There are some tremendous business class deals to be had from the UK this summer. With the airline industry having a tough time there are great offers on the market to entice flyers back to the premium cabins. Let’s take a look..
United Airlines is running a half-price business class sale ex-UK, bookable by 2nd June. Travel is between 11th July to 31st August – peak season when trans-Atlantic flights are normally at a premium.
Lowest prices from London are:
New York £795
Washington DC £845
Las Vegas £1,109
Los Angeles £1,109
San Francisco £1,109
British Airways is running another business class sale at the moment, running up to June 30th.
Club World offers (return) to North America from London:
New York £1,099
Los Angeles £1,699
Travel 1st July all the way to 13th Dec.
Other offers worldwide available include Caribbean destinations for £1,319 return.
Note, BA are also targetting some members of their Executive Club with £200 off Club World bookings with promo code BAUK-VALUED which means flights to New York can be had for £899.
As usual Virgin Atlantic are matching or slightly undercutting many of BA’s Club fares. Upper Class flights to New York JFK are priced from £1,096.
American Airlines has the following business class offers from London:
New York £1,098
Los Angeles £1,658
Book by 30th June, travel to 13th December.
Air Canada is also matching the BA/AA sale with the same booking and travel dates. Return prices from London to the US (via Canada) are:
New York £1,047
San Francisco £1,633
Air France has business class fares from London, Manchester or Edinburgh to New York from £1,051. The flights are operated by partner Delta Airlines.
Swiss has some good business class offers worldwide from Birmingham, Manchester and London. Prices from Birmingham:
New York £1,054
Sao Paolo £1,601
They also have intra-Europe business class deals, the best of which is London-Barcelona at £215.
Air New Zealand has business class flights to Los Angeles from £1,628 – travel to 13th Dec, book by end of June.
Emirates have some value business class fares out of Birmingham:
Cape Town £1,387
Hong Kong £1,376
Travel up to 9th December. Prices from London are £200-£500 higher.
Perhaps the best deal of the lot – you can currently fly from London to Melbourne or Sydney on Singapore Airlines in business class for under £2,000. This can include some legs outbound on the A380 – we found prices of £1,977 to MEL and £1,986 to SYD.