LSG Sky Chefs, a subsidiary of Lufthansa and their meal provider, is teaming up with a grocery store, Air Food One, to deliver airplane meals around Germany.
Lufthansa is nearly out of direct (economy) seats to Munich in February next year.
I have stated that I have really wanted to go to Munich and Berchtesgaden, and if it’s not this year (in that case we’re not going to Fukuoka) it might be next year, if I can convince my parents to go.
Just now I did a dummy booking to see how to book on Lufthansa, and it was pretty damn easy to actually book – however, actually finding seats is a hard thing.
I might be able to convince my mother to take the August 2/August 9 seats to Munich on LH 731/LH 730, as we can spend 3 days in Berchtesgaden and 3 days in Munich as we did with Rotorua and Paihia in New Zealand.
However, we’re probably talking about the far future.
Earlier I said I wouldn’t be taking an A340-600 soon, but I think that’s subject to change.
I really want to go to Europe, and I think Germany is a pretty good (and safe) place to travel. Definitely, based on reviews, I think Berchtesgaden is the best place to go.
In order to go to Berchtesgaden the best way is to drive from Munich, so what better way than to take Lufthansa to Munich? Of course, if we take a 12 hour flight to Munich, we have to stop over in Munich for a few nights, right, like our New Zealand trip (except we stayed at Rotorua and Paihia, not Rotorua and Auckland)?
Sadly, Lufthansa’s flight to Munich, LH 731, doesn’t have any CX codeshares (or any other OneWorld codeshares in that matter), so Economy Class is the best way to go.
At least, with those old seats with entertainment that I’m not sure of, it’ll make an interesting trip report. 🙂
Where should I stay? Are Berchtesgaden and Munich good places to go? What is to do in these two cities? Please comment below!
Lufthansa is installing Premium Economy – they revealed these seats yesterday, and the seats are good lookers, in my opinion.
The seats are in a 2-3-2 or 2-4-2 configuration, depending on the aircraft.
The seats are about 19 inches wide, compared to the 17.5 – 18.5 inch wide Economy seats.
They will install them right behind the business class cabin, which has fully flat beds.
The seats have a nice entertainment system and the cabin is quite spacious.
There’s even a stowage pocket.
The footrest looks pretty comfortable.
Another picture of the cabin…
However, there is only a small partition to differentiate Economy and Premium Economy.
A compensation for this are the seats that go pretty far back.
And the seat pockets, which say “Premium Economy” on them! Sweet.
The tray table slides out from the armrest.
Lufthansa will be running premium economy configured 747-8i’s to and from Hong Kong, and I believe these seats will be really comfortable. Unfortunately we’ll have to wait till November, since the seats won’t be installing until then…