA usually has 4 classes: 1st, Club World (Business), World Traveller Plus, and World Traveller (Economy). On shorter flights, it has 2 classes (Club Europe (Bus) and Euro Traveller (Economy). Club World and First on long-haul flights usually have seats that recline 180 degrees (ie flat beds). 4x the Economy price for a Bus Class (ie Club World) ticket would be a great price - in Canada, a World Traveller ticket from Canada to London might be Cdn 700-1000, while a Club World ticket would be Cdn 5000-6500.

If you're looking for something that is more comfortable than Economy but less expensive than 1st/Bus class, try World Traveller Plus (38" legroom, more comfortable seat, etc - but the same service as economy). WT+ is usually about double the price of WT. WT+ isn't available on all flights - but usually is available on trans-atlantic flights, UK-Australia, etc.
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