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A class of seating on an aircraft that is superior to economy class but less expensive than first class, intended especially for people travelling on business.‘the take-off was even smoother in business class’as modifier ‘a business class passenger’as adverb ‘Michael and Sheila will fly business class’
- ‘I'm writing from the business class cabin of a United 777 en route from Chicago to Los Angeles.’
- ‘Travel agents and airlines report a surge in demand for business class tickets.’
- ‘Only business class and first-class passengers are eligible.’
- ‘They will fly economy class to Amsterdam, where they will be upgraded to business class for the Bangkok leg of the journey.’
- ‘It was the first and last time we flew business class.’
- ‘I had enough frequent flier miles to get two business class tickets.’
- ‘Many employees are now flying coach instead of business class to Europe.’
- ‘At least 10 of the 18 or so seats in the business class section lay empty—hardly surprising at £3,000 per seat, return.’
- ‘The easiest time to get an upgrade to business class is during the middle of the week.’
- ‘The journey began in the South African Airways exclusive business class lounge at Johannesburg Airport with a feast of free beer and food.’
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