Star Alliance members Lufthansa and SWISS are taking on their partner, Turkish Airlines by offering business class tickets from Stockholm to Hong Kong starting at SEK 17,968 (~€1,591). They offer 2 checked bags weighing 32 kilos and is also available from Gothenburg. Their Turkish counterpart offers the same route at SEK 18,972 (~€1,679). The fare includes 40 kilos of luggage.
Our availability calendar highlights all possible flight dates at the lowest price for trips up to 28 days. It will forward you to Turkish Airlines with your selected flight dates. You can also check what OTAs have to offer, although they only sell these tickets up to €70 cheaper.
You would fly Turkish Airlines’ narrowbodies for the short flights. Luckily, they don’t follow their European competition’s Eurobusiness “product”, but have 2-2 recliner seats in business class. Then, you would fly their Boeing 777s, which unfortunately still have the 2-3-2 configuration. While people have mixed reviews about the soft product, the food itself is undoubtedly outstanding.
Turkish Airlines Business Class
Turkish Airlines’ Business Class product receives a lot of praise, especially for their outstanding catering that features on-board chefs on long haul routes. Their seats are comfortable and fully reclineable to a lie flat position.
The main point of criticism is their 2-3-2 seating pattern aboard their Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, which denies direct aisle access and has a middle seat. These reviews describe Turkish Airlines’ business class as fantastic and highly underrated:
- Turkish Airlines A330 Business Class Review by The Points Guy
- Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 Business Class Review by Onemileatatime
Our availability calendar highlights all Lufthansa Group flight dates at the lowest price for trips up to 28 days. It will forward you to Lufthansa with your selected flight dates.
Lufthansa operates their Airbus A340 on their Hong Kong routes, Swiss sends a Boeing 777-300ER from Zurich. With Lufthansa, you can expect a 2-2-2 configuration, while SWISS’ seat pattern alternates between 1-2-2 and 2-2-1 per row.
Many of our readers may have already experienced Lufthansa’s business class. Generally, Travel-Dealz writers and readers are not big fans of the Lufthansa business class, even though it is definitely not bad. One reason for that is that the service is too inconsistent: From extremely friendly and quick to unfriendly and slow – everything is possible with Lufthansa, even in business class.
With SWISS, it very much depends on the specific seat, as SWISS has a throne seat in every row. While the double seats share a platform in the middle, the throne seat has its own platform on each side, which you won’t have to share with anyone. Those seats thus offer privacy and comfort to an extent that the other seats cannot compete with. Therefore, you may be disappointed if you don’t get one of the throne seats, even if the other seats obviously also have a very high standard.
Search & Book
The fare rules do not state how long this fare will remain valid. The Lufthansa Group has an 8-night minimum stay, while Turkish has no such restrictions. Both of them have a maximum stay of 12 months.
You can use our calendar above that will show you availabilities. Once you selected your dates, it will forward you to either Turkish Airlines’ or Lufthansa’s website or to the Travel-Dealz Flight Search with your preselected flight dates. While OTAs don’t offer savings for Lufthansa, they undercut Turkish’s prices by €60. You can also search more specifically on Google Flights (instructions) for example by setting filters. You can then use our Go2 browser extension to book your flights.
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Lufthansa Group (LH outbound, SWISS inbound)
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Information & Tips for Hong Kong
Hong Kong is an Asian city-state and a vital trading metropolis in the Pearl River Delta not far from the Chinese coast. The city has long been a center for trade and business. Hong Kong is one of the largest air traffic hubs in Asia and therefore offers excellent connections to the rest of the world, hence the good deals that various airlines often provide. Flights in economy class usually are between 400€ and 500€ sometimes for even less than 400€.
Best Time to Visit
Winters are mild and dry, whereas summers are hot with rainfall and high humidity. The best time to travel is from October to early December when the weather is sunny, cool and therefore very pleasant.
Entry & Visa
Entry is possible for most EU citizens without a visa, and only a passport is required. A permit for 90 days is issued upon entry. For further information, please visit the website of your countries Ministry of foreign affairs.
The local currency is the Hong Kong Dollar ($, HKD, HK$). One Euro is approximately HK$8. Many credit cards may charge a foreign currency fee (up to 2% for payment) in Hong Kong Dollars.
Getting from the airport to the city centre
The fastest and most convenient way into the city is by Airport Express. This train will take you to the city centre within 24 minutes and will cost you around €12 per trip. Alternatively, you can also get into a taxi and pay approximately €35.
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