Tag Archives: Business Class

Flight report: Etihad A330 Business Class Frankfurt to Johannesburg via Abu Dhabi

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Photo credit: Etihad A330 via photopin (license) Introduction Yes, I made it back to the front of the plane. Look, it’s been a year, okay? My last splurge was in April 2015, when I blew the last of my United miles on a combination of Lufthansa and South African Airways flights in Business Class. I […]

Flight report: SAS Business Class Copenhagen to San Francisco

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Photo credit: wbaiv SAS Airbus A-340 touchdown SFO DSC_0737 (1) via photopin (license) I know, you were probably thinking that it had been blissfully quiet on the Business Class bragging front recently but I’m afraid this post is going to shatter the peace. After being banished to the rear of the plane for an eternity […]

Flight report: South African Airways A340-600 Business Class Joburg to Munich

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By Darren Koch [GFDL 1.2 (http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/fdl-1.2.html) or GFDL 1.2 (http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/fdl-1.2.html)], via Wikimedia Commons Introduction This flight report covers the return leg of the award redemption I used in April to travel to Johannesburg and back. Well, it covers the long-haul part of the journey; the short-haul flights involved were fine but nothing special. Domestic and […]

Flight report: Lufthansa A380 New Business Class Frankfurt to Johannesburg

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Image by Lasse Fuss (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons Introduction You may recall that I redeemed airline points last year when I took my first trip to Southern Africa. The long leg of that trip was on Lufthansa’s A380 monster from Frankfurt to Johannesburg and I enjoyed myself immensely, despite the fact […]

Flight report: Lufthansa A380 Old Business Class Frankfurt to Johannesburg

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Image (c) Lufthansa (Photographer – Jens Görlich) Introduction I know what you’re thinking. Okay, I don’t; in fact you may be thinking more along the lines of, “Jeez, here he goes again, the spoilt git!” However there’s a chance you may be wondering why on earth Lufthansa would have fitted its old seats in its relatively […]

Long-haul flights in First and Business Class for less than the Economy fare – Part 2

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Remember how I teased you last week by showing you how little I paid to secure a ticket in Lufthansa Business Class on the A380 to Zimbabwe? Or to swig champagne and scoff caviar (oh and fly, of course) with Thai Airlines? Like we’d forget that level of smugness… Well it’s time to push aside […]