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Singapore Airlines Innovates by Getting Rid of Class Distinctions

Posted June 12, 2008 by BookingBuddy

Those go-getters at Singapore Airlines—never ones to lag behind when it comes to being the first in something—have gone and launched an all-business-class service for the lucky passengers flying from Singapore to New York.

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All very well and good, I guess, but what about the sense of exclusivity and entitlement that comes with being a business-class passenger? I always thought part of the fun of getting a seat up front was that you got to sneer at all the plebs you’ve left behind you, all cramped up like cattle, eating dried-up in-flight food and drinking plonk from a box.

So when you board a flight that’s all business class, it's essentially as ‘special’ as getting a cheapo Ryanair seat. After all, everyone on the plane gets the same standard of service, and won't get to feel superior to the huddled masses in steerage.  Now where’s the fun in that?

(Photo: Singapore Airlines)

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I think this is a great idea...Singapore Airlines is always at the forefront of Asia travel.

Posted on October 31, 2008 at 12:25 PM by Asia Travel

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