a class of accommodations on an airliner, usually just below first class.
Also called executive class.
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Examples from the Web for business class
Nine business-class passengers, still strapped in their seats, were sucked out of the airplane.Why Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Must Have Died Instantaneously|Clive Irving|March 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Take that money and buy yourself a business-class ticket to St Petersburg and spend a couple weeks on the job.Makers|Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for business class
a class of air travel which is less luxurious than first class but superior to economy class, intended for business passengers
of or relating to this class of travel
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