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Europe (Lisbon) to Miami: Iberia or Lufthansa in terms of cabin comfort?

Europe (Lisbon) to Miami: Iberia or Lufthansa in terms of cabin comfort?

Oct 29th, 2016, 02:35 PM
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Europe (Lisbon) to Miami: Iberia or Lufthansa in terms of cabin comfort?


I'll be flying from Lisbon to Miami soon. Fares with TAP are too high now and need to choose between Iberia or Lufthansa for the International flight. Which one is best in terms of comfort and new aircrafts between these 2 airlines?

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Oct 29th, 2016, 03:23 PM
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The non-stops I can see for mid-November are around $1000, not bad for trans-Atlantic. However, accepting one connection can reduce the price to almost half of that, which I consider good value for sitting around a connecting airport for a couple of hours.
Age of aircraft is less important than model, and airlines configure their airplanes as they want. www.seatguru.com offers some guidance to seating. The differences in service ignite plenty of debate. To me, flying tourist means low expectations with anyone. Iberia is now owned by the same company as British Airways, Vueling and Aer Lingus; I don't know if the corporate change has sorted out lingering service glitches at Iberia. I care more about price and convenience.
All of this is moot if you are buying a one-way ticket where prices dwell in a different financial universe.
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Oct 30th, 2016, 09:43 AM
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I've flown both and would prefer Lufthansa overall.
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Oct 30th, 2016, 09:57 AM
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It depends on which fare class you will be flying.

I've done both in Business Class and thought Iberia had a slight edge over Lufthansa.
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Oct 31st, 2016, 04:57 AM
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IMO, 'comfort' also includes the departure and arrival times, duration of stopover (according to one's comfort zone), actual aircraft as mentioned by PP, ease of stopover airport. E.g. the 'comfort' of flying Lufthansa is different with a tight connection in Frankfurt versus a tight connection in Munich. The latter is suitable for 60min or less changes, the former can be okay (but I'd rather not).
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Oct 31st, 2016, 02:09 PM
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Lufthansa uses the A380 which is very nice out of Miami.
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Nov 20th, 2016, 07:59 AM
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There is little difference between any of the airlines when flying economy - at least, that is my experience.
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Nov 26th, 2016, 12:28 AM
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Little difference? Try getting a hot towel, an after dinner drink or a free cocktail on a United Airlines flight.
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