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How to fly business class for economy prices

LOOKING for cheap business class tickets or want to score an upgrade to first class? Travel and comparison booking site Skyscanner has revealed five top tips to help you find the best business class deals for your next flight.

Business class seats at an economy price

Take a look at the airlines with a cheaper business class. ScootBiz is the name given to business class on Singapore Airlines low cost offshoot Scoot. Flying Boeing 787 Dreamliners, ScootBiz is a no-frills business class, more like what full service airlines call premium economy.

The business class benefits on offer from ScottBiz include a 30kg baggage allowance, complimentary entertainment streamed to your own device, premium meal service including one alcoholic drink, sizeable armrests between leather seats that recline a full 20cm, AC power socket that takes Australian plugs, increased legroom and extendible leg rests.

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Jetstar Business is another low cost carrier offering that offers a more affordable business class. Called the ‘poor man’s business class by one reviewer, you can’t argue with low airfares. Leather seats recline 20cm, leg-rest and adjustable lumbar support increase the comfort factor. Entertainment is provided via complimentary iPads (which economy class passengers have to pay for) and amenities kits, pillows and blankets are on offer.

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