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Two Lufthansa Questions

Fri Aug 24, 2012 1:03 pm

Hi all,

In about a month I'll be flying LH on longhaul and midhaul sectors.

1)Is LH's 744 Y-class PTV conversion complete? I did a forum search and couldn't find anything conclusive. LH's website is remarkably behind the times.

2) I have a 4.5hr non-schengen flight, early afternoon departure ex-FRA, with LH. Service-wise, what can I expect in Y?

Thanks for any help.
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RE: Two Lufthansa Questions

Fri Aug 24, 2012 1:06 pm

Quoting blink182 (Thread starter):
1)Is LH's 744 Y-class PTV conversion complete? I did a forum search and couldn't find anything conclusive. LH's website is remarkably behind the times.

About 28 days old thread about the same topic:

Lufthansa 747-400 New Y Class. How Far? (by Luxair747SP Jul 25 2012 in Aviation Polls)

IIRC there are 11 744's with the new Y class now.

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RE: Two Lufthansa Questions

Fri Aug 24, 2012 3:09 pm

Wilco,

Thanks. Clearly I missed that thread. Do you know if IAD is on the "list" that you referred to that receives the reconfigured 744?
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RE: Two Lufthansa Questions

Fri Aug 24, 2012 4:25 pm

Quoting blink182 (Reply 2):
Do you know if IAD is on the "list" that you referred to that receives the reconfigured 744?

IAD is not flown by the 744, it is flown by the new 747-8 intercontinental. At least the LH418 is. And there every airplane has a new Y class and new C class and new F class. So you should be fine here.

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RE: Two Lufthansa Questions

Fri Aug 24, 2012 5:05 pm

I checked my itinerary( I didn't book the flights) and it had a 744 listed on 419. I too, thought that was a 747-8 flight. Either way, I'm looking forward to it.
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RE: Two Lufthansa Questions

Fri Aug 24, 2012 5:06 pm

Quoting blink182 (Reply 4):
I checked my itinerary( I didn't book the flights) and it had a 744 listed on 419. I too, thought that was a 747-8 flight. Either way, I'm looking forward to it.

Maybe it is the day. The 748i is only flying 6 times a week afaik. So maybe you picked the wrong day then...

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RE: Two Lufthansa Questions

Tue Aug 28, 2012 4:10 pm

I just took LH 463 MIA-FRA om 8/12 and the B747 had the seat back videos in economy.

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