Fancy Extras

Airlines are getting fancy in the war to woo business- and first-class passengers, who make up just 15 percent of long-haul purchases but account for almost a quarter of revenue. Here are the newest ways carriers are fighting to win your expense account.

Coming in June, Mint business class will include the longest and widest lie-flat seats on a domestic airline—with adjustable firmness and a massage function. A new cabin configuration will allow four guests to enclose their seats behind doors for privacy. Other perks include Birchbox kits with a selection of beauty and grooming products and a tapas-style menu by New York’s Saxon + Parole restaurant.

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