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Lufthansa Hand Luggage Allowance

Lufthansa Hand Luggage Allowance – 55cm x 40cm x 23cm with a weight allowance of 8 kg

 

Lufthansa Hand Luggage Allowance – The Good News

Lufthansa’s Hand Luggage Allowance is the 28th out of 131 for being the most generous in terms of hand luggage size and 46th most generous in terms of hand luggage weight. This means that

Lufthansa Hand Luggage Allowance – The Bad News

Lufthansa’s hand luggage allowance is smaller than the IATA’s guidance on hand luggage, and since a number of hand luggage manufacturers reference that they fit IATA guidelines, you may want to check your hand luggage conforms to Lufthansa’s hand luggage allowance to avoid any excess charges for hand luggage. If you fly with Lufthansa’s Star alliance partners on a codeshare flight, you may end up paying extra for hand luggage as Lufthansa’s Hand Luggage allowance is bigger than Aegean Airlines, Air China, Air New Zealand, Asiana Airlines, Croatia Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, EVA Air, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, TAM, United Airlines, and US Airways. Additionally Lufthansa’s Hand Luggage weight allowance is bigger than Air New Zealand, Brussels Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, EVA Air, Singapore Airlines, TAM, Thai Airways, and United Airlines again meaning you may be charged for excess hand luggage if your flight is a code share flight operated by one of these airlines. Furthermore, Lufthansa has a code share agreement with Air India and Air Malta, both of whom have a smaller hand luggage allowance than Lufthansa and again you may find that if you are flying on one of their code share flights that you may have to pay excess hand luggage charges.

Lufthansa Hand Luggage Reviews

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