Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Dortmund
There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 12h 35m
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "I don't know"
Pros: "All great except my seat."
Cons: "Window seat was completely obstructed by wing!! Seat uncomfortable but sat on pillow provided which helped a lot."
Pros: "Very well organized."
Cons: "Not Lufthansa but United."
Pros: "Great aircraft"
Cons: "Waiting for arrival gate"
Pros: "Ended up flying out of London Heathrow, not Munich do to the cancelled Lufthansa flights. Very stressful and exhausting but did get back the same day as scheduled."
Pros: "Everything went off without a hitch. Love how organized Lufthansa is."
Pros: "Could not get skybridge to operate so that we could disembark. United airlines."
Pros: "The crew was fantastic and very kind the entire flight."
Cons: "We left nearly two hours late (all the while sitting on the plane) and once we finally got to Newark airport nearly the entire plane waited almost two hours to get our luggage."
Cons: "Too close for getting on as 3 passport checks seems redundant. Munich has very little signage to direct anyone. We do not live there so do not know the language."
Cons: "Delay due to overbooking"
Pros: "A bit of a delay but annoucements and alerts were perfect! Felt well informed, every step of the way. Crew was pleasant and efficient. Smoothe flight! Will be a pleasure to fly with you again!"
Pros: "everything - especially the way they treat their customers."
Pros: "Same as above."
Cons: "Same as above."
Pros: "It was exciting to fly on a gigantic plane as the Jumbo"
Cons: "Not to many options of food. Dinner wasn't dinner. It was a snack."
Pros: "While seat did give more leg room, we were still squashed. the guy next to me was a little on the heavy side and he could barely fit in the seat. We had no place to put our arms."
Cons: "we had to go down stairs to gain access to plane; they waited forever to board. supper selections were mediocre at best."
Pros: "It was ok"
Cons: "Two flights were both late Had to run to gate Luggage delayed"
Cons: "2 people working passport control in line about 100 people were in. Most had connecting flights leaving shortly. People were panicked they would miss their flights."
Pros: "I thought the crew was OUTSTANDING. The food was good and so was the entertainment. I LOVED the toilets being in the separate area downstairs. I also really appreciated the temperature: very comfortable and not freezing cold, but not hot either. Again, GREAT crew!!! Very pleasant flight!"
Cons: "The flight was late leaving and arrived late, which made my connecting flight experience a nightmare My connecting flight arrived late, and I nearly missed my next flight. I had to go through border control (and relevant queues), running up and down multiple never-ending multiple escalators, then take a train to change terminal only to find out the gate had been changed to the furthest one in the terminal. I literally RAN all the way from deplaining to boarding. It was a night mare. I would have missed my flight if I had walked instead of running"
Pros: "Leg room is superior!"
Pros: "Comfortable, timely and pleasant overall."
Pros: "Crew was friendly"
Cons: "Flight delayed by over 3 hours, inflight entertainment did not work"
Pros: "The most professional and helpful crew"
Pros: "more than 2 hours spent in the plane which was the reason for waiting at the airport taxi and extra pay."
Pros: "Everything was good."
Cons: "everthing was good!"
Pros: "see above"
Cons: "see above"
Cons: "Food was salty, couldn't eat it. No replacement available Luggage disembarkment took forever"
Pros: "everything from the boarding and check-in process to in flight comfort."
Pros: "Nice staff"
Cons: "Was not poker game :("
Pros: "On time, nice staff"
Pros: "goulash, chicken pizza, warsteiner, and wine"
Cons: "My movie froze 1/2 way through the flight and the crew could not reset it. I was staring at a frozen Jungle Book bear for 3 hours."
Cons: "It turned around and we were stuck in Frankfurt for the night."
Pros: "Please see above. Typed in the wrong place."
Pros: "leg room, entertainment, the pilot was informative throughout the flight"
Pros: "Landing was very smooth! Loved being able to go downstairs to baths b/c it was a chance to move!"
Cons: "AC was broken for the first 30-45min. It was quite hot with all of the people stuck on the plane. Luckily, the pilot was able to use the plane's engines to create AC."
Pros: "Coffee was excellent"
Pros: "terrible earphone, could listen only on one ear."
Pros: "very clean and nice cabin space"
Pros: "Your services and email updates were some of the best in the business."
Cons: "Your website is the least friendly we have EVER encountered."
Cons: "Everything was geeat"
Pros: "Staff attentive. Came by very frequently."
Pros: "more comedies movies and more up to date soccer"
Pros: "I'v said it all above. Liked everthng"
Pros: "Flight was a code share operated by Shuttle America. EMB 170 and crew provided an above average flight. On time departure and arrival. Overall, no complaints."
Pros: "Traveled with my dog. They had empty row so United moved us there so dog can be comfortable under the middle seat. Staff was very nice and offered water and ice for the dog."
Pros: "honestly? nothing."
Cons: "3 hours late. it was operated by united airlines, it was the first and last time that I flew them, worst of the worst!"
Pros: "Great attendance kind courtesy"
Cons: "Boarding group announcrments were hard to understand. Aisle were full of people getting settled and nobody could move. Loading back to front makes more sense."
Pros: "Everything went how it should."
Pros: "The seats were large and comfortable"
Cons: "I had to ask to get a drink, and was never offered food. Granted it was a red eye, but I was never even offered a cookie. I expected more after paying for first class. Plus, since it was an older plane, it didn't have the power ports they advertise. The guy sitting next to me didn't want to watch tv, but it didnt work and the screen wouldn't go off. They didn't offer him anything as a apology."
Pros: "Good it was."
Cons: "El vuelo se atraso"
Cons: "Waited too long to land"
Pros: "I liked that you guys had free movies. Good ones at that."
Cons: "I didn't like the snacks."
Cons: "Had to pay if you wanted to watch regular tv."
Cons: "After getting pushed back 3 times it finally got canceled and left me and 4 other strangers to drive back home so I wouldn't miss work. Another not being late to work in the military is not good to go."
Cons: "They switched a lot of seats around. I was supposed to be in row 22 and was pushed to the back of the plane."
Cons: "Weelchair service is bad"
Pros: "The snack"
Cons: "For the price I paid, it was a terrible seat, no room with 2 people sitting on either side."
Cons: "The wi fi did not work"
Cons: "G hj j"
Pros: "Staff courtesy was outstanding. This is my 2nd trip with United Airlines. Much success to your United in the years ahead. Ritza"
Pros: "Professional service and on time departure"
Pros: "Everything was on time"
Cons: "Seat cushion uncomfortable, seat back wouldn't stay forward"
Pros: "Never again with United small seat dirty bathroom only 2 restroom for 300 ppl"
Pros: "Ride was good. Attendants were good. Other passengers were cooperative and compliant."
Cons: "This plane, as most others nowadays, was cramped for space."
Cons: "The area around me was very dirty. Made me a bit uncomfortable"
Pros: "Courteous and friendly employees..helpful"
Pros: "We had a delay and everyone was very helpful!!"
Pros: "Flights were on time..."
Cons: "They should offer free movies and this silly bags of nuts; can someone be more creative?"
Cons: "A caramel waffle is definitely better than salted pretzel sticks but the airline should at least offer chips or cookies."
Pros: "Absolutely Nothing!"
Cons: "The whole nightmare of flying on United worst travel ever. never again"
Pros: "My co flyer"
Cons: "Departing do late, and this is the second time on a row"
Cons: "A lot of turbulence but what can you do."
Pros: "Very efficient and timely"
Pros: "I liked that I slept the whole way."
Cons: "That united barely serves any snacks, need something besides that wafer that won't even make a dent in hunger."
Cons: "The tv and movie did not work"
Cons: "The service was good, and the food tasty, but not very much. Also, the guy next to me couldn't sit still, but that is not the fault of the airline."
Pros: "The complimentary movie, and the incredibly nice service."
Pros: "Employees were very nice Very easy to board/check in"
Pros: "The new planes are great."
Pros: "On time!"
Cons: "No complaints"
Cons: "Checked luggage took close to 45 mins to arrive"
Pros: "I was very disappointed for the price I paid I expected a bit more of everything there"
Cons: "paying for baggage no food service"
Cons: "WIFI was not working"
Pros: "Boarding was quick"
Cons: "No video player"
Cons: "It was a bit delayed"
Cons: "They lost our luggage"
Airlines flying from Dortmund have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Dortmund
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Dortmund
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Dortmund
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Dortmund
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Dortmund