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About Lufthansa

Founded in 1955, Lufthansa is the leading airline in Germany and one of the largest airlines in the world. With hub airports at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Munich Airport (MUC), Lufthansa links more than 300 destinations in over 100 countries every year. 

Along with Air Canada, SAS, Thai Airways and United Airlines, Lufthansa is one of the founding members of the airline alliance, Star Alliance. Formed in 1997, Star Alliance is one of the biggest airline alliances in the world and has more than 25 different members. 

Lufthansa owns a number of different subsidiary airlines. In affiliation with Austrian Airlines, Swiss, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings and Germanwings, Lufthansa offers varied services across four different continents.

Lufthansa's fleet is comprised of a mix of the latest generation of Airbus and Boeing aircraft. The airline has over 280 aircraft within its fleet, with many more on order that will either expand on or replace its active aircraft.



Lufthansa Baggage

Carry-on Baggage

Passengers that are flying in Economy Class and Premium Economy Class on Lufthansa are entitled to one item of carry-on baggage free of charge, while passengers flying in Business Class and First Class are entitled to two items. Each piece of baggage must not weigh more than 8kg and have to fit within the dimensions of 55 x 40 x 23 cm. In addition to this, all passengers flying on Lufthansa are allowed to bring on one small item of baggage, a baby or travel cot when flying with a child or a mobility aid free of charge.

Checked Baggage

Within Europe

When flying in Economy Light, Lufthansa passengers are only entitled to one item of carry-on baggage free of charge. If passengers wish to check a bag, they must purchase additional baggage.

When flying in Economy Classic & Flex Class, passengers are entitled to one item of free checked baggage with a maximum weight allowance of 23kg.

When flying in Business Class within Europe, Lufthansa passengers are entitled to two items of checked baggage — baggage must weigh no heavier than 32kg per bag.


Across Continents

When flying in Economy Class, passengers are entitled to one item of checked baggage with a maximum weight of 23kg.

When flying in Premium Economy Class, passengers are entitled to two items of checked baggage with a maximum weight of 23kg per bag.

When flying in Business Class, passengers are entitled to two items of checked baggage with a maximum weight of 32kg per bag.

When flying in First Class, passengers are entitled to three items of checked baggage with a maximum weight of 32kg per bag.



Lufthansa Check-In Information

Online Check-In

You can check-in for your Lufthansa reservation using our online check-in page. Click on the Lufthansa logo and enter your flight details on the following page to check-in. Lufthansa web check-in opens 23 hours before scheduled flight departure time.

Airport Check-In

Passengers flying on Lufthansa can check-in at the airport by either visiting the Lufthansa check-in desks or by using the self-service check-in machines. We recommend arriving in plenty of time if you're checking-in at the airport. Arrive at least 2 hours before for domestic flights and 3 hours for international flights.


Lufthansa WIFI

Available on both short and long-haul flights, Lufthansa WIFI 'Lufthansa FlyNet' allows you to stay connected inflight so you can enjoy using the internet just as if you were at home! Whether you're scrolling through your social networks or catching up with work, Lufthansa's high-speed WIFI has you covered!


Lufthansa WIFI Price

Lufthansa WIFI is available at the following prices:

  • €9 EUR/$10 USD for one hour
  • €14 EUR/$15.50 USD for four hours
  • €17 EUR/$19 USD for the whole flight


Lufthansa Inflight Entertainment

Lufthansa provides passengers with an expansive selection of TV and Movies to help them make the most of their inflight experience.

Lufthansa Movies

Lufthansa offers a range of movies to help its passengers have the most enjoyable flight possible. Lufthansa regularly updates its selection of movies, adding new releases in a range of languages to keep passengers of every taste entertained. From award-winning classics to action-packed new releases, there's something for everyone on board your Lufthansa flight!

Lufthansa TV

Lufthansa lets passengers choose from a range of Emmy-award winning TV shows as well as classic shows from a range of European countries. From comedies to documentaries, there's a TV show for every taste on board your Lufthansa flight.


Lufthansa Speciality Items and Sports Equipment

When flying with large sports equipment it is important to check the airline's height and weight policy. Standard sports baggage (such as a regular sized bicycle) can be checked onto your Lufthansa flight for a fee which will vary according to your flight's destination. If flying with a bicycle, please visit our "Flying with a Bike" FAQ page for more information.




Pets, Emotional Support Animals and Service Animals on Lufthansa

Thinking of flying with either an emotional support animals, service animal or pet, see all information and advise by Alternative Airlines about taking an animal on a plane.



Lufthansa Route Map


Lufthansa Route Map

Lufthansa Hub Airport

Frankfurt International Airport

Frankfurt International Airport is the main airport located in Frankfurt and the airport hub for Lufthansa.  The airport is split into two terminals. Terminal 1 is the older airport of the two and the terminal in which Lufthansa and its subsidiaries operate all of their services within Frankfurt airport. Terminal 2 is estimated to hold around 50 million passengers each year.


Terminal 2 is smaller than Terminal 1, with around 15 million passengers passing through each year. This terminal is used by some of the world's biggest international airlines, such as American Airlines, British Airways, LATAM and China Eastern Airlines.


The back of Frankfurt Airport at night



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