Current flight information
According to a decision of the German Federal Government, passengers aged six years and older entering Germany on a flight from a Non-Schengen country or Schengen country must show proof of vaccination or proof of immunity or a negative Covid 19 test upon departure.
Exception: Passengers from Virus Variant areas are only exempt from the above obligation if they have a connecting flight in Frankfurt or Munich to a Non-Schengen country.
- Test evidence: Antigen, PCR, LAMP and TMA tests performed at certified testing sites are valid. A PCR, LAMP and TMA test must be taken 72 hours before arrival in Germany, Antigen tests at the earliest 48 hours before arrival in Germany. (Exception: Antigen tests only 24 hours if arriving from virus variant areas).
- Proof of vaccination: Analogue or digital proof of a vaccination series completed more than 14 days ago of a vaccine approved by the Paul Ehrlich Institute (= vaccines approved in the EU) is valid.
- Proof of immunity: The proof of recovery (digital or analogue) must be a PCR/LAMP/TMA test proof that is at least 28 days and at most six months old.
Certificates are accepted in English, French, German, Italian or Spanish, self-tests are not valid.
This applies both to passengers with final destination in Germany, as well as to passengers with a connecting flight in Germany to another destination. Only passengers with a German domestic flight and without a prior international flight to Germany are exempt.
Lufthansa flights from and to Tel Aviv have been cancelled up to and including Thursday, 20 May 2021. Even after this date, there may be further flight schedule adjustments at short notice.
Please check the current status of your flight.
Leave your mobile number in your booking and we will automatically inform you of any changes.
In case your flight is cancelled, please contact a Lufthansa Service Center to find a new flight alternative together with us.
If your flight is not cancelled, but you are considering a flight rebooking, Lufthansa offers a rebooking free of charge under the following conditions
- Your ticket was issued before or on 17 MAY 2021
- Your original travel date is before or on 26 MAY 2021
- Your new travel date must be before or on 15 JUN 2021
Rebooking is possible via My Booking or contact a Lufthansa Service Center.
Due to the German Federal Police's instructions, passengers from high-incidence- and virus variant-areas are subject to respect extended travel conditions. According to the Robert Koch Institute, the following countries currently belong to these two areas:
High incidence areas:
Andorra, Argentina, Bahrain, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina (until incl. 15.05.2021), Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Egypt, Ecuador, Estonia (until incl. 15.05.2021), France, Georgia, Iran, Jordan (until incl. 15.05.2021), Kosovo(until incl. 15.05.2021), Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon (until incl. 15.05.2021), Maldives, Mexico, Netherlands, Nepal, Northern Macedonia, Oman, Palestinian Territories, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Sweden, Serbia (until incl. 15.05.2021), Seychelles, Slovenia, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar), Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine (until incl. 15.05.2021),, Uruguay, Cyprus
Virus variant areas:
Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini, India, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Lufthansa is currently allowed to carry all booked passengers on departures from or departures to countries in the high incidence areas under the following conditions:
- all passengers (from the age of 6 years) with final destination in Germany must present a negative test result (PCR, antigen, RT-LAMP or TMA) at the time of departure, which is not older than 72 hours before the planned time of entry in Germany (antigen test only 48 hours) and complete an online registration on the site www.einreiseanmeldung.de. Alternatively, it is also possible to present proof of immunity (digital or analogue PCR/LAMP/TMA test proof that is at least 28 days and no more than six months old) or proof of vaccination (digital analogue or digital proof of a vaccination series completed more than 14 days ago of a vaccine that has been approved by the German Paul Ehrlich Institute).
- all passengers with a connecting flight to a Schengen or non-Schengen country do not need the above mentioned certificate
- all passengers with a connecting flight to a destination outside Germany must comply with the entry regulations of the respective destination country
Lufthansa is currently only allowed to carry the following booked passengers on departures (or travel commencements) from the countries of the Virus Variant areas:
- Passengers with German nationality or passengers with a valid residence permit in Germany (upon presentation of a German registration certificate). These passengers (aged six years and older) must present a negative test result (PCR, antigen, RT-LAMP or TMA) at the time of departure, which is not older than 72 hours before the scheduled time of arrival in Germany (Antigen only 24 hours) and complete an online registration on the site www.einreiseanmeldung.de (also valid for passenger with a connecting flight)
- Passengers of other nationalities but only if they have a connecting flight to a Non-Schengen state (exception: China and ex India to Canada) and do not leave the transit area in Frankfurt or Munich
- All guests with final destination in Germany must follow the local German quarantine regulations. Information about this can be found here
- All passengers with a connecting flight to a destination outside Germany must observe the entry regulations of the corresponding destination country in addition to the above-mentioned obligations
You can find the latest information about rebooking options here:
Entry and/or transit regulations are subject to change on short notice. We advise you, to make yourself familiar with the country-specific regulations along your journey before you start your travels.
More information can be found here.
Due to the complex and restrictive entry regulations of individual European countries, Lufthansa will collect passport / ID card data for all flights from Germany to European Destinations since 06 May 2020.
This will be done via an automated query during check-in. Please have your passport documents or ID cards ready even on intra-European flights.
Travel and corona
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Entry regulations for your destination
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Extended rebooking options
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