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All 106 Lufthansa longhaul planes now feature fully flat beds in Business Class, following the completion of Lufthansa’s four-year retrofit.

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That’s great news since Lufthansa offers a ton of transatlantic Business Class award space that you can book with United, or any other Star Alliance, miles.

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Lufthansa serves 18 American destinations.

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If you don’t live in one of those, you can connect to the United hubs easily in United First Class for zero extra miles. Lufthansa has great connections from its Frankfurt and Munich hubs throughout Europe and the rest of the world.

Check this recent post comparing which Star Alliance miles are best for booking Business Class awards to Europe. Hint: it’s not United miles!

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