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7,9
Lufthansa
Overall score based on 27 793 reviews
8,0
Boarding
7,8
Comfort
8,4
Crew
7,7
Entertainment
7,6
Food
Airline reviews

Cons: "All god nice flight crew helpful. A well organized flight just what you would expect from a German airline"

Pros: "Flight attendant warm, courteous and authoritative at same time."
Cons: "Seat hard. Space tight. I am 6’4”"

Cons: "More space on economy for long flights."

Pros: "easy boarding. crew was nice."
Cons: "terrible seats. no tv or chargers."

Pros: "The problem was with the booking, cancelled flights- under stable- but nobody willing to make it right. Flights still screwed up"
Cons: "Give some customer service to your paying customers. Don't make a bad situation worse. Practice a can do attitude. Very disappointed in customer service. Not the flight itself."

Pros: "All great except my seat."
Cons: "Window seat was completely obstructed by wing!! Seat uncomfortable but sat on pillow provided which helped a lot."

Pros: "On board crew was friendly and helpful"
Cons: "Muslim meal does not mean all Muslims eat curry. It’s rediculous that we cant have a decent English breakfast instead you get curry or some form of curry for breakfast, lunch and supper. Your so called Muslim meals are not suitable for kids!! There is no such thing as a Muslim meal either. It’s simply called Halal otherwise then everyone else’s meals should be called Christian or Jewish meals etc. Also I requested help with transfer to my last flight which was horrendous because I’m one adult with 4 kids ages 1 to 11 and my eldest has sever learning disability. I nearly missed my flight because our flight landed late and I was struggling to keep my kids safe and together while running for the next flight. Somone should have been there to help with transfer."

Cons: "Delay and food was bad"

Pros: "The crew was polite and professional."
Cons: "The cabin was uncomfortably warm. Also the seats in the economy class are too crowded."

Pros: "We only had carryons and they took the. From us before boarding the plane."
Cons: "They should tell people that there is delay and that they will take their carry one"

Pros: "smooth and on time"
Cons: "no charging ports on plane"

Pros: "Crew"
Cons: "Late noisy too many children slow boarding"

Cons: "the plane was late boarding and some on board had tight connections. crew were aware but didnt let us leave first.we barely made our connection as we had to go through security in Munich. stress could have been avoided by letting us deplane first."

Pros: "Crew was hospitable and flight was clean."

Pros: "Clean aircraft, very friendly crew, good food, overall great trip."

Pros: "Firstly, the food was great!"

Cons: "Pathetic food, and really rude crew by the standards of an international flight."

Pros: "The crew was more helpful than the transatlantic flight."
Cons: "My seat. It was right behind the first class and as the crew rushed to serve them, they threw the separating curtain at my face as I was sitting on the corridor. It was so frequent I couldn't sleep and the passanger did the same."

Cons: "Refusal to board as our flight was a few minutes landing"

Pros: "I was upgraded after all the pressure from thehurrricane this was the icing on the cake"

Pros: "Selection of meals (veg / non veg), nice and polite crew, selection of entertainment options, availability of drinks and snacks on the plane in between meal service. Seats are decent in size and comfortable in the economy class, the aircraft feels like new, clean and fresh."
Cons: "The movie selection button on the screen is a bit hard to use and slow scrolling thru the titles. Nonetheless, enjoyed watching movies. Good variety of movie genres."

Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Entertainment system wasn't working. 11 hour flight. Boring. No seat change available. No reading light, as light controlled by entertainment system. Seats in front of toilet cluster lit up every time door was opened. Crew were slow to react. Wasn't a priority. Ruined the excellent first leg of had from Philadelphia to Frankfurt. Do they run inferior planes to South Africa compared to USA?"

Pros: "Crew on board were excellent."
Cons: "There was a 40 minute delay in the Athens airport, which precipitated a race to catch the connection in Munich to Boston. Also, the food was below par. Nothing you'd get from the old Lufthansa..."

Pros: "Great costumer service, comfortable flight"

Pros: "Good flight, nice crew"
Cons: "2,5 hrs delay, no bus available despite boarding started"

Pros: "Everyone are friends"

Pros: "Good food, considerate cabin crew, good entertainment. For a long flight it was as good as you can expect."
Cons: "Seats are cramped, at the mercy of people in front and behind you in terms of comfort."

Pros: "On time."

Pros: "The crew and plane were excellent and being served both food and beverages were nice."
Cons: "The seats were uncomfortable and legroom was poor."

Pros: "priority boarding, entertainment"
Cons: "aisle bulkhead seat: curtai separating business class from economy was hanging over my legs."

Pros: "Nothing. It was awful. Worst flight in years."
Cons: "Airport,business lounge, boarding process-they didn't know what was going on, business class seats we're nobody size seats, awful food-was supposed to be a hot breakfast but it was dinner instead, no entertainment, no tv screens, said they had wifi but they didn't. Nothing good about the flight. Crew was more concerned about keeping their curtain pulled than anything else."

Pros: "The plane was clean, the temperature was fine during flight. They fed us dinner almost right after taking off. The staff was attentive and friendly"
Cons: "Almost was late for our flight, because it took us over 1 hour to pass the passport control at the Frankfurt airport. It was terribly organized and understaffed which caused other people to miss their flight. My husband and I ended up running to our gate like mad men and we were the last to board right before they closed the gate. Very stressful and frustrating!!! Other than that the flight was ok. We were surprised that we were served a dinner right after we took off, but the hot entree was bad, so we ended up asking the flight attendant bring us more bread so we filled up on that."

Pros: "the crew was amazing: friendly and caring"

Pros: "All the staff was very friendly and helpful."
Cons: "Terrible leg room."

Pros: "Great"

Pros: "on time departure"
Cons: "seats from Kiev to Munich were terribly uncomfortable. Food is very bad. After what the luftansa pilots i will never fly Lufthansa ever again. Our outgoing flight was a nightmare and destroyed our short vacation"

Pros: "We try to fly Lufthansa when we go to Europe (2x a year). This trip we upgraded to more leg room in economy and what a difference! Everything else was the same, which has always been excellent. Munich Airport has great food and shopping. Lufthansa's service is truly impeccable, the airline staff were constantly walking up and down the aisles offering food and drink and comfort. Great end to a three week trip in Italy, Croatia, Slovenia and of course Germany!"

Pros: "Food was surprisingly good! Pretty good selection of entertainment."
Cons: "Leg space was limited- even for a 5'4" person!"

Cons: "The seat that I paid for was taken from me by Lufthansa without explanation or a refund."

Pros: "Professional staff and condition of the plane"
Cons: "Ran out of meal choices"

Pros: "Very nice staff."
Cons: "Boarding could has been smoother."

Pros: "Very attentive flight attendants -- esp. liked the frequent offerings of juice and water; wine with meal was also appreciated. I will fly Lufthansa again!"
Cons: "For evening flight from DC to Frankfurt, I would have liked meal served a bit earlier so that we could have longer opportunity to nap before arrival."

Pros: "Very large selection of movies and TV shows"

Cons: "Upgraded my seats for $$$ and they changed the plane and wouldn't honor it. Returning flight was canceled and they were very unhelpful"

Pros: "Staff members very helpful and polite. Taking off and landing very smooth all round trips."
Cons: "Leg room in the economy, flight 444 was eroneus.Too tight."

Pros: "Everything was excellent but the food could be better especially from Lagos to Frankfurt"

Pros: "Overall, United in US gets a two rating. International flights get a four rating."

Pros: "Great crew and service; food was good. On time departure and early arrival."

Pros: "Smooth and on-time."

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