Lufthansa will introduce “SmartDepart” gates to expedite passengers flying from Munich to Düsseldorf, Berlin/Tegel, Frankfurt and Hamburg airports, from Oct. 31. The new service will be free initially to all Lufthansa passengers in Terminal 2 traveling with a single piece of luggage during peak times—from 6 a.m.-8:30 a.m. and from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. daily. Boarding times are expected to be reduced from 30 minutes to 20 minutes. The service is currently being tested ...

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