Lufthansa Business Class Coronavirus – 20
Why Lufthansa Operates An Odd China Triangle Flight

An interesting topic came up in the comments section of a recent post about Lufthansa's India flights all stopping in Dubai, and I figured I'd address it in this post, because it gets at just how logistically complicated flights to China are nowadays.…

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Lufthansa Sets Up Temporary Dubai Mini-Hub

Lufthansa will be sending quite a few planes through Dubai in the coming weeks... Airline logistics are complicated nowadays. For the time being, all Lufthansa flights to & from India are being routed through Dubai Airport. As of now this shows as being…

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Lufthansa Business Class Awards: What Happened?

Something strange is going on, and I'm not quite sure what to make of it yet. For now we'll have to mark this as "developing." It would appear that sometime in the past few days, Lufthansa has pulled a vast majority of its long haul business class award…

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Lufthansa’s New 787 Business Class: Here’s What I’m Expecting

Lufthansa will be introducing a new business class on upcoming 787s, but it won't be the carrier's new business class that was announced back in 2017. In this post I wanted to talk about what we know about the new business class product, and then share…

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Lufthansa Orders More A350-900s & 787-9s

In March 2019, Lufthansa Group placed an order for 20 Airbus A350-900s and 20 Boeing 787-9s. Well, Lufthansa has just announced that each of these orders has been increased by 25%, and some of these planes will even be delivered in the coming months.…

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Now Permanent: Amex Platinum Lufthansa Lounge Access Benefit

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

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Lufthansa Lounges In USA Join Priority Pass

With airlines desperately looking for revenue wherever possible, we've seen a fair number of new airline lounges added to Priority Pass, which is great for those with premium credit cards. It's worth noting that a few Lufthansa lounges in the United…

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Lufthansa Cuts First Class On All US Routes Until June 2021

Lufthansa hasn't been offering its first class product to the US since November 2020, and that has now been extended by several more weeks. Lufthansa has a greatly scaled back schedule due to the pandemic. In the fall of 2020, Lufthansa's only US destinations…

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Lufthansa Plans 2022 New Business Class Launch

A couple of weeks ago we learned that Lufthansa was "reassessing" the timeline for its new business class product, which was initially announced in 2017. We now have a better sense of what to expect. In November 2017 (yes, well over three years ago),…

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Lufthansa May Offer Moscow Vaccine Flights

While the Lufthansa First Class Terminal in Frankfurt may be closed right now due to lack of demand, IntelliNews is reporting that Lufthansa may set up a “First Class Corona Lounge” in Moscow… We’ve heard of the concept of vaccine…

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Lufthansa Wants Smaller Long Haul Planes

It would appear that Lufthansa may be looking at swapping some of its existing plane orders for smaller planes. What could that look like? During a webinar this week, Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr made some interesting comments about the German carrier's…

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Lufthansa Details New Economy Buy On Board Service

In November 2020 we learned that Lufthansa Group airlines would introduce buy on board catering in short haul economy. Today Lufthansa has provided some more details about this service, so I wanted to update this post to reflect that. This year (in 2021),…

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Lufthansa’s Awesome Falkland Islands Charter Flight

Lufthansa will be operating its longest-ever flight with passengers on February 1, 2021, and it couldn't be a cooler route. In early February, Lufthansa will be operating what's easily one of the most fun charter flights I've ever heard of: On February…

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Lufthansa Miles & More Changes Postponed Indefinitely

In November 2019 Lufthansa announced some massive changes to the Miles & More program: The changes were initially supposed to kick in as of 2021 In May 2020 it was announced that these changes would be postponed until 2022 It has now been announced that…

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Review: Lufthansa Lounge Berlin Brandenburg Airport

I recently reviewed the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport, and in this post wanted to review the Lufthansa Lounge, which opened just a few weeks ago. The Lufthansa Lounge is one of two lounges currently open at Brandenburg Airport, with the other being…

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Six Lufthansa 747s “Stuck” At Small Dutch Airport Now Allowed To Depart

I recently wrote about how six Lufthansa Boeing 747-400s landed at a small airport in the Netherlands several months ago, but weren't allowed to leave. Well, there's now an update on that situation. Airlines around the globe have been putting planes…

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Lufthansa Will Base Four A350s In Frankfurt

Some Lufthansa Airbus A350s will be getting a new home, at least for the winter. For the upcoming winter schedule, Lufthansa will be basing four A350-900s at its Frankfurt hub. This comprises a quarter of the carrier's current 16-strong A350 fleet. To…

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Review: Frankfurt Airport’s Free Coronavirus Testing

A lot of countries have struggled with the best approach to screening travelers for coronavirus. Should everyone have to go into a 14-day quarantine? Should it be possible to skip quarantine with testing? Should there be any restrictions at all? Well,…

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Official: Lufthansa Retiring Entire A380 & A340-600 Fleet… Probably

Lufthansa has today announced a third restructuring plan during the coronavirus pandemic, and it's not good news for the future of the A380 and A340-600. Lufthansa has revealed that the outlook for international air traffic has significantly worsened…

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Report: Lufthansa May Retire All A380s & 747-400s

The current pandemic is causing airlines to make all kinds of tough decisions with long-term implications. Lufthansa has already announced retirement of 18 long haul aircraft, though it increasingly looks like Lufthansa may be drastically increasing…

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Lufthansa Now Requiring Coronavirus Test To Fly Without Mask

Want to fly Lufthansa without a mask? The German flag carrier is taking an interesting approach towards tightening its policy for those with "medical exceptions" that prevent them from wearing a mask. Currently Lufthansa's policy is that everyone has…

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A Look At Lufthansa Lounges In The Coronavirus Era

We were scheduled to have a roughly 80 minute connection in Munich, as we were arriving from Montreal and departing for Bodrum. I figured I'd provide a brief rundown of our experience at Munich Airport, as well as the Lufthansa Lounge, given how much…

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Lufthansa Business Class Coronavirus – 20
Crossing The Atlantic On Lufthansa: Business (Class) As Usual

Our transatlantic flight to get to Turkey was from Montreal to Munich in Lufthansa business class, and boy was it an interesting one (see this post for a summary of how we booked our ticket). I've reviewed Lufthansa's A350 business class before during…

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