Lufthansa A320neo Business Class – 2

Review: Lufthansa A320neo Business Class

Welcome to what will be the shortest trip report installment in OMAAT history (I think?). I figured I should write about the Munich to London segment to be thorough, but there's not that much to say, especially since I've reviewed Lufthansa's intra-Europe…

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Lufthansa Business Lounge Munich – 5

Review: Lufthansa Business Lounge Munich

I had a roughly 1hr45min layover in Munich, as I was arriving from Tokyo Haneda and connecting to London Heathrow. I was expecting I wouldn't be able to review a Lufthansa Lounge, because the last time I passed through Munich the lounge was so full that…

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Lufthansa A350 Business Class – 4

Review: Lufthansa A350 Business Class

After flying ANA's incredible new business class from New York to Tokyo, it was time to fly Lufthansa's business class back to London, via Munich. What is business class like on Lufthansa's self proclaimed flagship aircraft, the A350-900? Well... Lufthansa…

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Lufthansa Delights To Go 2

Lufthansa Opening “Bistro Lounge” In Frankfurt

Lufthansa has announced the details of an interesting new lounge concept that should be opening in Frankfurt in April 2020. The Lufthansa Business Lounge near gates C14-15 will be closed from January 13 through early April 2020 due to renovations. During…

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Lufthansa New Livery 2

Why LOT Polish Objects To Lufthansa’s New Livery

In early 2018, Lufthansa unveiled their new livery, which represented the first major branding overhaul for the company in about 30 years. I'll admit that the livery has grown on me a bit. I found Lufthansa's old livery to be so iconic, so I struggled…

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Lufthansa A380

FAA Fining Lufthansa For Operating “Illegal” US Flights

Apparently a major international airline can operate flights to the US for months while violating FAA policies. Lufthansa is facing a $6.428 million civil penalty from the US Federal Aviation Administration for conducting almost 900 flights that were…

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Lufthansa A320

Lufthansa CEO: “Flight Shaming” Is “Fake News”

To me, Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr is one of the least likable people in the airline industry. That brings us to the comments that he made during the IATA Wings of Change conference, which took place in Berlin last week. As reported by Simple Flying,…

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Lufthansa A330 Business Class – 1

Full Details: Lufthansa Miles & More Changes

We've seen frequent flyer programs globally make significant changes over the past few years, and it looks like there's no end in sight for this trend. Last week Lufthansa sent a letter to Miles & More members informing them of changes being made to…

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Lufthansa Cityline

Lufthansa Cancels 1,300 Flights Ahead Of Strike

Lufthansa flight attendants are going on strike on Thursday and Friday, and the airline has now announced how they'll be handling that. Lufthansa has announced that they'll cancel a total of 1,300 flights of the roughly 6,000Lufthansa Group flights scheduled…

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Lufthansa Premium Economy

Lufthansa Reducing Meal Service In Economy & Premium Economy

Different "full service" airlines take different approaches to their long haul economy service. For example, Delta has been investing in their international economy experience, and I've heard nothing but good things about the new service. Meanwhile it…

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Lufthansa A320

Lufthansa’s Controversial Flight Attendant Strike, Part Two

British Airways has been in the news most lately for their industrial action, though a labor dispute is greatly intensifying at Lufthansa as well, with a second strike imminent... sort of. UFO, the union representing Lufthansa flight attendants, has…

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Lufthansa Lounge Watermark

Amex Platinum Lufthansa Lounge Access Benefit Extended

The Platinum Card® from American Express (review) and The Business Platinum® Card from American Express (review) both get you access to Amex’s Global Lounge Collection, which includes access to Amex Centurion Lounges, Delta SkyClubs, Priority Pass Lounges,…

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Lufthansa A320 Business Class – 13

Lufthansa Blocks A320neo Seats Over Center Of Gravity Issues

As we all know, nowadays airlines do everything they can to squeeze as many seats as possible onto planes, especially when we're talking about short haul configured aircraft of European airlines. They've been able to make these planes more "efficient"…

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Lufthansa Business Class A330 – 2

Lufthansa’s Next North American Destination Is…

When it comes to transatlantic expansion from network carriers I generally find that British Airways is the most creative in the destinations they add. Lufthansa has been trying some routes, though hasn't been nearly as adventurous. Furthermore, many…

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Lufthansa A350 900

Wow: Lufthansa Group Adding 6 New US Routes

Lufthansa Group has just announced some significant transatlantic expansion, which will kick in as of the summer 2020 schedule. This latest development is in addition to the recent announcement of Swiss launching flights between Zurich and Washington.…

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Lufthansa A350 900

Lufthansa Group Reports Loss For First Half Of 2019

It's an interesting time for aviation. In many ways you'd assume it's still "the best of times," as it seems like airlines are mostly doing pretty well. Yes, there's a lot of competition, but globally things are looking fairly good -- the economy is…

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Air Europa Business Class 787 – 32

Lufthansa CEO: It’s “Irresponsible” To Sell $11 Flights

Lufthansa's CEO, Carsten Spohr, has made some controversial comments today about the cheap fares charged by some of the carrier's major European ultra low cost rivals. Spohr has said that airlines selling flights for less than 10EUR (~11USD) is "economically,…

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