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Lufthansa Business Class A320 Frankfurt to Kraków

Flying Lufthansa First Class to Europe – Introduction Lufthansa 1368 Frankfurt (FRA) – Kraków (KRK) Airbus A320 26 June 2015 After spending seven hours in the First Class Terminal and an amazing Porsche transfer, it was time to fly to Poland in Lufthansa Business Class. The flight to Kraków lasts approximately one hour and this time was operated by an Airbus A320. After my driver show me the way, he said goodbye and wished me a pleasant flight. I was among the last people to board the A320 since it was about ten minutes until scheduled departure time. There were just three rows of Business Class on this flight. I was able to catch one last glimpse of ‘my’ Porsche… There wer… read more

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Lufthansa First Class Porsche Transfer Frankfurt

Flying Lufthansa First Class to Europe – Introduction The extensive review of the Lufthansa First Class Terminal. About thirty minutes before scheduled departure, my personal assistant came and fetched me and brought me to the lower level of the Lufthansa First Class Terminal where all of the beautiful cars are. The lower level of the terminal just has several “gates” where agents check you boarding pass and then you proceed to your car. The Lufthansa First Class Porsche Transfer is included in your ticket and you are driven directly to your airplane. Note that you may be driven in a Mercedes or a Porsche, I was lucky and got the Porsche. Plus the terminal was empty so I technica… read more

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Lufthansa First Class Terminal Frankfurt

Flying Lufthansa First Class to Europe – Introduction After visiting the Lufthansa WorldShop (my favourite store, ever) and clearing immigration, it was time to spend the next seven or so hours in the Lufthansa First Class Terminal. The Lufthansa First Class Terminal can be used by departing passengers only and not by arriving passengers. That is, if you are arriving in Lufthansa First Class and connecting to either a Lufthansa, SWISS, or Austrian flight on the same day, you can use the Lufthansa First Class Terminal. You can only gain access to the terminal by either being a Miles & More HON Circle member, or by either arriving/departing in Lufthansa or SWISS First Class. If arriving in… read more

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Lufthansa First Class B747 Seattle to Frankfurt

Flying Lufthansa First Class to Europe – Introduction Lufthansa 491 Seattle (SEA) – Frankfurt (FRA) Boeing 747-400 25 June 2015 Here are my initial thoughts of flying Lufthansa First Class. The Lufthansa personal assistant fetched the four of us from the lounge about five minutes before scheduled boarding time and we gathered around the main gate podium for another five minutes before they scanned our boarding passes and guided us onto the upper deck of the Boeing 747-400. Here’s what the cabin layout looks like: There was already a queue of disabled passengers waiting, however we were guided right past them and I was actually the first person on the plane from all of the passengers. B… read more

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Lufthansa First Class Check-in and Lounge Seattle

Flying Lufthansa First Class to Europe – Introduction Lufthansa’s check-in counters in Seattle are literally the last ones located at the very far end of the terminal, this is inline with all of the other international carriers since the South Satellite (where U.S. Customs is located) is closely located to the check-in counters of those airlines. There are three sections to Lufthansa’s check-in: First Class (HON Circle and Star Alliance Gold), Business Class (M&M Frequent Traveller), and Online Check-in Baggage Drop off. There are also kiosks for printing your boarding passes. Within seconds of approaching the counter, a very nice agent assisted me right away and informed me … read more

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Flying Lufthansa First Class to Europe

Flying Lufthansa First Class to Europe – Introduction Lufthansa First Class Check-in and Lounge Seattle Lufthansa First Class B747 Seattle to Frankfurt Lufthansa First Class Terminal Frankfurt Lufthansa First Class Porsche Transfer Frankfurt Lufthansa Business Class A320 Frankfurt to Kraków Lufthansa First Class Experience Final Thoughts A couple of days ago, I shared my initial thoughts after flying Lufthansa First Class a couple of days ago. I mentioned it was my first time flying the new product (which isn’t really new anymore since it is on every plane now), and I was amazed and just blown away by every single little detail. Nothing, absolutely nothing left me disappointed. E… read more

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No more old Lufthansa First Class!

As of yesterday, 27 June 2015, there are no more old Lufthansa First Class seats on any Lufthansa aircraft. All Lufthansa First Class flights are now operated by the new Lufthansa First Class – which is now not “new” since it is everywhere. Per the FlyerTalk thread, it seems like the remaining aircraft are currently being retrofitted which means that there is no aircraft flying with the old First Class anymore. The old First Class seats were put into service in 1998 and lasted all the way until 2015 on some aircraft. I have a bit of a nostalgic feeling since I started to get interested in this ‘hobby’ of miles and points after I flew with Lufthansa the first tim… read more

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I want to fly Lufthansa First Class for the rest of my life

Wow. Wow. Wow. I don’t think I will be ever able to properly describe what the past 20 or so hours have just done to me. Those of you who follow me on Twitter and Instagram, know that I just have flown in Lufthansa First Class on the Boeing 747-400.. which means I got a separate seat and bed. Perhaps the days leading up to the flight had me so anxious and excited that I wasn’t able to sleep at all. This was my first time flying the new Lufthansa First Class (yes, I know a bit late) and I was lucky to have been able to fly the new First Class for the first time in the best configuration of the product. Only six Lufthansa Boeing 747-400’s (D-ABVH, D-ABVK, D-ABVL, D-ABVM, D-AB… read more

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United Airlines Business Class A320 Mexico City to San Francisco

A Weekend in la Ciudad de México – Introduction United Airlines 718 Mexico City (MEX) – San Francisco (SFO) Airbus A320 15 June 2015 After spending an incredible and unforgettable few days in Mexico City, it was time to return to Seattle for a few days (and later on to Europe). The return journey to Seattle was booked again via San Francisco since it was the quickest way and it’s not like I needed to make a mileage run out of the trip to Mexico City. Boarding was a complete mess, most people had no clue where to board or what lane they are supposed to be in… that resulted in First Class and Group 1 boarding halfway through the boarding process. The flight was operated by an… read more

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Avianca Sala VIP Lounge Mexico City

A Weekend in la Ciudad de México – Introduction The last lounge to visit in Mexico City was the Avianca Sala VIP Lounge located near gate 31, operated by Global Lounge. The lounge is located really far from all of the other lounges and if you are not departing from the gates near the lounge, I wouldn’t necessarily go to this lounge since it isn’t anything special. The lounge is located on the lower level, under the main departures terminal, so once you see the entrance, you need to take an elevator down to the lounge after showing your credentials to the staff. The lounge is overall very nice and modern and has different types of seating areas. There are couches located around th… read more