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Lufthansa Worldshop which sells various travel and lifestyle merchandise has a current promotion offering up to 30,000 Bonus Miles per Item for certain products until the end of February 2017.

The highest bonuses are applicable to merchandise starting around 380 EUR and includes Fitness/Sports equipment, luggage, Mont Blanc pens and many other actually useful items. [click to continue…]

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Lufthansa & Etihad Airways have finally announced details of their new partnership which has been speculated about for weeks without anything major having leaked out so far.

The announcement came in a joint press conference held in Abu Dhabi yesterday where both CEO’s, James Hogan of Etihad and Carsten Spohr of Lufthansa unveiled the details. [click to continue…]

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Lufthansa’s Miles&More frequent flier program has had fixed miles earnings with quite a few of the hotel chains in the past including IHG Rewards Club.

IHG Rewards Club Lufthansa Miles&More

The fixed earnings of 500 Miles&More miles will change on February 15, 2017, to 2 miles per USD at InterContinental, Indigo, Crowne Plaza and Even hotels. The earning at all other IHG brands is 1 mile per USD charged. [click to continue…]

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Two isolated press reports have made the rounds in the last 24 hours, one from China stating that Air China is purchasing Cathay Pacific while an Italian Newspaper reported Etihad would be acquiring large parts of Lufthansa.

None of these reports has yet been substantiated by naming credible sources or confirmation from the involved parties, though it’s said Cathay Pacific will make an announcement soon. [click to continue…]

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Lufthansa has published a special offer targeting their Miles & More Frequent Traveller (Star Alliance Silver) status members to access the Senator Lounge for a fee of 19 EUR for the next 2 months.

Frequent Traveller (FTL) members have already access to the Business Class lounge when traveling on Lufthansa, Swiss and Austrian Airlines and this offer is valid in Frankfurt and Munich only. [click to continue…]

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Strike plagued Lufthansa has decided to once again credit their Miles and More status customers extra Elite Qualifying Miles for the membership year 2016 as universal compensation for all strikes.

lh-strike-bonusThis is a repeat of the same promotion in previous years when the airline was also struck by numerous strikes inconveniencing their passengers, many of which decided to jump ship to other carriers in the process. [click to continue…]

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A credible bomb threat against a Lufthansa flight from Houston to Frankfurt on Monday led the pilots to decide to make an emergency landing at New York’s JFK Airport where passengers disembarked safely.

lh-a380-copyLufthansa received a call at their corporate offices after the flight had taken off and decided to take immediate action, informing the pilots who executed an emergency landing at JFK. [click to continue…]

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Lufthansa pilots are not getting enough of their comfortable strike life and called for another labor action on 29th November (continental routes) and 30th November (worldwide routes).

lh-strikeTravelers will have to face the consequences and once more monitor their flights closely and be prepared to get rebooked onto another carrier in order to reach their destination. [click to continue…]