Review of Lufthansa CityLine flight Mulhouse / Bâle Frankfurt in Business

Airline Lufthansa CityLine
Flight LH1205
Class Business
Seat 04A
Flight time 00:55
Take-off 03 Jun 22, 14:10
Arrival at 03 Jun 22, 15:05
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Esteban
By GOLD 216
Published on 9th August 2022

the why of this routing


I had been made aware of a special promotion with Lufthansa that happens usually once a year, but not always and not from all airports : the "Fly with me" offer.
If you buy one ticket in business, the second one is free of charge.
As I go every year to Jordan with my mother, this was the perfect occasion to go twice for the price of one trip :)

For this promotion, the airport of departure was only BRU. The price to AMM from BRU was at 750€, meaning 375€ per person. Super good deal.

I added flights with SN from BSL to BRU and since they were re-opening the line after Covid, there was a special business class offer for 180€ per person. Bringing the ticket to Jordan to 555€  per person in Business.

Later on SN decided to cancel the flights, and we were rebooked through FRA, not bad, it meant more miles :) The only downside was an overnight in BRU on the way to Jordan, paid with my Marriott Rewards.


Routing

  • BSL - FRA - Lufthansa - Business You are here
  • FRA - BRU - Lufthansa - Business Coming soon
  • BRU - FRA - Lufthansa - Business Coming soon
  • FRA - AMM - Lufthansa - Business Coming soon
  • AMM - FRA - Lufthansa - Business Coming soon
  • FRA - BRU - Lufthansa - Business Coming soon
  • BRU - FRA - Lufthansa - Business Coming soon
  • FRA - BSL - Lufthansa - Business Coming soon

eap euroairport basel mulhouse freibourg


My father dropped us off at the airport:


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It was pretty quiet:


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But only one counter open for LH, an no way to have a dedicated F/J access since the counter was already the F/J counter :(


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An absolute non sense for me :(


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It was a good 20 minutes wait to get checked in, the agent apologized and said they were understaffed. I fully understood, not her fault, and what can you do?


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Security was a breeze and we made a quick stop at the duty free before heading to the lounge:


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Automated police controls that are rarely open:


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Let's go to the lounge:


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skyview lounge eap


As usual we were warmly greated, I went to the terrace to see what was on the appron, Enter Air, Anadolu and EasyJet:


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DHL A300:


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There was some pasta at the buffet:


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Veggies:


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The cold offer:


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Salads and soup:


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Cookies and cake with fruits:


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Hard and not so hard drinks:


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FIDS:


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My selection, pretty simple but usually you can't go wrong with pasta :)


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the flight


We went to our gate shortly before boarding:


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Our plane:


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Boarding started on time with priorities first:


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Hello du kleine Wurst:


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The door to the aircraft:


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We were warmly greeted, here the cabin:


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The seat pitch and the safety card:


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Eurowings from and to PMI:


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Before take off water was offered:


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It then started raining cats and dogs, making pictures impossible until after take off:


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Climbing:


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In the afternoon LH usually serves coffee and cake as a snack but you can also get all kind of drinks you like.
The cake is really good, chocolate and pears:


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I really like it.
The flight is super short and the descent already started:


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FRA in sight:


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And landed:


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We were assigned a very remote position close to T2:


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Leaving the plane to the bus:


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737-800 AH that boards only from the back, pretty strange:


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And going to the terminal:


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Verdict

Lufthansa CityLine

7.3/10
Cabin8.0
Cabin crew8.0
Entertainment/wifi5.0
Meal/catering8.0

Skyview EuroAirport Lounge

9.1/10
Comfort10.0
Meal/catering6.5
Entertainment/wifi10.0
Services10.0

Mulhouse / Bâle - EAP

9.8/10
Efficiency10.0
Access10.0
Services9.0
Cleanliness10.0

Frankfurt - FRA

9.5/10
Efficiency8.5
Access9.5
Services10.0
Cleanliness10.0

Conclusion

A smooth flight, nothing to write a home about, the only concern is the total lack of entertainement, no inflight magazine nor WiFi.

EAP was a breeze, if you except the check in that took ages, but this is not handled by the airport but by Swissport.

The lounge is as always a nice place to spend time, only the food offer is a bit low.

Next part will be online soon, thanks for reading!

Information on the route Mulhouse / Bâle (EAP) Frankfurt (FRA)

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La compagnie qui obtient la meilleure moyenne est Lufthansa avec 7.3/10.

La durée moyenne des vols est de 0 heures et 56 minutes.

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2 Comments

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  • Comment 609129 by
    KévinDC TEAM SILVER 6587 Comments
    Wow, buy one get one free promo. Now that’s a good deal. The lounge looks really nice with great views and decent food and drink selection. On board the catering is perfectly fine for such a short flight and the cake looks quite tasty actually. Though it’s great that LH block seats in J on Regional jets, I remain unconvinced by the rest of the product…no in-seat power, no wifi or even streaming IFE. Most other carriers are doing better in this area, even within the LH group! As UA continue to improve here in the US I’m tempted to jump to *A, or at least dip my toe…but I often need to travel within Europe and I’m just not impressed with the *A shorthaul experience. Though the LH network is more comprehensive than oneworld within Europe, which usually requires backtracking to LHR or MAD, for now, I enjoy everything oneworld Emerald status has to offer, especially the access to First class checkin and lounges, something *A Gold does not offer.

    Nevertheless I continue to carefully watch the evolution of the LH product if I ever decide to make that jump. So thanks for all the good insight!
    • Comment 609130 by
      Esteban GOLD AUTHOR 19717 Comments
      Hi Kévin !

      Thanks for passing by and commenting :)

      Indeed, the weak point of LH is the lack of USB or WiFi, some plane have, some not. New planes are delivered without, old planes are retrofitted. Some plane have WiFi but not USB, some have USB and not WiFi, very, very inconsistent.

      But at least they neutralize the adjacent seats on the CRJ or EMB, something neither TP, UX, AF or KL does in J. And this is for me one of the big plus. Together with the catering which is almost always good but a bit repetitive if you are a frequent traveller.

      Happy to inform you when I see the next special buy one get one free or give you insights if needed ;)

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