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Lufthansa

Before you fly guide

Lufthansa is one of the largest and oldest (founded in 1953) European airlines with main hubs in Frankfurt and Munich. Lufthansa and its partners operate flights to over 220 destinations around the world.

It is one of the founders of Star Alliance.

Lufthansa Baggage Allowance

Baggage allowances may vary according to route and cabin class; always check during your booking process.

Cabin Baggage

Max Weight:

8kg

Max dimensions:

55 x 40 x 23 cm

2 cabin bags in Business and First class

1 additional small bag e.q. handbag or laptop bag, a child seat or “pocket buggies” allowed on board free of charge

Checked Baggage

Max Weight:

23kg

Max dimensions:

158 cm (L+W+H combined)

23kg checked baggage in Economy Light fare costs 60 EUR if booked online (For flights with Lufthansa partners United Airlines and Air Canada, you can only purchase checked baggage at the airport (90 EUR for long-haul flights).

  • No bag is included in Economy Light fare
  • 1 x 23kg bag in Economy class
  • 2 x 23kg in Premium Economy
  • 2 x 32kg in Business Class
  • 3 x 32kg in First Class

Check-in

Airport check-in

Check-in closing times vary by the point/airport of departure (usually between 1hr – 40 min  before the scheduled flight)

Check the official Lufthansa page(direct link) and select your point of departure to see their check-in deadline times.

Online & Mobile check-in

You can check online from 23 hours before departure, choose your seat and print out your online boarding pass or have it sent to your mobile phone.

Make sure you allow enough time to drop your baggage off at the drop-off desk. See their closing times here.

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Seat Selection

Certain seats are free for certain classes. The higher the class the bigger selection of seats for free is available (standard, preferred seating zone..)

Economy Light does not include a free in advance seat reservation (free during checking-in)

Purchasing seats depends on the class and destination (sorted in ‘Zones‘ 1-5 where 1 includes European and 5 intercontinental flights).

Prices range from 12 EUR (eu flights) – 35 EUR(intercontinental flights).

See the official price table on their website.

On board service

Inflight meals

Complimentary meals and beverages available on all flights. Only snacks and drinks available in Economy Light.

Inflight entertainment

Films, TV series, Music, Audio books or news available on touch screen

Onboard WiFi

Available on most of the flights. Prices range from 3-15 EUR on short haul flights and upto 29 EUR on long-haul flights. Prices depend on time, speed and FUP.

Power supply

Electrical sockets are available in all travel classes on long-haul flights, except Economy Class on board an Airbus A380. Seats on continental flights do not have electrical sockets.

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