Lufthansa Risks Upsetting Lucrative Customers by Overbooking First Class
A man looks at the in-flight entertainment inside Lufthansa's 747-8 Business Class. / Lufthansa Airlines
Overbooking cabins is common practice among airlines looking for ways to fill every seat at takeoff, but this is probably not news that Lufthansa wants getting out to its premium passengers.
Excerpt from Business Traveller
Since the trial started, says Der Spiegel, Lufthansa claims it has not left any first class passengers behind.
But if a first class passenger on an overbooked flight does end up getting downgraded, he or she will not be happy seeing as the majority of Lufthansa’s fleet does not provide flat bed seats in business class.