Lufthansa announced today that it will reduce the frequency of flights between Frankfurt and Tokyo Narita as well as ‘downgauge’ the aircraft used on the route.

Beginning March 27, Frankfurt – Tokyo Narita will be reduced from 7x/week to 3x/week.   The 747-400 that currently serves the route will be replaced by an Airbus A340-300.


The flight schedule is as follows:

LH710 departs Frankfurt at 1:40p and arrives in Tokyo at 8:15 the following morning (Tuesday, Friday,      Sunday).

LH711 departs Tokyo at 9:40a and arrives in Frankfurt at 3:00p (Monday, Wednesday, Saturday).


There is no change to the daily service between Frankfurt and Tokyo Haneda, currently flown by a 747-8i.