We care about the health of our passengers and employees. This is why the airlines of the Lufthansa Group are doing everything in their power to bring travelers safely to their destinations, even in these challenging times.
Mandatory mouth-nose-mask on Lufthansa Group flights
When traveling with Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS, Brussels Airlines and Eurowings, it is mandatory to wear a mouth and nose protection – while boarding, during the flight and when leaving the aircraft.
To cover the mouth and nose, fabric and medical protective masks can be used
Visors (face shields) or FFP2 masks with a valve are not permitted on board
On long-haul flights, we recommend that passengers bring several masks with them so that they can be replaced if necessary (once they get damp)
Children under the age of six do not need to wear a face mask
New as of 1 September 2020: An exception to the mask requirement is only possible with a medical certificate* in conjunction with a current negative PCR test result (from within 48 hours of the start of travel)
Mandatory Covid-19 testing on return to or arrival in Germany
Travelers arriving in Germany from regions with an increased risk of infection will have to undergo a coronavirus test. The test is free of charge and can be carried out, for example, at test centers at the airports. The required test must be done within a maximum of 72 hours after entering the country.
Optional tests on return to or arrival in Germany
Travelers from non-risk countries can be tested on a voluntary basis. The test is free of charge, if it is carried out up to 72 hours after entering the Federal Republic of Germany.
Flying Reporter: Coronavirus testing prior to departure
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Current regulations and information for travelers
The Lufthansa Group airlines have prepared additional information pages that contain up-to-date information on entry regulations to selected countries and sanitary measures at departure and arrival airports. We encourage you to use the links below: