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Lufthansa

Flying with Lufthansa

Lufthansa is a German airline that was founded by the country's government in 1926. The airline has since been privatised and is now publicly traded. It maintains hubs at Frankfurt Airport and Munich Airport, plus has its headquarters located in Cologne, Germany. Over 250 Airbus and Boeing aircraft make up the entire Lufthansa fleet. The largest number of these aircraft are Airbus A320s. The airline flies to more than 200 destinations worldwide with some of the most popular Lufthansa flights those to London, Barcelona and Dusseldorf.

Lufthansa was one of Star Alliance's founding members in 1997. In addition to the other Star Alliance members, Lufthansa has several airlines with which it has codeshares. These are Air Malta, BMI regional, Germanwings, Luxair, SpiceJet and TAM Airlines. It also has several subsidiaries including Eurowings and Austrian Airlines. Lufthansa is Germany's biggest airline, but when including subsidiaries, it becomes Europe's largest airline.

Online check-in

Online check-in is available for Lufthansa flights, and opens 23 hours ahead scheduled take-off time. Online check-in also closes as late as 30 minutes before departure, depending on the flight. Passengers can check in online using a mobile or web browser, and will need their booking number to do so. When checking in online, passengers can choose their seat for the flight. There is no extra charge for doing so. It is not possible to purchase check baggage allowance during online check-in, and instead, this is determined during ticket purchase. Lufthansa's online check-in is not available for all routes so passengers should check before they fly.

Hand luggage allowance

On a Lufthansa flight, passengers' hand luggage allowance is tied to the class in which they are travelling. Economy and Premium Economy class passengers have a single 8 kg item allowance, while Business and First class passengers are granted permission to bring 2 items, weighing up to 8 kg each. Regardless of ticket class, the maximum dimensions for cabin baggage on a Lufthansa flight are 55 x 40 x 23 cm. All passengers can also take another smaller item of hand luggage up to 30 x 40 x 10 cm, free of charge. Prams and car seats for children and wheelchairs or other walking aids will also be carried free of charge. If items exceed these limits in either size or weight, they will be checked in to the hold and count towards a passenger's checked baggage allowance.

Checked baggage policy

A passenger's ticket class determines their checked luggage allowance when flying with Lufthansa. The allowances are also different on flights within Europe and intercontinental flights. On European flights, Economy Light passengers have no checked luggage allowance, while Economy Classic and Economy Flex passengers are allowed 1 item weighing up to 23 kg. Business class passengers are allowed 2 items of up to 32 kg. On intercontinental flights, Economy passengers are allowed 1 item weighing up to 23 k, Premium Economy passengers are allowed 2 items of up to 23 kg, Business class passengers are allowed 2 items of up to 32 kg and First class passengers are allowed 3 items of up to 32 kg.

For all flights and classes, the maximum width, length and height of checked baggage must be no more than 158 cm. Children younger than 2 have an allowance on 1 item weighing up to 23 kg. Children older than 2 are subject to adult baggage restrictions. Passengers can also take 1 item of ski or snowboarding equipment, in addition to their checked baggage allowance at no extra cost. Baggage exceeding any of these limits will be subject to a charge.

Additional information

  • Airline name: Deutsche Lufthansa AG
  • IATA code: LH
  • Year Founded: 1926
  • Headquarters: Cologne, Germany
  • Website: lufthansa.com

Customer ratings and reviews of Lufthansa flights

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3.2 /5
Total reviews based on: 74
Bucharest
Glasgow
Otopeni International - Glasgow Scotland ( OTP - GLA )
5.0 /5
Alexandru
Date 2019-09-09 Location Romania Age Under 30 Class Economy

very nice staff. They made the flight really quick and comfy.

5.0 /5
1 reviews
Barcelona
Frankfurt
El Prat - Frankfurt International ( BCN - FRA )
5.0 /5
Michaela
Date 2019-09-07 Location Spain Age 51-70 Class Business Class

Lufthansa is always great

5.0 /5
1 reviews
Marseille
Singapore
Marseille-Provence - Singapore Changi Airport ( MRS - SIN )
5.0 /5
Anpiet
Date 2019-09-25 Location France Age Over 70 Class Economy

I was happy that Lufthansa offered me to check my carry-on for free so that I had not to drag it along. The food was good, I was surprised to have fine quality earthenware dishes instead of plastic. The whole flight was quiet, the staff very pleasant.

5.0 /5
1 reviews
Paris
Auckland
Charles De Gaulle - Auckland Airport ( CDG - AKL )
5.0 /5
Grannypoppins
Date 2020-02-03 Location France Age Over 70 Class Business Class

Everything went to plan however I was disappointed not to have been able to make changes to the flight times after booking

5.0 /5
1 reviews
Dublin
Abu Dhabi
Dublin - Abu Dhabi International Airport ( DUB - AUH )
5.0 /5
Sharon oneill
Date 2019-11-27 Location Irish Age 51-70 Class Economy

No problem with flight ..but bag transfer from abu dhabi to zurich a disaster...i had to collect my baggage at zuruch from abu dhabi as etihaf refused to process baggage to dublin...then go put of security and reenter and check in luggage for my dublin flight..not you fault but only issue on whole trip..flights perfect ..

5.0 /5
1 reviews
Berlin
Addis Ababa
Tegel - Bole ( TXL - ADD )
5.0 /5
wwwedekind
Date 2019-10-21 Location Berlin Age 51-70 Class Economy

Very friendly team and pleasant atmosphere.

5.0 /5
1 reviews
Tel Aviv
Mexico City
Ben-Gurion International - Juarez Intl Airport ( TLV - MEX )
5.0 /5
Raul
Date 2019-10-01 Location mexico city Age 51-70 Class Economy

none

5.0 /5
1 reviews
Larnaca
Birmingham
Larnaca Intl - Birmingham Intl ( LCA - BHX )
5.0 /5
Di
Date 2020-01-29 Location United Kingdom Age 51-70 Class Economy

Very nice flight. Friendly flight attendants and clean comfortable aircraft.

5.0 /5
1 reviews
Valencia
Dubai
Valencia - Dubai International Airport ( VLC - DXB )
4.0 /5
Ravi
Date 2019-09-18 Location India Age 31-50 Class Economy

It was very good flights, staff very friendly

4.0 /5
1 reviews
Milan
Hanover
Malpensa - Langenhagen ( MXP - HAJ )
4.0 /5
Adoh
Date 2019-08-29 Location Swiss Age 31-50 Class Economy

It was quite a good airline only poor service.

4.0 /5
1 reviews
Gdansk
Zurich
Rebiechowo - Zurich ( GDN - ZRH )
4.0 /5
Ray
Date 2019-08-21 Location Canada Age 51-70 Class Economy

Food could be I’mp to set a higher traveller experience

4.0 /5
1 reviews
Dublin
Dublin
Dublin - Dublin ( DUB - DUB )
4.0 /5
Anocarro
Date 2019-11-05 Location Ireland Age 31-50 Class Economy

Everything went very smoothly from Dublin to Frankfurt and onwards to Beijing. The plane to Frankfurt was very comfortable but from Frankfurt to Beijing it was an old plane and very uncomfortable.

4.0 /5
1 reviews
Frankfurt
Barcelona
Frankfurt International - El Prat ( FRA - BCN )
4.0 /5
Shahriar
Date 2019-10-02 Location Iran Age 51-70 Class Economy

It was very good

4.0 /5
1 reviews
Frankfurt
Birmingham
Frankfurt International - Birmingham Intl ( FRA - BHX )
3.0 /5
Gra
Date 2020-02-24 Location Australia Age 51-70 Class Economy

Our near new suitcases were severely damaged due to rough handling.

3.0 /5
1 reviews
Shanghai
Stuttgart
Pu Dong - Echterdingen ( PVG - STR )
2.0 /5
María
Date 2019-10-30 Location Chile Age 31-50 Class Economy

They cancelled my flight without any information.

2.0 /5
1 reviews

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