Traveling first class means traveling in comfort. First class gains you access to extended seat widths and reclining angles. You never have to worry about sharing an arm rest or being pressed against a stranger you don’t know. First class also offers the most legroom of any other cabin, making it easier for you to leave your seat should you need to. Forget peanuts. Eating delicious meals is just one of the many benefits of flying first class. The portions are generous and usually served on real china. Airlines also offer complimentary drinks and cocktails for their first class passengers. Flying first class means never having to wait. With access to priority boarding, you can bypass long security lines and quickly check in.