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and other useful information about Lufthansa. Last update 21.06.2022. Airlines constantly change their policies, so please visit the relevant web page of the airline in question in order to obtain up-to-date information from the first-hand.
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Lufthansa Airlines Covid-19 and additional information:

Please read the most commonly used baggage rules of European airlines for more information.

Changes in terms and conditions of Lufthansa passenger transportation due to coronavirus:
at present some countries have restricted non-essential trips: the current restrictions, other information and advisories on entering foreign countries for US citizens;

please note that entering many countries requires filling in the contact form (sometimes it is also necessary to get a QR code), providing the results of the preliminary passed  negative antigen (done not later than 48 hours before departure) or PCR test (no more than 72) for coronavirus and/or self-isolation (quarantine) with the duration from 5 (under condition of passing the repeated tests) and up to 14 days upon arrival in the destination country; you may also encounter complete restriction on entry for foreign nationals or the need to provide proof of vaccination/revaccination;

on flights within Germany, wearing a protective mask (FFP2, KN95 or N95 standards are allowed) covering both your nose and mouth is mandatory at all stages of the flight: when boarding / disembarking and during the flight. On long-haul flights, it is recommended to carry a sufficient quantity of masks (usually 1 mask per 3-4 hours of flight, unless otherwise specified by the manufacturer). Masks with valves, shawls, scarves, face shields (not in combination with an approved mask type), etc. are not permitted.mitted.

! Infants (children up to 2 years of age) can travel on an adult’s lap at no extra charge on domestic flights and at a discount of 90% of the applicable fare on international flights. Discount on air tickets for children aged 2 to 12 years is 25%.

Lufthansa Airline hand luggage:

1 piece of carry-on baggage with the sum of three dimensions 118 cm (55х40х23 cm) or 57x54x15 cm for foldable garment bags

+ in addition to hand luggage and at no extra charge, it is possible to bring in the cabin small personal items (30x40x10 cm: umbrella, handbag, briefcase, walking stick/cane, books, laptop, camcorder, camera, bag with Duty Free purchases and so on)

It is also permitted to take into the cabin of the Lufthansa aircraft for each child up to 2 years of age a carry cot or a child seat or a foldable pushchair. The airline recommends to take on board your child's favorite food, drinking water for babies is provided on board.
Economy Business / First
Light Classic / Flex Premium
1x 8 kg 2x 8 kg
Passengers with disabilities and special requirements, those needing assistance of the airline staff should contact the airline at the time of booking or not later than 48 hrs before departure.
On Lufthansa flights, passengers with restricted mobility may carry in the cabin free of charge crutches, walking sticks, walkers, rollators, wheelchairs and other orthopedic aids. Manual wheelchairs can be used until the moment of boarding the plane. Carriage of powered wheelchairs and other electric mobility aids requires prior notification and consent of the airline, they'll be handled as an item of checked baggage, the airline will provide another wheelchair free of charge.more info  

Lufthansa Airlines Checked Baggage:

The sum of three dimensions of any hold baggage item must not be larger than 158 cm
Economy Business First
Light Classic / Flex Premium
1x 23 kg 2x 23 kg 2x 32 kg 3x 32 kg
For an infant (children up to 2 years), regardless of the booked travel class (! except for the Economy Light fare, which does not allow any checked baggage), one can take free of charge one piece of checked baggage weighing up to 23 kg.more info  

Lufthansa Airline excess baggage charges:

Standard piece 23 kg, heavy bag 24-32 kg, oversized bag more than 159 and up to 292 cm.

Maximum 99 kg of baggage per passenger on Lufthansa flights.

A single baggage item should not exceed the limit of 32 kg.

Price zones.
Zone 1: Domestic routes (Germany).
Zone 2: within Europe (including Azerbaijan, Morocco, Tunisia and Turkey).
Zone 3: flights between Europe and North Africa, Central Asia and the countries of the Eastern Mediterranean coast (Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkmenistan).
Zone 4: intercontinental short-haul routes include the flights between Europe and Ethiopia, Bahrain, Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, the Dominican Republic, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Jamaica, Cameroon, Qatar, Cuba, Kuwait, Liberia, Libya, Nigeria, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, United Arab Emirates.
Zone 5: medium-haul intercontinental routes, flights between Europe and Equatorial Guinea, Angola, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, India, Eastern Canada, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Congo, Maldives, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Uganda, the East of US.
Zone 6: long-haul intercontinental routes, flights between Europe and Argentina, Brazil, Western Canada, continental China, Costa Rica, Hong Kong, China, Colombia, Korea, Mauritius, Mexico, Namibia, Panama, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, the West of the US, Venezuela, Vietnam.
Zone 7: flights to and from Japan.

The prices in the table below are in € per flight leg, you can use the airline baggage calculator to check the information from the table below
Routes Zone 1 Zone 2 Zone 3 Zone 4 Zone 5 Zone 6 Zone 7
+1 standard* 55 65 80 140 200 200 150
+1 heavy or oversized 110 130 175 285 320 400 250
+1 heavy and oversized 150 180 250 400 440 550 450
heavy or oversized 40 50 75 115 120 150 100**
heavy + oversized 80 100 150 230 240 300 300
* Economy Light Fare price of the first piece of checked baggage online / at the airport: domestic from €15 / 50,  Flights within Europe from € 25 / 50, between Europe and North Africa and other destinations within Zone 3 from € 30 / 60, between Europe and USA / Canada from € 60 / 60, other intercontinental flights from € 40 / 90.

** For all fares including Business and First class on flight routes to / from Japan an oversized piece costs €200.

*** The price of the second piece of checked baggage from / to the USA, Canada or Central America (Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama) is €90.more info  
!   Special baggage (more than 158 cm, more than 32 kg, fragile items etc.):  you must notify Lufthansa airline not later than 24 hours before the scheduled time of departure, Lufthansa customer service. Conditions for the transport of excess baggage were changed from 18 April 2018.

Lufthansa Airline carriage of pets:

Service animals accompanying persons with disabilities and emotional support animals can on flights to/from the US travel in the cabin for free, this service requires prior notification and consent of the airline.

Max 2 pets per person (in the cabin and / or cargo hold). Charges per flight direction, one must also pay for return flights and stopovers (journey break of more than 24 hrs).
Lufthansa generally advises against transporting snub-nosed dogs and cats. If you choose to transport these breeds, there must be at least additional 10 cm between the standing animal and walls of the container. A list of these breeds you can find on page Carriage of Pets by European Airlines.

Pets (cats and dogs) carried in the aircraft cabin on Lufthansa flights. The size of the container must not exceed 118 cm in the sum of three dimensions: 55х40х23 cm, the weight of the container (with pet/pets) must not exceed 8 kg.

Pets (dogs, cats) carried in the baggage compartment, the allowed dimensions are shown in the table below.
! If your route requires changing planes in Frankfurt, Munich, Vienna, Zurich or Geneva, you must pay an additional transfer fee of €150 / 175 CHF or $175 USD.
Pet Zone 1 Zone 2 Zone 3 Zone 4 Zone 5 Zone 6 Zone 7
in the cabin 50 60 80 90 100 110 70
in the baggage compartment up to 60x45x40 cm 80 100 130 150 170 190 150
in the baggage compartment up to 125x75x85 cm 160 200 260 300 340 380 300
! It was forbidden to transport hares and rabbits in the cargo hold.more info  

Lufthansa Airlines carriage of special baggage: sports equipment, firearms and ammunition:

Sports equipment not exceeding baggage allowance (weight according to travel class 23 kg/32 kg and number of pieces) is included in the baggage allowance.

Otherwise charges for carrying sports equipment are applied. For sports items not listed below the regular excess baggage rates will apply.

Weight of sports equipment must not exceed 32 kg and its dimensions 3.5 m.

Type 1 (standard sports baggage): mountaineering equipment, fishing equipment, archery equipment, boogie board/bodyboard, bowling kit, cycling, parachute equipment, fencing equipment, golfing equipment, hockey equipment, inline skates, kite surfboard, skateboard, skiing equipment*, snowboarding equipment, javelin equipment, sporting and hunting weapons and ammunition**, surfboard, diving equipment, tennis/squash/badminton equipment, wakeboard, water skiing equipment, waveboard.

Type 2 (bulky sports baggage): longboard, horseback riding equipment, rubber dinghy / boat, pole vaulting equipment, tandem bicycle, windsurfing equipment.
Equipment Zone 1 Zone 2 Zone 3 Zone 4 Zone 5 Zone 6 Zone 7
type 1 70 80 100 150 200 250 100
type 2 110 130 175 250 320 400 200
* On all Lufthansa flights with the exception of those to / from the US, Mexico and Central America (Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama), in addition your free baggage allowance, you can carry free of charge a set of ski equipment up to 200 cm (length).

** Sporting and hunting weapons: require prior notification, are only charged if carried separately, max 2 items per passenger, additional fees if departing from: South Africa €50, Italy up to €90 depending on airport, Spain €60, Turkey €30.more info  

Lufthansa Airline carriage of musical instruments:

Musical instruments are carried as part of the standard free baggage allowance (number, weight, dimensions):
Small musical instruments (violins, violas, piccolos, flutes, clarinets, trumpets, guitars) can be carried in the cabin instead of your hand luggage, their weight must not exceed 6 kg and their size — 55x40x20 cm.

For carriage of larger musical instruments in the cargo hold, prior notification and confirmation of Lufthansa is required; if the baggage allowance is exceeded, a fee of 100 € will be charged.
When carried in the passenger's seat, the weight of the instrument usually must not exceed 80 kg, and its size must not exceed 135х50х30 cm.more info  
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