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Lufthansa, A Leader In Airline Travel

10.20.2008 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Lufthansa is a founding member of Star Alliance and together with 20 other airlines is able to offer customers excellent possibilities to connect all over the world. Lufthansa’s strong and stable position in the market was officially certified when it was voted the Best Airline in Europe at the 2008 World Airline Awards, beating 59 other European carriers. Lufthansa carry out everyday flights from Athens to Frankfurt, Athens to Munich, and from Thessaloniki to Frankfurt in cooperation with Aegean Airlines. With these flights Lufthansa can travel to the most popular destinations in Europe such as London, Paris, Madrid, Boston, Chicago etc.rnrnEasy Check-in with LufthansarnrnFurthermore, Lufthansa offer you services which will serve you at the best way as the following:rnrnChecking-in at the quick check-in machines is now even quicker and easier. For if you are traveling with an etix, Lufthansa’s electronic ticket, you can now check-in at the quick check-in machines even without a card.rnrnYou can already check in online and then print out your own boarding pass on more than 600 routes, amongst them many long-haul routes operated by Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, British Midland, Croatia Airlines and LOT. The online boarding pass has recently become available to print out at home or at work on all flights from Germany. A list of all the destinations for which you can check in online, and print out your online boarding pass from your PC or laptop, is available also.rnrnLuggagernrnOn all flight routes (international and within Germany) not shown in the following list, your free baggage allowance is determined according to the so-called ‘Weight Concept’. With this concept it is the total weight of your baggage that matters, rather than the number of bags.The allowances are First Class: 40 kg (88lb) – plus 1 ski bag and plus 1 golf bag on flights operated by Lufthansa and Swiss International Airlines. Business Class: 30 kg (66lb) – plus 1 ski bag on flights operated by Lufthansa and Swiss International Airlines. Economy Class: 20 kg (44lb) – plus 1 ski bag on flights operated by Lufthansa and Swiss International Airlines.rnrnMiles & MorernrnLufthansa has also the service Miles & More. Miles & More is a frequent flyer program through which you can earn miles and replace them with air tickets rnrnPartnerplusBenefitrnrnwith the new, free rewarding program, PartnerPlusBenefit of Lufthansa, the companies members collect credits BenefitPoints by Lufthansa’s flights and the cooperative companies (Air Dolomiti, Augsburg Airways, Contact Air, Eurowings, Lufthansa Cityline, Austrian Airlines Group, SWISS, United Airlines) and replace them with Benefit Free Flights, Benefit Upgrades from economy class to first class.

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