Tagged: Frankfurt

Lufthansa to Oslo from Striking Frankfurt

On days of industrial action your best bet is just not to fly at all. These actions happen for good reason, although they usually cause huge disruptions. A lot of short and mid-haul flights had been cancelled today, including mine. I was lucky to get advanced notice and sort out my situation but...

Colour Hotel Frankfurt

After arriving from Madrid and sorting out my ticket problems with the industrial strikes tomorrow I finally made my way into Frankfurt. I had all my luggage so looked for a cheap private room in close proximity to Frankfurt Main Hauptbahnhof train station. Last time I was here I stayed in the...

Rebooking after Frankfurt Industrial Strike Flight Cancellations

So a few days ago I booked a student/youth fare with SAS from Frankfurt. This was to align nicely with the super cheap business class Spain to Germany LAN fares. Unfortunately a day after booking I heard from the German travel agency there would be coordinated strike action across most/all German airports....

Bed over Europe on LAN 787 Dreamliner Madrid to Frankfurt

After many years of missing out I finally got to ride the LAN tag flight from Madrid to Frankfurt. Previously operated by the A340 aircraft, the route now offers their latest product on the 787 Dreamliner. This flight starts in Santiago, flying to Madrid before continuing to Frankfurt. By joining at Madrid, this called...

Frankfurt to Copenhagen on SAS

Today flying on SK1638 FRA-CPH, on a Airbus 320 OY-KAM in economy, seat 11D. Flight length: 1:30 hr, 422 miles. And a brief visit to one of the many Lufthansa Senator lounges in Frankfurt Airport.

Frankfurt Christmas Markets

It may not have been snowing but it was definitely cold enough for Christmas Markets. In Frankfurt the markets are mostly concentrated around Römerberg and Paulsplatz. We made a quick visit during the day but it of course much more special at night.

Le Méridien Parkhotel Frankfurt

Having arrived direct from Asia it was nice for once to not have a connecting flight but simply jump on the train and have a hotel a minute’s walk from the station. The Le Méridien Parkhotel Frankfurt is located 50 metres southeast of Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof. To celebrate achieving SPG Platinum status in...