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You never know what might be waiting for you on your next flight. Perhaps someone is changing a diaper in a business class seat… like what happened to me on Monday?

Whine Wednesdays Diaper Change

I was on a Lufthansa flight from Rio de Janeiro to Frankfurt when this father decided to take change out his child’s dirty diaper in the business class cabin before taking the child to lavatory, leaving the dirty diaper on the gap between the seats. [click to continue…]

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It was already reported back in July (read more here) that Lufthansa was in negotiations with Airberlin/Etihad to take over 40 airplanes with crews on routes that don’t touch Berlin or Duesseldorf.

Air Berlin A321

This issue resurfaced this weekend when German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung further reported about the recent developments and that was picked up by Reuters. [click to continue…]

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Lufthansa has been sending out emails this week to the members of its oil&energyclub about ending of the program that a reader forwarded me.

Lufthansa oil&energyclub

Many airlines were courting energy sector employees during the boom but due to recent downturn in have curtailed the program benefits. [click to continue…]

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Lufthansa Miles & More has announced changes to their Intra European redemption levels and the associated fuel surcharges which will effect all tickets issued on or after the 15th September 2016.

Lufthansa YQ ChangesWhile the cash portion for fuel surcharges (YQ) will be reduced, Miles&More didn’t miss the opportunity to raise the required miles for an award at the same time. [click to continue…]

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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…]