Condor Flights

Condor is a German airline based in Frankfurt, and part of the Thomas Cook Group. Condor’s full name is Condor Flugdienst GmbH, although the company operates using the name Condor. Condor offers scheduled short and long-haul flights to destinations throughout the world, including Europe, Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Most long-haul flights depart from Frankfurt Airport. Condor also offers direct flights from several UK airports including London Gatwick, London Stansted, London Luton, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle, Glasgow, and Cardiff. Popular destinations include Barcelona> Reus, Ibiza, Los Angeles, Orlando, Goa and Cape Town.

With Condor’s loyalty program, Miles & More, passengers can earn and redeem points when flying with Condor. To earn points, simply present your Miles & More card when you check-in and a Condor member of staff will add the accumulated points to your account.

Information correct as of February 2017

Why fly Condor

How to check in

Passengers can check in at the airport, or online. Online check-in is available between 24 and 2 hours before the flight’s scheduled departure time. You will either need to print off your boarding pass or load it onto your smartphone as a mobile boarding pass. If you have hand luggage, you can go directly to the gate. Otherwise, drop your bags off at the baggage drop-off desk. For airport check-in, it’s recommended that you check in no less than two hours before your departure time for European flights and three hours for longer-haul flights.


In Economy Class, the typical seat pitch (distance between your chair and the chair in front) is 29 to 30 inches. Economy Class seats also usually have a seat width of 17 inches. Premium Economy and Business Class seats offer more legroom than Economy. Premium Economy class seats typically have a seat pitch of 36-inches while Business Class seats have a seat pitch of 59-60 inches. Extra legroom seats, located at the emergency exits, can be reserved up to 48 hours before departure.

Booking fees

For bookings made with a credit or debit card, Condor charges up to €1. There is typically no charge for debit cards, while credit cards are usually charged a €1 booking fee.

Service on board

In-flight catering is not included in the Economy Class fare on short and medium-haul flights, but meals can be purchased onboard the flight. Condor offers two kinds of menus onboard its short and medium-haul flights: Standard and Premium. The Standard menu includes dishes such as pasta or a salami baguette, while the premium menu includes cold salads on short-haul flights and curry on medium-haul flights. In-flight entertainment is available on all flights. Short and medium-haul flights use ceiling monitors, while on long-haul flights you will have your own personal monitor. Condor offers business class on its Boeing 767-300ER (763) flights. There are two versions of this aircraft, one with 30 business class seats and another with 18.


For flights departing from Manchester Airport, Condor was the 40th ranked airline in terms of punctuality with an average delay time of 29 minutes.

Baggage allowances and fees

Condor hand luggage allowance: size, weight and fees

Cabin bag size: 55 x 40 x 20 cm.

Hand luggage weight allowance:Economy: 6kg. Premium: 10kg. Business: 12kg.

Number of hand luggage pieces allowed: Economy: One piece. Premium: One piece. Business: May be distributed between two pieces.

Cost to check in oversized luggage: €75/£65/$85.

Condor hold luggage allowance: size, weight and fees

Hold baggage size: 158 cm total dimensions.

Hold luggage weight allowance:Zone 1 and Zone 2: Economy Light: No hold baggage. Economy Classic: 20kg. Premium: 25kg. Zone 3 and Zone 4: Economy: 20kg. Premium: 25kg. Business: 30kg. (For flights originating in Brazil: 2x 32 kg for all classes). Zone 5: Economy: 23kg. Premium: 32kg. Business: 32kg.

Number of hold bags allowed:Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 3 and Zone 4: No limit as long as it's no greater than total allowed dimensions (158cm). Zone 5: Economy: 1 piece. Premium: 1 piece. Business: 2 pieces.

Cost of Condor hold luggage: Varies depending on zone. Save up to 10% when booking a baggage package in advance online.


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