After literally years of planning, we travelled to Australia to visit Sydney, to cruise to the Pacific Ocean territories of New Caledonia, Vanuatu and Fiji and to hop over to Melbourne. The year was 2020 and it was just before the pandemic.
I must admit I was really excited for this flight as it would be my first time on board a Boeing 747 ‘Jumbo Jet’. As an aviation enthusiast, I couldn’t wait to fly ‘the Queen of the Skies’ for the first time.
After we arrived in Frankfurt on a ‘five star’ short haul business class, it was time to check out the Lufthansa Business Class Lounge. I’ve put ‘five stars’ between brackets, because Lufthansa is officially a five star airline according to rating website Skytrax. Our flight from Brussels to Frankfurt was not very five star, so…
Lufthansa is a five star airline according to Skytrax. So this should be the best possible way to fly, right? Unfortunately it is not.
The difference between low-cost carriers and legacy airlines is becoming even smaller: Lufthansa Group announced today that there will be no more free food or drinks on board short haul flights as from spring 2021.
We all realise by now that the aviation industry is in it’s biggest crisis ever. One year ago airlines were growing, buying new planes and launching new destinations. The only challenge was finding enough qualified staff to fly those planes. Today looks very different. No one can predict the future, but let’s take a look…
Early 2020 AD. Timothy and I embark on a 21st century Odyssey. On the Majestic Princess from Sydney to New Caledonia, Vanuatu and Fiji. Back to Sydney, then to Melbourne and flying back home.
Last year when our parents turned 60, my sister and I were thinking about what we should give them as a present. As my mother dropped several times how she would love it to visit Canada one day to visit our cousin living there, we decided to gift them the plane tickets to Canada and…
Being upgraded for my Brussels Airlines flight SN502, I got acces to the Lufthansa Senator Lounge at John F. Kennedy International Airport‘s Terminal 1.
Austrian Airlines is part of Lufthansa Group‘s so called ‘network airlines’. So unlike Eurowings and Brussels Airlines, they present themselves as a more premium brand. Their baseline is ‘The Charming Way To Fly’. So: how do they live up to that reputation?