Old Mar 10, 19, 9:11 pm
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Originally Posted by smgord View Post
I'm looking at a ticket from CDG to ORD that connects in Frankfurt for an hour. The first flight is Lufthanza, the second is United, would be booking through United. I'm assuming it is nearly impossible to make that connection (why do they even offer it?). There are more UA flights form Frankfurt to Chicago that day, but they don't show as available in economy class, so I can't purchase that combination. This particular combination is for a great price. What happens when I miss the flight? It is very early in the morning, so I would hope they could get us out the same day. Is it more difficult to manage since there are two different airlines, even though they are partners?
There is a really good thread about connecting in FRA on the LH board. A 1 hour connection is tight, but is possible to make.

LH and UA tend to work well together, but there can be hiccups.
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