Review of Lufthansa flight Sarajevo International Frankfurt in Business

Airline Lufthansa
Flight LH1547
Class Business
Seat 02A
Aircraft Airbus A319
Flight time 01:50
Take-off 22 Aug 21, 12:30
Arrival at 22 Aug 21, 14:20
LH   #40 out of 69 Airlines A minimum of 10 flight-reports within the past two years is required to appear in the rankings. 1415 reviews
By GOLD 558
Published on 6th September 2021

sjj landside


After an amazing stay in Sarajevo, here we are in front of the terminal to go back home:

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PCR test kiosk:

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There is some construction work performed:

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Departure hall:

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The vaccination certificate has been checked at the counter.

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Customs and security are on the first level:

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Ground level:

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The staff is really friendly, the checks and passport controls are done in no time.

business lounge sjj airport

The lounge is right after the passport control:

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We were warmly welcomed, the lounge isn't big but lots of daylight and nicely air conditionned:

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Some hard drinks:

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There are also sandwiches but since they were not refrigerated (one was with chicken the other one with cheese) I didn't try them.

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sjj airside

Close to boarding time we went to the boarding area with a toilet stop first. I have never, ever, seen toilets in such a disgusting state.

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At least in an airport, I can only post those two pictures, what was behind the door can't be shown here :(

Our gate:

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The appron:

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There is only one boarding room:

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Duty Free:

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Air Arabia A320:

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the flight

Boarding started on time with two agents that were the people the less friendly we have seen during our whole stay. Disorganised, arrogant, and so on. No priority boarding, we had to make our way up to the desk to be able to board.
Boarding was via stairs and walking to the plane:

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The terminal is getting a new wing:

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Fuselage shoot:

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Door shoot:

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Our purser, Sebastian, warmly greeted us aboard, and I made my way to the infameous NEK seat:

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In coach, no more free service apart from a bottle of water and chocolate:

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Austrian's BOB is better, in my opinion.

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I find it "funny" that inflights magazines are no more available due to the pandemic and the risk of infection but there is no problem to publish a buy on board brochure …
The seat recline:

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Front view:

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The pitch is nice:

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The last passengers are boarding:

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Safety card:

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Another front view:

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Push back:

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320neo Pegasus:

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Air Arabia A320:

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Wizz A320:

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A nice place to play soccer:

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The landscape:

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The houses are pretty close:

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Take off! See you soon Sarajevo!

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A galley and door shoot later in flight:

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Wifi is also available:

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An aperitive service is first performed:

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The meal:

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Bread is served hot, the only "problem" is that there is no salt or pepper on the tray and with mozzarella cheese, no condiments is a bit odd. Fortunately, I still had it from my Austrian flights :)

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Coffee and dessert:

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And a chocolate to conclude the light meal:

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The flight is really smooth and I read a bit:

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Weather isn't great in Germany:

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With lots of thunderstorms:

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Almost arrived:

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Really nice views over FRA:

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Queen of the skies:

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777F and MD11F:

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Landed and reverse:

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On time landing in FRA, the next part is coming soon :)

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Cabin crew10.0

Business Lounge


Sarajevo International - SJJ


Frankfurt - FRA



The NEK cabin is showing its age and worse, it is not comfortable at all. A super friendly purser that did more than its job and was happy to do this flight and take care about the customers.

The meal was on the light side but perfectly fine.

SJJ was great, apart from the toilets :(

FRA was easy to transfert, not too much people.

The lounge is a nice place to wait for the flight, only the catering could be better with, for example, put the sandwiches in the fridge.

Thanks for reading!

Information on the route Sarajevo International (SJJ) Frankfurt (FRA)


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  • Comment 580768 by
    KévinDC TEAM GOLD 5851 Comments

    Hey Stephan, thanks for sharing ! The old NEK cabin looks even worse now that it is ageing. The new cabins look better but not sure if they’re more comfortable.

    Airlines like BA and TP and the new KL cabins have nicer thicker seats up front, too bad LH didn’t take part in that trend with their new cabins.

    Totally agree that having BOB menus but no magazines makes zero sense.

    Thanks for sharing !

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