Lufthansa announced a fare sale for travel between Germany and their Asian destinations with fares ranging between €529 and €599 to places like Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo, etc., etc. The fares cover flights from either Frankfurt or Munich.
Frankfurt – Hong Kong for €549
Munich – Beijing for €529
Munich – Bangkok for €569
The fare sale runs through February 13, 2018 and is valid for departures between January 31, 2018 September 30, 2018. Return flights must take place between February 5, 2018 and December 30, 2018.
There are 2 black out periods for the fare: Between March 23 and April 3, and again between June 29 and September 9.
While away for the last 2 weeks, Lufthansa released information concerning their Winter 2017/18 timetable. Their updates reflect the resumption of 2 routes to the USA as well as 1 to Asia.
Perhaps the most important announcement involved the resumption of service between Berlin (Tegel) and New York (JFK) as a result of Lufthansa’s takeover of certain Air Berlin routes. Beginning November 8, LH will fly between TXL and JFK 5 times per week (Daily except for Friday and Sunday). The last time that LH flew this route was back in 2001.
Flight LH406 will depart Berlin Tegel at 5:35p, arriving in JFK at 8:35p while flight LH407 will depart JFK at 10:20p, arriving in Berlin at 12:15p the next day.
In addition, LH has also announced the following resumptions of service between Dusseldorf and Miami. Beginning November 8, 2017 LH will fly the route 3x/week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays.
Turning to Asia, Lufthansa announced that it will resume flights between Frankfurt and Shenyang, China effective March 26, 2018. The route will be flown 3x/week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays from Frankfurt.