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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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Lufthansa bus no-show

Has anyone experienced what happens when you book a Lufthansa flight with a stopover in Munich/Frankfurt, but the second leg is operated by LH Bus and you don’t show on that leg? Will Lufthansa cancel ...
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Sketchy offers from Lufthansa damaged luggage handler Dolfi1920

I filed a damaged luggage claim after a Lufthansa flight, and they redirected me to a sketchy-looking subcontractor called Dolfi1920. After a couple of e-mails, the subcontractor informed me that I am ...
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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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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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2h10 layover at PMI on early June, arriving from MUC, leaving for ALC. Is that enough time for connection?

MUC (Munich) -> PMI (Palma de Mallorca) -> ALC (Alicante) So I'm trying to shave some euros off the cost of a trip to Munich this early June, and one option I'm pondering is getting a late (and ...
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Travel from the US to Mumbai via Frankfurt on an expired H1B with a valid Canadian visitor visa

I am travelling from the US to India via Frankfurt (Germany) in a couple of weeks. My US H1B visa has expired (with an approved I-797), but I do have a valid Canadian visitor visa. The German Mission ...
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Lufthansa Rebooking through Munich/Frankfurt

My grandfather's flight, originally via Munich, Germany was canceled because of a Lufthansa strike at the German airports on Feb 7th starting at 4:00 am and ending on February 8th 7:11am. They've ...
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Does Lufthansa round up or round down luggage weight?

I have a bag that's about 23.5 kg. The allowance is 23 kg on Lufthansa, Bangalore to Munich. Would I have to pay for excess baggage?
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Pecking order for lounge access: business class vs star alliance gold

I always assumed that business class travellers on an airline came above star alliance gold status members so far as lounge access policy was concerned. But I was just reading Lufthansa's policy for ...
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Is 70 minutes enough to connect at Frankfurt?

In December I’m flying Manchester>Frankfurt>Holguin on a single ticket (Lufthansa connecting to Condor, booked direct with Condor). My inbound flight is scheduled to arrive in FRA at 08:50, the ...
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Short transit time in Frankfurt when traveling from UK to Austria

I am traveling from Glasgow, UK to Austria on a single ticket (Lufthansa) with a layover at Frankfurt airport. The plane lands and departs from Terminal 1. I have no checked luggage, only one carry-on ...
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Booked Lufthansa Flight + Train, where do I go for baggage reclaim?

I am a graduate Ph.D student. I am traveling to Germany for the first time. My travel itinerary is (booked through Lufthansa) Delhi to Frankfurt (Flight) 1 Change at Airport Terminal to Airport Train ...
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Schengen Visa and Flight Departure: Potential Issues to Consider

I am an Indian citzen, and have a Schengen visa that is valid from 28/09/2023. My flight departs from New Delhi on 28/09/2023 at 02:50 AM IST (that will be some time 27/09/2023 in Germany) and lands ...
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Transit at Munich Airport under 120 minutes. Is it enough? Or I will miss my flight? [duplicate]

I have a flight from Canada to Munich and Munich to Delhi (both Lufthansa). The layover is 120 minutes. (1) Will this be enough? (2) What should I expect when I will reach Munich? (3) How long does ...
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Singapore onward travel requirement - bus ticket enough?

I am going to travel to Singapore from Budapest next month. The carrier is Lufthansa, with a layover in Munich. I have a hungarian passport (EU member), and as I intend to stay for many months in ...
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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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Flight LH947 Frankfurt

Please can you tell me what time did LH947 arrive in Frankfurt from Manchester UK on Wednesday 8th March as I missed my connecting flight at the airport
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Passport control and Schengen visa doubt

My flight from Bangalore to Amsterdam via Frankfurt has been cancelled and I have been given an alternate flight: Option 1: Take a different Swiss Air flight on the same day but via Zurich Airport. ...
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is 40 minutes enough layover time at Munich airport for a connecting international flight leading outside Schengen region? [duplicate]

I have a flight from Munich to Delhi in few days and I will arrive at Terminal 2 of Munich airport (MUC) with Lufthansa. The layover at the airport (MUC) is only 40 minutes. My departure flight is ...
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Flight compensation for denied boarding (due to overbooking) which resulted in a one-day delay

I would like some help/advice for the situation I am in. Back in February I was on vacation in the Dominican Republic. I live in Germany and my flight connections were Berlin-Frankfurt-Punta Cana. The ...
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Why did Lufthansa's UK passport control take issue with me? [closed]

I'm a EU national with UK settled status, flying from Munich to London Heathrow with Lufthansa. At the airport, Germany's own border control took no issues with me, checked my passport and waved me ...
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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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how to change Lufthansa seat assignment upon/after check-in when first flight is on United

I am flying LH from ORD to MUC. However, my first flight to ORD is on UA. I wonder how I can select seats when I check in on UA. I got checked in for the first segment, but I can not figure out what ...
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Will a Samsonite Laptop Backpack/Wh be considered a hand luggage on Lufthansa?

I have a flight with Lufthansa Airlines, a basic economy flight from Frankfurt to Montreal. I ask if a bag of a type Samsonite Laptop Backpack/Wh is allowed on the plane, knowing that its dimensions ...
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Time between connecting flights in Norway

I'll be traveling from Frankfurt to Trondheim (Norway) in late August. I'll be taking a Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt to Oslo and then a Norwegian flight from Oslo to Trondheim. The Lufthansa flight ...
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Skipping a Lufthansa train connection

I'm traveling from Kassel to Boston. Starting at QKL (rail from Cologne then flight from Frankfurt) is MUCH cheaper than simply flying from Frankfurt. Can I use that day's Rail&Fly to go direct ...
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Baggage lost and airline unresponsive - whom else should I contact?

Slightly more than a week ago I had a flight with some co-workers from GRZ via FRA to BER. The flight from GRZ to FRA (with Air Dolomiti/EN) was delayed and we missed the connecting flight from FRA to ...
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Condor - Lufthansa Flight Change and Visa Requirement

I plan to take a Condor flight in mid-August from Canada to Germany and change to Lufthansa at Frankfurt for my final destination in Turkey, without carrying checked-in luggage. I learned from the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How long does it take to transfer from Terminal 3 to Terminal 1 at SFO?

In March I will be travelling with my wife from Las Vegas McCarran Int'l Airport (LAS) to London Heathrow (LHR) via San Francisco Int'l Airport (SFO.) We have recently received a unexpected flight ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...