Snowstorm over US East Coast

Due to snowstorm over the US East Coast, flight cancellations and delays are expected for flights from and to the US East Coast.

1. Is your flight affected?

Please inform yourself here about the current status of your flight.
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2. Your options:

a) Rebooking / Travel Alternatives

If your flight is canceled, you can rebook to an alternative flight free of charge. Please inform yourself under My Bookings. You possibly can already check-in for an alternative flight there.

b) Refund

If your flight is canceled, you can refund your ticket under My bookings.

If you cannot use the self-service options above, please contact our Service Center Centre under +49(0)69-86-799-799* or any of our local Lufthansa numbers.

We ask for your understanding that there may be waiting times due to the increased number of calls.

Lufthansa regrets any inconvenience to Lufthansa passengers caused by cancellations and will do its utmost to minimise impacts on passengers.

*Calls from German landline network at local fares, fares for calls on the mobile network vary dependent on the provider


Current information concerning

Lufthansa recommends all customers with Lufthansa accounts to change their passwords as a precautionary measure, should they be used on other sites as well. Users who log in with their Miles & More number and PIN are not subject to this recommendation.


Temporary cancellation of flights to Donetsk

Due to the temporary closure of Donetsk airport since 26th May, 2014 Lufthansa has cancelled its flights from and to Donetsk up to and including 29th March, 2015. Lufthansa regrets any inconvenience to Lufthansa passengers caused by the actions taken.

Flight operations to the Ukrainian destinations Kiev, Lviv, and Odessa continue according to schedule.

Passengers are kindly requested to check the status of their flight prior to departure.

Affected passengers can refund or rebook their flight free of charge. If your flight has been cancelled and you would like to rebook or refund your ticket, please contact our Service Center on +49(0)69-86-799-799* or via one of our local phone numbers.

* Calls from German landlines at local rates, call charges from German mobile networks may vary dependent upon the provider


Is your booking up to date?

We will do our outmost to get you to your destination reliably and ontime. Should irregularities still occur we will try to notify you as early as possible about any flight changes.

Please inform yourself about the flight status always before departure.

Advance notification
So we can inform you via text message or email in advance, kindly provide your current email address and mobile phone number up to 23 hours before scheduled departure time in your reservation details.

You can review and modify your contact details under My Bookings.

In addition automatic status changes can be received via Facebook or Twitter. Kindly register on the flight details page for these services.


New EU requirement concerning passport validity for non-EU citizens

Since 19 July 2013 non-EU citizens entering the Schengen Area must carry a passport with them which will be valid for at least three months after the date they leave the Schengen Area. This applies to entry to the Schengen area by non-EU citizens, with the exception of citizens from Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.


Secure Flight

For flights to the USA additional personal information must be provided under the Secure Flight Program of the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA). This regulation also applies to overflights of US territory, i.e. flights from/to, for example, Canada, Mexico and other Central-American countries, which are scheduled to fly into US airspace.

Secure Flight


Regulations for visa-free entry to the USA

For travel in the USA it is mandatory to register online. In addition airlines are required to carry out ESTA checks: the transport of passengers wishing to enter the USA without a visa under the Visa Waiver Program will be prohibited if passengers have not received an electronic entry permit in advance from the US authorities. Online registration is through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization - known as "ESTA" for short. Please note that without a visa or ESTA registration you will no longer be able to board your flight to the USA.
To ESTA registration