Lufthansa, the largest airline in Europe and the flag carrier of Germany is temporarily suspending First Class ticketing on five long-haul routes from Frankfurt. Lufthansa would only be offering a two-class economy and business class service
routes between Frankfurt and Nanjing, Guangzhou, Osaka, Kolkata, and Accra (continuing on to Libreville), from December 15, 2009 until March 27, 2010. .
Those passengers who have already booked a first class ticket during the affected period will be contacted and re-ticketed in business class, receiving a refund for the difference in ticket price. They will also have "first call" on the coveted seats in the first class cabin, followed by HON Circle and Senator Members of the carrier's Miles and More loyalty scheme.
The routes affected by the suspension of first class are:
* LH 780/1 Frankfurt - Nanjing (China)
* LH 786/7 Frankfurt - Guangzhou (China)
* LH 740/1 Frankfurt - Osaka (Japan)
* LH 750/1 Frankfurt - Kolkata (India)
* LH 566/7 Frankfurt - Accra (Ghana), continuing on to Libreville
Lucky business class passengers will enjoy first class seats for business class prices over the winter period. Passengers flying to these fall can take advantage of upgrading there Business Class Travel to First Class Travel. To Book your Ticket call our business travel hotline 1-800-847-1963 or use RateDesk for a quote request.