Making an assumption for this thread, this is focused on Europe due to the amount of air travel in Europe being really high.
When you think of flying you think of flying with great airlines, 5 star SKYTRAX rating, etc. But when it comes to purchasing the ticket, the cost is a bit too high. Well, if you are only going on a short hop less than two hours then you can take a cheap airline. Might not be the best but atleast it will take you there for a cheap price! So, which one would you choose?
Today I am taking a look at the London to Frankfurt route which is one of the busiest routes in the whole of Europe.
When you think of Comfort some people think of British Airways, Air Berlin and Lufthansa. For some it could be Ryanair! Today we focus on Lufthansa under the Comfort Category. I would pick Lufthansa as my carrier around Europe because they are reliable and they are usually upgrade giving. Okay let’s jump in. FRA - KRK is a route that I travelled on recently. Empty flight, the crew were surprised at the small amount of people on the flight. Most of the seats were empty and some were given a VERY HIGH discount for business class (sadly spent all my euros so could not upgrade) while others took the empty 3 seats for themselves for the whole flight. Really liked the flight but the return… darn. Packed flight, fully packed. I know but this is not Lufthansa’s fault but the GPU shutdown twice during boarding and people got creeped out. To be honest it was a good flight, anyways the tickets compared to airlines like Ryanair are just disgusting. $140 USD return from London to Frankfurt. Expensive but I do understand that seats are comfortable and maybe you hold a Star Alliance card or a lounge pass.
Oh Gosh… first things that comes to your mind about cheap flights would be Ryanair. London to Frankfurt from just a price of $22 USD. Unbelieveable… but cancellations are common and that’s what I experienced twice on this route before. Also the fact that Ryanair does not fly into the main airport but the secondary at Frankfurt is just a bummer. But you can catch an airport connect bus which is not that pricey. The only thing that you miss out on is an hour or two of your connecting time. Also… go easy on your back before the flight ;)
To be honest, although you do kind of miss out on some time… I would choose Ryanair because the flights are just a bargain. Although if I have an intercontinental connection I would choose Lufthansa.
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