Game on: kids in business class
Business class is out of reach of most travellers, and I had to hit my third decade before experiencing the delicious sensation of turning left on the plane.Some, however, are far luckier.
Recently, my seven-year-old daughter put Etihad Airways’ business class to the test en route to Abu Dhabi.
We’ve flown Etihad many times before, we’ve been scarred by its kids meals, most notably a long-haul economy nightmare of reoccurring cheese macaroni and UHT banana milk that comprises the kids menu – with no water served with their meals. I’ve ranted about it in the past – why load children up with a tray full of sugar, then complain when they turn into sugar-fuelled screeching monsters?
This time, in business, it’s a whole different ball game…
To read the full story on the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age’s Traveller website, click here
I’m 60 and in a lifetime of business and leisure travel I’ve managed business class once, and that was only from Cairns to Brisbane…. and your daughter is 7? I am rather jealous….
Hi Gary, thanks for reading, I felt exactly the same way. I’ve told her the next time it happens, she’ll be paying for it herself! Cheers, Belle