Larger personal screens, lie-flat seats, extra baggage allowances, and at the extreme end of the scale, chauffeurs and in-the-sky apartments: whichever class you’re flying long haul in these days, there’s plenty to choose from thanks to greater competition among premium airlines. In particular, premium economy and business class have come under the spotlight in recent years, with carriers upgrading offerings to woo travellers with an eye for comfort. When it comes to business class seats, however, they vary widely not only by airline, but also within a carrier’s aircraft types, and not all classes are offered on all flights. So if you’re flying to Europe, what can you expect? Starting with British Airways, its Club World seat converts to a 183 cm fully lie-flat bed and comes with adjustable head rest and lumbar support, and power supply for laptops and other electronic devices. Club World improvements are currently being rolled out the BA network, which include stylish new bedding and an amenity kit designed by The White Company. The improvements should available on all London Heathrow routes by late 2018 and on all London Gatwick routes by early 2019. Meanwhile Cathay Pacific’s new business class seat converts to a long 208cm fully lie-flat bed with a generous width of 53cm, and settings for private or open cabin space. The seat also adapts to your preferences in flight, with two pre-set settings for sitting and sleeping, and controls for smaller adjustments. If you’re flying Emirates, its new seat also converts to a 183cm fully lie-flat bed and comes with a privacy divider, and access to the Onboard Lounge. Rival Etihad has a privacy shell seat which converts to a 186 cm fully lie-flat bed, with meals on demand and an amenity kit containing a LUXE City Guide and Scaramouche + Fandango skincare. Looking closer to home, Qantas’s Marc Newson-designed, second generation SkyBed converts to a 200cm fully lie-flat bed with a mattress, grey pyjamas, and Qantas Curates amenity kits which include a Qantas-exclusive ASPAR Sweet Orange & Shea Hand Cream, Vanilla & Orange Lip Moisturiser and an Ultra Hydrating Face Moisturiser, an eye mask, travel socks, dental kit and ear plugs. And finally Singapore Airline’s new business class seat varies a bit from aircraft type, but on the A380 it converts to a 198cm fully lie-flat bed which is also the world’s widest at 76cm wide.