Whether you’re flying economy or business, aeroplane models & airline designs are coming under scrutiny from passengers looking to get comfortable travelling in the sky, without breaking the bank. Most seating configurations in airlines don’t differ much. That’s why knowing the aeroplane models can help you understand which flights will be the smoothest. Check out our best recommendations for travelling long haul- where comfort matters!

Airbus A380

The Airbus A380 is one massive plane and is among the largest commercial models in operation today. You’ll find this double-decker model on most long-haul flights because it can seat from 500-800 passengers including the crew. This model offers the best First & Business class experience because airlines can add extra features to make the travel more enjoyable. 

Boeing 787

Proud of their fuel efficiency while flying this plane is among the top reasons this Dreamliner is among the fleet of different airlines including Qantas. Incredibly quiet, spacious cabin room and dimmable windows are some reasons that make this plane appealing. Another reason is that it is made with composite materials, making it an energy-saving aircraft.

Embraer E-Jets E2

While the Embraer E-Jets E2 carries a little around 150 passengers, this Brazilian manufacturer has made it a direct competitor to some of the major league names. The enhanced passenger comfort, fuel efficiency and noise reduction have made the E-Jets family a welcome surprise in the aerospace world, especially while flying regionally.

Airbus A350

The Airbus A350 is among the newer models in the fleet that boasts spacious legroom, seating, larger windows and an air filtration system that is said to refresh the cabin air every 2-3 minutes. The twin-engine plane is distinctly quiet during air travel, which makes it a long-haul favourite!

Boeing 747

The Boeing 747 is among the most common aeroplane models used in North America for long-haul flights because of its reliability. The cabin can accommodate nearly 650 passengers with enough legroom to be comfortable. The plane also is said to have noise-reducing technology, making it especially favourable during the red-eye flights.