A German airline, Lufthansa is one of the largest airlines in Europe. The word Lufthansa is derived from the German words Luft meaning air and Hansa meaning guild. Lufthansa is also one of the five founding members of the worlds largest airline alliance the Star Alliance. Founded in 1953, their slogan is ‘Nonstop you.’
The IATA code for Lufthansa is LH.
Being one of the largest airlines Lufthansa uses a fleet of around 280 aircraft. It uses a mixed fleet of Airbus A319-100, Airbus A320-200, Airbus A320neo, Airbus A321-100, Airbus A321-200, Airbus A321neo, Airbus A330-300, Airbus A340-300, Airbus A340-600, Airbus A350-900, Airbus A380-800, Boeing 737-300, Boeing 737-500, Boeing 747-400, Boeing 747-8 and Boeing 777-9x.
Destinations covered by Lufthansa
Lufthansa flies to 18 domestic destinations and 197 international destinations in over 78 countries. Its wide array of destinations spans the continents of Asia, Africa, North and South America and Europe.
Code share agreements
Lufthansa has code share agreements with the Air Malta, Germanwings, JetBlue airways, Luxair, SpiceJet and TAM Linhas Aéreas.
Incredible facilities offered by Lufthansa
Lufthansa has First class, Business class, Premium economy and economy class. Its in-flight services, especially the food and beverages provided are so impressive and exquisite, it’s as if top culinary chefs have prepared the meal for you. With extensive choice of meals and beverages, both hot and cold to choose from, your taste palate will be taken care of.
The economy class is allowed to check in 1 bag, the weight of which should not exceed 23kgs, premium economy passengers are allowed to check in two bags of 23kg each, the business class 2 bags of 32kg each and the first class passengers are allowed to check in 3 bags of 32kg each. Along with that, the economy class and the premium economy class passengers are allowed to carry 1 overhead bag not exceeding 8kg and the business and first class are allowed 2 overhead bags not exceed 8 kg each.
With Lufthansa you can web check in as early as 23 hours before flight departure. Web check-in facility allows you to pick the seat of your preference. Once checked in online you can either print out the boarding pass or have an e-copy sent to your mobile phone. Make sure you reach the airport, with enough time to get through the security procedure.