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How Often Does Lufthansa Cancel Flights?

If you have a booking in Lufthansa Airlines, you can cancel your flight up to 24 hours before departure. The reimbursement depends on the fare type and ticket condition. You and cancel you’re booking online for the tickets you have booked via the official website, by speaking to the reservation department, at the ticket counter, or by a travel agent. If you don’t know how to cancel a Lufthansa flight, you can follow the steps below.

Online cancellation: - You can locate your booking details online by visiting the manage booking section on the official website. Enter the first name, last name, and booking id. Click on the cancellation option to cancel your flight.

Offline cancellation:-You can speak directly to the Lufthansa support team to cancel your ticket. If the booking is made via a travel agency, you can speak to the travel agent to cancel your ticket.

What happens if my Lufthansa Flight is canceled?

Due to some uncertain situation, if the Lufthansa cancels your flight, you have two options, which apply to both the fares, whether refundable or non-refundable. The one is you can rebook your flight one time for free. In this case, the destination and class should be the same, and you must rebook your flight within the time that is a year. You can rebook your ticket by calling the reservation department or via a travel agency.

The second is you can claim a full refund. When the airline cancels your ticket, you can apply for a refund by submitting an online refund request. After submitting the refund request, the airline will initiate your refund in 7-20 business days. 

The airlines must confirm the cancellation in advance. You can claim compensation and refund if the airline delays your flight more than 2 hours; the airline will provide you meals, accommodation, free calls, etc., in that case.

Do I Get A Refund if my Lufthansa Flight is Canceled?

Yes, you will get a refund if your flight is canceled. The airline takes complete responsibility for its passengers when the flight is canceled by the airline. You can apply for the refund online by submitting the refund request form. Once the refund form is submitted, the refund will be transferred into the original mode of payment. It takes 7-20 business days to get the refund. If you made the payment via credit card or debit card, the refund would be transferred in 7 days, and if you made the payment via cash or cheque, you would get the amount in 20 days.

How do I speak to a live person at Lufthansa?

You can dial the customer care number and know How do i get in touch with Lufthansa on your phone and follow the steps given.

  • Go to the customer support page of Lufthansa on the official website
  • There locate the call section, dial the number on your phone
  • Listen carefully to the instructions of phone menu
  • Say speak to the live representative
  • Remain on-call; soon, you will be connected to the live person.


If you cannot contact the Lufthansa live person, you can also opt for the other options to connect with Lufthansa. Another option to connect with the airline is chat service, email service, social media, etc. 

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