Lufthansa Airlines is one of the world’s oldest national flight carriers whose origins can be traced back to 1926. Its headquarters is located in Cologne, Germany. Currently, the Lufthansa fleet comprises 294 aircraft with 14 Airbus A380-800, 19 Boeing 747-8, 13 Boeing 747-400, 17 Airbus 340-600, 14 Airbus A350-900 as well as an assortment of smaller aircrafts. Its iconic emblem was updated in 2018 and shows a white crane taking flight against a background of blue.
Lufthansa flights cover 18 domestic destinations in Germany and over 190 destinations in 81 countries around the world. The most frequent routes that Lufthansa services include - flights from Frankfurt to London, Frankfurt to New York, and Munich to San Francisco. Some of the lesser known destinations that Lufthansa seasonally services include flights to Faro in Portugal, Knock in Ireland, Malé in the Maldives, Inverness in Scotland, and Zadar in Croatia.
Travelers on a Lufthansa flight are set a carry-on baggage and check-in luggage limit based on the service class.
All carry-on baggage should fit into the following dimensions: 55 × 40 × 23 cm (for suitcases and trolley cases) or 57 × 54 × 15 cm (for garment bags).
The sum of the dimensions of any piece of check-in baggage should be 158 cm (length + breadth + width).
Lufthansa offers the provision of supervising a child unaccompanied by an adult on all its flights. Children between the ages of 5 and 11 may fly unaccompanied if they are using the Lufthansa supervision service or they are accompanied by a passenger at least 12 years old. Children between the ages of 12 and 17 may avail the supervision service at the request of their parents. Children under the age of 5 will not be permitted to fly unless accompanied by an adult of 18 years or a sibling of at least 16 years of age.
Pets can be transported via a Lufthansa flight subject to destination restrictions and company terms and conditions. Each passenger is allowed to transport up to 2 pets in approved transport containers in the cabin and cargo hold. The minimum age for cats and dogs permissible for transport is 12 weeks (16 weeks for the USA); for hares and rabbits, the minimum age is 5 weeks.
Lufthansa is known the world over as a highly professional flight carrier that places emphasis on a comfortable, safe, and punctual flying experience.
While booking Lufthansa flight tickets, the provision of online check-in is available. Online check-in can be completed 23 hours before a flight and passengers can choose their preferred seat, print out their boarding passes or download an electronic copy, and stay ready for their journey.
As a founding member of the Star Alliance, Lufthansa enjoys access to 1,330 airports in 192 countries through its own fleet or that of its airline partners. Lufthansa’s Miles & More frequent flyer membership, which offers rewards to passengers of the Star Alliance, is the largest traveler loyalty programme in the world and provides access to 40 airline partners. With new classes such as Economy Light and Premium Economy, a Lufthansa flight search today yields more affordable options to more destinations for all its loyal travelers.
Lufthansa pays attention to an ecologically sustainable model of business and has the most stringent policies on noise emission across its operational fleet. It earned the title of “Best Airline in Europe” for the second time in a row in 2018 at the World Airline Awards and in 2019 it was conferred the title “Airline of the Year” by Air Transport World.
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