LH F vs. OZ C

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  1. harry0233
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    I'm on my trip to Asia and I'm having a hard time deciding which route to take. I have a 1 night hotel non-refundable reservation at Seoul. my question is:

    Does LH F worth more than OZ C + $100 hotel rev?

    I will be departing from MUC for LH flight so no FCT for me.

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. gleff
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    Personally I always prefer F over C, in large measure just because of the more spacious cabin, the trip just feels less stressful surrounded by fewer people. Assuming you don't have the new Asiana business class, you've only got angled seats, vs full flat LH seats even if those aren't new seats. I'd go for LH F personally, yes, and the first class lounge in Munich is nice even if you won't get a car transfer to the plane unless departing from an apron position (which you won't be for long haul).
     
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    If you're flying from FRA, I'd look at OZ F if you're willing to move your trip around by a day. IMHO I think OZ F air services are vastly superior to LH F air services.
     
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    However, departing on anything but LH means you miss the FCT, right?
     
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    F is F is F is F is F is F....and will always be F....
     
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    Just returned from Seoul on Asiana connecting to Air Canada. Asiana service, food, were all the best we've had.
     
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    LH F hands down without question.
     
  8. MSPeconomist
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    It's hard to imagine willingly picking C over F unless there are very special circumstances or one really needs status miles for the C flight's program.
     
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    Or, let's say the F is with UA and the C is with SQ or CX :)
     
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    On SQ, it would depend on the aircraft. I'm not impressed with J/C in the SQ 747, but the all C/J flight between EWR and SIN would be nice and dominate LH IFC IMO, but this is a rare exception. I think all CX have the same not-so-great seats, so I think I'd prefer UA IFC on a new plane.
     
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    Yes, that is true; I think an OZ F experience is even harder to come bythen an LH FCT experience though.
     
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    I like this strategy: pick the F award that it will be harder to get later.
     
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    It's getting harder to get LH F now, as the 747 fleet is being cut down from 16 F to 8 F, there are some (inconsistent) restrictions on A380 F for non M&M members, and US members have reported persistent problems in booking LH F out of North America.

    Do you think a trip to the MUC FCL and a lie-flat instead of a slopey seat is worth $100? I think you're the only person who can answer that.

    If the seat's not important and a lounge is a lounge, then no. Otherwise F is F.
     

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