A Comparison of First Class A380 Products

The Global Traveller has flown the Airbus A380 on Qantas, Emirates, and Singapore.  I still haven’t flown it at all.  So he makes me quite jealous when he offers his comparison of the three A380 first class products. And at the same time, I appreciate his bringing the compare and contrast together in one place.

Upshot is that Qantas isn’t a true suite with doors, and is staffed by Qantas crew, but is otherwise an excellent hard product. Emirates is gimmicky as always, but give me the onboard showers gimmick any day! And Singapore is, well, Singapore — they’re almost as good as they think they are!

If you’re curious about the A380, or about the best in first class products, read the whole thing.

About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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  1. Isn’t the emirates product OFF LINE for the moment, I heard they were only flying 747 and 777 into and out of the USA while their A380 sat around a bit.

  2. Right, for USA. Emirates did fly to JFK for a while but then switched to Toronto instead. There are a number of other Emirates A380 destinations already, with more being added next year.

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