Emirates and other premium airlines have plans to redefine their business-class strategy, copying the way budget airlines sell cheap tickets and charge passengers for any extra. Photo: Alamy

How business class could feel like a budget flight, with fewer frills, charging for ‘extras’, but lower base fares

  • Premium airlines, including Emirates and Lufthansa, are looking at new ways to get more money out of business class passengers by ‘unbundling’ services
  • This means selling cheaper tickets and removing various perks, such as the business class lounge and the chance to upgrade to first class
Topic |   Luxury travel

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Emirates and other premium airlines have plans to redefine their business-class strategy, copying the way budget airlines sell cheap tickets and charge passengers for any extra. Photo: Alamy
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