Hi Everyone, I am flying from Sydney with a combination of Lufthansa (operated by Qantas to Hong Kong and then Lufthansa 748 000 to Frankfurt ) to Frankfurt Germany, and then on a

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BL

Member since 02 Feb 2015

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Hi Everyone, I am flying from Sydney with a combination of Lufthansa (operated by Qantas to Hong Kong and then Lufthansa 748 000 to Frankfurt ) to Frankfurt Germany, and then on a seperate ticket onto Turkey (Istanbul) with Turkish Airlines (Airbus A330) later in the year. Have booked a launch special with Lufthansa's new Premium economy. Does anyone have any views/thoughts on best seats and or service and weather its worth paying for the lounge access (about $30 euro each) for layover in Hong Kong and in Frankfurt and Hong Kong on way home?

Also I am a bronze QF frequent flyer member so will earn miles on the Sys/Hkg/Syd sectors, but wont get points on Lufthansa and Turkish operated flights, can anyone tell me what is best Star Aliance Frequent flyer to join inorder to get points?

I was thinking maybe Air New Zealand or Thai. I had SQ cancel my membership as I was mostly flying QF and It had been inactive for 2 years a few years ago, so was a little reluctant to join SQ again.

Nowdays able to fly anyone, and wondered your thoughts,

Thanks

Serg

QFF

Member since 12 Apr 2013

Total posts 870

I love 748, pity that among major players only Lufthansa has them.

Serg

QFF

Member since 12 Apr 2013

Total posts 870

BTW I am not so sure that you earn something on QF flight because it marketed by Lufthansa unless of course you did not purchased it separately.

Hugo

Member since 12 Jun 2013

Total posts 216

Mind if I ask how much your launch special with LH premium economy cost?

I just had a quick look for my planned Europe trip in May-June and found quotes of around $3176 in premium economy on CX and LH. At that price it's reasonably tempting, though the photos of LH premium economy don't look especially great.

BL

Member since 02 Feb 2015

Total posts 8

I don't mind. Fare was just under $3400, but fare was dependent on final destination in Europe and included my more expensive star aliance connection on Turkish airlines ( I chose Turkish as they had better departure times and gave me a shorter layover in Frankfurt on way home). Istanbul was one of the more expensive destinations along with London. 

When I booked Frankfurt/Munich and a few other central European cities were $2999.

Your price seems  like a good deal but being honnest I am also a little nervous about the Lufthansa premium economy seat. I was hoping someone might have travelled in it and been able to advise on best seats, etc.

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