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A Lufthansa flight arriving from Munich blew four tires upon landing at India’s Mumbai International Airport on Saturday, blocking the runway for an entire day after the aircraft couldn’t be moved.

Lufthansa MumbaiThe incident impacted operations at Mumbai to a high degree after a shorter secondary runway was the only one left in operation forcing airlines to cancel flights and change equipment. [click to continue…]

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When I was reading the International New York Times at the airport lounge this morning, I came across this good article about the teething issues surrounding the launch of the Eurowings.

New York Times Eurowings

Eurowings is a low coast airline within the Lufthansa group and handles all short-haul flights that are not touching Munich or Frankfurt. The airline also started long-haul operations recently with two leased planes that have caused the recent issues. [click to continue…]

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The year is coming to a close and so the pressure is upon many to do a last minute push in order to collect a few missing miles in order to obtain or re-qualify the coveted frequent flier status.

LH A380 copyOne of our readers asked today how he can most easily obtain ~ 8,000 Status Miles to obtain Lufthansa Senator Status and if it’s worth it. [click to continue…]

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The strike plagued Lufthansa has decided to credit their status customers extra Elite Qualifying Miles for the membership year 2015 to their Miles and More accounts as universal compensation for all strikes.

LH Strike Staus BonusThis is a repeat of the same promotion last year where the airline was also struck by numerous strikes inconveniencing their passengers, many of which decided to jump ship.  [click to continue…]