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Passengers Will Experience the Best Lufthansa Ever in 2015

Passengers Will Experience the Best Lufthansa Ever in 2015

“This the biggest innovation in the history of Lufthansa,” said Jens Bischof, the airline’s Chief Commercial Officer, at a press conference at ITB Berlin when a wide-sweeping range of initiatives by the airline  were announced for 2105.

Jens Bischof,Chief Commercial Officer,Lufthansa.

Jens Bischof, Chief Commercial Officer, Lufthansa

 

“As an airline, we are once again where Lufthansa belongs – namely in the leading group of international premium airlines. We are on the right track to becoming the first western 5-star airline, and day for day we offer the quality that other airlines can only speak of.”

Lufthansa flight attendants

Lufthansa flight attendants

From the third  quarter of this year, all Lufthansa aircraft will be upgraded with the latest cabins and state of the art seats in every travel class. In addition the powerful FlyNet broadband Internet service will be available on all long-haul flights.

Business Class passengers will have “Business Class  Restaurant service”, this will set new standards in in-flight service.The service  will be  modeled on the culinary experience provided by a high-class restaurant.Each flight attendant will have a set number of passengers for whom they will act as a personal host and point of contact.There will be additional cabin crew on long haul flights  to enable this.

The new first class seat on Lufthansa

The new first class seat on Lufthansa

 

In Economy class there will be three new fare options Light,Classic and Flex,these will introduced for flights within Europe from Autumn 2015.the new fare is for passengers travelling with hand baggage only,whilst the Classic fare will permit one piece of luggage free and the right to reserve their preferred seat at booking.

The Flex fare has many services included , passengers will be allowed take an earlier flight on the day of travel with no surcharge,there is also the option to cancel and get a refund for a fee.Full details of the new fare options Economy Class on German and European will be announced when tickets go on sale this Summer.

Lufthansa B747-8

Lufthansa B747-8

The carrier also announced five new long haul  “dream” destinations will be  added this Autumn , these are Tampa,Cancun,Panama,Male and Mauritius.

Bischof concluded by saying ” for our customers ,2015 marks the beginning of a new calendar-the best Lufthansa of all time “

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Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

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