As one of the leading airlines in the world and the biggest airline in Germany, the history of Lufthansa can be traced back to 1926 when it started business in Berlin as 'Deutsche Luft Hansa Aktiengesellschet'. Its services were stopped during the Second World War and were resumed in 1955. Now, with over 400 auxiliary bodies around the world, Lufthansa operates in six areas, including passenger service, cargo service, airplane maintenance, aviation food, tourism and IT services. In 1997, it announced the founding of "Star Alliance" with United Airlines, Air Canada, SAS and Thai Airways International. Benefit from the world fly net work offered by "Star Alliance", it provides passengers with flexible traveling choice on the basis of convenient flying services. Also, it signed an agreement on co-operation with many international airlines including United Airlines, Thai Airways, North-Euro Airline, Varig Brazilian Airlines and South African Airways.


The headquartersof Lufthansa is located in Cologne. The Frankfurt International Airport and Munich International Airport are its transport hubs.

Aircraft Types:

Up to 2006, it had carried over 53 million passengers. Aircraft on its international routes include Air Bus A319s, A320s, A321s, A300s and Boeing 737s.

Flights to/from China:

In its birth year of 1926, a flight expedition landed in China, which marked Lufthansa's first operation to China. On Feb.21th, Lufthansa made an agreement with Chinese government to build Eurasian airline with Sino-German joint ventures. Lufthansa is one of the biggest European Airlines in China. It has the most frequent direct flights on the course between China and Europe. Destinations in China now include Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. The flights it offers are listed as below:

1. Beijing – Frankfurt
2. Beijing – Munich
3. Shanghai – Frankfurt
4. Shanghai – Munich
5. Guangzhou – Frankfurt
6. Hong Kong – Frankfurt
7. Hong Kong – Munich


Lufthansa is well known for its quality, ingenuity, security and reliability. The core businesses are regular domestic and international passenger transport and freight.

Contact Information:

1. China Reservation Number: 4008 868 868 (08:00 - 20:00, daily)

2. Shanghai Office
Tel: (+86)21 53524999
Fax: (+86)21 63406899 (09:00 - 17:00, Monday - Friday)

3. Beijing Office
Tel: (+86)10 64688838
Fax: (+86)10 64653223 (08:30 - 17:00, Monday - Friday)

4. Guangzhou Office
Tel: (+86)20 28326588
Fax: (+86)20 28326589 (09:00 - 18:00, Monday - Friday)

5. Hong Kong Office
Reservation: (+852)28682313
(From Monday to Friday: 09:00 - 17:00, 12:00 - 13:00 closed for lunch;
Saturday: 09:00 - 12:00;
Sunday and public holidays: closed.)

- Last updated on Mar. 14, 2022 -
Questions & Answers on Lufthansa
Asked by Mr J H Rudder from AUSTRALIA | Jun. 26, 2015 23:07Reply
Reinburse for lost accomodate due to delaye flight
Dear Lufthansa
We had a fight 915 with you on 18/5/15 from London to Frankfurt which was delayed for over 2hour and also delayed another half hour to landed in Frankfurt Which made us miss our fight 778 with you to Singapore.
We missed out on two nights accommodation and transfer in Singapore which was cancelled due from missing the fight 778 to Singapore
We would like to be reimburse for the money we lost for the cancellation of accommodation and transfer off $762
Thank you.
Mr J H Rudder
Answers (1)
Answered by TravelChinaGuide | Jun. 28, 2015 19:43

Thank you for your message.
However, we are TravelChinaGuide instead of Lufthansa Airlines. The information on our website is for reference only. We suggest you to contact the airlines directly, thank you.
Asked by Saleem from CHINA | Feb. 23, 2015 22:07Reply
Can any one tell if there is any direct flight between Kashgar and Islamabad.
Dear Sir- Please advise me the details- if there is any direct air link between Kashgar and Islamabad
Answers (1)
Answered by Sherry | Feb. 24, 2015 18:44

No direct one available, you need to connect at Urumqi first.
Asked by Fei, Jiahhua from GERMANY | Jul. 26, 2011 01:27Reply
Arrival time of LH 198 from Shanghai to Frankfurt am02.08.2011
Answers (1)
Answered by Mr. Jarod | Jul. 26, 2011 21:31

I just searched on the website but there is no flight of LH198 available from Shanghai to Frankfurt.
Asked by Allan Wenham from UNITED KINGDOM | Jul. 17, 2011 12:18Reply
Flying to your country from Heathrow, can you tell me what aircraft type I will likely fly on?
Answers (1)
Answered by Mr. Shard | Jul. 18, 2011 03:32

The aircraft is most likely of Airbus. But for the detailed aircraft type, you would better check by yourself on the website.
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