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What it's like to fly business class on LOT, the Polish airline which is one of the oldest in the world

June 11,2018 13:14

LOT Polish Airlines is a three-star Skytrax-rated carrier that, in 2017, jumped from 92nd to 79th place in the world's top 100 airlines ranking. Founded in 1928, it is one of the oldest airlines in the world. However, recently the airline received two ...and more »



Marcin WalkówLOT Polish Airlines is a three-star Skytrax-rated carrier that, in 2017, jumped from 92nd to 79th place in the world's top 100 airlines ranking.
Founded in 1928, it is one of the oldest airlines in the world. However, recently the airline received two of seven new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners to its long haul fleet, which consists of eight smaller B787-8's.
The newest planes fly to Toronto and will soon start operating from Warsaw to New York.
As Editor of Business Insider Poland, I tested the new Dreamliner during the delivery flight from the Boeing factory in Everett, Washington to Warsaw.
Here's what you can expect in business class on board LOT Polish Airlines' new Dreamliner.

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The new LOT Polish Airlines B787-9 Dreamliner has 24 seats in business class. There's a pillow and fluffy blanket waiting on each of them when you board.

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Seats in business class are 23 inches wide, and there's a lot of legroom.

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Once you take a seat, each passenger in business class is given a glass of Champagne, an amuse-bouche, and a refreshing tissue. Flight attendants also offer hot towels before your first meal.

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Unlike previous Dreamliners, the new one has a small net between the seat and a shelf — sure to save a few smartphones from getting lost. Inside there is a power socket, USB port, remote controller, and bottle of mineral water.

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…and an amenity kit and slippers.

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Inside the amenity kit you’ll find the likes of earplugs, an eye mask, socks, and a toothbrush.

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Now for the lunch...

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…and the dessert. In LOT’s business class meals are served on porcelain plates, with drinks in glasses and porcelain cups.

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In the restroom, you'll find cotton and paper towels, hand cream, and air freshener. You’ll find a big mirror, a smaller make-up mirror and… a rose.

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Even for some of the crew members. I took a look inside the secret room onboard the Dreamliner, located above the economy class cabin in the back. Flight attendants can take a nap here during long hauls.

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A similar but smaller room is above the business class cabin for the captain and first officer.

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Around one hour before landing, breakfast is served.

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This story originally appeared on Business Insider Polska and has been translated from Polish.

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