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Why fly with Lufthansa

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Rewards

Their loyalty program “Miles & More” is one of Europe largest frequent-flyer rewards program.

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Comfort

Their new Boeing 747-8 (jumbo) has some of the most spacious business class seats and is classified as the world’s longest passenger aircraft.

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Service Excellence

As the founding airline of the prestigious Star Alliance network Lufthansa prides itself in outstanding air and ground service continually.

Whether you’re travelling to Frankfurt to close an important business deal, or flying to the land of ideas and opportunities for some Oktoberfest indulgence, you’re likely to fall in love with the way Lufthansa operates.

Lufthansa Airlines is the German national carrier and founding airline of the Star Alliance network. Lufthansa is well established and prides itself in outstanding service on the ground and in the air. Their new Boeing 747-8 is one of the longest passenger planes that now flies to South Africa and is code named “jumbo”. Lufthansa is not only keeping up with the latest technology, they also keep you updated on your booking with The Lufthansa App which is available for Apple and Android.

Boasting one of the world’s largest route networks, Lufthansa affords you the ultimate in flight flexibility when planning your trip – a non-negotiable necessity if you’re flying for important business. In addition to this, Lufthansa’s Star Alliance network extends the airlines coverage to 16 000 daily flights from 855 airports in 155 countries around the world.

Book Lufthansa flights to Frankfurt, Munich, Beijing and other exciting places!

Economy: A single checked bag weighing up to 23kg per passenger.

Premium Economy: Two checked bags each weighing up to 23kg per passenger.

Business: Two checked bags each weighing up to 32kg per passenger.

First Class: Three checked bags each weighing up to 32kg per passenger.

Lufthansa check in counters are located in the international, Terminal 2, on the upper deck at Cape Town International Airport.

Check in for Lufthansa flights from Johannesburg in the international departure terminal A at OR Tambo Airport, counters 98-104.

Suggested check in time for all international Lufthansa flights from South Africa is 2-3 hours before departure.

Cabin classes

Lufthansa has four cabin classes:

Economy, Premium Economy, Business and First.

Lufthansa’s A380: more than 500 seats per flight, including 98 business class seats

Economy Class cabin: ergonomic seats offer a superior level of comfort and are up to 3 centimetres wider with more legroom to boot. Now you can enjoy the best in Lufthansa inflight entertainment with your personal touch screen monitor.

Lufthansa’s hub is Frankfurt airport, which is the fourth busiest airport in Europe. Lufthansa currently flies to 18 destinations within Germany and to over 193 international destinations in 81 countries within Africa, Asia, Europe and The Americas.

Direct Flights from South Africa to Germany

You can get direct flights from South Africa to Germany weekly. Lufthansa Airlines offers direct flights from the following South African hubs:

• Direct Lufthansa Flights from Cape Town to Munich (in our summer months: November through March)

• Direct Lufthansa Flights from Johannesburg to Frankfurt (all year round)

• Johannesburg to Munich on their codeshare flight with SAA (all year round)

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IATA code: LH
Hub Airport: Frankfurt Airport
Alliance: Star Alliance
Loyalty program: Miles & More
Inflight magazine: Lufthansa Magazine

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