SUPERB LUFTHANSA / SWISS / OS / SN Business Class FARE SALE From Germany:  €1350 ROUNDTRIP!

SUPERB LUFTHANSA / SWISS / OS / SN Business Class FARE SALE From Germany: €1350 ROUNDTRIP!

Lufthansa Group has launched an incredibly attractive BUSINESS CLASS Fare Sale to the USA from Germany with fares starting as low as €1339 ROUNDTRIP!    The fares are not expected to stay at these levels for more than a few days (if that!) so you might want to take advantage of them sooner than later.

The fare sale covers flights operated by LUFTHANSA, SWISS, AUSTRIAN, BRUSSELS, United, and Air Canada.
 


 
The travel windows seem to be fairly wide open with many travel dates available for travel between April and January 2019.    But like I said, this fare sale may only last hours or days.   Once the allotted fare classes are booked, the pricing will go back to normal.  The fares would required midweek departures and arrivals but that’s an insignificant hurdle to cross for this kind of deal!

Example fares include:

Munich to Los Angeles for €1339

Frankfurt to New York for €1339

Munich to Houston for €1339

Dusseldorf to Boston for €1339

and many other combos between German and US cities.

 


SWISS

 

H/T: SkyTravelAgent.de

Austrian Lounges In Vienna To Close For Renovations

Austrian Lounges In Vienna To Close For Renovations

Over the coming months, Senator and Business Class Lounges in Vienna will be closed at various times while they undergo renovation.

As of today, the Business Class Lounge in the non-Schengen area of concourse ‘D’ will be closed.   Austrian did not provide a timeframe for it’s reopening.

After the ‘D’ Lounge re-opens, the Senator and Business Class Lounges in the Schengen Concourse F will be closed.   After the ‘F’ Lounge is re-opened, the non-Schengen Lounge in Concourse G will closed for it’s facelift.

These rolling closures will continue throughout the winter, with the plan being that all lounge renovations are completed by early spring.

Through all this, the HON Lounge will remain open and will not be receiving any kind of renovation.


AUSTRIAN Announces Final FOKKER Flights……

AUSTRIAN Announces Final FOKKER Flights……

Austrian has released the schedule for the last handful of Fokker 100 flights that will take place this year.    The last Fokker flight will take place on December 31, but ‘OS’ announced a schedule of current Fokker destinations that will see the aircraft for the last time before the 31st.

Final Fokker Flights….

Vienna-Basel on December 27 (OS473/OS474)

Vienna-Belgrade on December 30 (OS773/OS774)

Vienna-Brussels on December 17 (OS351/OS352)

Vienna-Bucharest on December 29 (OS789/OS790)

Vienna-Chisinau on December 29 (OS655/OS656)

Vienna-Geneva on December 25 (OS575/OS576)

Vienna-Lyon on December 17 (OS403/OS404)

Vienna-Munich on December 31 (OS111/OS112)

Vienna-Skopje on December 21 (OS775 on 12/21 & OS776 on 12/22)

Vienna-Sofia on December 28 (OS793/OS794)

Vienna-Warsaw on December 27 (OS625/OS626)

AND

The final ever Austrian Fokker 100 flights will operate between Vienna and Pristina on December 31, operating as OS777 from Vienna, and OS 778 from Pristina.

H/T:  AirlineRoute.net

 

AUSTRIAN Updates Hong Kong Frequency & Tweaks Newark Aircraft Assignments

AUSTRIAN Updates Hong Kong Frequency & Tweaks Newark Aircraft Assignments

A few days ago, Austrian updated their timetable to reflect frequency changes to Hong Kong and aircraft changes on flights to Newark.

The changes are slated to take effect for the Winter 2018/19 schedule so they’re still subject to additional adjustments, but as it stands today here’s what will be happening:

Beginning October 28, Vienna – Hong Kong will increase from 3x/week to 4x/week.

Beginning October 28,  flights between Vienna and Newark will be flown by their 777 and 767 aircraft.     The 4 weekly flights between VIE and EWR will be split between the 2 aircraft types.   Specific days for each type have not been assigned as yet.

 


 

More Plane Spotting From Zurich……

More Plane Spotting From Zurich……

As I find time to go through and process photos taken from my transfers through Zurich a few weeks ago, I’ve come up with the next batch of shots that I think are worthy of being posted.

Having a 13 hour layover on the outbound and a 7 hour layover on the inbound segments gave me plenty of time.

These shots were taken from the SWISS First Class Lounge in Terminal ‘E’ which gives you a fantastic view of all of ZRH’s runways.   The only issue is that the sun is not your best friend during most of the day because it either ‘back lights’ or ‘top lights’ the aircraft so it’s tougher to get a nice vibrant profile of any plane.

Regardless, ZRH is still one of the best all-around airports to spot in and is extremely ‘spotter friendly’ whether you are in a pre- or post security part of the airport or outside the airport property altogether and just hanging around the perimeter fences with your ladder looking for that perfect shot.

I’ll post more as I get through them.

SWISS 777 Spools up for departure…….

Austrian’s Dash8 is Vienna bound….

Another one heading for Vienna…..

Delta’s 767 departing towards the Alps before turning west for the USA

Dubai-bound Emirates A380

Arriving from Keflavik Airport in Iceland

SWISS C-series sports a new livery…..

A very clean C-Series arrives

Thai’s 777 heading to Bangkok

United 767 heading for the States…