Travel with Lufthansa Airlines

Lufthansa AirlinesLufthansa Airlines (sometimes referred to as Lufthansa German Airlines) is the largest airline in Europe and also the biggest German Airline. Use Airlines SA to book your Lufthansa flights from anywhere in the world.  Simply enter your flight requirements in our easy to use booking engine and search and compare flight prices.

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More about the airline

Lufthansa services 18 German destinations and travels to 197 international destinations in 78 countries worldwide.  The name Lufthansa comes from the German word Luft, meaning air, and Hansa, meaning guild.  Their headoffice is in Deutz, Cologne and their primary operations centre is situated at Frankfurt Airport where most of its pilots, ground staff and flight attendance are situated.  In addition to their main passenger operations, Lufthansa also has several airline subsidiaries including Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Swiss International Airlines, Eurowings and Lufthansa Cargo amongst others.

 

The Lufthansa Brand

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The current logo, a crane encircled in flight, was created in 1918 by Otto Firle and was part of the first German Airline that started service on 5 February 1919.  This symbol was adopted throughout the years with Lufthansa agreeing to continue with it as well.

In terms of sponsorships, Lufthansa currently sponsors Bundesliga clubs Bayern Munich as well as Eintracht Frankfurt.  They are also involved in sponsoring the German Sports Aid Foundation, promoting the athletes it sponsors.

 

 

Baggage allowance

With Lufthansa your free baggage allowance is determined by the service class booked and the status of the passenger as indicated on the ticket:

  • Economy Class: 1 bag up to 23kg
  • Premium Economy Class: 2 bags up to 23kg each
  • Business Class: 2 bags each up to 32kg
  • First Class: 3 bags each up to 32kg

Extra baggage allowance can be purchased from the airline but please note that the baggage fee is not refundable.  In addition to your free baggage allowance, one piece of ski or snowboarding equipment is allowed free of charge on your Lufthansa flight – the maximum weight being similar to the weight limits of the travel class you’ve booked.

Miles & More

Lufthansa AirlinesTo earn frequent flyer miles wth Lufthansa Airlines, you need to join their frequent flyer programme called Miles & More.  This programme is shared amongst several European Airlines which makes it very rewarding!  Some of these partnering airlines include Croatia Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Adria Airways, Luxair and more.  Miles & More members can earn miles on Lufthansa Airlines as well as partnering Star Alliance flights as well as through Lufthansa credit cards and purchased made at Lufthansa shops.  Lounge access and bonus miles are offered to all members higher than member status.

 

Contact Lufthansa Airlines

Reservation service centre for South Africa

Phone: 0861 842538 Mondays to Sundays 08:00 – 18:00