Nobody likes flying economy class on long haul flights. And I mean, nobody. So, if you have the chance to upgrade yourself to the next level here are some of the best business class airlines to consider.

Tired of those thin seats with no padding for your behind, the crappy food (beef or chicken?), no leg room or personal space as soon as the person in front of you decides to lay in your lap by putting his/her seat back? For once I would like to enjoy my movie without needing chiropractic adjustment after my flight because I twisted my body and neck in such a position to see the screen. Yep, I’ve got business class envy!

I also know that most of us are just not in the financial position to upgrade ourselves from cattle class. Sure, if you’re a frequent flyer throughout the year on domestic travel you could get a fair amount of points to go toward an upgrade.

It never hurts to dream of how the few travel in business class (or first class) for their leisure travel. And I haven’t even started on first class! Here are the Top 5 best business class airlines according the Skytrax World Airline Awards.

1. Qatar Airways – Qatar

Qatar Airways A380

Qatar Airways A380

Qatar Airways Interior

Qatar Airways Interior

2. ANA All Nippon Airways – Japan

ANA Boeing 787

ANA Boeing 787

ANA Interior

ANA Interior

3. Singapore Airlines – Singapore

Singapore Airlines A380

Singapore Airlines A380

Singapore Airlines Interior

Singapore Airlines Interior

4. Etihad Airways – Abu Dhabi, UAE

Etihad Airways A380

Etihad Airways A380

Etihad Airways Interior

Etihad Airways Interior

5. Lufthansa – Germany

Lufthansa B747-8

Lufthansa Boeing 747-8

Lufthansa Interior

Lufthansa Interior

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