Review of Lufthansa flight Munich Hamburg in Economy

Airline Lufthansa
Flight LH2070
Class Economy
Seat 22F
Aircraft Airbus A320
Flight time 01:20
Take-off 24 Dec 17, 13:10
Arrival at 24 Dec 17, 14:30
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By SILVER 384
Published on 28th December 2017
Hello Flight-report readers, welcome to my new report which covered a return trip to Hamburg during the Christmas week.

1. LH2070 MUC→HAM: You are Here!
2. EW9031 HAM→DUS: Here!
3. EW7065 DUS→HAM: Here!
4. LH2071 HAM→MUC: Here

On the day of flight, I took the S-Bahn and arrived the airport at 10:15am. I had already completed the online check-in the night before and with my BP saved on my phone. Besides, I did not have any check baggage so I can head directly to the security checkpoint.
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As shown on the Boarding pass, the gate was G14 and the scheduled boarding time was 12:45pm.
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There was a Christmas market but most of the stalls were closed as the time was still too early.
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There were few Christmas decoration in the departure lobby.
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The security check point was almost empty and I was through in no time. BMW X3 was displayed at the usual place.
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An Lufthansa A340-600, D-AIHC arrived from Boston as LH425
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As I arrived at the gate G14, it was still handling the previous flight LH2068 to Hamburg.
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I went to a restaurant nearby and ordered a spaghetti for lunch.
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I spent 50 minutes there and then I decided to return to the gate and waited for my flight. As time went by, I could assume the loading was quite high by counting the people waiting in front of the gate.
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At 12:09pm, my plane finally arrived from Hamburg. D-AIUR, an A320-200 with winglet version which was delivered in February 2016. This plane is equipped with the high density configuration of 180 seats.
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Next to our gate parked the B747-400 of Thai International Airways HS-TGG arrived from Bangkok as TG924. It is really rare to spot a B747 now.
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Boarding was commenced at 12:50pm.
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Walking down the jetway.
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My seat 22F. I chose the right side to avoid the direct sunlight.
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View from my seat
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View outside the window
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At 13:08pm, boarding was completed and I had the seat next to me unoccupied. Soon before pushback, I could hear the running sound of the APU.
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Pushback eventually started at 13:11pm. Flight time was expected to be one hour. "Christmas express to Hamburg is ready to go" said by the pilot.
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Taxing to runway.
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Without any stop, we lifted off from RWY26R at 13:20pm.
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Seconds after take-off.
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Right after take-off we banked to the left and headed towards the north.
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The winglet
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At 13:25pm, seatbelt sign was off and few minutes later Pickup was distributed to every passengers. Then I waited ten more minutes to get the coffee.
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Seat pocket Items
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This month featured the B747 series.
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At 13:58pm, I visited the lavatory, you can see the space inside was really really small for this A320 configuration.
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The water basin was so tiny. As I was inside the lavatory, the seatbelt sign was on and followed by the announcement of descend, so I immediately returned to my seat.
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Starting to descend from the cruising altitude.
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Weather around Hamburg was not so good and we spent a long time passing through the thick rain cloud.
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Almost there!!!
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At 14:17pm, we touch-down on RWY23.
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Taxing to the gate in the mild rain.
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Reached the parking gate. Total flight time is 57 minutes.
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Last view of the aircraft
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Thanks for reading!
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Verdict

Lufthansa

8.0/10
Cabin8.5
Cabin crew8.5
Entertainment/wifi7.0
Meal/catering8.0

Munich - MUC

8.5/10
Efficiency8.5
Access8.5
Services8.5
Cleanliness8.5

Hamburg - HAM

8.6/10
Efficiency8.5
Access9.0
Services8.5
Cleanliness8.5

Conclusion

Information on the route Munich (MUC) Hamburg (HAM)

The contributors of Flight-Report published 3 reviews of 1 airlines on the route Munich (MUC) → Hamburg (HAM).


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The airline with the best average rating is Lufthansa with 7.4/10.

The average flight time is 1 hours and 15 minutes.

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