• 8 reasons why first-class airfare is so expensive

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

    First-class plane tickets can cost as much as 70% more than economy airfare, and even more for international flights.
    Such a high price tag makes flying first class an unattainable dream for many travelers.
    It's so expensive, in part, because it enables airlines to offer other tickets at a discount; it comes with coveted perks and pampering; and customers are willing to pay for it.
    First class has come a long way since the days when extra leg room was considered luxurious.
    From offering meals by Michelin-starred chefs to in-flight showers, today's first-class experience offers so much more...
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