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Old Nov 4, 17, 5:13 pm
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Arriving Early for Flights

My family is leaving India together however some of us are flying JL740 (departs 2030) and some flying LH763 (departs 0200). Will we be able to show up to the airport together or will Lufthansa not let them check in so early? If they don't, can they sit at the PPL arrivals until LH check in opens up in the evening (as they won't have BP and will technically be flying next day)?
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Old Nov 6, 17, 2:57 am
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Originally Posted by 1353513636 View Post
My family is leaving India together however some of us are flying JL740 (departs 2030) and some flying LH763 (departs 0200). Will we be able to show up to the airport together or will Lufthansa not let them check in so early? If they don't, can they sit at the PPL arrivals until LH check in opens up in the evening (as they won't have BP and will technically be flying next day)?
the ones flying lh will not be allowed into the airport till about 4 hours prior to their flight....
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Old Nov 9, 17, 5:50 pm
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the ones flying lh will not be allowed into the airport till about 4 hours prior to their flight....
and for those few occasions when they are allowed to enter more than 4 hrs before departure, LH checkin counters will not open till 4/4.5hrs before departure anyway.
I think the PPL departure lounge is post security / immigration so you cannot access that so early.
Arrivals lounge should be accessible as they are also a paid lounge IMO..
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Old Nov 11, 17, 4:09 pm
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LH has a notice on their DEL checkin deadline page:

!! Terminal entry no earlier than 4 hours before departure possible, Check-in Opening hours 21:30 - 02:30!!
The exclamation marks seem to indicate that it seems to be a recurring issue

BTW even if you manage to get an online or connecting boarding pass, immigration can't often process you as the data is not loaded into their system. I've run into that...
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