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Photo TR: LH A380 First Class & A346 (old) First Class JFK-FRA-DUS-FRA-EWR

Discussion in 'Trip Reports' started by JohnDeere19, Sep 24, 2011.  |  Print Topic

  1. JohnDeere19
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    I booked this trip about 11 months out using 125k (pp) US Airways miles and was able to get my brother and myself 2 seats on Lufthansa in First Class from JFK-FRA on a 744 and returning FRA-EWR on a 343. A few months later, I heard the rumors of LH switching to an A380 for one of their JFK-FRA routes and tried to change to a 744 to JFK on the return to maximize my shot at getting a chance to sample the new A380 first class, but unfortunately someone already snagged all the award seats and none opened up even though I checked every day. A few days later, it was official and I was one of the lucky few that had booked a LH F award ticket and would be traveling on the brand new A380 JFK-FRA. A little later and our 343 FRA-EWR was changed to a 346 so there was a sliver of hope that we’d experience the retro-fitted F class, but unfortunately that wasn’t the case.

    If you’d like help booking a similar trip, please check out my website www.awardtravelconsulting.com and fill out the form on the contact us page.

    So without further ado, here is my trip report of JFK-FRA LH F on the A380 and FRA-EWR LH (old) F on the A346. (I'll skip the FRA-DUS-FRA portion)

    ENJOY!
     
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    Senator Section of JFK Lounge

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    First Class Dining Section JFK

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    Very nice photos so far, can't wait for the rest. Thanks for sharing! :)
     
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    Thanks for sharing. The JFK lounges look like those in FRA. Even the catering is similar...
     
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    LH A380 First Class

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    Thanks...coming soon!

    That steak salad was actually identical to one that my brother had in FRA FCT.
     
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    Thanks for the great photos. Nice to see good sized IFE screens in LH F at last.
     
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    Thanks! Seriously, the small screens on the way back were horrible.
     
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    I was waiting for you to finish :)

    Awesome report and pictures. I have to take this same trip soon.
     
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