Lufthansa, the flag service airline for Germany, and the second largest airline in Europe has introduced new additions to their worldwide route map, increasing to 2 cities within the United States.
Currently, the German airline flies to 18 completely different cities across the United States, to locations akin to Los Angeles, Orlando, and New York, however they need to increase and attain smaller markets and cities.
Sunny San Diego
Beginning on March 30th, Lufthansa will launch a direct flight from the sunny metropolis of San Diego, California direct to the Bavarian metropolis of Munich in Germany. Prior to the pandemic, Lufthansa supplied a direct flight from San Diego straight to the monetary hub of Frankfurt. This flight ceased operation as a result of COVID-19, however the airline is now seeking to reconnect the San Diego space again to Germany as soon as once more.
According to Lufthansa, the new route will function out of San Diego International Airport on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays with future growth to Tuesdays and Thursdays within the month of May. The flight might be utilizing an Airbus A350-900 with a three-class configuration providing Business, Premium Economy, and Economy class.
With the growth to this coastal metropolis, Lufthansa is trying so as to add an alternative choice for vacationers seeking to escape to Europe. Currently, San Diego International presents just one direct choice to Europe, and that’s a British Airways flight to Heathrow in London which operates 5 occasions every week.
Frank Naeve, Vice President of Sales for the Lufthansa Group Passenger Airlines within the Americas mentioned, “With a robust economy and thriving corporate landscape, San Diego is the perfect gateway for our new service to Munich, Europe’s leading hub, offering a growing number of connections within Germany, as well as to Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and beyond.”
New Routes In the Midwest
In addition to the San Diego route, Lufthansa additionally has introduced one other route for his or her summer time 2022 schedule. St Louis Lambert International Airport in Missouri will launch a direct flight from this midwestern U.S. metropolis to the most important hub of Frankfurt. This would be the first time Lufthansa has supplied service from St. Louis. It can even turn out to be the airport’s first and solely direct flight to Europe.
This means, St. Louis vacationers will FINALLY be capable to fly direct to Europe with out the added headache and stress of connecting flights and potential missed connections. St. Louis, a metropolis identified for its well-known Gateway Arch, is presently the most important American metropolis WITHOUT a continuous service to Europe.
“For the first time in nearly two decades, St. Louis will have a direct flight to continental Europe, helping put our city back on the map,” mentioned St Louis Mayor Tishaura O. Jones.
The final continuous flights from St. Louis to Europe have been TWA to Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris in September 2001 and American Airlines which ended continuous service to London Gatwick Airport again in October 2003.
This new flight is ready to start on June 1st, and can provide flights three days every week, on Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday on an Airbus A330 plane.
Lufthansa airways is a part of the Star Alliance – which is presently the most important international airline partnership. Passengers who’ve acquired miles by means of airways akin to United or Air Canada, will be capable to redeem or acquire miles by means of these flights on Lufthansa.
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