Lufthansa’s Private Fleet of Jets

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The only commercial airline to successfully integrate private jet service into its repertoire, Lufthansa introduces a new fleet of nine aircraft that puts the world at any luxury traveler’s fingertips.

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 Lufthansa’s Private Jet service begins before you even board the aircraft. With the help of a dedicated personal service team, which includes a personal customer representative, every aspect of your voyage is carefully organized, from terminal to terminal.

To anyone who has ever traveled with Lufthansa, you know that the airliner guarantees the highest standard of service both on the ground and in the air. So it comes as little surprise that the brand that Forbes named as the “Third Most Reputable Company in the World” in 2006 has taken its record and reputation to another corner within the airline industry: private jet travel. Lufthansa Private Jet service launched in 2005, and bookings immediately took off. In response, Lufthansa secured its own private jet fleet, making private air travel even more compelling.

Today, Lufthansa is the world’s only airline that offers private jet service alongside its portfolio of scheduled flights. With service to more than 1,000 destinations, customers are able fly to just about anywhere in Europe and in the Russian Federation. Combine the LPJ with a long-haul flight operated by Lufthansa or SWISS intercontinental, and the world is your playground. (SWISS PrivateAviation is responsible for the management of the Lufthansa Private Jet fleet on Lufthansa’s behalf.)

Lufthansa’s Private Jet service begins before you even board the aircraft. With the help of a dedicated personal service team, which includes a personal customer representative, every aspect of your voyage is carefully organized, from terminal to terminal.

Security and identity checks are handled minus the hassle that is commonplace in commercial travel and point-to-point limousine transportation is extended to long-haul fliers. All Lufthansa private jets flights are set at a fixed rate, which accounts for distance and incidental costs.

Should you arrive at the airport early, there’s no need to worry. Private jet passengers also have access to all partnering airport First Class lounges including the airline’s exclusive First Class Terminal in Frankfurt, Germany. In co-ordinance with the new private jet fleet, brand new luxury lounges have opened in New York City and Detroit, with more in the works in Mumbai, Virginia, and Paris. These lounges offer a peaceful oasis, complete with cooked-to-order dining options, a full-service bar, cigar room, office units, spa services, and entertainment facilities, reflecting the quality of service onboard.

With the help of that attentive posse, passengers will enjoy an even more customized experience onboard Lufthansa’s private jets. After handpicking a suitable aircraft for the journey, upon boarding, passengers will first be enveloped by the well-appointed, professionally designed touches that are highlighted by Lufthansa’s trademark colors-golden yellow and black.

In-flight, passengers go on to enjoy personalized catering and entertainment according to the specifications given to their personal customer representative. Whether a passenger requests the most recent edition of a certain newspaper or a one-of-a-kind sweet treat, all details are made possible through direct relationships with suppliers at all departure airports, so don’t be afraid to make your wishes known.

The new fleet accommodates Lufthansa and SWISS clientele and features nine Cessna and Bombardier aircraft. The quality performance of LPJ aircrafts enable the use of airports with shorter runways and the higher speeds translate into less hours amid the clouds. The fleet is comprised of three lightweight Cessna Citation CJ1+s, two small-sized Cessna Citation CJ3s, two mid-sized Cessna Citation XLS+s, and two converted CRJ200s, which are larger and can accommodate 12 passengers comfortably.

Lufthansa’s Private Jet service’s vast range, coupled with the experience that comes with being the world’s premier commercial airline, truly puts the world at any jetsetter’s fingertips. In addition to all the standard opulence available onboard, each passenger earns miles in Lufthansa’s Miles & More reward program.

If you’re a Lufthansa frequent flier or are curious to see just how a commercial/private jet airliner criss-crosses arenas, simply consider the 90-plus percent approval ratings passengers continue to throw Lufthansa’s way. You’re sure to be among the raving bunch soon enough.

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