Lufthansa is upcycling a plane and you can own part of it
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Old window segments are being turned into furniture, from bars to coffee tables:
Meanwhile, Lufthansa’s business class products aren’t going to waste either: a gym bag constructed from old business class blankets costs just €32 (£28), while the much fancier business bag is a whopping €199 (£177).
You can also use your Miles and More to pay for the accessories, though Lufthansa is being a bit … stingy with its redemption rate. While TPG values Miles and More at 1.1p each, when redeeming for these upcycled items you’re only getting 0.5 cents per point, which is an awful value.
Still, these are some seriously cool items, and some of them are quite limited. The above mentioned wall-mounted bars will consist of just 54 sets, so if you’re looking to get your hands on them you’d better do it now.
It’s nice to see an airline doing something better for the environment than just scrapping its planes or putting them to rest in a boneyard. Are some of these items a little absurd? Yes, maybe:
But they’re also extremely tempting.
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Feature photo of a Lufthansa Airbus A340-600 in Star Alliance colors by JOKER/Hady Khandani/ullstein bild via Getty Images