Review of Lufthansa flight Munich Hong Kong in Economy

Airline Lufthansa
Flight LH730
Class Economy
Seat 97K
Aircraft Airbus A380-800
Flight time 11:05
Take-off 30 Jun 18, 22:20
Arrival at 01 Jul 18, 15:25
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By SILVER 2068
Published on 29th September 2018
Hello everyone! This report will cover the first leg of my business trip from Munich to Hong Kong in July 2018.

Part1: LH730 MUC->HKG: Here!
Part2: LH731 HKG->MUC: Here!

On the day of flight, I left home and took the tram to Munich east station. Once I arrived I realized that there was a technical issue with the S-Bahn, and I had no time to figure out what was happening, so I immediately took a taxi to the airport. It took me just 20 minutes to get to the airport. As mention from my previous report, Lufthansa deployed A380 to the Munich-Hong Kong route since 25th March 2018, and this was my second time to fly with Lufthansa's A380.
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Since I saw no one using the baggage drop off machines, I decided to try it this time. As I stood in front of the machine, a staff help me with the process and I had a little chat with her. After that I headed straight to the security check.
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The gate was assigned at L24, which is located at the satellite terminal of terminal 2. I need to take the people mover to reach the gate.
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As I arrived at the gate, there was already over hundreds of passenger waiting. I tried to stand as close as the gate as possible so that I could get on the plane faster. L24 would be used solely for economy passengers while L26 was for business class.
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A glimpse of my aircraft. D-AIMB, carries the name of München, delivered to Lufthansa in July 2010. Boarding was started at 21:55pm, my seat was located on the rear of the upper deck and have to walk to the end of the aircraft and use the staircase to the upper deck.
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My seat 97K. The seats on the upper deck here is 2-4-2 configured while the lower deck provide a 3-4-3 configuration.
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Besides, economy class passenger in upper deck can enjoy a extra storage compartment below the window. I can put my business bag besides me instead of putting it in the overhead compartment or under the seat in front of me which was perfect.
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Welcome screen of the PTV. The seat back monitor was a bit outdated in 2018.
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Cabin view
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Then I checked out the flight camera.
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At 22:44pm, boarding was completed and I could see the retracting of the jetbridge from the flight camera. Pushback was then commenced 10 minutes later.
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At 23:16pm, we took off from RWY07R.
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Shortly after takeoff, I started watching the inflight movie, Red Sparrow
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At 23:48pm, snack and drinks were served. I opted for orange juice
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About 30 minutes later, the dinner was served. Just like my previous longhaul flight with Lufthansa a week ago, no paper menu was provided. After the dinner, at about 1am, I fell asleep and slept for about two and a half hour.
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As I woke up, I instantly checked the flightmap and found that we were flying over Kazakhstan.
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When I finished the movie at 4:40am, I lifted up a bit the window blind and try to get a glimpse of the view outside.
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At this moment, we were about to enter China territory.
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At 5:00am, I started watching the second movie of the flight, Kingsman The Golden Circle. But 30 minutes after the started of movie, I fell asleep again and slept for about an hour.
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At 6:60am, I visited the lavatory. There is only one toilet available in the upper deck economy section, just next to the staircase.
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At 7:54am, the cabin light was switched on again and shortly after that a wet towel was provided. About 20 minutes later, breakfast was served and I had coffee as the drink.
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At 8:54am, announcement from the flight deck informing us about 35 minutes to landing. Then the seatbelt sign was switched on again.
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Close up on the wingtip of A380
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The usb port was located underneath the armrest.
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Another view of the upper deck cabin.
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Entering Hong Kong from the east.
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Tai Lam Chung reservoir in distance.
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We landed on RWY26R at 15:47pm local time. Total flight time was 11 hours and 31 minutes
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Reached the final parking position at gate 64. Parked next to an British Airways A380.
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Thanks for reading!
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Cabin crew8.5

Munich - MUC


Hong Kong - HKG



The upper deck was quite comfortable and the extra storage under the window was excellent. The only thing that I am not quite satisfied was the screen which was too small and not too sensitive enough.

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