Lufthansa A330 Business Class – 1
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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Lufthansa A32neo
Lufthansa Cuts Free Food & Drinks In Economy, Introduces Buy On Board

Well, I guess this is about as good of a time as any to make a negative change that was probably going to happen eventually anyway... It has just been announced that in the near future, Lufthansa, SWISS, and Austrian will eliminate free food and drinks…

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Lufthansa 747 Storage
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 A350 Landing
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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Lufthansa 747 8 First Class – 10
Lufthansa Cuts First Class On All US Routes For Winter

It looks like Lufthansa won't be offering its first class product to the US for about five months this winter, which represents the first time we've seen that in decades. Lufthansa has a greatly scaled back schedule due to the pandemic, and currently…

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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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Amex Platinum Lufthansa Lounge Access Benefit Extended

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 First Class A340 – 3
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 Mask
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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Lufthansa Lounge Coronavirus – 8
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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Lufthansa A350 900
Lufthansa’s New Leisure Airline Unit, “Ocean”

Lufthansa is in the process of securing an air operator certificate (AOC) for a new leisure airline unit, named "Ocean." Over the past decade we've seen a countless number of major global airlines introduce low cost carriers, to better compete in hyper-competitive…

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Details: Lufthansa Coronavirus Testing At Frankfurt Airport

Easy and frequent coronavirus testing is an important component of travel returning to normal. We've seen some airports introduce more testing opportunities, and this is now being rolled out at Lufthansa hubs, with Frankfurt being the first one. The…

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Lufthansa A350 Business Class – 4
Lufthansa Union Boss Allegedly Demands €1 Million For Job Cuts

Lufthansa Group is planning to cut up to 22,000 job due to the current pandemic, and that involves lots of negotiations with unions. If reports are to be believed, it looks like at least one union boss may be more concerned with lining his own pockets…

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Lufthansa A380 First Class – 3
Lufthansa Won’t Fly A380s Again Until At Least 2022, If At All

If you were hoping to fly Lufthansa's A380 anytime soon, there's very bad news -- the planes won't be flying for at least a couple of years, if at all. Like many other airlines, Lufthansa stored its A380 fleet when the pandemic started, given the reduction…

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Lufthansa A380 First Class – 2
Lufthansa Zeroes Out Most First Class Inventory: What’s Going On?

We're seeing some unusual trends at the moment when it comes to first class availability, ranging from Etihad zeroing out all A380 first class inventory for the rest of the year, to Japan Airlines seemingly blocking first class awards through partner…

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Lufthansa A380 First Class – 10
Details Of Lufthansa’s Updated Onboard Service

Airlines around the world are adjusting service protocols in light of coronavirus. What's surprising is the vastly different approaches that airlines are taking. For example, comparing premium cabin service: Emirates will continue to offer all the same…

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Lufthansa 747 8 First Class – 3
Lufthansa Giving Up Frankfurt & Munich Slots

On the plus side, it looks like Lufthansa will be getting up to €9 billion in aid from Germany. Unfortunately for Lufthansa, the airline also has to agree to give up a significant number of slots at mega-hubs in Frankfurt and Munich. The Lufthansa Executive…

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Lufthansa A380
Uh Oh: Lufthansa Board Doesn’t Approve State Aid Package

A couple of days ago it was revealed that the German government and Lufthansa Group had tentatively come to an agreement for up to €9 billion in aid. Well, that plan has hit a roadblock. During a meeting today, the Lufthansa Group Supervisory Board has…

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Ryanair CEO: “Lufthansa Is Addicted To State Aid”

Ryanair Group CEO Michael O’Leary is one of the most controversial and outspoken people in the airline industry. Several weeks ago O'Leary blasted the prospect of Lufthansa getting significant government aid, comparing the airline to a crack cocaine…

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Lufthansa A380 First Class – 2
German Government To Take 20% Stake In Lufthansa

After much back and forth, it looks like Lufthansa and the German government have finally agreed to the terms of a bailout. The basics of Lufthansa's rescue package A package worth of up to €9 billion EUR in grants and loans has been approved for Lufthansa…

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