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Their loyalty program “Miles & More”, is one of Europe's largest frequent-flyer rewards programs.
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.
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.
Travelstart offers lower fares with up to 8 kg hand luggage on Economy Class seats. Checked luggage is not included.
Lufthansa's baggage policy is as follows:
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.
Online Check in
Passengers can check in 23 hours ahead of their designated flights via web or mobile. They can also book seats and print out boarding passes.
Airport Check in
Passengers are advised to check in for their international flights at least three hours ahead of their designated flights.
At OR Tambo Johannesburg, check-in opens 3 hours prior and closes 1 hour prior to departure./ OR Tambo Airport offers the choice of the Shongololo or Bidvest lounges.
Check-in for Lufthansa flights from Johannesburg is in the international departure terminal A at OR Tambo Airport, counters 98-104.
Lufthansa has four cabin classes:
Economy, Premium Economy, Business and First.
Lufthansa’s A380: more than 500 seats per flight, including 9 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.
Lufthansa operates daily flights all year round between Johannesburg and Frankfurt.
Lufthansa operates direct flights from Cape Town to Munich five times a week until 28 March 2020.
Enjoy direct flights from Cape Town to Frankfurt five times a week between 30 May and 6 July 2020.
Some of the airlines' top destinations include:
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