Review of Lufthansa flight Munich Frankfurt in Economy

Airline Lufthansa
Flight LH105
Class Economy
Seat 12A
Aircraft Airbus A320neo
Flight time 01:05
Take-off 26 Dec 16, 12:00
Arrival at 26 Dec 16, 13:05
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By BRONZE 1040
Published on 28th December 2016
This series will cover a short trip on LH from Munich to Hamburg. Instead of flying directly from Munich to Hamburg, I purchased a ticket which created a transit at Frankfurt airport. The reason was that I really wanted to try the A320neo of Lufthansa. People might think that this is absolutely nonsense.

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In the morning, I took a bus and S-Bahn and arrived at the airport at 10:15am. As I didn't have any checked baggage, so I printed out the boarding pass at a automatic machine. I went to a bank and withdrew some money before going through the security check.

S-Bahn station at Ismaning
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Departure Hall
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Our gate was assigned at G26. When I got to the gate, the parking slot was still occupied by an A321 of Lufthansa, but I forgot to check where the plane was flying to. I found a seat next to the gate and read my ebook on mobile phone.
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Very soon, my plane arrived after the departure of the A321. D-AINC would be taking me to Frankfurt and then to Hamburg today.
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Boarding was started at 11:39am. I chose a window seat at the second exit row, 12A. Boarding was completed in no time, and I guessed the loading was about 60% only. My neighboring seat was unoccupied and a guy was seating in the aisle seat.
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Seat is identical with other A320 series. There is a diagram at the back of the tray which teaches you how to open the exit door.
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Biscuit was distributed before push back.
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Pushback commenced at 11:57am, 3 minutes ahead of schedule. Air China A330-200, B-5918 parked next to us preparing for the flight back to Shanghai Pudong as CA828
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PW1127G engine
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We taxi to RWY26R and without any stop we took off at 12:08pm.
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Once the seatbelt sign was off, my seat mate went to the lavatory. Due to the sunlight reflection, it was hard to take good pictures so I decided to move to 11F at the right side.
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Sharklet of A320neo
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Drink was then served and I opted for apple juice.
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I went through the Lufthansa magazine. Topic of the month would be the retirement of the 737 series. The picture at the upper left was actually the B737-400 which flew for Lufthansa for a a short period of time in the mid 1990s.
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Cabin view
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Soon, seatbelt sign was on again at 12:31pm as we were descending into Frankfurt airport.
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Passing through the Commerzbank-Arena
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We touched down at RWY25L at 12:45pm. Flight time was 37 minutes
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After a short taxi, we parked at Gate 15.
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Last picture before leaving the aircraft.
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See you soon, D-AINC!
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Munich - MUC


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Information on the route Munich (MUC) Frankfurt (FRA)

The contributors of Flight-Report published 18 reviews of 1 airlines on the route Munich (MUC) → Frankfurt (FRA).


The airline with the best average rating is Lufthansa with 7.3/10.

The average flight time is 1 hours and 2 minutes.

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  • Comment 379467 by
    Benoit75008 7273 Comments

    Thanks for this report,

    I think it was a good decision to get occasion to try the A320neo.

    Lufthansa is offering biscuit and drinks on this really short-haul flight, which is not so easy to do!

    Unfortunately you were boarding in Munich in "old" terminal and not this new one opened last.

  • Comment 380542 by
    KL651 TEAM 4518 Comments

    Thanks for this FR.
    I totally understand adding one stop on a domestic flight just to get on a new aircraft ;-)
    Decent service, the flight duration doesn't permit much more anyway...

  • Comment 388491 by
    NGD16 BRONZE AUTHOR 55 Comments

    Benoit75008: At the end, this was a good experience with A320neo which I did not regret at all~

    KL651: Well, apparently there wasn't much to expect for such a short hop.

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