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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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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Lufthansa F Lounge

Amex Platinum Lufthansa Lounge Access Benefit Extended

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

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Lufthansa A350

Wow: Lufthansa Group Orders 787-9s & A350-900s

Lufthansa Group has just placed an order for 40 additional aircraft, including 20 Boeing 787-9 aircraft, as well as an additional 20 Airbus A350-900 aircraft. Lufthansa Group expects to take delivery of these planes between late 2022 and 2027. The intention…

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Lufthansa Cityline

Wow: Lufthansa Paid 500 Million Euros In Compensation In 2018

Europe has some of the strictest regulations when it comes to compensation that airlines are required to pay in the event of delays or cancelations. This policy is known as EU261, and with this airlines are required to pay either 250EUR, 400EUR, or 600EUR…

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Lufthansa A380 First Class – 2

Lufthansa Miles & More Award Chart Devaluation

Lufthansa Miles & More is a program we don't talk about too much on the blog here, since the miles are generally pretty hard to come by. That's because Miles & More isn't transfer partners with any of the major transferable points currencies in the U.S.,…

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Condor Business Class 767 – 3

German Airport Security Staff Going On Strike Tomorrow

If you're scheduled to fly through Germany tomorrow, you may be in for a rough travel day. Tomorrow (Tuesday, January 15, 2019) German airport security personnel will be on strike. The strike is being called by Verdi, which represents about 23,000 security…

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Lufthansa A320 Business Class – 13

Video: Parent Helps Toddler Draw On Back Of Aircraft Seat

A video has gone viral the last few days from a Lufthansa narrow body flight. Although faces are obscured to protect their privacy, it show a passenger in the aisle seat filming the two seats next to them (i.e. to the window). A small child has been…

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