Living in Australia means we are a lengthy flight away from any international destination. First class in the Qantas Airbus A380 boats impressive features that make any long haul flight enjoyable. Bypass the lengthy queues and get immediately checked in and boarding the aircraft. Once welcomed to your seat expect prestige beverage selections like fine champagnes such as Taittinger Comtes De Champagne Blanc De Blancs 2000 with undertones of peach, the silky liquid gold will go down easily. The first class suite is just that, a suite, with seclusion and space to make you comfortable. The seat completely transforms to a flat bed with a padded mattress allowing you to get some much needed sleep before arriving at your destination. The suite has a second seat should you wish to dine with someone and a premium menu prepared by Neil Perry renowned for the Rockpool Restaurant group. Expect dishes like Stir fried king abalone mushroom with Shanghai noodles and broccolini and of course Rockpool style braised duck leg with grilled mango, asparagus, potato and cabbage gratin with BBQ sauce or seeded mustard. All first class passengers are provided with a SKII skincare pack for in flight hydration and pyjamas.
Lidia Misev is a Melbourne based freelance fashion and lifestyle writer. She has a keen eye for fashion and styling.