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LH North America A346 Routes  
User currently offlineBlueF9A320 From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2004, 88 posts, RR: 0
Posted (4 years 6 months 1 day ago) and read 8028 times:

I was wondering which routes LH flew the three-class A346 on to North America? Thanks for your help!


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User currently offlineFlyIGuy From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 1024 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (4 years 6 months 1 day ago) and read 8007 times:

I have seen the A340-600 on the FRA and MUC runs our of IAD as sub aircraft but not regularly schedules service...

Just my 0.02



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User currently offlineBrandonfsu05 From United States of America, joined Aug 2009, 151 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (4 years 6 months 1 day ago) and read 7982 times:

CLT has seasonal LH 346 service to MUC...shoulder season is 333 service to MUC

User currently offlineAllegro From United States of America, joined Mar 2009, 235 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (4 years 6 months 23 hours ago) and read 7945 times:

Just today ... was departing on UA 7174 from CLT at around 3pm and was perpendicular to 18L just about to enter the runway when I saw part of the tail behind the terminal ... dark blue with a yellow something on it ... ah, LH! And then she came around the corner, wow, what a beauty ... an A346. She looked so big and beautiful next to all the tiny birds in orbit around her  Smile Watching her turn from one taxiway to another was hilarious, the poor girl had to turn at the last possible moment to to stay on the taxiway ... in fact even her inboard engines were outside the taxiway ... made my day. I have seen LH A346 in DEN and IAD but seeing it today next to all the A320's and 737's and RJ's really made me appreciate what a beautiful plane she is. WIsh I had a camera ... quick trip and forgot to pack it ... sigh ... Murphy's Law. Do they fly her to PDX?


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User currently offlineBlueF9A320 From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2004, 88 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (4 years 6 months 23 hours ago) and read 7933 times:

I do know here in DEN we get daily service with the 346, I just was wondering where else they came in NA...

Quoting Allegro (Reply 3):
I have seen LH A346 in DEN and IAD but seeing it today next to all the A320's and 737's and RJ's really made me appreciate what a beautiful plane she is. WIsh I had a camera ... quick trip and forgot to pack it ... sigh ... Murphy's Law. Do they fly her to PDX?




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User currently offlineDocLightning From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 18704 posts, RR: 58
Reply 5, posted (4 years 6 months 23 hours ago) and read 7859 times:

Daily to SFO, but I'm not sure if it's 3-class.

User currently offlineCYXUK From Canada, joined Mar 2009, 110 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (4 years 6 months 23 hours ago) and read 7859 times:

YYZ is a daily A346 in the summer months

User currently offlineOlympic472 From United States of America, joined Jun 2008, 436 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (4 years 6 months 23 hours ago) and read 7806 times:



Quoting DocLightning (Reply 5):
Daily to SFO, but I'm not sure if it's 3-class.

Yes, SFO-MUC daily on 3-class A346.



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User currently offlineAZNCSA4QF744ER From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 689 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (4 years 6 months 23 hours ago) and read 7806 times:

LH429 CLTMUC
LH431 ORDFRA
LH435 ORDMUC
LH447 DENFRA
LH451 LAXFRA
LH453 LAXMUC
LH413 EWRMUC
LH459 SFOMUC
LH471 YYZFRA
LH493 YVRFRA


User currently offlineBlueF9A320 From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2004, 88 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (4 years 6 months 22 hours ago) and read 7760 times:



Quoting AZNCSA4QF744ER (Reply 8):
LH429 CLTMUC
LH431 ORDFRA
LH435 ORDMUC
LH447 DENFRA
LH451 LAXFRA
LH453 LAXMUC
LH413 EWRMUC
LH459 SFOMUC
LH471 YYZFRA
LH493 YVRFRA

Thanks! I appreciate it!



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User currently offlineLHBSL From Switzerland, joined Mar 2007, 89 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (4 years 6 months 21 hours ago) and read 7625 times:

During the winter Schedule, MCO will also be served with an A346...

User currently offlineDairy From Germany, joined Nov 2003, 240 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (4 years 6 months 11 hours ago) and read 6888 times:

by now ALL Lufthansa Airbus A340-600 are with THREE CLASSES!


From the beginning D-AIHA until D-AIHL were only two-classed.
With Delivery of D-AIHM until D-AIHZ the busses were with THREE CLASSED from the beginning (and nearly all based in MUC)
The FRA-based D-AIHA to D-AIHL were fitted with First Class from last September to this year May. (LH took two A346 out of service per month)

The A346 are based in FRA (12) and MUC (12).



A318/A319/A320/A321 AB3/A306/A310/A333/A343/A346 732/733/735/736/744/752/763/764/772/773 DH3 F70 F100 CR2 CR1 CR7 ATR42
User currently offlineFRAspotter From United States of America, joined May 2004, 2336 posts, RR: 9
Reply 12, posted (4 years 6 months 5 hours ago) and read 4358 times:

Any idea when (or if) LH will replace the 744 on the IAH-FRA route with the A346? Would it go back to A343 as it has in the past or to the A346?


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User currently offlineFedExFlyerPHL From United States of America, joined May 2008, 172 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (4 years 6 months 2 hours ago) and read 3675 times:

We get them every so often in PHL as a sub for the regular 343 to FRA. In fact, yesterday was a 346.

Jeff



ABE ATL AUA AUS BHM BOS BUR BWI CLT DFW EWR HOU IAD JAN JAX LAX LGB MEM MCI MCO MDW MGW MSP MSY ORD PHL PIT SJU SNA STL
User currently offlineFlyyul From Italy, joined Jun 2000, 4952 posts, RR: 51
Reply 14, posted (4 years 6 months 2 hours ago) and read 3603 times:

Apparently LH A340-300 2 class will replace the normal 2 class A346 on FRAYYZ for summer

User currently offlineDrerx7 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 5064 posts, RR: 8
Reply 15, posted (4 years 6 months 1 hour ago) and read 3506 times:



Quoting FRAspotter (Reply 12):
Any idea when (or if) LH will replace the 744 on the IAH-FRA route with the A346? Would it go back to A343 as it has in the past or to the A346?

What makes you think it will go back to a 346 or 343? I know CO is starting IAH-FRA with the 764 but IAH will be a huge star alliance hub come next week.



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User currently offlineRobffm2 From Germany, joined Dec 2006, 1109 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (4 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 3047 times:



Quoting Drerx7 (Reply 15):

What makes you think it will go back to a 346 or 343?

Well the 747 has the bigger premium capacity (16/80/234) in comparison to the A346 (8/60/238).
But in terms of comfort the A346 should be better for Y and also for C (no middle seat).


User currently offlineSomeone83 From Norway, joined Sep 2006, 3173 posts, RR: 3
Reply 17, posted (4 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 3039 times:



Quoting FRAspotter (Reply 12):
Any idea when (or if) LH will replace the 744 on the IAH-FRA route with the A346? Would it go back to A343 as it has in the past or to the A346?

I'll be flying IAH-FRA with LH Jan 24 and it seems to be operated by a 747-400


User currently offlineDLH405heavy From Germany, joined Jan 2005, 41 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (4 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 2900 times:

Right now the winter schedule shows LH's A340-600 on the following routes to North America:

LH410/411 MUC-JFK-MUC (4x weekly, rest operated by A333)
LH422/423 FRA-BOS-FRA
LH430/431 FRA-ORD-FRA
LH446/447 FRA-DEN-FRA
LH452/453 MUC-LAX-MUC
LH458/459 MUC-SFO-MUC
LH464/465 FRA-MCO-FRA

[Edited 2009-10-23 04:38:35]


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User currently offlineEPA001 From Netherlands, joined Sep 2006, 4593 posts, RR: 38
Reply 19, posted (4 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 2883 times:
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Quoting Allegro (Reply 3):
And then she came around the corner, wow, what a beauty ... an A346. She looked so big and beautiful next to all the tiny birds in orbit around her Watching her turn from one taxiway to another was hilarious, the poor girl had to turn at the last possible moment to to stay on the taxiway ... in fact even her inboard engines were outside the taxiway ... made my day.

You have described the appearance of an A340-600 quite well. She is after the A340-500 still my favorite to see. And no 787 or A350 will change that.  

I have flown the A346 a couple of times with LH. And these flights I was impressed by her comfort in the air as well.  



[Edited 2009-10-23 04:42:58]

User currently offlineFRAspotter From United States of America, joined May 2004, 2336 posts, RR: 9
Reply 20, posted (4 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 2819 times:



Quoting Drerx7 (Reply 15):
What makes you think it will go back to a 346 or 343? I know CO is starting IAH-FRA with the 764 but IAH will be a huge star alliance hub come next week.

Wasn't there talk about LH beginning the process of retiring their 744s? They'll have to be replaced by something eventually... I figured that change would be sooner rather than later with so many airlines dumping their 747s...



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User currently offlineSpeedyGonzales From Norway, joined Sep 2007, 706 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (4 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2702 times:



Quoting FRAspotter (Reply 20):
Wasn't there talk about LH beginning the process of retiring their 744s? They'll have to be replaced by something eventually... I figured that change would be sooner rather than later with so many airlines dumping their 747s...

At least one has been spotted at LHT in Hamburg stripped of titles:
http://www.aviation-community.de/forum-nord/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=6462



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User currently offlineDrerx7 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 5064 posts, RR: 8
Reply 22, posted (4 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 2605 times:



Quoting FRAspotter (Reply 20):

Wasn't there talk about LH beginning the process of retiring their 744s? They'll have to be replaced by something eventually... I figured that change would be sooner rather than later with so many airlines dumping their 747s...

Replaced with 748is



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User currently offlineCARST From Germany, joined Jul 2006, 800 posts, RR: 1
Reply 23, posted (4 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 2564 times:



Quoting SpeedyGonzales (Reply 21):

At least one has been spotted at LHT in Hamburg stripped of titles:
http://www.aviation-community.de/for...=6462

According to the link above two 744s are parked till March 2010 and will fly again for the summer.

No 744 retirements till the A380s and 748s arrive...


The A346s shouldn't replace any 744 routes except the loads are too low and do not warrant a 744, 748 or A380.


User currently offlineFRAspotter From United States of America, joined May 2004, 2336 posts, RR: 9
Reply 24, posted (4 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 2362 times:



Quoting Drerx7 (Reply 22):
Replaced with 748is



Quoting CARST (Reply 23):
The A346s shouldn't replace any 744 routes except the loads are too low and do not warrant a 744, 748 or A380.

So the LH IAH-FRA route will be taken over by either a 748 or A380 eventually? That would be great if true...  Smile



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25 EwRkId : I guess that EWR is staying an A333 destination from MUC for the Winter, I wonder why?? I thought it could use the A346 as CO is joining star and the
26 Danfearn77 : Could have sworn i saw an LH A346 in JFK last week. Or was it an A333?
27 Someone83 : But they also have JetBlue at JFK
28 EwRkId : Not to be rude but there is a big difference between the 2. Even from a distance you should be able to tell, the A333 only has 2 engines and the A346
29 Danfearn77 : I know!! But i saw it for less than a second, literally. In amongst other aircraft and i couldnt tell properly!
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