I was approached by one of my readers, Rajesh, who was interested in writing a guest trip report for the blog. Always interested in hearing different takes on airline products and experiences, I asked him to send me some reviews for posting. For full disclosure, no one was compensated with these posts, and they are purely for your entertainment purposes only.
(New) Business Class
Schedule 7 hours 40 Minutes
Before booking this flight I made sure the equipment had Lufthansa’s new business class (http://www.lufthansa.com/de/en/Business-Class-Product). A330-300 in and out of MUC should have all been updated with fully lay flat versus angled.
The lounge was large but very full. When we arrived there was nowhere to sit and the shower had a 45 minute wait. There must have been a lot of flights leaving because when we left the lounge was empty.
Although first class opened up the week of departure I was not willing to use an extra 80K points per ticket one way!!! When I downgraded from first to business I got the old rate of 60K miles but when I tried to go back to first I was getting the new rate of 140K one way. I guess had I waited for first to open up I could have changed my Thai first class to Lufthansa first without adding any miles to my original 80K mile ticket.
Anyways, moving further back:
The two middle seats have a bigger foot area than the window seats:
Boarding welcome drink and nuts:
Here was the menu on offer:
Murgh Salad appetizer:
Pulao Aloo Gobi with King Prawns:
Dessert with Holiday cookies:
Pre- Landing Dinner:
The food was very good…miles above United. We were one of the first off the plane as Business and First class were given priority and there was a Business class immigration line. I was surprised how quick we were out of the airport and on our way to the ITC Maurya- Sheraton Luxury Collection.
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