Lufthansa

Lufthansa is the flagship airline of Germany, operating flights throughout the country and all over the world. They are a member of the Star Alliance airline group. You’ll find information about Lufthansa’s hand luggage allowances and restrictions below, including differences based on the type of ticket you’ve purchased.

Headquarters Country: Germany

Website: http://www.lufthansa.com/us/en/Carry-on-baggage

Note: In the English version, it looks like they forgot to translate one section. The personal item dimensions are listed under “Zusätzliche kostenfreie Gepäckstücke in der Kabine”.

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Hand luggage size for Lufthansa

Number of items allowed:

  • 1 plus a personal item for Economy and Premium Economy class
  • 2 plus a personal item for Business and First class

Maximum allowed in imperial: (converted)

  • H x W x D = 21.5 x 15.7 x 9 in
  • H x W x D for personal item = 15.5 x 11.8 x 4 in
  • Weight = 17.6 lbs (this is a per item weight limit for business and first class)

Maximum allowed in metric: (official)

  • H x W x D = 55 x 40 x 23 cm
  • H x W x D for personal item = 40 x 30 x 10 cm
  • Weight = 8 kg (this is a per item weight limit for business and first class)

Return to the interactive carry-on size chart.

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