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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Filed Under: Lufthansa, Unions
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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Lufthansa 777 9

Revealed: Lufthansa’s New Premium Economy Seat

Next year Lufthansa will take delivery of their first Boeing 777-9, of which they have 20 on order. These planes are exciting because they'll be the first to feature Lufthansa's all new business class, offering direct aisle access from every seat (though…

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Airbus A321xlr

Why Lufthansa Is Wrong About The A321XLR

The Airbus A321XLR was officially launched early last week, and has been incredibly popular with airlines. Many airlines have even called it a game changer (#KenyaAirways). The airplane has been one of the fastest selling models we've ever seen in the…

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Eurowings A330

Lufthansa Discontinuing Long Haul, Low Cost Airline

For a while transatlantic ultra low cost airlines were all the rage. The sole focus of most of these airlines seemed to be to gain market share, with little regard for actually being profitable. However, with financing for airlines getting tougher to…

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Filed Under: Brussels, Lufthansa
Lufthansa New Business Class 777x

Lufthansa To Charge For Business Class Seat Assignments

Lufthansa will be the launch customer for the Boeing 777-9, as they have 20 of these planes on order. They're expected to take delivery of the first such plane in 2020, so it's not too far away. While the 777-9 in general is a plane I'm looking forward…

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Lufthansa First Class Lounge Munich – 82

Why All Lufthansa Points Transfers Are Suspended

A couple of days ago Tiffany flagged how something strange is going on with Lufthansa Miles & More points transfers. Those trying to transfer points from Marriott Bonvoy to Lufthansa have found that the transactions haven't actually gone through, and…

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Lufthansa A320 Business Class – 10

What’s Going On With Marriott To Lufthansa Transfers?

Well, this doesn't look good. For the past week or so we've been hearing about issues with Marriott Bonvoy points getting "stuck" when members have initiated transfers to Lufthansa Miles&More. This isn't entirely unusual, as post-merger many Marriott…

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Filed Under: Awards, Lufthansa
Lufthansa First Class A380 – 2

Lufthansa To Introduce Dynamic Award Pricing

A Lufthansa executive has revealed that the Miles & More program will be moving to a dynamic award pricing model sometime soon. While no timeline has yet been given for the change, Lufthansa's VP of Sales for the Americas says that "certainly that's…

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Lufthansa A321neo Seats

Lufthansa Introduces New Seats On A321neo — Yay?

When it comes to global aviation, I don’t think there’s a region in the world with worse seats than what you’ll generally find on intra-Europe flights. While a few airlines use their cabins as a point of differentiation on short haul…

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Condor Business Class 767 – 5

Lufthansa Interested In Condor Takeover

If Lufthansa has their way, they'll soon own German leisure airline Condor... again. Condor is a German leisure airline founded in 1955. The airline operates a fleet of 41 planes, including A320s, 757s, and 767s. As you'd expect, they fly to vacation…

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