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Who's Winning the U.S. Business Class Cabin Showdown?

Here's everything you need to know about the new business class cabins debuting on Delta, United, and American Airlines.
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For business travelers flying in and out of the U.S., this may be the most exciting travel news all year.

In recent months, all three major U.S. legacy airlines—American Airlines, Delta, and United—have unveiled eyebrow-raising designs for new lie-flat international business-class seats, some of which have already gone into service. Gone are the outdated seats and subpar onboard amenities that have long tormented frequent fliers. In their place are glossy offerings that can actually compete with international standard setters, like Cathay Pacific, Etihad, Qatar Airways, and Singapore Airlines.