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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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Can I access to the business lounges during the layover?

I have a business class ticket for my flight with Lufthansa from Venice and I have a connecting flight from Frankfurt. Then my other flight is in Economy class with Sunexpress. Can I still access to ...
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How can I ask for compensation for Lufthansa delay in refunding me?

I cancelled my Lufthansa flight more than six month ago. They told me that I will be refund in at most 3 months. Now it is more than 6 months and I am not yet refunded. Can I sue Lufthansa for that? ...
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Skip train journey [duplicate]

I have a Luftansa return flight (Dubai-Munich). First leg flight is Dubai-Frankfurt and then a train journey from Frankfurt-Munich. Can I skip this train journey to Munich as I want to stay back in ...
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While checking in I find out Lufthansa cancelled my flight: any recourses?

I booked a ticket with Lufthansa (through their website) about a month ago. This was a roundtrip with the outbound trip consisting of 3 flights, and the return trip consisting of 3 flights. When I ...
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Is the pre-flight COVID test really strict on time?

Flying out of Porto Saturday at 11am to YUL via Munich on Lufthansa The email I received says the antigen test: Negative antigen test taken within 1 day before departure. Can I take a test at around ...
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Lufthansa covid rules (Porto to Munich to Montreal)

Flying from Porto to Montreal via Munich. https://www.lufthansa.com/xx/en/flight-information.html "Generally, passengers must show a proof of vaccination or of immunity or a negative Covid 19 ...
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Messy airplane booking - what are my options?

I have a bit of a messy plane ticket booking. I am based in the UK. In 2021 I booked a flight with Opodo to Costa Rica. The airline was/is Lufthansa. Due to COVID-19 restrictions in the UK at the time ...
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How can I understand the cost of rescheduling a Lufthansa flight?

I booked a flight through Gotogate and tried to rebook it on the phone with Lufthansa. As far as I can tell, it is not possible to rebook the flight through either the Gotogate or the Lufthansa ...
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Is it possible to walk from Dubai Terminal 1 arrivals to Dubai Terminal 1 departures? [closed]

I will be arriving in Dubai Terminal 1 with Lufthansa. I need to go catch an Indigo flight from Dubai Terminal 1 departures. Is it possible to walk from Dubai Terminal 1 arrivals to departures?
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Does Lufthansa count carry-on bags for transatlantic flights?

I plan on carrying a small suitcase as my hand-luggage on an upcoming economy flight. If possible, I may want to also bring a backpack in addition to the suitcase. Does Lufthansa actually check how ...
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Can I change the destination of the inbound flight of a round-trip ticket with Lufthansa?

I'd like to purchase a round-trip ticket from Budapest to Denver. However, I might have to change the origin of the inbound (Denver => BP) ticket. BP => Denver Denver => BP (<= I'd ...
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Airline abbreviated infant's first name to single letter. Problem?

There are already a lot of questions on this site regarding ticket/passport name mismatches, but here is one with an extra twist: We just booked a flight from Berlin to Boston (including return flight)...
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Hidden-city ticketing with Lufthansa Express Rail

I am about to buy a ticket from an Italian city to Frankfurt, and I just noticed that the ticket is much cheaper if I select Stuttgart as final destination. The flight to Frankfurt is direct, whereas ...
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Why is Lufthansa cancelling flights to India?

Does anyone know why Lufthansa has cancelled flights to India up to 20th October?
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Need to find if an international flight 2 months ago was cancelled [duplicate]

My parents were scheduled on UA8784 from IAD to MUC on July, 24 2020 22:30 and were told it was cancelled due to covid several days beforehand. They were refunded. We were on the same flight but as ...
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Included baggage for long haul flight with Lufthansa

I'm searching on Skyscanner for a flight for Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Toronto (YYZ) for the dates 29 May 2021 - 19 June 2021. This is the result's link. I select the cheapest one: Then I go to the page ...
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If my ticket allows me to take a maximum of 23 kg luggage, can I take two pieces with me whose total weight is less than 23 kg?

If my flight ticket type allows me to take with me a maximum of 23 kg luggage, can I take two luggage with me whose total weight is less than 23 kg on the back of the plane? The airline is ...
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Argentina will cancell all flights until Sept. 1st. Will Trip.com and Lufthansa refund me automatically? What is the best course of action?

I have flying plans for August 11th to September 3rd (my partner is only staying 10 days), and bought tickets from Dublin to Buenos Aires with Lufthansa, through Trip.com. Today it was announced that ...
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How to find out if my flight will be cancelled?

I had booked a Lufthansa flight (well before the current crisis, in December 2019) from Germany to the US, bound to leave on April 19. How and when will I be able to find out if the flight will be ...
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Refunds if first leg of Airticket is cancelled - Lufthansa premium economy

I had booked a one way Premium Economy ticket with Lufthansa on the following itinerary for me and my daughter 31st March - Bangalore - Frankfurt - Vancouver - Saskatoon I had booked a return ticket ...
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How does the US COVID-19 travel ban apply to the EU spouse of a US citizen? [closed]

I am a French citizen, legally married to a US citizen. I currently live in Germany while my husband lives in the US. I was supposed to fly to the US on Sunday (March 15) on a Lufthansa flight from ...
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Coronavirus and flight cancellations in Europe

Major European airlines canceled many flights to Asia due to the coronavirus outbreak. Lufthansa announced that up to 25% of short-haul and medium-haul flights could be canceled as well. I was ...
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Coronavirus cancels connecting flight

My BF flies on Monday Athens-Zurich-Miami, with Swiss. He recently received an email saying that his flight details have changed, and he finds out that Lufthansa, ATH-ZRH operator, will most likely ...
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Lufthansa economic flex refund policy [duplicate]

I'm looking into buying a lufthansa economic flex ticket so if something happens and I am forced to cancel my trip under any circumstance, then I can get my money back (I'd cancel the entire trip, ...
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Connection time Dulles [duplicate]

We booked our flight through Expedia and are traveling on 2 airlines, one PNR and no checked baggage. Flight from Chicago on United arrives at 8:45 pm. Flight to Lisbon on Lufthansa leaves at 10:20. ...
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Is a 40 minute layover time between flights at the Munich airport on two Lufthansa flights enough?

My family is leaving 5/21 from DTW in the United States to travel to Venice to board a cruise ship the afternoon of 5/23. We are considering booking a Lufthansa two stop flight from DTW to Munich ...
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Will Condor through-check baggage onto Lufthansa flights on separate tickets?

My next trip is with Lufthansa to Frankfurt, connecting to a Condor flight to Holguin, Cuba. My outbound journey involves an overnight layout in Frankfurt, while my return trip has a 3 hour connection ...
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Lufthansa 48h guarantee fare

I have a problem with Lufthansa. I have booked a flight with them using the 48h Fare guarantee. The price of my trip was 889 eur total. Then, as I was still discussing with my wife the trip I have ...
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I have difference in check In Luggage with Lufthansa and collaboration with SwissAir

I have a question regarding booking with Lufthansa/SwissAir: I have booked a check in baggage of 23 Kg with Lufthansa however the luggage is not showing on the SwissAir Ticket. What should I do? ...
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Can I take a flight within Germany on my Blue card if I do not have a passport

I have to travel to Frankfurt from Berlin next week on an urgent basis and my passport would not be with me during that time as it would be there with the UK embassy. So my question is, am I allowed ...
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Connecting in Toronto on different airlines

I am about to order a flight to San Jose, Costa Rica from Tel Aviv. I am concerned that the connection in Toronto is too short. I have a 1:25 hour connection, arriving with Lufthansa and departing ...
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Is schengen visa required for two layovers in Germany [duplicate]

I am flying from Charlotte, NC to Bangalore, India via Lufthansa and have two connecting flights. I fly from Charlotte to Munich, Munich to Frankfurt and Frankfurt to Bangalore. The layover time in ...
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Can I take my Macbook Pro 2015 on my Aegean/Lufthansa flight?

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) banned these kind of laptops. However, I will fly from Munich to London, and at a later date from Munich to Athens. FAA is a USA organisation though, which makes ...
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How can physically disabled people who aren't flying first or business class use the lavatory on a Lufthansa A340-600?

Lufthansa uses the Airbus A340-600 on a large portion of its long-haul routes. According to the seatmaps for the two different configurations it uses, all of the lavatories for premium economy and ...
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Traveling from Mumbai to Berlin, connecting via Munich. Short-ish layover with immigration. Enough?

I apologize if this kind of question has been asked again, but I am confused with some conflicting information and would appreciate some correct advice. I am travelling on Lufthansa flights from ...
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Connecting flight between Lufthansa and Copa Airlines in Panama with separate tickets

I booked tickets from Cairo to the Port of Spain with a layover in Panama, with one itinerary with two separate tickets Lufthansa and Copa Airlines. Now I am wondering if I need to collect my ...
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How to relocate boxer dog from Europe (Belgrade,Serbia) to US (Atlanta, Georgia)? [closed]

I might be moving to US Atlanta Georgia with my boxer dog. I am trying to prepare and learn the risks as she will have to travel in the cargo area. Found some articles about Lufthansa being one of ...
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What airlines have a habit of checking the weight of carry on luggage at the gate rather than at check in? [closed]

I fly on Lufthansa occasionally, mainly between Philadelphia and Frankfurt. I only have a carry on and I know they have a weight limit. The thing is while they do sometimes check the weight of the ...
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Can I double-dip a flight and claim it for both United and Lufthansa status miles?

I've always booked United flights, but some legs of the "United" trips (ticket codes all starting 016) are operated by Lufthansa. I've already/automatically got these flights for United MileagePlus ...
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What are possible reasons for baggage self drop not being available? [closed]

I am currently travelling from Dubrovnik Airport to Frankfurt by Lufthansa. After checking in, I wanted to use the self-drop counter because I hoped it would be faster. However, this was not possible. ...
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Traveling from the U.S to Copenhagen (Munich layover - is 1.5 hours enough time)?

I will be traveling with 2 checked bags from the U.S to CPH, with a 1.5 hour layover in Munich. will I have to go reclaim my checked baggage and check it again (It's all under the same booking number/...
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Fare baggage rules regarding tickets that are partially fulfilled by another airline

I am booking a return trip from the Middle East to the USA with a connection in the USA on the first direction, and a connection in Europe in the return flight. There are four flight legs in total, ...
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Compensation for cancelled flights in EU, one booking, multiple legs

I have a question about compensation under EU laws for my flights. I booked a Lufthansa ticket to fly from Leipzig to Valencia via Frankfurt, and from Valencia to Leipzig via Frankfurt. About 5 ...
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Does Lufthansa weigh your carry on luggage?

I will soon be travelling to Europe, flying Lufthansa, and was wondering about the weight of my carry-on luggage. In my experiences of travelling in Asia, I've never had my carry-on bag weighed, even ...
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Lufthansa 48 hour reservation with Price Guarantee

I used the Lufthansa 48 hour reservation with Price Guarantee option on the Lufthansa website yesterday. I then decided to go ahead with the booking and completed and paid for the flight on the same ...
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Lufthansa and transfer to flight on Sun Express

I am travelling to Imir from BHX with Lufthansa and will change flights in Munich. Lufthansa have changed the Munich to Izmir flight to Sun Express, their partner airline. My question is - do I have ...
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Trying to change return ticket date on group flight but travel agency is being difficult and airline reroutes to agency

I'm a member in a student chorus that's going on tour to Hungary. Our director/the university booked and arranged the tour through a travel agency. I wasn't sure I'd get to join but about a month ago ...
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Lufthansa economy light personal item?

I just bought a trip travelling to the US with Lufthansa's economy light fare. I have previously travelled with Lufthansa and I have been allowed to take a ''personal item'' AND a carry on, however, ...
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Munich I gates?

I cannot seem to find the gate I20 depicted on the MUC termial map. I am flying from Tel Aviv, Israel to Cluj,Romania connecting through MUC. How much time required to connect arriving LH681 from TLV ...
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Transit visa for Frankfurt for Indian national on h1b I797A [duplicate]

My change of status from F1 to H1b was recently approved and I have I797A with me. My F1 visa stamped in my passport is still valid and I am going to home country(India) to get the H1b stamping done. ...
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