How I Saved a Marriage on a Frankfurt FRA Jetway

A thin gold band of love

So there I was, a Business Class flyer fighting the Economy Pax scrum to get on my FRA – IAD flight (where is the business/first separate entrance, LH?) and I’ve succeeded in getting through the boarding gate when I notice my shoelace came undone in the scuffle.

Kneeling down to tie it, I see this golden ring on the jetway floor. Being married myself, I instantly recognized it as a wedding ring and realized that soon there would be a heart attack on a flight with a loud: OH MY GOD! WHERE IS MY RING!!

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Sounds of Takeoff and Landing in Lufthansa Business Class on Boeing 747-400

Its different in business class

Traveling in business class is different in many ways from travel in economy class – especially in the sounds of takeoff and landing in a Boeing 747-400.

Business class in Lufthansa’s 747 jet airplanes is right up front, the forward portion of seating curving inward to form the nose of the aircraft. The forward business class seating, where I write this from is also just below the pilot cabin and above the forward landing gear.

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Qatar Airways Review: Business Class and Economy Seats

Zoning out in exit-row seats

With the Eyjafjallajokull volcano ash covering Europe and canceling my Lufthansa Business Class flight to New Delhi, India via Munich, I had to switch to Qatar Airlines to make the Educational Technology Debate.

I’d never flown the airline before and there were few trip descriptions to guide me – but others gave Qatar Airways good reviews, so I decided to give them a shot. With the closure of most European airports, I didn’t have much choice.

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