Review of Lufthansa flight Frankfurt Nice in Economy

Airline Lufthansa
Flight LH1064
Class Economy
Seat 35F
Aircraft Airbus A320
Flight time 01:30
Take-off 26 Dec 13, 07:00
Arrival at 26 Dec 13, 08:30
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whitelight44
Published on 26th November 2014
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Buenos Aires to Santiago: http://flight-report.com/en/report-8584.html

Hi all,

Last December, I was going to visit Marseilles with one of my friends. I met him at Nice and we went by train to Marseilles. My flight was originally supposed to leave at 7:00 pm on Dec. 25th but since there was a very heavy rain storm in Nice. They had closed the airport. I had no idea that they would close an entire airport due to rain.

Because of this our flight got postponed to the 26th at 7:00 am and they gave us a hotel near the airport to stay for the night, which was good.

Below are pictures from Frankfurt airport. I really like this airport. It's very clean and is huge and great for taking pictures.

I hope you enjoy the pictures :)

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It's very nice to have welcoming messages in the airports for passengers :)

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Pier A- Used for flights mostly within Europe- Upstairs is Pier Z that is used for International flights and is an exact replica of Pier A

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Pier A- A huge corridor with gates to the left

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They have made small sections with lounge seating for all passengers, which is a very nice idea and the seats were very comfortable

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I walked to the end of Pier A and at the end of this pic you can see the end of it

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The end of Pier A

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Looking all the way back

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I passed security as I had to go landside to walk around and then came back in

The empty security

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Then they told us that the airport in Nice was closed due to heavy rain and our flight had postponed by 12 hours. Therefore we all went to the hotel

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Inside the hotel room- It was a small and nice room

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Some airplane models that I had bought from Zurich airport

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Back to the airport by 5:30 and I had my first ever meet with the most amazing and beautiful aircraft- Boeing 747-800

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Me and my love :D

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There were many other heavies parked at the gates, which was very nice to see :)

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We were bussed to our plane- First we had to go down the airbridge

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Passing by a Thai A380 while it was taxing

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When we go to the plane, they had not yet finished fueling the aircraft, so we had to wait in the bus for 15 minutes till this person finished his work and we can go up the stairs to the plane

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Finally we were able to board

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They gave out this blueberry yogurt with drinks

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Descend into Nice

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Baggage hall

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Then I met with my friend and we went to Nice Ville Station early morning the day after and hopped on a TGV to Marseilles- We got first class tickets, the seats were a bit old but still very comfortable

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TGV fleet guide :)

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Beautiful views on the way

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Marseilles St. Charles Station

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And here are some touristic bonus pictures of the beautiful city of Marseilles :)

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:)

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Hope you enjoyed this FR :)











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Verdict

Lufthansa

7.6/10
Cabin8.5
Cabin crew8.5
Entertainment/wifi6.5
Meal/catering7.0

Frankfurt - FRA

8.6/10
Efficiency8.5
Access8.5
Services8.5
Cleanliness9.0

Nice - NCE

7.8/10
Efficiency8.5
Access7.5
Services7.5
Cleanliness7.5

Conclusion

Lufthansa is a great and very professional airline. It was not their fault that flight got delayed due to bad weather and they offered all passengers a hotel near the airport. Frankfurt airport is great in every aspect, the only downside is that if you want to explore the airport, you need to pass through different passport controls. Nice airport terminal 1 is a bit old and very simple. It needs to be renovated and expanded.

Information on the route Frankfurt (FRA) Nice (NCE)

Les contributeurs de Flight-Report ont posté 10 avis concernant 1 compagnies sur la ligne Frankfurt (FRA) → Nice (NCE).


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

La durée moyenne des vols est de 1 heures et 29 minutes.

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8 Comments

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  • Comment 123189 by
    SKYTEAMCHC GOLD 10321 Comments
    Thanks for this FR. The spotting in FRA is amazing with so many aircrafts. Not hard to see who rules at this airport !
    I personally find FRA a boring airport in terms of architecture and do not find it very convenient.
    The yogurt is nice but a pastry with it would have been even better. The crew seems to have been nice which is key to have a good feeling about a flight.
    Waiting in the bus for 15 minutes ? that's not very comfortable and LH should have anticipated this and have you wait at the gate, not so professional !
    I love Marseilles (even if I also hate some things about it !) and your nice pictures captures the essence of this sunny city which has changed a lot in a very positive way recently.
    • Comment 305792 by
      whitelight44 AUTHOR 346 Comments
      Thanks Skyteamchc. I'm glad you liked the pictures.Yes, the crew were very nice and friendly considering it was a early morning flight and everyone was very sleepy. I really liked Marseilles too. It had a good vibe and some of its sights were very nice :)
  • Comment 123236 by
    jetsetpanda 2283 Comments
    Thanks for sharing this spectacular report.

    The south of France is indeed an enchanting corner and your pictures are evidence of that.
  • Comment 123267 by
    Michael 270 Comments
    Hi, thanks for this report with wonderful pictures!
    As Nice is my hometown, i really enjoyed the pictures of the approach. It was the ILS one, flying over Lerins islands and Antibes town.
    Actually the airport was closed on 25th December due to the combination of west wind/low visibility. In fact there is no ILS approach in this case... it happens several times a year.

    Great, you had a 32A with sharklets :)

    The trip from Nice to Marseille by train is beautiful too, especially when you're seated on the left side!
    • Comment 305843 by
      whitelight44 AUTHOR 346 Comments
      Thanks very much Michael and I’m glad you liked the pictures. Also thanks for letting me know whey the airport was closed as this was a big question for me :)
      It’s great that Nice is your hometown, actually I have just wrote another FR that I had posted couple of days ago with aerial pictures above Nice and the city itself. I hope you like it. Link is below:

      http://flight-report.com/en/report-8587.html
  • Comment 123423 by
    KévinDC TEAM SILVER 6859 Comments
    Great report once again! Nice planespotting in FRA--had the weather been nicer, you could have gone to the observation deck for some great runway views. The approach into Nice is one of the most scenic--it really is beautiful and your awesome pics bring that out. Great bonus pics.
    • Comment 305989 by
      whitelight44 AUTHOR 346 Comments
      Thanks so much Kevin, actually a week later I went back to FRA and was able to visit the terrace but the weather is rainy most days in FRA in winter time but I still managed to get some pictures. I just posted a trip report from it. I have one or 2 more flight reports to write in order to get caught up :)

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