Lufthansa or Deutsche Lufthansa AG is the premier air carrier of Germany and the largest airline in Europe in terms of passengers carried by the air carrier. Lufthansa operates service to 18 domestic and 183 international destinations spread across 78 countries on 4 continents. It reaches around 410 destinations along with its partners. It has one of the largest fleet among major world airlines. In fact, with its subsidiaries it has over 700 aircrafts making it the third largest passenger air-fleet in the world. A major part of its staff including pilots, ground staff and flight attendants are based in Frankfurt. It has its registered office in Deutz, Cologne where its corporate office is also located. The company employs about 105,000 people of various nationalities and is a founder member of the Star Alliance, the world’s largest airline alliance, formed in 1997. Lufthansa flew 70.5 million passengers according to 2008 figures. View more on Lufthansa, www.lufthansa.com.
Flights Aboard Lufthansa
Passengers on board Lufthansa airlines can look forward to an experience that is unmatched in terms of comfort and exclusivity. Comfortable seating arrangements, a relaxed atmosphere to work in or just relax, tons of entertainment and a delicious cuisine greets every passenger flying on any of the fleet operated by Lufthansa. An adjustable privacy screen can help you create your own personal environment. Lufthansa offers its passengers the best in comfort and convenience depending on the class you choose to travel. Entertainment is provided via the Lufthansa Media World which features the latest movies, television serials, radio programs and also on-demand features through a personal touch screen. Use the FlyLink flight search to book your flight aboard Lufthansa.
The latest from Lounge News, Lufthansa is that now you can take your entire family to the business lounge under a special winter offer announced recently. Business lounges in US, Germany and Paris are open to the entire family on presentation of lounge voucher available at all Lufthansa ticket counters. Exclusive passengers and first class ticket holders can have access to many privileges. You can surf the net using high speed wireless LAN from all Lufthansa lounges.
Check-In & Baggage
All relevant check-in information about various check-in services is easily available online, via mobile phones and check-in machines available at all airports. For Lufthansa HON Circle members, SMS check-in facilities are available. All queries regarding baggage are made available online for the convenience of passengers. Depending on the route and class of travel some amount of checked-in and hand baggage is allowed free-of-charge.
Lufthansa carries passengers to 78 worldwide destinations spread across the four continents of Africa, Americas, Asia and Europe. Along with its partners, Lufthansa reaches its passengers to North, Central, East, Southern and West Africa. It also flies to North and South America, entire Asian continent and Europe.
Lufthansa fleet has aircraft of almost every size and type. They use the latest state-of-art-technology throughout their fleet for all locations. Their long haul fleet includes Airbus A300-800, Airbus A340-600, Airbus A340-300, Airbus A330-300 and Boeing B747-400. The medium-haul fleet has Airbus A321-100/200, 319-100, 320-200, Boeing B737-300 and 500. Embraer and Bombardier are the main aircrafts on their short-haul fleet.
Lufthansa Miles and More programs are designed for loyal customers of the airlines. A variety of irresistible offers are available to boost your mileage account. You can spend your miles on a wide range of exclusive services, each designed to provide you the ultimate in luxury.