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Old Mar 24, 14, 8:32 pm
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in flight experience, layover at FRA

hi ladies,
Has anyone travelled, Air Canada/Lufthansa - alliance flights??
How was the experience, I havent been on these two flights, so kind of nervous, it is a long flight, 7h15m from toronto to munich, then 2 hours connection time, then 7h55m from Munich to New Delhi.
what should i wear? i know a lot of people say, stay comfortable during the flight..
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Old Mar 30, 14, 10:13 am
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Welcome to Flyertalk!

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Old Apr 2, 14, 12:33 pm
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Old Apr 8, 14, 9:52 pm
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One thing I can tell you is that FRA is HUGE and you might have to do a pretty major walk to your other gate. I don't know when your trip is, but if you can keep your coat in your luggage, do it. I was so hot and sweaty there, just having to walk from one of the food places to my gate.

Also I think it's good to break up flights that long if you can. I'm sure some people would rather go 15 hours straight through, but if you're nervous about the length, 7-8 hours goes a lot faster than you think. It's not enough time to get really restless, but the downside is you might not get a lot of sleep if you're trying to do that.
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Old Apr 12, 14, 8:55 am
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Thank you for your trip.. I have been to frankfurt airport before, but it was a long long time ago.. so i dont remember how much i had to walk or not.. but yea i am hoping the 8 hours in flight go a lot faster than i think they will.. I was dreading to fly Emirates because it is a direct flight from toronto to dubai, approx 12 hours.. but Lufthansa seemed a lot reasonable..
Any more tips? flying first time on lufthansa, so i am quite excited..
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Old Apr 12, 14, 4:07 pm
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Any more tips? flying first time on lufthansa, so i am quite excited..
If you're in economy, don't expect much. If you're in C or F, they're great especially in F.

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Old Apr 17, 14, 12:26 am
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7-8 hours = a meal and 3 movies or so, it'll go by pretty quick!
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Old Apr 21, 14, 1:43 am
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Haven't flown on them in Y in ages; the crew are usually good but quite 'proper'. They do tend to assume if you are a woman travelling with a man, he's in charge, but are absolutely fine with solo female passengers.

I do remember a decent range of booze - they used to offer a nice digestif following the meal. But that was several years back - it's possible that it's been cut by now
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Old Apr 21, 14, 10:45 am
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you guys are great help! Thank you
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Old Apr 22, 14, 7:32 pm
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Originally Posted by Aakshitaa View Post
hi ladies,
Has anyone travelled, Air Canada/Lufthansa - alliance flights??
How was the experience, I havent been on these two flights, so kind of nervous, it is a long flight, 7h15m from toronto to munich, then 2 hours connection time, then 7h55m from Munich to New Delhi.
what should i wear? i know a lot of people say, stay comfortable during the flight..
Aakshitaa, are you transiting through Munich or Frankfurt? Just clarifying because you said FRA but then mentioned Munich. Last year I flew from Toronto to Frankfurt then on to Vienna on LH with only 60 min. connection time. There was a group of about 6 of us making the same connection. We were greeted at the gate by 2 LH agents who expedited us by bus through to security then to get boarding passes, then to our actual gate just as the flight was called. The only thing I didn't have time for was to use the washroom in the terminal.

So with 2 hours and walking on your own you should have enough time to transit and even get food/refresh yourself but no time for dawdling. Although I didn't walk through the terminal, it seemed huge just from my view from the bus.
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Old Jul 1, 15, 1:53 am
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I'd dress down for comfort. I don't think jeans would work for me for anything over 3 hours.
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