business class


: a class of air transportation at a fare lower than first class and higher than coach

Examples of business class in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So a dedicated premium lounge functions much like the curtain between business class and premium economy on a long haul flight. Zach Wichter, USA TODAY, 10 July 2024 On board, passengers will find coach and business class cars, plus a café car, and all the usual Amtrak perks, including spacious seats, free Wi-Fi, and electrical outlets. Jessica Puckett, Condé Nast Traveler, 2 July 2024 The aircraft already had a popular business class with seats that go fully flat. Vinod Sreeharsha, Miami Herald, 1 July 2024 American Airlines should have quickly refunded the difference between economy plus and business class. Christopher Elliott The Travel Troubleshooter, Sun Sentinel, 1 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for business class 

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Word History

First Known Use

1962, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of business class was in 1962

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“Business class.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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