Berlin to Zurich to LAX in Swiss’ Business Class? Blah.

Last week, I flew home from a short trip to Berlin, Germany that I booked for a total of $27 with taxes and fees. A very good deal, I also had an opportunity to fly home on Swiss International, today’s iteration of Swissair (its name before it went bankrupt and was bought by Lufthansa in 2002). But how was the flight back? It was good, but that’s about all it was. Compared to my inbound flight on Lufthansa, I’d describe my flight back in their business-class product as a resounding “blah”.

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Getting to Berlin in style aboard a Lufthansa 747-8

On Wednesday, I departed my sunny San Diego for the cold – Berlin, Germany. As I mentioned in my previous post, I managed to escape the hustle and bustle of daily San Diego life for under $30 in Lufthansa’s business class on a new Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental, the newest iteration of this Boeing workhorse. However, to say that I was pleased with my trip would be an understatement.

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