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A Word On My First Class Experience With Lufthansa

I just completed a roundtrip aboard Lufthansa in their International First Class cabin, and I thought I would share the details of the trip with you. The flights I took were as follows: Atlanta-Frankfurt-Rome then returning from Barcelona via Frankfurt to Atlanta. The international equipment was an A330 on both trans-Atlantic crossings, equipped with the old style Lufthansa First seats. I was really hoping to try the new product, and was actually booked to return via Munich which would’ve given me a good shot at doing so. In the end, convenience won…as I did not want to make 2 connections on my return and end such a great trip in an RJ from Dulles. Lufthansa First Class has been reviewed…

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My Experience Using an Award Booking Service

As I wrote on Saturday, I am flying from Atlanta to Rome via Frankfurt this week in First Class. This wasn’t my original plan as I had booked MileagePlus award flights on United many months ago. At the time, I was living in Washington, DC, and United’s nonstop flight to Rome was an attractive option. Later, I relocated to Atlanta, so I simply added an Atlanta – Washington Dulles segment onto my original award trip and sat back to wait for my flight. As the big day has approached, a little thing called Hurricane Sandy began to severely impact flight schedules in and out of the northeast, and I grew increasingly concerned about the viability of making a connection in…

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When Sandy Gives You Lemons, Fly Lufthansa

I’ve been blathering on and off about our upcoming trip to Italy for months. The excitement is really building, and we are very anxious to get started on our adventure. Our original plan was to fly United in First Class from Atlanta to Washington Dulles to Rome this coming Tuesday evening. And then along came Hurricane/Tropical Storm/Frankenstorm Sandy. I started paying attention to Sandy earlier this week, but I didn’t really begin to worry about the storm until Thursday as it began to appear increasingly likely that the Washington, DC area might see a major impact. I was devouring every kind of random weather geek information I could get my hands on in an effort to determine whether I should…

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