Short-haul First/Business Class Comparison Chart

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

Short-haul First/Business Class Comparison Chart

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Airline Aircraft with seatmap Seat Pitch Seat Width Video Type Laptop Power Power Type Wi-Fi Seat Type
Aeroflot Airbus A319 (319) 38 21 Portable Device All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Aeroflot Airbus A320 (320) V1 38 21 Portable Device All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Aeroflot Airbus A320 (320) V2 38 21 Portable Device All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Aeroflot Airbus A321 (321) 38 21 Portable Device All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet 100-95B (SU9) 36 18.3 Seatback TV None None No Recliner
Aeromexico Boeing 737-700 (737) 36 21 Overhead TV None None No Recliner
Aeromexico Boeing 737-800 (738) 39 21 On-Demand TV None None No Recliner
Aeromexico Embraer E-190 36 19 None None None No Recliner
Air Canada Airbus A319 (319) 38-39 21.1 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power Yes Recliner
Air Canada Airbus A319 (319) Premium rouge 35 18 Portable Device None None Yes Standard
Air Canada Airbus A320 (320) 38 21.1 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Air Canada Airbus A321 (321) 37 21.1 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Air Canada Bombardier CRJ-705 37 21 On-Demand TV All Seats DC Power No Recliner
Air Canada Embraer E-175 38 20 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Air Canada Embraer E-190 38 20 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Air China Airbus A319 (319) 41 21.5 Overhead TV None None No Recliner
Air China Airbus A320 (320) 36-38 19.1-27 Overhead TV None None No Recliner
Air China Airbus A321 (321) 38 21.0 None None None No Recliner
Air China Boeing 737-300 (733) 38 21.0 Overhead TV None None No Recliner
Air China Boeing 737-700 (737) 38 21.5 Overhead TV None None No Recliner
Air China Boeing 737-800 (738) 38 21.3-21.5 Overhead TV None None No Recliner
Air China Boeing 737-800 V2 40 21.0 Overhead TV None None No Recliner
Air China Boeing 757-200 (757) 38 20 None None None No Recliner
Air France Airbus A319 (319) Europe 33 18 None None None No Standard
Air France Airbus A320 (320) Europe 32 18 Seatback TV None None No Standard
Air France Airbus A321 (321) Europe 32 18 Overhead TV None None No Standard
Air France Embraer E-170 36 19 None All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Air France Embraer E-190 36 19 None All Seats AC Power No Recliner
AirTran Boeing 717-200 (717) 37 22.0 None None None Yes Recliner
AirTran Boeing 737-700 (73G) 37 22.0 None None None Yes Recliner
Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-400 (734) 36 21.0 Portable Device None None Yes Recliner
Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-700 (737) 36 21.0 Portable Device None None Yes Recliner
Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-800 (738) Slimline 36 21 Portable Device All Seats AC Power Yes Recliner
Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-800 (738) V1 36 21.0 Portable Device None None Yes Recliner
Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-800 (738) V2 36 21.0 Portable Device None None Yes Recliner
Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-800 (738) V3 36 21.0 Portable Device None None Yes Recliner
Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-900 (739) V1 36 21.0 Portable Device None None Yes Recliner
Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-900 (739) V2 36 21.0 Portable Device None None Yes Recliner
Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-900ER (739) 36 21.0 Portable Device None None Yes Recliner
Alitalia Airbus A319 (319) Two Class 33 18.5 None None None No Recliner
Alitalia Airbus A320 (320) Two Class 32 19 None None None No Recliner
Alitalia Airbus A321 (321) Two Class 32-34 19 None None None No Recliner
Alitalia Embraer E-175 34 18.2 None None None No Standard
Alitalia Embraer E-190 34 18.25 None None None No Standard
American Airlines Airbus A319 (319) 38 21 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power Yes Recliner
American Airlines Airbus A321 (321) Transcon 62 21 Seatback TV All Seats AC Power Yes Flat Bed
American Airlines Airbus A321 (321) Transcon 58 18.5-19.5 Seatback TV All Seats AC Power Yes Flat Bed
American Airlines Boeing 737-800 (738) 40 21.0 Overhead TV All Seats AC Power Yes Recliner
American Airlines Boeing 757-200 (752) Domestic 38-39 21.0 Overhead TV All Seats DC Power Yes Recliner
American Airlines Boeing 757-200 (752) Domestic MCE 40 21 Overhead TV All Seats AC Power Yes Recliner
American Airlines Boeing 767-200 (762) 49-50 18.5 On-Demand TV All Seats DC Power Yes Recliner
American Airlines Boeing 767-200 (762) 62 20.5 On-Demand TV All Seats DC Power Yes Recliner
American Airlines Bombardier CRJ-700 (CR7) V1 37 21.0 None None None No Recliner
American Airlines Bombardier CRJ-700 (CR7) V2 37 21 None None None No Recliner
American Airlines Embraer ERJ-175 (E75) 37 20 None None None No Recliner
American Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-80 (M80) 39 19.5 None All Seats DC Power Yes Recliner
ANA Airbus A320 (320) V2 50 20.0 Portable Device All Seats AC Power No Recliner
ANA Boeing 737-700ER (737) V1 61 20.0 Portable Device All Seats AC Power No Recliner
ANA Boeing 737-700ER (737) V3 61 20.6 Portable Device All Seats AC Power No Recliner
ANA Boeing 737-800 (738) V1 50 20 Overhead TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
ANA Boeing 737-800 (738) V2 50 20 Overhead TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Asiana Airbus A320-200 (320) V1 42 21.0 Seatback TV None None No Recliner
Asiana Airbus A321-200 (321) V1 39 21.0 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Asiana Airbus A321-200 (321) V2 39 21.0 Overhead TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Avianca Airbus A318 (318) 38 18-21 Overhead TV All Seats DC Power No Recliner
Avianca Airbus A319 (319) 38 18-21 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Avianca Airbus A320 (320) 38 18-21 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Bangkok Airways Airbus A319 (319) Two Class 47 22 None None None No Recliner
British Airways Airbus A318 (318) 73 20.0 Portable Device All Seats AC Power Yes Flat Bed
China Airlines Airbus A330-300 (333) V1 63 20.0 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
China Airlines Boeing 737-800 (738) 37 21.0 None None None No Recliner
China Southern Airbus A319 40-42 22 On-Demand TV None None No Recliner
China Southern Airbus A320 42-44 22 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Flat Bed
Copa Airlines Boeing 737-700 (73G) 38 20 Overhead TV None None No Recliner
Copa Airlines Boeing 737-800 (738) V1 38 21 On-Demand TV None None No Recliner
Copa Airlines Embraer E-190AR V1 38 20.0 None None None No Recliner
Czech Airlines Aerospatiale/Alenia ATR-42 (AT4) 31 18.0'' None None None No Recliner
Delta Airbus A319 (319) 36 21 None None None Yes Recliner
Delta Airbus A320 (320) 36 21 None None None Yes Recliner
Delta Boeing 717-200 (717) 37 19.6 None All Seats AC Power Yes Recliner
Delta Boeing 737-700 (73W) 37 21 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power Yes Recliner
Delta Boeing 737-800 (73H) 38 21 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power Yes Recliner
Delta Boeing 737-900ER (739) 37 21 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power Yes Recliner
Delta Boeing 757-200 (757/75U) 37-38 21 Overhead TV None None Yes Recliner
Delta Boeing 757-200 (75M) 37 21.0 None None None Yes Recliner
Delta Boeing 757-200 (75N) 37 21.0 None None None Yes Recliner
Delta Boeing 757-200 (75V) Hawaii 44-46 21.0 Overhead TV None None Yes Recliner
Delta Boeing 757-200 (75X) Live TV 38 21.0 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power Yes Recliner
Delta Boeing 757-300 (753) V1 37 21 Overhead TV None None Yes Recliner
Delta Boeing 757-300 (75Y) V2 37 21 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power Yes Recliner
Delta Boeing 767-300 (76P/76Q) 37-38 18.5 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power Yes Recliner
Delta Bombardier CRJ-700 36 19.6 None None None Yes Recliner
Delta Bombardier CRJ-900 37 19.6 None None None Yes Recliner
Delta Embraer E-170 37 20.0 None None None Yes Recliner
Delta Embraer E-175 37 20.0 None None None Yes Recliner
Delta McDonnell Douglas MD-88 37 19.6 None All Seats AC Power Yes Recliner
Delta McDonnell Douglas MD-90 37 19.6 None All Seats AC Power Yes Recliner
EL AL Boeing 737-800 (738) 45 20.5 Overhead TV None None No Recliner
EL AL Boeing 737-900 (739) 44 20.5 Overhead TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Etihad Airbus A319 (319) 49 21 On-Demand TV None None No Recliner
Etihad Airbus A320 (320) 49 21 On-Demand TV None None Yes Recliner
EVA Air Airbus A321 (321) 45 21 On-Demand TV None None No Recliner
EVA Air McDonnell Douglas MD-90 36 19-19.5 None None None No Recliner
Gulf Air Airbus A319 (319) 38 22 On-Demand TV None None No Recliner
Gulf Air Airbus A320-200 (320) 45 22 On-Demand TV None None No Recliner
Gulf Air Embraer ERJ-190 (E90) 38 20.0 On-Demand TV None None No Recliner
Hainan Airlines Boeing 737-400 (734) 45 20.5 None None None No Recliner
Hainan Airlines Boeing 737-800 (738) 50 20 Overhead TV None None No Recliner
Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 717-200 (717) 37 18.5 None None None No Recliner
Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767-300ER (763) 42 18.5 On-Demand TV None None No Recliner
Iberia Airbus A319 (319) 34 17 None None None No Standard
Iberia Airbus A320 (320) 34 17 None None None No Recliner
Iberia Airbus A320 (320) Express 30 17 None None None No Standard
Iberia Airbus A321 (321) 34 17 None None None No Standard
JAL Boeing 737-400 (734) Two Class 38 18.5 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
JAL Boeing 737-800 (738) Domestic 38 18.5 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
JAL Boeing 767-300 (763) Domestic 38 18.5 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
JAL Boeing 767-300ER (76W) V3 38 18.5 Seatback TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
JetBlue Airbus A321 (321) Transcon 60 22 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power Yes Closed Suite
JetBlue Airbus A321 (321) Transcon 58 20.5 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power Yes Flat Bed
KLM Boeing 737-700 (737) 33 17.0 None All Seats AC Power No Recliner
KLM Boeing 737-800 (738) 33 17 None All Seats AC Power No Recliner
KLM Boeing 737-900 (739) 33 17.0 None All Seats AC Power No Standard
KLM Embraer E-190 33 17 None None None No Recliner
KLM Fokker F-70 31 17.0 None None None No Standard
Korean Air Boeing 737-800 (738) V1 44-45 19 None None None No Recliner
Korean Air Boeing 737-800 (738) V2 50 20.9 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power Yes Recliner
Korean Air Boeing 737-900 (739) 40 19 None None None No Recliner
Korean Air Boeing 737-900ER (739) 50 20.9 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Lufthansa Airbus A319 (319) 30 17-18.0'' None None None No Standard
Lufthansa Airbus A320 (320) 30 17-18.0'' None None None No Standard
Lufthansa ATR 72 30 17.0 None None None No Standard
Lufthansa Boeing 737-300 (737) 30 17-18.0'' None None None No Standard
Lufthansa Boeing 737-500 (735) 34 18.0 None None None No Recliner
Lufthansa Bombardier CRJ-700 31 17.5 None None None No Standard
Lufthansa Bombardier CRJ-900 31 17.5 None None None No Standard
Lufthansa Bombardier Q400 31 17.0 None None None No Standard
Lufthansa Embraer E-190 32 18.19 None None None No Standard
Lufthansa Embraer E-195 32 18.25 None None None No Standard
Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-400 (734) 36 21 Overhead TV None None No Recliner
Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800 (738) V1 42 21 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800 (738) V2 42 21 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Monarch Airbus A330-200 (332) 34 17.5 On-Demand TV None None No Recliner
Oman Air Boeing 737-700 (73G) 40 21.0" Overhead TV None None No Recliner
Oman Air Boeing 737-800 Vers. 2 (738) 40 21.0" Overhead TV None None No Recliner
Philippine Airlines Airbus A319 (319) 40 21 On-Demand TV None None No Recliner
Philippine Airlines Airbus A320 (320) V1 36 21 On-Demand TV None None No Recliner
Philippine Airlines Airbus A320 (320) V2 36 21 On-Demand TV None None No Recliner
Philippine Airlines Airbus A321 (321) 37 21 None All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Qantas Airbus A330-200 (332) Domestic V1 37 21.5 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Qantas Airbus A330-200 (332) Domestic V2 37 21.5 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Qantas Airbus A330-200 (332) Intl 60 21.5 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Angle Lie Flat
Qantas Boeing 717-200 (717) Two Class 37 20 Portable Device None None No Recliner
Qantas Boeing 737-800 (738) 37 22.0 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power Yes Recliner
Qatar Airways Airbus A319 (319) Business 60 21 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power Yes Flat Bed
Qatar Airways Airbus A319-133LR (319) 60 21 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Angle Lie Flat
Qatar Airways Airbus A320 (320) 45 21 On-Demand TV None None No Recliner
Qatar Airways Airbus A321 (321) 45 21 On-Demand TV None None No Recliner
Royal Brunei Airbus A319 (319) 44 21.0 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Royal Brunei Airbus A320 (320) 44 21.0 Seatback TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Royal Jordanian Airbus A319 (319) 46 21.0 On-Demand TV None None No Recliner
Royal Jordanian Airbus A320 (320) 46 21.0 On-Demand TV None None No Recliner
Royal Jordanian Airbus A321 (321) 46 19.0 On-Demand TV None None No Recliner
Royal Jordanian Embraer ERJ-175 (E75) 40 19.0 None None None No Recliner
Royal Jordanian Embraer ERJ-195 (E90) 42 19.0 Portable Device None None No Recliner
S7 Airlines Airbus A319 (319) 32-38 17-21 None None None No Recliner
S7 Airlines Boeing 737-800 (738) 35-39 19-21 None None None No Recliner
Saudia Airbus A320 (320) V1 45 21 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Saudia Airbus A320 (320) V2 54 21 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Saudia Airbus A321 (321) 46 21 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Saudia Airbus A330-300 (333) V1 54 18.8 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power Yes Recliner
Saudia Boeing 747-400 (744) 47 20.3 On-Demand TV None None No Recliner
Saudia Embraer 170 40 20 None All Seats AC Power No Recliner
South African Airways Airbus A319 (319) 35-36 18 Overhead TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
South African Airways Airbus A320 (320) 35-36 18 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
South African Airways Boeing 737-800 (738) 36 20.5 Overhead TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Sun Country Boeing 737-800 (738) 37-39 21.0 None None None No Recliner
SWISS Airbus A319 (319) 34 17.0 Overhead TV None None No Recliner
SWISS Airbus A320 (320) 34 17.0 Overhead TV None None No Recliner
SWISS Airbus A321 (321) 34 17.0 Overhead TV None None No Recliner
SWISS RJ-100 Avroliner 33 17 None None None No Recliner
TACA Airbus A319 (319) 38 18-21 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
TACA Airbus A320 (320) 38 18-21 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
TACA Airbus A321 (321) 36-39 18-21 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
TACA Embraer E-190 37-39 18-20 None None None No Recliner
TAM Airbus A320 (320) Business 38 20 Overhead TV None None No Angle Lie Flat
TAP Portugal Airbus A319 (319) 34 18.8 Overhead TV None None No Standard
TAP Portugal Airbus A320 (320) 32 22 Overhead TV None None No Standard
TAP Portugal Airbus A321 (321) 32 22 Overhead TV None None No Standard
THAI Airbus A320 (320) 33 18 None None None No Standard
THAI Boeing 737-400 (734) 36 20 Seatback TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
Turkish Airlines Airbus A319 (319) 37 17.2 Overhead TV None None No Standard
Turkish Airlines Airbus A320 (320) 34 17-21 Overhead TV None None No Recliner
Turkish Airlines Airbus A321 (321) 33-34 20 Overhead TV None None No Recliner
Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-700 (737) Two Class 45 21 None None None No Recliner
Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800 (738) V1 35 20.0 On-Demand TV None None No Recliner
Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800 (738) V2 35 20.0 Overhead TV None None No Recliner
Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-900ER (739) 35 20.0 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
United Airbus A319 (319) V1 38 20.5 Overhead TV None None Yes Recliner
United Airbus A319 (319) V2 37 20.5 None None None Yes Recliner
United Airbus A320 (320) V1 38 20.5 Overhead TV None None Yes Recliner
United Airbus A320 (320) V2 38 20.5 Overhead TV None None Yes Recliner
United Airbus A320 (320) V3 39 20.5 None None None Yes Recliner
United Boeing 737-700 (737) Domestic 38 21.0 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
United Boeing 737-700 (737) Micronesia 38 21.0 Overhead TV None None No Recliner
United Boeing 737-800 (738) V1 38 21 Overhead TV None None No Recliner
United Boeing 737-800 (738) V2 38 21.0 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
United Boeing 737-800 (738) V3 Econ Plus 38 21.0 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
United Boeing 737-800 (738) V4 Micronesia 38 21 Overhead TV None None No Recliner
United Boeing 737-900 (739) V1/V2 38 21 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
United Boeing 737-900 (739) V3 38 21 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
United Boeing 737-900 (739) V4 37 21.0 None All Seats AC Power No Recliner
United Boeing 757-200 (752) V1 Domestic 38 20.2 Overhead TV None None No Recliner
United Boeing 757-300 (753) V1/V2 38 20.75 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power No Recliner
United Boeing 777-200 (772) V4 Domestic 38 21.0 Overhead TV All Seats DC Power No Recliner
United Bombardier CRJ-700 V1 37 19.0 None None None No Recliner
United Bombardier CRJ-700 V2 37 20 None None None No Recliner
United Bombardier CRJ-700 V3 37 20 None None None No Recliner
United Bombardier Q400 V1 36 17 None None None No Recliner
United Embraer E-170 36 24.0 None None None No Recliner
US Airways Airbus A319 (319) 37 21.0 None None None Yes Recliner
US Airways Airbus A320 (320) 38 21.0 None None None Yes Recliner
US Airways Airbus A321 (321) 38 21 None None None Yes Recliner
US Airways Boeing 737-400 (734) 38 21.0 None None None No Recliner
US Airways Boeing 757-200 (752) V1 38 20.2 Overhead TV All Seats DC Power No Recliner
US Airways Bombardier CRJ-700 37 21.0 None None None No Recliner
US Airways Bombardier CRJ-900 37 21.0 None None None No Recliner
US Airways Embraer E-170 37 19.0 None None None Yes Recliner
US Airways Embraer E-175 37 19.0 None None None Yes Recliner
US Airways Embraer E-190 39 19.0 None None None Yes Recliner
Virgin America Airbus A319 (319) 55 21 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power Yes Recliner
Virgin America Airbus A320 (320) V1 55 21 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power Yes Recliner
Virgin America Airbus A320 (320) V2 55 21 On-Demand TV All Seats AC Power Yes Recliner
Virgin Australia Embraer ERJ-190 (E90) 38 20.0 None None None No Recliner

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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.