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Lufthansa Group Strike Friday Aug 29 - GERMANWINGS ONLY

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A quick update to what we posted early this week here. 

Talks are on going today with Lufthansa and it's Pilots. Pilots at Lufthansa's budget carrier Germanwings (4U)  said they would walk off the job on Friday if an agreement on an early retirement scheme is not ...

Lufthansa pilot strike 'imminent'

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Looks like Lufthansa pilots are ready to strike again. There is no set dates as of yet, but it could be very soon! The Germans are good at giving days and times when they will strike. In the past Thursdays are most common for LH strikes. 

So if you are flying with Lufthansa or ...

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Lufthansa Senator Lounge at Frankfurt (A, B and Z Gates)

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Lufthansa has some great ground services for first class passengers but those services are only offered to first class passengers flying on Lufthansa or Swiss Air operated flights. Because I was flying Asiana Airlines first class from Frankfurt to Seoul, I wasn't ...

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Air Canada to Toronto and the Maple Leaf Lounge before departure

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My next trip report series is about a recent whirlwind trip around the world I took.  It was a Star Alliance First Class award using United miles (at pre-devaluation rates, 135,000 miles), but I didn't have a single United flight so that in itself is a win.  It was a fun mix of new ...

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Lufthansa Lounge Cheat Receives Huge Bill

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For one Munich man, a strategic calculation to save money by buying a refundable Lufthansa ticket, enjoying food and drink in the Lufthansa Business Lounge, then cancelling his reservation, has proved a grave mistake. After 36 incidents, Lufthansa had enough ...

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Last Day for 50,000 Lufthansa's Miles & More Credit Card Bonus

Today is the last day to sign up and get the 50,000 miles Lufthansa Mles & More Card. The bonus ends today and will be reduced to the typical 20,000 miles bonus with an additional 10,000 miles for a horrible balance transfer options. This card is awesome, as 50,000 miles is still enough miles ...

Reaching Lufthansa Miles & More After Hours

Lufthansa Miles & More offers a great value on United Airlines redemptions within the USA, particular in business class (35K r/t). The downside is that most partner flights, including United, must be booked by telephone. Like many things German, working hours are limited and forget about ...

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Using Lufthansa Miles for Travel to Hawaii in First Class

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The Lufthansa Mile & More Mastercard from Barclays is offering a 50,000 mile sign-up bonus through June 30, 2014 and one of the best uses of these points for U.S. and Canadian residents is to book award travel on United Airlines to Hawaii.

Lufthana's award chart is not great, but it ...

50,000 Miles Lufthansa Premier Miles & More MasterCard Is Back

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The Lufthansa’s Miles & More Card is back for a limited time offering 50,000 miles to new card holders after their first transaction.  Although the spending minimum is slightly high ($5000 in 90 days), the miles are valuable and with the help of Vanilla reload cards and ...

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Forcing Lufthansa into Submission Over Cancelled Flight

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I hope that most of my friends, family, and clients would attest that I am a nice guy. I’m very mild-mannered, slow to anger, and try to be pleasant to all people. Sure, I could be a bit more organized, but when it comes to running Award Expert, the most important factors are trust and ...

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Germanwings (4U) Award Space Now Available on United.com

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United Airlines MileagePlus members have been eligible to earn miles on Germanwings, the Lufthansa low-cost-subsidiary since last October, with the promise that Germanwings flights would soon be available for mileage bookings. Now, Germanwings flights are bookable on united.com in both ...

US Airways & Lufthansa Credit Card Winter Bonus opportunities

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Barclay Bank is giving card holders opportunity to earn 2,500 bonus miles on two of their best airline travel cards in two targeted promotions to earn bonus miles on purchases at grocery stores, movie theaters, and utility payments from January 1 - March 31, 2014.

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50,000 Lufthansa Miles & More Card is Back

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This deal  is expired. Sign up bonus is now 20,000 miles

 

The Lufthansa’s Miles & More Card is back for a limited time, offering 20,000 miles to new card holders after their first transaction.  Although the spending minimum is slightly high, the miles are ...

Trip Report: LH Lufthansa Business Class Review LAX to FRA.

Lufthansa Boeing 747-400   Flight: LH 451 Aircraft: Boeing 747-400 Los Angeles (LAX) to Frankfurt (FRA) Depart: 7:00 PM on Thursday, June 27, 2013 Arrive: 2:50 PM on Friday, June 28, 2013 Duration: 10hr 50mn Seat: 12HK Business Class

My friend and I were looking to explore ...

Review: Lufthansa Senator lounge at Washington Dulles

img_9217While flying YVR-IAD-ORD last week (long story) I had a pretty lengthy layover at Dulles airport since my flight onward to Chicago was delayed due to mechanical issues.  I had flown through Dulles a few times in the past, but never had a chance to fully explore it, especially the A and B ...
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