A British Caledonian Boeing 707 (Photo: Dotonegroup at English Wikipedia [GFDL ( or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (], from Wikimedia Commons)

The Airline That Invented Business Class

Many airlines today only offer a business class and an economy class. Some have started to offer a version of a premium economy to passengers. Fewer and fewer airlines still offer a true first class. There were, however, times when there was only a first class and economy class on board — and no business class. It was only in 1978 that a business class concept was first introduced to scheduled air services. You may think that it was one of…