If you’re looking for a smooth ride and exceptional service, look no further. This well-known German airline is the largest airline in Europe and has been in business for just over 60 years. As a founding member of the Star Alliance, Lufthansa has a strong network of partners making flights available to many parts of the world. In addition, Lufthansa has joint ventures and ownerships of many other airlines such as Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, JetBlue and SWISS to name a few. All of their planes are clean, comfortable and roomy and all travelers enjoy first class service. Its hub airports are Frankfurt, Munich, Dusseldorf, Zurich and Vienna.
Lufthansa itself flies to 215 domestic and international destinations across over 78 countries. But together with their Star Alliance partners, they fly to over 500 destinations. Popular flights include flights to London, Paris, Munich, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Dubai, New York and much more.
Lufthansa’s’ website has a deals and offer tab on their website offering specific deals that can be purchased by certain dates with specific departure and return periods. These are particularly low fares with special flight deals and cheap last minute offers. If you download the mobile app on your phone and check on the deals and offers often, you may land yourself a very reasonable holiday or vacation.
Lufthansa Journey Planner
Try Lufthansa’s new Journey Planner online at www.lufthansa.com and on the find flights tab you will see the Journey Planner Beta. Simple type in your starting point and then your final destination and let Lufthansa do all the planning for you. You will get a complete itinerary including all flight transfers, and other transportation options and even hotel suggestions. Change flight dates and the Journey Planner will do it all for you. The Journey Planner saves you time and frustration in trying to plan it all on your own. Lufthansa Journey Planner will plan your trip across Europe or across the globe.
On Board Lufthansa
First Class- Lufthansa takes pride in receiving the highest 5 star Skytrax award for excellent service both on board and at their First Class Lufthansa Terminals, and of course exceptional comfort provided to its passengers. Flying First Class you will feel total comfort whether you want to sleep, relax or get some work done. The seats are ergonomically shaped offering multiple controls. The seat turns into a fully flat bed and a comfortable mattress topper is provided for more cushion along with a full pillow and soft duvet. If you just want to recline and relax Lufthansa provides a variety of entertainment features for your enjoyment. You can enjoy a variety of movies, TV programs, music, video games and even audio books. Newspapers and magazines are also available. The seat also includes a pull out table and power sockets for you laptop. Exceptional meals and select wines are served along with snacks and refreshments. Lufthansa Economy Class offers comfortable seating that recline slightly and offer passengers meals and drinks and include Audio-Video-On-Demand screens.
Lufthansa Business Class Flights
Two types of business class services are offered; business class for short and medium haul flights and for long haul intercontinental flights. Business class offers priority check in and priority boarding along with access to the private lounge. The seats are slightly angled toward each other yet offer enough privacy and the middle seat is kept vacant for more comfort and the new culinary experience. The Lufthansa Business Class for long –haul trips is a true experience of comfort in the new seat that transforms into a fully flat bed that is almost 2 meters long. In addition enjoy entertainment on the larger seat-back entertainment screens that slide and tilt for your comfort. A greater variety of culinary delights on every flight are offered along with more fresh choices including salads, fruits and vegetables. A new introduction to a variety of appetizing cheeses are also being served with a suitable companion of fruit, vegetable or meat alongside. Fresh and delicious pastries are also served from the baker.
Lufthansa Club Members and Lounges
There are four types of lounges offered including First Class, Senator, Business and Welcome Lounges available to First Class and Business travelers. The First Class Lounge located at Frankfurt Airport is available only to the First Class and HON members. The Welcome Lounge is only for the arriving premium Lufthansa passengers. Become a Miles & More Member and you can earn miles and spend miles through Lufthansa and their shared airlines such as Swiss International Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Luxair, Austrian Airlines and other Star Alliance partner flights. Membership statuses vary based on the amount of miles flown within a calendar year. Anything higher than the basic Miles & More status earns you more rewards and benefits.
Booking Your Flights with Lufthansa
Book your fights on www.lufthansa.com a few different ways. Click on the find fights tab and you can either go to the book flights section or the Trip finder. The trip finder will help you find Lufthansa flights that fit your budget. Input your city of departure, your destination, budget and length of stay and you will be taken to a map and chart that will show you which dates and month’s offer better pricing. In addition, with the Lufthansa mobile app you can book your flights on your smartphone from anywhere in the world. You can also check in online 23 hours before your departure and choose your seat.