Lufthansa Group airlines now all offering hand baggage only fares to North America

    Austrian Airlines and SWISS announced (05-Jun-2018) the new ‘Light’ fare is now available for booking for service to North America, with fares from EUR560. The new fare is the cheapest choice for “price conscious passengers” travelling only with carry on luggage. Onboard meals and drinks are still free, however passengers will have the option of individually booking a piece of luggage or reserving a particular seat for a fee in addition to their Light ticket. Austrian, SWISS, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa will now offer four economy class tariff options to North Americaincluding Light, Saver, Basic and Flex. [more – original PR – English/German] [more – original PR – German – II]