- News Release
Lufthansa expands its long-haul network: New destinations from Munich and Frankfurt in summer 2018
- New: San Diego direct from Frankfurt
- Munich – Singapore to be reintroduced to the Lufthansa flight schedule
- Los Angeles, Beijing and Hong Kong with the Airbus A380 from Munich commencing in the summer of 2018
Lufthansa expands its route network and will offer new intercontinental destinations from Frankfurt and Munich in summer 2018.
New from Frankfurt Hub:
San Diego (USA) is the second largest city in the U.S. state of California and eighth overall in the Unites States. The city is located in southwest California, close to the Mexican border. Due to the pleasant climate, San Diego is known as „America’s Finest City“ by its residents. The beaches and waves of the Pacific are particularly suitable for surfing. The city is also a hotspot for the biotech and telecommunications industry. Beginning in summer 2018, Lufthansa will offer five weekly San Diego flights from Frankfurt.
New from Munich Hub:
Likewise in summer 2018, Lufthansa will reintroduce the Singapore route into its flight schedule from Munich. Five times a week, passengers will be able to fly from the Bavarian capital to the lively economic metropolis in Asia. At the same time, Lufthansa will offer more additional flights from Munich to Chicago, USA. Instead of seven times a week, Lufthansa will fly from Bavaria to the „Windy City“ ten times per week.
Good news for Airbus A380 Fans in Munich: Starting in summer 2018, Lufthansa will introduce the Airbus A380 in Munich on long-haul destinations to Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Beijing. For this reason, Lufthansa will transfer five of its 14 Airbus A380s from Frankfurt to Munich. As a result up to 500 new positions will be staffed in Bavaria.
“With the A380 we can offer our Munich customers a premium aircraft at a 5-Star Hub,“ said Harry Hohmeister, member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG and responsible for Hub Management. “In recent years, we have made great progress in steering our hubs. We harmonized and integrated processes and are now more flexible in utilizing our aircraft at different locations. Quality, efficiency and growth will always remain our top priority.”
Lufthansa is showing a clear sign for continued growth in Bavaria. Over the next two years, the Lufthansa long-haul fleet in Munich will be receiving two more aircraft.
Information and the possibility to book Lufthansa flights is available on LH.com or via the Lufthansa Service Center under the telephone number +49 (069) 86 799 799 (fixed-rate tariff) from July 2017 onwards. Flights can also be booked at the Lufthansa travel agency partners, as well as at the Lufthansa sales switches at the airports.
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