Condor : History
Condor Flugdienst, usually shortened to just Condor, is a Swiss airline company based at the Frankfurt airport in Germany. The airline, which was created in 1955, is part of the Thomas Cook group. In the 70s Condor was the most important airline in the world. Nowadays Condor flights transport 6.7 million passengers around the world each year. The Condor route map hosts regular flights between the UK and the rest of the world.
Condor : Information about the airline
All passengers boarding a Condor flight must make sure that their baggage complies with the Condor baggage allowance rules which state that items of hand luggage must be no larger than 55x40x20cm or heavier than 6kg in Condor Economy Class and 12kg in Condor Business Class. It is also possible to bring a second smaller bag free of charge (a laptop, handbag etc.). There is no extra cost for Condor hold luggage, however weight restrictions apply and vary from one 20kg bag to two 32kg bags depending on the flight destination and ticket booking class. There are charges for excess or overweight bags which can cost between 10 euros to 20 euros per extra kg and 100 euros to 200 euros per extra bag not stated during the ticket purchase.It is possible to complete the Condor online check in process the day before your flight. That way on the day of your departure all you have to do is clear security, thus saving you time at the airport. Otherwise, all passengers wishing to check in at the Condor airport desk must be present at the counter at least one hour before take-off. There are also self-service kiosks available in some airports which are intended to speed up the Condor check-in process.
Customer and on Board Services Condor
During Your Flight
As part of the Condor onboard entertainment system each passenger can watch films, listen to music or play video games using the individual screens on long-haul flights. Business Class passengers also have access to the VIP waiting lounge at the departure airport, priority check in and boarding, and enjoy higher levels of comfort on board their Condor flight with fully reclining seats and more cabin space.
After Your Flight
Condor offers all passengers the chance to join the loyalty programme Miles and More; for each flight taken with this airline customers cumulate miles which can then be exchanged for bonuses and privileges such as flight discounts and gift vouchers.