Old Sep 7, 10, 7:09 am
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baggageinhall
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: London
Programs: BA
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Comparison

I've now flown First Class on BA (747), Swiss (A332 and A340), Singapore Airlines (747), Lufthansa (747) and Thai (747). In my limited experience, here is how I would rank the various facets of their First Class product. Whilst I appreciate that the sample size is small, there is something to be said for First Class delivering consistently.

Lounges
1. Thai Royal First Lounge, Bangkok. Massive, spacious, quiet, top notch food and drink.
2. The Concorde Room, Heathrow.
3. The Lufthansa First Class Terminal, Frankfurt. Excellent food and drink complimented by a very well stocked bar.
4. Swiss First Class Lounge, Zurich. A little disjointed and industrial

First Class seat
1. Swiss. Comfy plump leather seat. Felt like sitting on a favourite coach. Converts into a soft bed.
2. Thai / BA / Singapore. Not much to separate the actual seat. In terms of cabin layout however, the order suggested is from most spacious to least.
3. Lufthansa. Outdated. No privacy

Food and Drink
1. Swiss
2. Singapore Airlines
3. Thai
4. BA / Lufthansa

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