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Synonyms for first class

the highest rank in a classification

mail that includes letters and postcards and packages sealed against inspection

the most expensive accommodations on a ship or train or plane

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First Class Journeys Leap by Almost a Third as More Make the Switch From 'Plane to East Coast's New First Class Service
The new service follows Oman Air's introduction of First Class cabins to its fleet in October 2009.
Run by Business Traveller magazine, a record number of airlines took part in the awards, which celebrate the best wines served in Business and First Class flights.
But as flying has become ever more popular, airlines have adopted very different strategies aimed at different markets, cramming in as many seats as possible into economy or steerage and offering ever more luxurious benefits in first class.
Passengers in First Class can choose their own amenity items from a selection carried on board.
Having been a railway worker, I got to know quite a few first class commuters and none of them travelled first class when they paid their own fares.
Given Emirates' huge international network and the size of its widebody fleet, he said the airline will be able to benefit from its enormous economies of scale and allow for aggressive pricing for its new premium cabins that will keep demand high and allow higher profit margins on each first class seat sold, bolstering its already swelling financial coffers.
Emirates airline confirmed this week it will be the latest carrier to scale back first class from its fleet.
Across the UK, MPs submitted 3,131 successful claims worth more than PS325,000 for first class rail expenses.
A large letter first class stamp up to 100g increases by 3p to 93p, while a large second class stamp will go up by 4p to 73p.
The UK might be continuing to walk a tightrope of recession, and each day the news reports the latest privations and cutbacks that are being imposed on the nation, but first class rail travel has never been so popular.
Qatar Airways already had a strategy in place over the last four years that we will do away with First Class," the carrier's CEO Akbar Al Baker said as he took delivery of the region's first Boeing Dreamliner 787 aircraft last week.
They include Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin, who claimed eight first class tickets, worth up to PS147 each, this year.
Abu-Dhabi based airline, Etihad Airways has announced that it has landed all three First Class titles at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards 2012 -- Best first Class, Best First Class Seats and Best First Class Catering.
30am I posted a greetings card by first class mail to an address in Cathedral Road, Cardiff.
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