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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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How to relocate boxer dog from Europe (Belgrade,Serbia) to US (Atlanta, Georgia)?

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?

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? [on hold]

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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US Customs and connection time

We originally booked a flight from Lufthansa from Lyon (France) to Honolulu with a connection at Vancouver Airport. But our flight from Vancouver to Honolulu has been cancelled and replace by 2 ...
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can i bring 5 foot long pvc pipe on a plane? traveling with lufthansa and aeroflot

Can I bring a 5 foot long pvc pipe on a plane? It is for a pvc bow. It doesn't look like a bow and I'm not bringing arrows. If I can bring it, will I have to pay an extra fee? I'm also bringing a ...
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Is 45 minutes enough time to change flights at Munich? - coming from Ljubljana, going to Bucharest

Trying to decide whether to book this flight. I'm unfamiliar with the Munich airport. Is this an easy connection, or would I have to change terminals? Go through security or passport check? (I am U.S. ...
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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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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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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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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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How strict is Lufthansa about pet carrier dimensions?

The Lufthansa web site says that in-cabin pets must weigh less than 8 kg (including the carrier) and the maximum dimensions of the pet's carrier are 55 cm x 40 cm x 20 cm (21.7 inches x 15.75 inches x ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Lufthansa connecting flight at Munich, only 45 minutes in between. Will I be able to make it?

I bought a single ticket from Lufthansa, of Mumbai to Paris. My first flight (LH765) lands at 5:55am at Munich, from where I have another Lufthansa flight (LH2226) to Paris at 6:40am. This is a single ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Layover in Frankfurt for 1h40m - is it enough? What happens otherwise?

I have a flight from Stuttgart to Frankfurt whose ETA at Frankfurt is 9:10. I have a connecting flight from Frankfurt to Chennai at 10:50. Both the flights are booked as part of the same ticket. So, ...
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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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One hour Lufthansa transit time in Frankfurt from Bangalore to Dublin

I have bought a ticket to travel from Bangalore (India) to Dublin (Ireland) via Frankfurt (Germany). Both of the flights is of Lufthansa and as a part of the same ticket. The transit time I will have ...
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Does Lufthansa allow you to choose seats for free during checking-in online?

When I booked my flight with Lufthansa, an early seat reservation was available for an extra fee. But I did not want to pay extra so I just skipped this step. Is it possible for me to check-in ...
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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......