Now better known as "Cuddle Class", the Skycouch converts three economy seats into a bed.
When they were first introduced in 2014, the orange pinafore-clad crew members were dedicated to children. Now they perform regular flight duties as well.
Air New Zealand's Premium Economy is consistently lauded and awarded as the world's best-in-class, and with good reason.
This seat's extreme comfort allows a seven-hour sleep – possibly my long-haul record.
Virgin's Economy X seats are an excellent choice for those wanting to stretch out in economy.
This could be the next best thing to actually flying up the pointy end.
Polite and sensible because you're a grown-up, and that's the Swiss way.
A capable business class offering, though with room for improvement.
It feels like flying business class of old, before the introduction of flat beds and the price is terrific value.
This is my first time flying Airbus' much-vaunted rival to the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
If you're not fussed where you sit, can travel light and carry some extra snacks then this low-cost carrier now provides a very competitively priced option.
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