New restrictions for liquids in hand luggage in Russian airports

Please pay attention on strengthening of safety measures in Russian airports and new regulations for hand luggage in period until 21 March 2014. No liquids and gel-based products such as healthcare products and cosmetics may be carried in hand luggage on board of any flights departing from Russia.

Lufthansa exerts no influence on these legal stipulations and asks passengers to bear them in mind already when preparing for a trip.

You are therefore advised to check the website of the relevant departure airport before your flight to find out which regulations apply.

We recommend that passengers restrict hand luggage to the absolute necessities and arrive at the airport in good time.


Service surcharges for excess and special baggage

Please note that except of excess baggage fees, where applicable, country-specific surcharges for sports baggage and excess baggage will be levied additionally.


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 service


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 musst 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

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