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lufthansaPlanning a business trip to Frankfurt? Revelling in Oktoberfest festivities? Regardless of whether you are flying to Europe or another neck of the woods, Lufthansa Airlines offers cheap international flights from South Africa to Frankfurt, Munich, Beijing, and many other top destinations.

Lufthansa South Africa has been connecting SA to the rest of the world for more than 55 years, and is considered an affordable and reliable carrier with specials on offer throughout the year.



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The Airline is Germany’s national flag carrier and is also the Star Alliance network’s founding airline. The international airline’s name stems from the words “Luft” which means “air” and “Hansa” which is the Hanseatic League.

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Lufthansa Boeing 747-8

The Lufthansa Airlines fleet comprises aircraft of many different sizes. Throughout, state-of-the-art technology is used.

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Lufthansa Economy Class Seating

 You will always have plenty of legroom. I on Lufthansa flights. The clever construction of the seat backs gives greater leg room, making it easier for you to stretch your legs.

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Lufthansa Airlines Food

The selection of free food and beverages onboard Lufthansa flights is always of a high standard. Children’s menus and special meals are available on request

The international carrier was dissolved by the Allies in 1951 (originally founded in 1926), but by 1953 the company had established new headquarters in Cologne, Germany and in 1960, Lufthansa made its first Boeing B707 Acquisition.

The airline is reputable both in the air and on the ground, with operation hubs in both Munich and Frankfurt Airports. They pride themselves on its route networks and in keeping abreast of the latest technology. The airline boasts a sophisticated mobile app, available for Android and Apple users, which enables passengers to keep up to date with their bookings.

The airline plays an important role in connecting South African business people to the rest of the world with the ultimate in flight flexibility, while also offering affordable travel options to leisure travellers in 155 countries. As part of the Star Alliance network, Lufthansa operates 16 000 daily flights and visits 855 airports.

While the airline is the largest airline in Germany combined with its subsidiaries, it is also the largest airline in Europe. The airline rewards its passengers for their loyalty with their Miles & More frequent flyer program. Passengers can earn “miles” each and every time that a flight is booked with Lufthansa. The miles can later be redeemed to pay for flights or for online shopping.


Cheapest Lufthansa Airline Flights


Prices based on live searches up till 25 May 05:00 and are subject to change.


Lufthansa Bookings: Book Flights on the Following Routes

Lufthansa has carried thousands of South Africans to and from a wide variety of destinations. The airline currently operates an extensive network of flights to and from South Africa and when flying from South African airports (Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Durban), you can fly to the following destinations:

  • Frankfurt
  • Hamburg
  • Berlin
  • Munich
  • Beijing
  • London
  • Tokyo
  • Sao Paulo
  • New York
  • Hong Kong


Lufthansa Airline Travel Classes & Seating Plans

The cost of a flight with Lufthansa will depend on the class you intend to fly in. Each class has a variety of perks from cheap affordable flights that will get you to your destination in comfort, to premium tickets that offer luxury on-board treatment. Lufthansa Airlines has 4 travel classes on board all of its aircraft:

  • Economy class
  • Premium Economy class
  • Business class
  • First class

Each flight comfortably seats up to 500 passengers with 9 of the most spacious seats dedicated to business class.

The economy class seats now offer more leg room and 3cm more seat space. Passengers can reserve seats during the booking process for an additional cost. However, if seats aren’t reserved, passengers can select their own seats, free of charge, from the remaining seats, up to 23 hours prior to departure.

Lufthansa has 302 aircraft in its fleet which has grown steadily since the airline was founded. Regardless of which class a passenger flies in, Lufthansa puts the comfort and safety of each passenger first. Passengers making Lufthansa bookings will fly on the following aircraft operated by the airline:

  • Airbus aircraft: A380-800, A340-600, A340-300, A330-300, and A350-900
  • Boeing aircraft: 747-8, 747-400, and 737-700

Seating plans are different for each aircraft and should be referenced before booking a specific seat online. Lufthansa Airlines features seating specifications for each aircraft on their official website.

Baggage Info When Booking Lufthansa Flights

It is important to know how much luggage you can fly with when travelling abroad. Passengers flying with Lufthansa South Africa will need to abide by the baggage regulations and limitations of the airline.

Each class has its own baggage restrictions in place. Keep the following in mind when flying with Lufthansa:

  • Economy class one checked-in bag per passenger that weighs no more than 23 kg.
  • Premium economy class: two checked-in bags per passenger, each weighing no more than 23 kg.
  • Business class: two checked-in bags per passenger, each weighing no more than 32 kg.
  • First class: each passenger is allowed up to three checked-in bags, each weighing no more than 32 kg each.

Excess baggage fees apply to bags that are overweight.

Lufthansa Airline Check-In

Checking in is made simple for all passengers. Passengers flying with Lufthansa Airlines can check in online, via the Lufthansa mobile app on their device, or at the airport. Online and mobile check-in can be done up to 23 hours prior to departure. Passengers can reserve specific seats and print out their own boarding pass while doing so.

At the airport, passengers can check-in to their international flight at least 3 hours prior to departure. For Lufthansa South Africa passengers this can be done at check-in counters 98 to 104 at O.R. Tambo Airport. To check in to your flight, you will need your ID, passport and your booking reference number.

Book Flights With Lufthansa Airlines Online

You can book international flights from South Africa with Lufthansa Airlines online. Simply make use of our flight search feature to find, book and securely pay for your next Lufthansa flight.