Lufthansa made this announcement:
A the beginning of the Munich Oktoberfest, it’s “take-off” once more for the Lufthansa dirndl crew. On September 15, the Lufthansa flight attendants took off concurrently from Munich to Rio de Janeiro and San Diego. Boston and New York will observe on September 26. This 12 months’s particular characteristic: After 5 years, the flight attendants current themselves in a brand new, sustainably produced dirndl.
Additionally on quite a few European and German routes from Munich dirndl crews have been a convention for a few years. Lufthansa’s passenger service employees in Terminal 2 additionally greet passengers in conventional costume. As a substitute of the traditional Lufthansa uniform, the women put on dirndls and the boys put on lederhosen.
“We’re delighted to proceed the 16-year historical past of the dirndl flights and thus additionally welcome guests to the Oktoberfest on the bottom and on board with Bavarian aptitude,” says Dr. Stefan Kreuzpaintner, CCO Lufthansa Airways.
Jost Lammers, Chairman and CEO of Munich Airport provides: “Within the coming weeks, Munich Airport will as soon as once more current itself as a sexy gateway to the Oktoberfest, and Lufthansa’s dirndl crews can be a part of that.”
Oktoberfest in Lufthansa lounges worldwide and above the clouds
Above the clouds the Oktoberfest season begins at present on greater than 800 long-haul flights to 33 locations from Frankfurt and Munich. Till October 3, Lufthansa can be serving Bavarian specialities in First and Enterprise Class. Company may also obtain roasted almonds, Oktoberfest candies and gingerbread hearts.
Within the lounges in Terminal 2 and within the satellite tv for pc constructing, Leberkäs’ (meat loaf), pretzels and Weißwürste will historically be served. This 12 months, the Oktoberfest menu within the Lufthansa First Class Lounge restaurant, which is festively embellished for the event, will start with a festive soup, adopted by roasted duck conventional model. The finale can be a do-it-yourself apple strudel with vanilla sauce, roasted almonds and rum sultanas.
Sustainably licensed: Lufthansa employees in new Bavarian conventional costume
The brand new conventional costume for the long-haul crew was as soon as once more designed and tailor-made by Munich-based costume specialist Angermaier. The flight attendants’ Wiesn dirndl has silver woven flowers with a colour-coordinated apron and steel clasp on the apron band. The lads put on brief leather-based trousers with a classically minimize waistcoat in the identical material.
For the primary time, the gathering is licensed in accordance with “STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX”. All parts and supplies have been produced and processed sustainably. To maintain transport distances brief, the materials have been woven solely in Austria and produced in Europe.
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