Lufthansa & Air Berlin Sign Agreement To Take Over 81 Aircraft And 3000 Staff, Operations End October 28th

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An important day in the row about insolvent carrier Air Berlin’s assets as them and Lufthansa signed a contract today which will see the lion share of the company taken over by the German flag carrier.

Lufthansa will take over 81 aircraft and 3000 staff (roughly a third) from the defunct carrier just 2 weeks before the lights finally go out for Air Berlin after filing for Insolvency Mid August.

Le Club AccorHotels Lufthansa Miles&More Mercure & Novotel 1,000 Miles Per Stay (500 Base + 500 Bonus) October 1 – December 31, 2017

Le Club AccorHotels has launched a new promotion for Lufthansa Miles&More member stays at Mercure & Novotel brands

Le Club AccorHotels Lufthansa Miles&More 500 Bonus Miles Novotel Mercure October 1 December 31 2017

Miles&More members can earn 500 bonus miles in addition to the 500 base miles for stays that are both booked and consumed between October 1 – December 31, 2017. Minimum stay length is two nights.

Reader Question: Extending Lufthansa Senator (Star Alliance Gold) Status For 2000 EUR Per Year – Is It Worth It?

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We got an interesting Reader Question this week where one of you asked if it’s worth it to extend Lufthansa Senator status for a 2000 EUR cash payment.

Remember that you can always email us, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. We’ll try to cover Reader Questions & Comments here several times a week.

Available Again: 20 EUR Lufthansa Voucher For Departures From Germany – Request Your Code Now & Book Until Monday 9th October 2017

Lufthansa has made more of their vouchers available which come in the value of 20 EUR for flights originating from Germany that have to be booked until October 9th (flown by March 30th 2018).

The vouchers were previously all gone (promotion ended) but the request page is now live again, even though the flights have to be booked until Monday October 9th 2017 some of you can still profit.

Lufthansa Lounges In Munich Now Open To Select American Express Platinum Charge Card Holders (Plus First Class For Centurion)

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American Express has partnered with Lufthansa at Munich (MUC) airport to expand their American Express Global Lounge Collection that are available to select premium Charge Card holders.

Platinum cardholder are now able to access the Senator Lounges and as a special perk for Centurion members, the coveted Lufthansa First Class lounge at the satellite terminal is also available.

New Lufthansa Miles & More Mileage Bargains Are Out With Many Long Haul Destinations In Business Class (Boston, Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai etc.)

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Lufthansa Miles&More has just published their new list for the popular Mileage Bargains or Meilenschnaeppchen as they are being called in German.

The Mileage Bargains offer a comprehensive list of destinations that can be booked for a vastly reduced amount of Miles&More miles and this time around the selection is pretty good again if North America and Greater China are your destinations of choice.

Lufthansa Will Use Boeing 747 Jumbo Aircraft To Service Frankfurt-Berlin Flights During November

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With the ongoing Air Berlin insolvency and Lufthansa eventually taking over the prime pieces the airline they are now stepping up to the plate of offering more seats from Frankfurt to Berlin – with a Boeing 747!

During the month of November passengers have the option to book a B747 flight on most days which will especially interesting for Business Class customers as the plane obviously features a long haul seat.

Le Club AccorHotels Lufthansa Miles&More Sofitel, MGallery & Pullman 1,000 Bonus Miles October 1 – December 31, 2017

Le Club AccorHotels has launched new Lufthansa Miles&More promotion for stays at Sofitel, MGallery & Pullman hotels both booked and consumed between October 1 – December 31, 2017.

Le Club AccorHotels Lufthansa Miles&More 1000 Bonus Miles Sofitel Pullman MGallery October 1 December 31 2017

Miles&More members can earn 1,000 bonus miles in addition to the base miles of 500 that they earn regardless of the stay length.

Lufthansa Suddenly Ends Conservation Support For Their Heraldic Animal The Crane After 26 Years

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In a surprise move Germany’s Lufthansa has announced that it would cease their donations to the national crane conservation, Lufthansa’s graceful heraldic animal which they supported for 26 years.

The sudden decision will cause the conservation fun to lose one third of it’s annual budget, causing concerns of how to apply their efforts in the near future.

Airfare of the Day: Star Alliance (AC/LH/LX/OS/SN/UA) Oslo to San Francisco BUSINESS CLASS $1677 (Round Trip)

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Star Alliance transatlantic partners Business Class excursion fares between Oslo and the West Coast.

Free 20 EUR Lufthansa Voucher For Departures From Germany – Request Your Code Now, Book Until 9th October 2017

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Lufthansa has opened a new campaign where they give out vouchers in the value of 20 EUR for flights originating from Germany that have to be booked until October 9th (flown by March 30th 2018).

The voucher can be used for booking made between September 29th and October 9th 2017 but are issued immediately upon requesting them (one per email address).

Hilton Honors Lufthansa Miles&More Triple Miles September 1 – November 30, 2017

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Hilton Honors has launched new bonus miles campaign for Lufthansa Miles&More program member stays between September 1 – November 30, 2017.

Hilton Honors Lufthansa Miles&More Triple Miles September 1 - November 30 2017

Miles&More members can earn triple miles for their stays worldwide during the promotional period.

Le Club AccorHotels Lufthansa Miles&More 500 Bonus Miles Per Stay September 1 – October 31, 2017

Le Club AccorHotels has launched new bonus miles offer for Lufthansa Miles&More member stays that are both booked and consumed between September 1 – October 31, 2017.

Le Club AccorHotels Lufthansa Miles&More 500 Bonus Miles September 1 - October 31 2017

Miles&More members can earn 500 bonus miles for maximum of four times during the promotional period.

Fabulous Fridays: Fantastic Creatures (and Where to Find Them!)

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Airlines and hotels like to wow their most valuable customers with the amenities they offer (well, some airlines and hotels more than others, at least). Amenity kits including premium cosmetic products, fruit platters, cheese, wine and fine chocolates are usually gifted as a welcome present all over the travel/hospitality industry when you travel on a premium cabin or stay at a suite.

But some brands go a step further turning their welcome amenities into collectibles, making (some of) us, frequent travelers of adult age, go around the world chasing the latest stuffed animal or rubber duck for our personal collection. Let’s take a look at the fantastic creatures some brands offer!

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