Monday, August 01, 2022

Lufthansa Slashes Baggage Allowance For Flights Between India And North America

Flying between India and North America is not easy on the pocket these days. With fuel prices pushing fares up, airlines, too, are being forced to reduce passenger amenities and offers to sustain operations. And now, passengers considering flying Lufthansa on these routes will have to part with significantly more cash for carrying more than one check-in bag.

While travelers from India flying to North America have multiple options (non-stop and single-stop connections) for airlines, the same can’t be said about baggage allowance. The departure terminals of major Indian airports often bear witness to heavy luggage carts for flights to the US and Canada, but a new Lufthansa policy now calls for an extra charge for a second check-in bag.

From August 1st, the German carrier will start charging extra to passengers flying between India and North America for a second check-in bag for economy seats. However, those who have booked the flight on or before July 31st are exempt from this rule.

From now on, an economy passenger on Lufthansa will have to pay an additional €200 online or €250 at the airport for every additional bag. For a return trip, that adds up to an additional €400 to €500 on top of the ticket price.

A leading travel agent in India shared Lufthansa’s communication with The Times of India, which said,

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