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Old May 5, 07, 3:19 am
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Cool The Miles and More Forum Biergarten Thread Everybody is Welcome

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Old May 5, 07, 3:23 am
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Old May 5, 07, 3:25 am
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Nice intro totti .

Long live our new moderator!
Will certainly have heavy use for this feature .
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Old May 5, 07, 3:28 am
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So the lounge is officially open now

So come in, relax, make yourself comfortable and have a nice time during you stay.

weero, how does it feel to be the first guest?
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Old May 5, 07, 4:14 am
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At least in this lounge you can find a seat !
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Old Jun 24, 10, 11:41 pm
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What about the seat? I wasn't impressed with the OS 767 seat (I keep sliding down when I sleep). Is AF any better?
If you don't like sliding down (neither do I), then BA is the airline you should be looking at. Their business seats are a flat 180 degrees. I always try to take BA on overnight flights so I can sleep well.

Or LH/LX F does nicely as well.
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Old Jun 24, 10, 11:54 pm
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What about the seat? I wasn't impressed with the OS 767 seat (I keep sliding down when I sleep). Is AF any better?

Granted, I like OS service very much, and connecting in Vienna is always pleasant.

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The AF seat is nothing to write home about. I have not recently flown OS but the tilted seat can be no worse than that on AF.
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Old Jun 25, 10, 12:40 am
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The AF seat is nothing to write home about. I have not recently flown OS but the tilted seat can be no worse than that on AF.
That;s good to know. Leaning toward OS now...

Yes, I love the BA seat (did several segments with them last summer), but this would entail several more hours and much more $$$.

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Old Jun 29, 10, 3:11 am
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booked a ltur last minute LH ticket yesterday, very happy with the result 167€ to Stockholm two days before departure in W..

Ticket issued in 1A, so download via eitr possible too...

Code:
                            ELECTRONIC TICKET
                       PASSENGER ITINERARY RECEIPT
 
 L'TUR TOURISMUS AG                 DATE: 29 JUNE 2010
 AUGUSTAPLATZ 8                    AGENT: 1212
 NONE                               NAME: 2002/OLIVER MR
 76530  BADEN-BADEN
 
 TELEPHONE: 01805-212121
 
 ISSUING AIRLINE                        : LUFTHANSA
 TICKET NUMBER                          : ETKT 220 1111111111
 FORM OF IDENTIFICATION                 :
 BOOKING REF : AMADEUS: Zxxxx, AIRLINE: LH/Zxxxx
 FROM /TO         FLIGHT CL DATE  DEP   FARE BASIS    NVB   NVA   BAG ST
 
 MUNICH          LH 3022 W  xxJUN 1935  WAXTURE       xxJUN xxJUN 20K OK
 TERMINAL:2
 STOCKHOLM ARLAN                  ARRIVAL TIME: 2140
 TERMINAL:5         LATEST CHECK-IN:1855
 
 STOCKHOLM ARLAN LH 3021 W  xxJUL 1805  WAXTURE       xxJUL xxJUL 20K OK
 TERMINAL:5
 MUNICH                           ARRIVAL TIME: 2015
 TERMINAL:2         LATEST CHECK-IN:1725
 
 
 AT CHECK-IN, PLEASE SHOW A PICTURE IDENTIFICATION AND THE DOCUMENT YOU
 GAVE FOR REFERENCE AT RESERVATION TIME
 
 ENDORSEMENTS  : VALID LH ONLY -NONEND- REBOOK- REROUTING-REFUND NOT
                 PERMITTED
 TOUR CODE     : IT9LH2ZCV
 PAYMENT       : INVOICE
 
 FARE CALCULATION  : MUC LH STO LH MUC M/IT ENDXT5.28DE17.06YA
 
 AIR FARE          :     IT
 TAX               :           58.00YQ         17.94RA         22.34XT
 TOTAL             :     IT
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Old Jun 30, 10, 2:30 am
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Just arrived in my Inbox:

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... takes me to this:

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For Check-in and timetable requests, please go to mobile.lufthansa.com
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Old Jul 2, 10, 4:19 am
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Old Jul 2, 10, 5:13 am
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booked a ltur last minute LH ticket yesterday, very happy with the result 167€ to Stockholm two days before departure in W..
Don't get LTUR-tickets anymore for MUC-ZRH

The cheapest ticket for a nonstop connection on LH.com is actually >500 EUR (and gives 1876 miles).

There are cheaper connections via FRA or DUS (even with a good mileage-ratio).
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Old Jul 2, 10, 1:54 pm
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Originally Posted by rorschi View Post
Don't get LTUR-tickets anymore for MUC-ZRH

The cheapest ticket for a nonstop connection on LH.com is actually >500 EUR (and gives 1876 miles).

There are cheaper connections via FRA or DUS (even with a good mileage-ratio).
Hmm... you are right, any German starting point other than MUC is available: http://www.ltur.com/de/search.ltml?s...&view=0&zo=ZRH
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Old Jul 2, 10, 3:51 pm
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Hope you can help me, I (fortunately) haven't had to fly over FRA for quite a while. Now I sponsered my better half ( ) a trip in business class ZRH - FRA - CAN and way back NKG - FRA - ZRH. (120.000 miles, I loved you...)

Obviously, ZRH will have her in the LX business lounge (as it will be from Gate A) but what about FRA? I know they did some serious changes of the business lounges, and last time I've been there the lounge was massively overcrowded (That was in the Schengen-part.. fortunately not enough experienced in FRA to already be able to know all the layout myself, I think it was the C/SEN lounge near Gate A28 iirc)

As she got around 3 hours to spend in FRA, I assume she is best off to move into Non-Schengen area and go into the closest lounge from her gate and wait there.. and here is where I have absolutely no clue, neither where the flight to NKG will depart from (usually) nor which lounge she should take. I guess if the closest lounge is crap she could find another further away one too (She is not a frequent traveller but could do CDG alone, so I guess she should be fine)

On the way back, to ZRH, I guess it will be just the lounge close to Gate A28 (which hopefully won't be crowded now they opened other longes too?)

Oh, and I assume I read correct on LH page that NKG doesn't have any lounge to use for LH passengers?

Last question, I hope it was smart to choose Lufthansa C over Austrian C in their 767 to PEK (for the flight eastwards, it didn't matter if CAN or PEK) - while I heard good things about catering from Austrian, seats should be much worse, right? (I know only the LH seat in C, which I think is fairly decent)

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Old Jul 3, 10, 2:20 am
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As she got around 3 hours to spend in FRA, I assume she is best off to move into Non-Schengen area and go into the closest lounge from her gate and wait there.. and here is where I have absolutely no clue, neither where the flight to NKG will depart from (usually) nor which lounge she should take. I guess if the closest lounge is crap she could find another further away one too (She is not a frequent traveller but could do CDG alone, so I guess she should be fine)
The CAN flight seems to depart from a C gate but this being FRA it could change by the time she travels. If departing from a C gate there are Business Lounges which are quite decent with direct access to the jetbridge.

Last question, I hope it was smart to choose Lufthansa C over Austrian C in their 767 to PEK (for the flight eastwards, it didn't matter if CAN or PEK) - while I heard good things about catering from Austrian, seats should be much worse, right? (I know only the LH seat in C, which I think is fairly decent)
I agree I find LH C seats less uncomfortable than OS C seats.
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