Questions tagged [lufthansa]

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

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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 ...
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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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Is the possibility of a cabin sized trolley bag being damaged when checked in high?

I have with me a cabin sized trolley bag which will contain some razors, knifes, scissors, chocolates and some dresses. So obviously I cannot take these with me as cabin luggage on Lufthansa as per ...
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Lufthansa - Rail & Fly at Frankfurt Airport

I am arriving at Frankfurt International Airport Terminal 1. I have a Rail&Fly ticket in co-operation with Deutsche Bahn. I would like to know where I should collect my luggage. The last time when ...
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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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How to reach Munich Hbf from Munich's Airport (Terminal 2)? Disabled person

Recently I asked here a question about reaching Marktoberdorf from Munich's Airport. @user24582 gave me very helpful information and links. I contacted Mobility service of the Deutsche Bahn and ...
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Possible to check in luggage previous night of travel at Stuttgart - Lufthansa

I have a connection from Stuttgart-Frankfurt and then Frankfurt-Chennai. The first flight is at 8:30. I was going through the Lufthansa airline website and found that they offer an option of checking ...
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WiFi on board Lufthansa long haul

Does anybody know if Lufthansa offers WiFi services on board the flight from Frankfurt to Chennai (A340)? What are the rates? How good is the WiFi? My requirement is just basic texting, Facebook and ...
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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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How to change my loyalty program online before check-in?

I have made a booking with Lufthansa and initially listed my Miles & More account for credit of eventual miles gained. However now I want to credit the miles that will be gained from the flight to ...
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Father brought my plane ticket on his credit card, does he need to come with me to check in? [duplicate]

So I'm leaving from England to Texas in 2 days and was wondering since my Father brought my tickets with his credit card, does he need to be there with the credit card at check in? He's taking me to ...
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Transit at Munich Airport (From Hong Kong to Dublin)

I will travel from Hong Kong to Dublin via Munich. The two legs are both operated by Lufthansa (LH731 and LH2514). The booking came with one e-ticket number. I have confirmed with Lufthansa that my ...
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Will my baggage be checked through to the destination by Lufthansa?

I reserved flights from Hong Kong to Dublin and will change planes at Munich, and when I return from Dublin to Hong Kong I will change planes at Frankfurt. All legs are operated by Lufthansa. I am ...
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First time travelling alone - transit Munich airport, terminal 2

I am 13 and it will be my first time travelling alone. I have a few questions related to my transit flight. I am flying from Dublin->Munich->Sofia(Bulgaria) and I have my layover in Munich airport so: ...
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Connecting Jet airways flight Mumbai to Jaipur, after flying in from Frankfurt. What would be the luggage allowance?

I am flying by Luthansa from Frankfurt to Jaipur, where Frankfurt to Mumbai is Luthansa flight with 23 kg checkin allowance and from Mumbai to Jaipur, I have a connecting Jet Airways flight, which is ...
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Why do some airlines charge more for break journeys

I am planning to visit Atlanta in the US from Munich. I also have a friend of mine in Toronto and I see Air Canada and Lufthansa do have halts at Toronto on the way to Atlanta or back to Munich. Air ...
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Refused boarding with Lufthansa because I didn't have a valid return ticket. Any chance of getting my money back?

I was flying from JFK (New York) to Casablanca, Morocco on Lufthansa with my dog. The only reason I was flying on Lufthansa, is they have the best track record for handling pets out of any of the ...
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Is one-hour layover at Munich Airport enough time? [duplicate]

I am a USA citizen and will be flying from Athens, Greece to Munich, Germany with a layover in Munich for only about an hour before my connecting flight to San Francisco, USA. Both flights will be ...
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Denied boarding in Amman for flight to USA via Frankfurt

I have a visitor visa for USA and booked a Lufthansa flight from Amman to Chicago with a transit in Frankfurt. I was denied boarding at Amman and told I have a problem with the embassy. I went to the ...
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Check in via Lufthansa app

Since I'd like to choose seats and avoid overbooking I'd like to check in in advance. There is an app and they say that we can check in using it. My questions are: if I use app to check in should ...
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Can I fly from Amsterdam to Frankfurt on Lufthansa with just a Residence Permit?

[US Citizen] I lost my passport but have my Dutch residence permit and am flying from Amsterdam to Frankfurt this coming Sunday with Lufthansa. I have an appointment at the Consulate to get a new ...
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Baggage check-in rules for Lufthansa airlines

I am travelling from Mumbai to Lafayette via Munich-Houston by Lufthansa. Do I need to claim my checked luggage to clear customs in Munich and Houston?
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Request an earlier flight if original flight is overbooked at the airport?

This has now happened twice to me. As a result of travel times etc, I have arrived considerably earlier than necessary at an airport with multiple opportunities to fly earlier than booked. ...
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Connecting time ay JFK

I arrive at JFK on a Delta flight in terminal 4 at 3:00 pm. I need to catch a Lufthansa flight in terminal 1 at 6:00 pm. Do I have enough time?
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What to do if airline persistently doesn't respond to complaint? [closed]

I had a problem with my Lufthansa flights, in my opinion that was completely the airline's fault. At the desk during the day of flights, they (naturally) didn't give me any proper response, just a ...
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How to book a free rebooking flight in a multi flight segment with Lufthansa?

I want to book three flights on the same ticket: Flight 1 from A to B, a couple of days later flight 2 from B to C and around two months later flight 3 from C back to A. I know the exact dates for ...
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Hand luggage on Lufthansa

I dont understand the information in the lufthansa.com. Can I take a backpack and my camera bag in the cabin?here is the oficial information