Taking care of business at 35,000 feet is no easy feat — unless you're flying in one of these ultra-plush business class cabins. We had business-travel road warriors and big shots tell us what they think are the poshest, cushiest cabins in the air.
Korean Air's Airbus 380 features an all-business upper deck, the world's first on-board duty-free boutique and Celestial Bar, seen here.
Turkish boasts an on-board chef preparing award-winning food. Designer Nanette Lepore is a huge fan. She describes Turkish's business class as "beyond posh."
Air France's Affaires class is a classy affair, with hypoallergenic feather pillows and noise-canceling headsets. Our own Wendy Perrin commends the "excellent selection of films" from all around the world.
Fully flat Skybed seats ensure comfort on those long flights down under.
Delta's Business Elite gets some of the highest ratings in America, and has been hailed as "the best flight experience to Africa."
Hotel executive Daniel Kerzner counts Air Canada as North America's best business offering. "The bright and modern décor of the cabin provide an ideal backdrop for your private 'suite' in the sky," he says.
Our readers ranked Cathay Pacific highly in our business travel poll. No surprise there. Financier Christof Wittig of Kii Capital says the airline is his "first and only choice for travel to Asia."
Etihad Airways Pearl Business Class (a highly ranked airline on our poll) boasts stylish seats that double as massage chairs.
You can mind your own business in British Airways' Club World with a touch-screen privacy screen.
Emirates received the second highest score in our readers' poll of best airlines for business travel.
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