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 A330 Business Class – 1

Lufthansa Miles & More Changes Postponed To 2022

In November 2019 Lufthansa announced some massive changes to the Miles & More program. The changes were initially supposed to kick in as of 2021, though they have now been postponed to January 1, 2022. That means the current system will continue to apply…

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Ryanair 737 800

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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A380 D Aimb Lht Frankfurt Geparkt Mit Engine Cover

Lufthansa Plans To Reduce Fleet Size By 100 Aircraft

Lufthansa Group has today revealed what's on the agenda for the company's (virtual) Annual General Meeting, taking place on May 5, 2020. Specifically, they've shared the remarks that will be made by Lufthansa Group CEO Carsten Spohr. At this point there's…

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Lufthansa A320neo Business Class – 5

Lufthansa Trades Social Distancing For Face Masks

Yesterday JetBlue announced that they'd make face masks mandatory when traveling, which is something I expect will soon become the standard across airlines. Lufthansa has just made a similar announcement, but they're eliminating another protection in…

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Lufthansa 777x

Could Lufthansa Delay 777X, New Business Class?

Earlier I wrote about how Cathay Pacific is rumored to be dumping their 777X order, instead choosing to extend the leases on existing 777-300ERs. Well, it looks like they're not alone among 777X customers, and in this case there could be even bigger…

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A380 D Aimb Lht Frankfurt Geparkt Mit Engine Cover

Lufthansa Retiring Some A380s, 747s, A340s

While airlines around the world are grounding planes right now temporarily, some long-term plans are being made as well, as airlines don't see the demand for travel recovering anytime soon. Lufthansa has revealed that they don't expect the aviation industry…

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Lufthansa A320 Business Class – 13

German Government Backs Lufthansa’s Non-Refund Policy

The German government sorta kinda seems to be siding with Lufthansa violating the EU's policies on flight refunds. The European Union has among the strictest consumer protection laws in the world, with a policy known as EC261. Just recently it was clarified…

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Lufthansa 747 400

Lufthansa Will Fly To Just Six Long Haul Destinations

Lufthansa Group has today revealed further schedule reductions over the coming months, as the airline continues operating just a small percentage of their regularly scheduled flights. Through May 3, 2020, Lufthansa will operate long haul flights 3x weekly…

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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 Blocks All Middle Seats From Germany

I've written about the measures that American and United have taken to encourage social distancing on planes. While the efforts are nice, ultimately they don't offer any guarantees. Well, Lufthansa has just taken onboard social distancing to a new level.…

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Lufthansa A380

Lufthansa Grounding Entire A380 Fleet

We're seeing airlines globally reducing capacity due to the decrease in demand, though Lufthansa is taking it to a whole new level as far as non-Asian airlines go, as the airline now has plans to ground their entire fleet of Airbus A380s. On Friday,…

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Flughafen ( Ber ) Berlin Brandenburg

Wow: Lufthansa Schedules Berlin Brandenburg Flights

Could the seemingly impossible really happen this fall? Could Berlin Brandenburg Airport finally open, only nine years later than planned? Lufthansa seems to be planning on that being the case... It has today been announced that Lufthansa will be moving…

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Condor Business Class 767 – 3

Uh Oh: Lufthansa Will Cut Ties With Condor

I'm not surprised by this move, but it also isn't good news for Condor. Several weeks ago it was announced that Polish Aviation Group (PGL), the parent company of LOT Polish Airlines, will be acquiring Condor Airlines. The deal is expected to close in…

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