Paris to Frankfurt
This morning at 7am I was picked up by the Yellow Van Service for my trip to DeGaulle Airport. The van made a total of 3 stops, filling it to capacity. Regardless, I arrived at the airport on time with plenty to spare.
Todays flight was on a 1 hour delay waiting for incoming aircraft from Frankfurt. It seems like there was a little "weather" this morning which delayed the flights a bit. I'm glad I had access to Lufthansa's business longe it was a bit more comfortable in there (but not by much).
Actually, I am glad I didn't leave on Sunday because it snowed in Paris and some flights to Frankfurt were cancelled. I wonder what I would do if I was stuck at the airport on a cancellation until the next day. I guess it might be good to know what the nearby hotels are.
On todays flight I am in business class. Business class on this inter-european flight is nothing more than coach with the middle seat left empty and a bit more legroom. It's sort of like United Airlines Economy Plus section. The bigger difference is that you get a nicer meal. Today's breaKfast is a cheese plate with some tasty ham, a roll, a fruit cup and a croissant with jam. Not too bad!
Flight attendants today are very friendly and efficient, as they usually are on Lufthansa. They do a great job handling the meal and beverage service on only an hours time.
One of my favorite Lufthansa games is called "let's fool the flight attendant". I actually don't have to play very hard. I watch them go up and down the aisles and selectively speak German or English to each of the passengers. They simply have a knack for telling whether you speak German or English. When they get to me they always speak German. Ha ha!
My ears are popping so that means we are a few minutes from Frankfurt. My next flight is the long haul, Frankfurt to Newark.
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