Review of Lufthansa flight Frankfurt-am-Main Orlando in Economy

Airline Lufthansa
Flight LH464
Class Economy
Seat 36A
Aircraft Boeing 747-400
Flight time 10:00
Take-off 11 Oct 16, 13:40
Arrival at 11 Oct 16, 17:40
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Yonatan Paz
By 1660
Published on 10th January 2017
Hello everybody and welcome to my America - Europe grand trip!

I took a brake of 3 weeks from college & job for travelling across the USA, Carribiean Islands and Poland.

The flights:

TLV (Tel Aviv, Israel) -> FRA (Frankfurt, Germany) LH A321 Economy http://flight-report.com/en/report/19777/Lufthansa-LH695-Tel-Aviv-TLV-Frankfurt-am-Main-FRA
FRA (Frankfurt, Germany) -> MCO (Orlando, FL, USA) LH B744 Economy (YOU ARE HERE! / VOUS ETES ICI!)
MCO (Orlando, FL, USA) -> EWR (Newark, NJ, USA) UA B738 EconomyPlus
JFK (New York, NY, USA) -> WAW (Warsaw, Poland) LO B788 Economy
KTW (Katowice, Poland) -> TLV (Tel Aviv, Israel) E4 B738 Economy

CONNECTING AT FRA AIRPORT

As my flight should deaprt at 1.40PM, I had more than 1h30 to spend in Z part which is the new part that serves the most Intercontinetal flights of Lufthansa.
What a long corridor!
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Durning the layover I did a little spotting:
Lufthansa Boeing 747-8 before flying to Hong Kong, HKG:
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Lufthansa Airbus A380 before flying to San Francisco, SFO:
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Lufthansa Airbus A340-300 before flying to Panama City which is my next destantion:
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United Boeing 747-400 before flying to San Francisco, SFO:
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Lufthansa Boeing 747-400 before flying to Mumbai, BOM:
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United Boeing 777-200ER before flying to Houston, IAH. There were 2 Indian ladies that didn't reached the gate on time:
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Lufthansa Airbus A340-300 "Star Alliance" livery before flying to Nairobi, NBO:
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What a nice mate!!! Swiss Boeing 777-300ER with the special livery after a short hop from Zurich, ZRH:
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Time to reach our gate! Boarding was to much crowded:
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Lufthansa Airbus A320 NEO before flying to Bucharest, OTP:
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My plane for this sector today: Boeing 747-400, D-ABVM, EX1998:
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The poor bridge vs the rich bridge:
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Economy class:
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Seat pitch was good:
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Every seat has a new IFE with touch screen:
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Before pushingback for this 9 hours and 20 minutes flight:
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Safety video:
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Pushback:
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Lufthansa Airbus A340-300 "Star Alliance" that will fly to Tampa, TPA and A330-300 that will fly to Lagos, LOS soon:
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The big boss if following us:
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IcelandAir Boeing 757-200 will depart soon to Reykjavik, KEF:
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I love this flight-map!
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Cabin before take off!
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The most beautiful livery on the most beautiful plane (Air China's 787-9)!
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Finally take off to America!
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Crossing the border to France!
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Little snack and drinks before the Lunch, I'd opted to Tomato juice and Coca Cola:
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Leaving europe for the next 2 weeks:
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First meal is served! There was a choice between Pasta in red sauce with mushrooms or A goulash with fried vegetables and puree, I chose the goulash option:
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Cabin lights were dimmed to allow passengers to get a nap:
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Half-Way:
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Over the Atlantic Ocean:
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Love this cabin!
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Second meal was served, there was a choice between Pasta with spinach or Chicken with rice, I choose the pasta option:
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30 min after the meal it was the time to descend into Orlando :
Florida coastline!
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Cabin before landing!
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Landing! Total flight time was 9 hours and 19 minutes which passed really fast!
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Azul A330-200 from Sao Paulo, (VCP):
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Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-400 is taking off to Gatwick, (LGW):
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International Terminal is seen:
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TAM Boeing 777-300ER before flight to Sao Paulo, (GRU). Many brasillians are visitng Orlando, mostly for shopping!
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We can't finish a flight to the US without a photo of BA's plane!
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Economy Plus;
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Bye Bye king of the skies!
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THANK YOU FOR WATCHING THE FLIGHT REPORT!
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Verdict

Lufthansa

9.3/10
Cabin8.5
Cabin crew9.0
Entertainment9.5
Meal/catering10.0

Frankfurt-am-Main - FRA

9.3/10
Efficiency9.5
Access9.0
Services8.5
Cleanliness10.0

Orlando - MCO

8.8/10
Efficiency8.5
Access9.5
Services7.5
Cleanliness9.5

Conclusion

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7 Comments

  • Comment 381244 by
    TBloemink 22 Comments

    Thanks for your report! I have always had an eye on LH and I find it quite nice to see that they updated their 744's with new seating. Quite an odd move for those old ladies given that for example, AF and KL have and are in the middle of phasing them out. They do look quite appealing to me! Need to check LH out for sure.

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  • Comment 381247 by
    TheWindowSeat 36 Comments

    Amazing report,great effort and loved the poor/rich airbridge !

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  • Comment 381248 by
    KL651 3511 Comments

    Thanks for this FR.
    Flying on a 747 is becoming a treat.
    Decent experience on LH, but a basic one.
    The crew makes all the difference with such a product.

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  • Comment 381822 by
    DiegoSS02 42 Comments

    Thanks for posting this FR! Despite being relatively old planes, LH 744s look very comfortable, because the updated interior (which is basically the same interior found in 748s) makes a big difference. Sadly, the 747 is on its way to extintion (In 20 years, they will only be a nice memory).

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  • Comment 382241 by
    Chibcha 413 Comments

    Thanks for sharing Yonatan! I wish I could ride these 747s they look great!

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  • Comment 382243 by
    KévinDC TEAM 3971 Comments

    Nice report! Always nice to see reports on the Queen of the Skies. It's such a beautiful bird. With DL and UA both retiring their 747 fleets, they're going to be more and more rare here in the U.S. I'm glad LH has 748s as well as the 744s, that way there will be 747s around for a while to come :-)

    The cabin looks good for an older aicraft with the newer style seats, though the bins are still the old style. The catering looks good for transatlantic Y. Especially the fact that they serve a hot meal for the 2nd meal. Most other carriers only serve a small sandwich or snack for the second meal.

    Thanks for sharing!

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