From Monday 4 May, Lufthansa Group and its airlines are asking all passengers to wear a face mask covering the nose and mouth on board their flights. In addition, the group recommends that passengers wear them throughout the entire journey. This includes prior to and after the flight, and throughout the airport when the required minimum distance cannot be guaranteed without restriction.

All flight attendants on Lufthansa flights in direct contact with customers will also be required to wear a mask. Thus complying with the official regulations of numerous European countries in which the wearing of a mouth and nose cover is now mandatory in public places. 

All passengers are requested to bring their own face mask and a reusable fabric mask is recommended, but all other types of coverings such as simple disposable masks or scarves are also acceptable. The airlines will inform their passengers in advance by SMS or e-mail and on their websites about the new regulations. 

The obligation to wear the mask will preliminarily apply until 31 August 2020.