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Deutsche Lufthansa AG, the flag carrier of Germany and the largest airline in Europe. Member of the Star Alliance.

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Traveling with a cat on Lufthansa from Mumbai to Toronto

I am very confused and any pointers or advise or notes will be of great help: I am traveling with my 6 kilo cat on Lufthansa via Frankfurt, the concern is I have a soft sided bag which meets the ...
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Is it possible to change my name in flight ticket? [closed]

My name in passport is: My name : XXX YYY surname : ZZZ The name which I gave in flight ticket is: First name : XXX Last name : YYY Is it possible to change my name?
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Purchasing a ticket for someone else in another country?

So this is the first time any of us have ever been through a travel scenario such as this. Right now, I'm in Egypt with my mother. We found a trip we agreed on (Lufthansa throughout), but we don't ...
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Lufthansa personal item restriction

The Lufthansa Site states this restriction on personal item size 30X40X10 CM. I have looked to see if the restriction is based on total linear size? Meaning, if I have a bag that is 26X38X16 CM will ...
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May I Carry a Power Bank from Vancouver CA to Frankfurt DE? [duplicate]

Can I carry power bank in carry-on on Lufthansa airplane? I have RavPower Model: RP-PB19, Capacity: 55.5Wh.
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Which frequent flyer card to use?

I am new to these programs, and my flight is always the Athens-Munich ale re tour, with a Lufthansa flight (booked via the Lufthansa website). I fly on the economy class, with my hand luggage only. I ...
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What is the policy on carrying liquor in transit through Germany?

I will be travelling from India to US on Lufthansa and have a stopover in Frankfurt. I'd like to know if I can purchase liquor in India from a duty free shop and if it would be allowed by airport ...
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Bought 2 Lufthansa tickets - one person can't travel - free seat next to me?

I bought two Lufthansa tickets, for a journey from Europe to Asia and back (outbound via FRA, return via MUC). I also reserved two adjacent seats, and paid for it all. Now, the second person cannot ...
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My Lufthansa boarding pass mentions “Waiting List” instead of my seat number. What does that mean?

When trying to check in online for a Lufthansa flight I see the following warning after completing the process: Unfortunately we can accomodate you on our waiting list only. This is quite ...
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Lufthansa Economy Flex Rebooking

If you buy Lufthansa tickets with return are considerably cheaper from one way. Lets say I want to book from A->B and back. I am not sure yet about the return date. They are offering Economy Flex in ...
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Do I receive frequent flyer miles by checking in and not boarding?

I intend to purchase a round trip ticket on LH and throw away the return portion of the ticket. If I check in on my phone for the return portion and fail to board the airplane, will I still receive ...
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Lufthansa, Bank and SEPA mega mess

Oct 9: I booked a flight in lufthansa.com, and paid via SEPA (never used it before), which asked for my IBAN. I received the confirmation email (booking code and e-ticket no.), so far so good! Oct 12:...
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Problem Claiming miles (Star Alliance) operated by SK

I had a roundtrip flight with Lufthansa to US via Frankfurt. This was four flights in total. So far I managed to claim all my miles from the first 3 flights however the final flight from FRA to ARN ...
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Will a self service check-in machine know that I have connecting flights and transfer my luggage?

I have a connecting flight from Hamburg through Frankfurt with Lufthansa. I have only 45 minutes to catch the other flight. Usually when the check-in is done in person, I can say that I have a ...
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Lufthansa: personal item or not?

My employer booked me an international flight (in economy class) with Lufthansa, and I found those two links when looking up my luggage allowance: https://www.lufthansa.com/de/en/Carry-on-baggage ...
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Online boarding passes for Star Alliance connecting flights

I booked a trip from Canada to India. I started on Air Canada and transferred to Lufthansa. A day before I left I selected my seats, checked in online and obtained my boarding passes, all through Air ...
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Moscow (DME) airport arrival 23:55. My Russian visa becomes valid at midnight

I am flying from Munich to Moscow on Lufthansa and the scheduled arrival time for my flight is at 23:55 on August 7th. However, the entry date on my Russian visa is August 8th. So I have a 5 minute ...
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What is the average speed of Lufthansa's onboard internet?

I'll have a flight with Lufthansa soon and they have an onboard internet service called FlyNet. What is the average speed of that service? If that matters I'll be flying to North America from ...
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Online check in before the time allowed

I will be flying on Lufthansa and the policy is check-in opens 23 hours prior to the flight. However, I went to familiarise myself with the procedure and found that I could access and do online check-...
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Changing a passenger on a Lufthansa flight

I was originally planning to travel to Sofia this July with a friend of mine and booked round-trip flights with Lufthansa accordingly. Long story short, she will not be able to fly with me to Bulgaria,...
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Transit in Munich Airport Terminal 2

I am thinking about buying 2 separate tickets for a connecting flight on Munich Airport - the first one operated by Lufthansa and the second by TAP Air Portugal, hence both belonging to Star Alliance ...
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Can I access different business lounges?

In a few days I'll have a trip with Lufthansa with a 12-hour connection in Munich. My idea is that after landing I go have a breakfast to the business lounge in the Schengen area, and after this I go ...
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Lufthansa & Dolomiti, Europe to Asia

I am traveling from Prague to Hong Kong via Munich. It is my first time with transfers and I have no idea about the following. Transfer PRG (Dolomiti) -> MUN (Lufthansa) -> HK Time for transfer (not ...
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Row 60 on Lufthansa Airbus A380-800

I have a 10+ hours trip in an Airbus A380-800, and I noticed the seat 60A was available at check-in time. The layout of the plane looks like this: I took this seat, based on the natural idea that it ...
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Would a German transit visa serve my purpose?

I plan to purchase a​ ​​Lufthansa return air ticket, from ​New Delhi, India, to Mexico City​ this May​​. The departing flight has a 5h 50m layover in Frankfurt and the returning flight has a 7h 10m ...
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Rail and Fly arrival in Frankfurt: where to pick up luggage [duplicate]

I have purchased a Rail and Fly ticket once, after I already had bought the plane ticket. I ended up picking my luggage st the normal luggage belt, and carrying it to the train station myself. ...
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Booked a ticket on Lufthansa two weeks ago, credit card not charged yet

I booked a ticket on Lufthansa website to weeks ago, my flight will be next November. I got a confirmation code and an eticket number. Until now the price of the ticket was not charged to my credit ...
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Can I recover cost for being denied entry in a country. Flight, Hotel or even transfer money

Me and my family, my wife my son aged 11 and daughter aged 9 travelled via Germany from UK to Tunisia for a 8 night holiday. We all hold UK passport therefore no visa is required. Hotel and transfer ...
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Not able to manage award flight via Manage bookings

I had frequent flyer miles for Jet Airways and using those miles I booked an award flight with Lufthansa, which is a partner airline with Jet. But I am not able to manage my flight on Lufthansa's ...
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Is 1.5 hour layover at Frankfurt enough to connect to Munich?

My flight goes BOS - FRA - MUC - BOM I have a 1.5 hour layover at Frankfurt to get through border control to Lufthansa's terminal to take my flight to Munich. Is that sufficient ? I've only found ...
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Lufthansa online check-in for multiple passengers and legs

Later this year, my girlfriend and I will be flying with Lufthansa on a transatlantic flight. To keep this question as generic as possible, let's call the itinerary A-FRA-C, with A (and FRA, of course)...
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Combining/Linking reservations/bookings of flight tickets of two people for the common part of the journey

My partner and I will be flying [to and from] Frankfurt to our separate home towns in India via Delhi through possibly different online agents. The itinerary would look like this: 1. FRA --(...
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Through Check-In: JetBlue → Singapore → Lufthansa [closed]

I'm booking a trip (all part of a single booked itinerary) that connects three flights, one from JetBlue, followed by a Singapore international flight, and finally a Lufthansa flight. From Singapore's ...
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Seat booking fee on Lufthansa / Swiss air

I booked round-trip ticket from Zurich to HongKong via Priceline, which goes one way with Lufthansa and other way with Swiss air. Priceline didn't give me an option to select seats at the time of ...
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Why did Lufthansa stop flying between Istanbul and Munich?

I had some flights with Lufthansa from Istanbul (IST) to Munich (MUC) about 2 years ago. There were several flights a day, but there isn't any for a while. Why did Lufthansa stop flying between ...
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How strict is Lufthansa with the pet crate sizes for excess baggage? [duplicate]

I'm flying with my cat as excess luggage. Luftansa says the crate needs to be 60cm L x 45cm W x 40cm H but all the crates I can find online are 41cm in height. I don't want them to deny entry to my ...
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Two overlapping itineraries A->B->C and B->D — how to get luggage to go from A ---> D

I was booked on a work trip that goes from the US thru Frankfurt and on to the Middle East. I had to change my plans and the cost of rebooking the ticket would have been very high, so the travel agent ...
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Possibility to cancel part of a trip Lufthansa and DB [closed]

My wife and kid trip consists of air part (using airplane) and Deutsche Bahn part (by train). So they will arrive to Frankfurt by plane and instead of waiting for almost 5 hours for the train part I'...
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Will I have problems with european immigration if I use hidden city ticketing?

I am planning to travel from India to Europe sometime in the summer. There's a flight from Delhi, India (DEL) to Paris (CDG) with a layover in Munich (MUC) I am perfectly happy to start my Europe ...
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Is 2 hours 20 minutes enough for a layover in Frankfurt Airport? [duplicate]

I'm studying abroad in Florence this summer and I'm trying to decide on the best layover option (flying from NYC). I've narrowed it down to Frankfurt via Lufthansa, but I'm paranoid about delays......
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Lufthansa Rail and Fly, How much time I need to change from train to plane?

I am travelling with Lufthansa Rail and Fly. Taking train from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt and then plane from Frankfurt to Baku. I have only 1hour, 12 mins layover in Frankfurt. Is it reasonable time to ...
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Seat reservation with extra space at Lufthansa in case of change the aircraft

I have Lufthansa's flight, on web site I see that it will be in Airbus A321. In this aircraft there are very nice seats near emergency exit where there is no row in front. One disadvantage is that ...
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Lufthansa denied boarding after coming from another delayed Lufthansa flight for 5 minutes

Travelling from place A to B with Lufthansa with intermediate stop in Frankfurt (F). We started on time from A. Expected wait time in F, 1.5 hours. The flight from A to F was bumpy and the pilot chose ...
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Can I carry spare Lithium-Ion batteries with me on Lufthansa?

I am travelling from the US to India on Lufthansa. I have five spare Lithium-ion batteries, each 850mAh. Can I bring them back safely?
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What fee does Lufthansa charge for taking a later flight due to missing the check-in deadline?

Next month I will be transferring through Frankfurt airport on separate tickets and there's a small chance I will miss the check-in deadline. In that scenario, what penalty would Lufthansa charge me ...
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Are airlines obliged to notify ticket cancellations due to no-shows?

I have had a long dispute with Lufthansa Airlines for 6 months now. The airline canceled the return ticket of a child in the 3 return tickets we bought (2 adults, 1 child). The child was already ...
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Can I change the destination on a Lufthansa “Classic” fare?

I have Lufthansa's "Economy Classic" tickets and I can change dates on their website. It's impossible for me to contact their customer service right now. Does somebody know if I can change the route? ...
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Seat reservation for Lufthansa flight booked on United

I booked a flight through United Airlines which is operated by Lufthansa. Is it possible to select a seat in advance? When I view my reservation on United.com and click "View / Change Seats", I get ...
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Should I carry my passport for a domestic flight in Germany

I am a foreign national having a German residence permit. I have to catch a domestic flight operated by Lufthansa to Munich from Hamburg and back. Unfortunately, my passport is with the UK consulate ...
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Flying on an Lufthansa ticket but can't get Miles & More points, what's going on?

I bought a Premium Economy (class N) return ticket from Sydney to Frankfurt on the Lufthansa site. The last leg is a Lufthansa flight (LH9780) but the flight was operated by Singapore Airlines. This ...