Long-haul First Class Comparison Chart

You'll find information about Long-haul First Class and a sortable chart that can be used to compare First Class seating among different airlines.

Business Class Comparison Chart

The table below can be sorted by any column. Simply click a column header (i.e. Airline) to re-sort the table. Clicking the header a second time will reverse the sort. Have questions? See the Chart Key.

Airline Aircraft with seatmap Seat Pitch Seat Width Video Type Laptop Power Power Type Wi-Fi Seat Type
Air China Boeing 747-400 (744) 80 21.0'' Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Air China Boeing 747-400 Combi (74E) 59 18.1 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Air China Boeing 767-300 (767) 60 19.5 Shared TV All Seats EmPower No Angle Lie Flat
Air China Boeing 777-200 V1 60.0 25.1 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Angle Lie Flat
Air China Boeing 777-300ER (77W) 80 23 Personal TV All Seats EmPower Yes Lie-Flat
Air France Airbus A380-800 (380) 81 35 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Closed Suite
Air France Boeing 777-200ER (772) Four Class 79 24 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Closed Suite
Air France Boeing 777-300ER (77W) Four Class 79 24 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Closed Suite
Air India Boeing 747-400 (744) 82.0 21-19.5 Personal TV None EmPower No Lie-Flat
Air India Boeing 777-200 (772) 69.0 21.0 Shared TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Air India Boeing 777-200LR (77L) 88 23.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Air India Boeing 777-300ER (773) 80.0 23.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
American Airlines Boeing 777-200 (777) 64.0 30.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER (77W) 64 30 Personal TV All Seats EmPower Yes Lie-Flat
ANA Boeing 777-300 (773) V1 60.0 32.9 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
ANA Boeing 777-300 (773) V2 60.0 32.9 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
ANA Boeing 777-300ER (77W) V1 76.0 33.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
ANA Boeing 777-300ER (77W) V2 76.0 33.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
ANA Boeing 777-300ER (77W) V3 76.0 33.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
Asiana Boeing 747-400 (747) 78 21 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Asiana Boeing 747-400 Combi (74E) 78 21 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Asiana Boeing 777-200ER V4 80.7 21.3 Personal TV All Seats EmPower Yes Angle Lie Flat
Asiana Boeing 777-200ER V5 84 25.2 Personal TV All Seats EmPower Yes Closed Suite
British Airways Airbus A380-800 (388) 78 22 Personal TV All Seats EmPower Yes Open Suite
British Airways Boeing 747-400 (744) V1 78.0 22.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
British Airways Boeing 747-400 (744) V2 78.0 22.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
British Airways Boeing 777-200 (772) Four Class 78.0 22.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Closed Suite
British Airways Boeing 777-300 (773) Four Class 78.0 22.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Closed Suite
Cathay Pacific Boeing 747-400 (74A) Three Class 81.0 - 87.0 36.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
Cathay Pacific Boeing 747-400 (74K) Four Class 81.0 - 87.0 36.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-300ER (77H) Four Class 81.0 36.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
China Airlines Boeing 747-400 (744) V2 83.0 21.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
China Airlines Boeing 747-400 (744) V3 83.0 21.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
China Eastern Airbus A340-600 (346) 80.0 28.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
China Southern Airbus A330-200 Version 1 58 26.3 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
China Southern Airbus A330-200 Version 2 84 28 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
China Southern Airbus A330-300 84 28 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
China Southern Airbus A380 82 33 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Closed Suite
China Southern Boeing 777-200A 42-46 26.8 Personal TV None None No Recliner
China Southern Boeing 777-200B 70 26-28.7 Personal TV None None No Lie-Flat
China Southern Boeing 787-8 (788) 84 26 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
EL AL Boeing 747-400 (744) 100 23 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
EL AL Boeing 777-200 (772) 77 23 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Emirates Airbus A330-200 (332) Three Class 72.0 20.0 Personal TV None None No Angle Lie Flat
Emirates Airbus A340-300 (343) 86.0 20.5 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Angle Lie Flat
Emirates Airbus A340-500 (345) 86.0 20.5 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
Emirates Airbus A380-800 (388) V1 86.0 23.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower Yes Closed Suite
Emirates Airbus A380-800 (388) V2 86.0 23.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower Yes Closed Suite
Emirates Boeing 777-200ER (772) Three Class 62.0 21.5 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Angle Lie Flat
Emirates Boeing 777-200LR (772) Three Class 86 23 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
Emirates Boeing 777-300ER (77W) Three Class V1 69 20.5 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Closed Suite
Emirates Boeing 777-300ER (77W) Three Class V2 69 20.5 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Closed Suite
Etihad Airbus A330-300 (333) 80 30 Personal TV All Seats EmPower Yes Closed Suite
Etihad Airbus A340-500 (345) 80 30 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Closed Suite
Etihad Airbus A340-600 (346) 80 30 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Closed Suite
Etihad Boeing 777-300ER (77W) Three Class 80 29.5 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Closed Suite
Gulf Air Airbus A330-200 (332) Version 1 67-82 21.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower Yes Lie-Flat
Gulf Air Airbus A340-300 (343) 82.0 21.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Hainan Airlines Airbus A330-300 VIP (333) V2 74.0 22.5 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Hainan Airlines Airbus A340-600 (340) 79.0 22.5 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A330-200 (332) 45-46 18.5 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Recliner
JAL Boeing 777-200 (772) 51.0 21.0 Shared TV All Seats EmPower No Recliner
JAL Boeing 777-300ER (773) V1 78.5 33.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
JAL Boeing 777-300ER (773) V2 78.5 33.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
JAL Boeing 777-300ER (773) V3 73.0 26.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Jet Airways Boeing 777-300ER (77W) V1 90 30 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Closed Suite
Jet Airways Boeing 777-300ER (77W) V2 90 30 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Closed Suite
Korean Air Airbus A330-200 (332) 83 20.6 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Korean Air Airbus A330-300 (333) 83 20.6 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Korean Air Airbus A380-800 (388) 83 26.5 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
Korean Air Boeing 747-400 (744) V1 83 21.1 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Korean Air Boeing 747-400 (744) V2 83 21.1 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Korean Air Boeing 747-400 (744) V3 83 21.1 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Korean Air Boeing 777-200ER (772) V1 83 21.1 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Korean Air Boeing 777-200ER (772) V2 83 26.5 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
Korean Air Boeing 777-300 (773) 83 21.1 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Korean Air Boeing 777-300ER (77W) 83 26.5 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Closed Suite
Lufthansa Airbus A330-300 (333) V1 85.0 21.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Lufthansa Airbus A330-300 (333) V2 85.0 21.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Lufthansa Airbus A340-300 (343) V1 85 21 Personal TV All Seats EmPower Yes Lie-Flat
Lufthansa Airbus A340-300 (343) V2 85.0 21.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower Yes Lie-Flat
Lufthansa Airbus A340-600 (346) V1 85.0 21.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Lufthansa Airbus A340-600 (346) V2 85 21 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Lufthansa Airbus A380-800 (388) 90-92.0 31.5 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Lufthansa Boeing 747-400 (744) V1 90-92.0 21.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Lufthansa Boeing 747-400 (744) V2 90-92.0 21.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Lufthansa Boeing 747-8 (748) V1 85 31.5 Personal TV All Seats EmPower Yes Open Suite
Lufthansa Boeing 747-8 (748) V2 85 31.5 Personal TV All Seats EmPower Yes Open Suite
Malaysia Airlines Airbus A380-800 (388) 89 26.1 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
Oman Air Airbus A330-300 (333) 85.5 25.5 Personal TV All Seats EmPower Yes Open Suite
Qantas Airbus A380-800 (388) 79 22 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Closed Suite
Qantas Boeing 747-438 (744) Four Class 79.0 22.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Qatar Airways Airbus A330-200 (332) V3 79 22 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Qatar Airways Airbus A330-300 (333) V2 79 22 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Qatar Airways Airbus A330-300 (333) V3 79 22 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Qatar Airways Airbus A340-600 (346) 79 22 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-800 (388) V1 81.0 35.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower Yes Closed Suite
Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-800 (388) V2 81.0 35.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower Yes Closed Suite
Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-200 (772) V3 60.0 21.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-300 (773) V1 64.0 35 Personal TV All Seats EmPower Yes Lie-Flat
Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-300 (773) V2 71.0 35.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-300ER (77W) 71.0 35.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
Skylanes Boeing 777-300ER (77W) 81 36 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
SWISS Airbus A330-300 (333) 83 22 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
SWISS Airbus A340-300 (343) 83 22 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
TAM Airbus A330-200 (332) 80 22 Personal TV All Seats EmPower Yes Lie-Flat
TAM Boeing 777-300 (777) V1 81 22 Personal TV All Seats EmPower Yes Lie-Flat
TAM Boeing 777-300 (777) V2 81 22 Personal TV All Seats EmPower Yes Lie-Flat
THAI Airbus A340-600 (346) 76 21.8 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
THAI Airbus A380-800 (388) 82-83 26.5 Personal TV All Seats EmPower Yes Lie-Flat
THAI Boeing 747-400 (744) V2 76 21 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Lie-Flat
THAI Boeing 747-400 (747) V1 85 21.5 Personal TV None None No Lie-Flat
Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300ER (77W) V1 83.0 36.0 Personal TV All Seats EmPower Yes Open Suite
United Boeing 747-400 (744) 78 22 Personal TV All Seats EmPower Yes Open Suite
United Boeing 767-300 (763) Three Class 78 22 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
United Boeing 777-200 (772) V1 Three Class Intl 78 22 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
United Boeing 777-200 (772) V2 Three Class Intl 78 22 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
United Boeing 777-200 (772) V3 Three Class Intl 78.0 22 Personal TV All Seats EmPower No Open Suite
United Boeing 777-200 (772) V6 Hawaii 53 22.0 None None EmPower Yes Recliner

Comparison Chart KeyReturn to Top of Page

Aircraft Type:
The aircraft manufacturer, aircraft model, and three digit aircraft identification code.
Seat Pitch:
The distance between two rows of seats, this is the best indicator of legroom. More is better.
Seat Width:
The distance between the armrests of a single seat. More is better.
Video Type:
Describes the video service available on the plane:
  • Personal TV: The best type, you'll have an individual video screen with multiple channels at your control.
  • Overhead TV: Better than nothing, there are main video monitors located throughout the cabin.
  • None: You should bring a book... there's no video offered on this plane.
Laptop Power:
Denotes if power outlets for laptops are available: (Read our In-Seat Laptop Power Guide)
  • All Seats: Every seat on the plane in this class of service features a power outlet.
  • Some Seats: Only certain seats offer a power outlet, consult the seat map for the exact locations.
  • None: Bring your extra battery, there are no power outlets offered on this plane.
Power Type:
If laptop power exists, denotes the type of adapter required:
  • AC Power: No adapter needed, this is just like plugging into a regular outlet at home.
  • DC Power: This plug, also known as a cigarette style, is the same one you'll find in your car.
  • EmPower: A special adapter that has a small head and four connecting prongs.
  • None: Bring your extra battery, there are no power outlets offered on this plane.