Qatar Airways unveils first business class double bed ever - and it's not cheap

Flying high: The Q-Suite is the first business class double bed (Qatar Airways)

Cattle class travellers look away now: Qatar Airways has launched the first ever business class double bed and it looks amazing.

Passengers need only recline two middle seats to create a flat bed, complete with partition panels giving the feel of a private bedroom – albeit one that anyone walking by can peer over the top of.

The room – known as a Q-Suite – offers up a full boudoir experience complete with proper quilts and smart sleep suits from The White Company.

Moveable TV monitors, seats finished with hand-stitched Italian leather and satin rose gold and new china and cutlery are also on the business class menu.

Group booking: The new look allows four people to sit together behind privacy partitions (Qatar Airways)

Such treats are far from cheap, of course – a return trip from London to Doha would set you back around £3,800

The seats can also be reconfigured into a quad arrangement, allowing a group of four to sit opposite each other in a private pod.

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The luxurious new design was unveiled earlier this week at ITB Berlin, the world’s largest travel trade show.

Not cheap: A return trip from London to Doha would set you back around £3,800 (Qatar Airways)

The new look took two years to create and has been described by the airline as a “first class experience in business class”.

Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker said: “Our unique and patented design is a world first in many ways and challenges industry norms by offering passengers more privacy, more choice and more personalisation.”

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