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Aeroplan J TATL reward: Swiss vs Lufthansa

Aeroplan J TATL reward: Swiss vs Lufthansa

Old Nov 7, 18, 10:33 pm
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Aeroplan J TATL reward: Swiss vs Lufthansa

Taking surcharges out of the equation, which of these would provide the better onboard experience in terms of comfort, device, and food?
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Old Nov 7, 18, 11:34 pm
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As this is a query about various Star Alliance product rather than an Aeroplan award it's been relocated to the Star Alliance forum for further input.

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Old Nov 7, 18, 11:38 pm
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Which aircraft?

I think LH has more consistent service and food. LX you can get a good crew or a bad crew. I do like ZRH for transfers, though MUC and FRA are not bad.
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Old Nov 8, 18, 3:29 am
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I really hate the LH layout where the J seats angle towards each other so you are playing footsies with your neighbour when stretched out as flat bed.

That said, I also hate the "throne" layout on LX as the cubbyhole for your feet is tiny.

#tallpersonfirstworldproblems


Neither airline offers food, service, etc. that is at all memorable. Solid for J but nothing special.
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Old Nov 9, 18, 7:42 am
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Which aircraft? Departure Time? Connection Time?

ZRH and MUC are great for connection and I don’t dislike FRA like some do. It’s big but I find it to be efficient.

The LH J product is unusual for a J product in today’s market. Ok if flying with someone but can be odd with a random neighbor.

I do like the LX Throne seat for its surface area and superior general feel but the footwell can be tight if you’re tall or have large feet like I do, but I’ve made it work on LX, AY & B6 without issue.
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Old Nov 16, 18, 10:37 pm
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This is a no-brainer for 1 very simple reason, fuel surcharges. You won't pay them when redeeming Aeroplan on LX, while you will pay an arm and a leg to redeem on LH.
Both products are decent, but what I stated above should break the tie right there.
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Old Nov 18, 18, 11:56 pm
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Originally Posted by zeer0 View Post
This is a no-brainer for 1 very simple reason, fuel surcharges. You won't pay them when redeeming Aeroplan on LX, while you will pay an arm and a leg to redeem on LH.
THIS ☝️
And LX is much better in my point of view.
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