Lufthansa has recently announced changes to their flight operations in the US for their Summer 2014 timetable. The biggest change involves the removal of First Class cabins from certain gateways in the US. Please keep in mind that these kind of updates are fluid and other changes can still be announced. I’ll provide updates as they are released by LH.
Boston – Munich beginning on March 30, 2014 will be operated by an Airbus A330-300. Beginning on June 5, it will be replaced by an Airbus A340-600. First Class cabins will be available on these aircraft.
Dallas – Frankfurt beginning July 1, 2014 will be served by a 2-class Airbus A340-300. This will replace the A330. First Class will not be available from Dallas during the summer timetable.
Detroit – Frankfurt effective between March 30 and May 4, 2014 will be operated by an Airbus A340-600 with 3-class service. Beginning on May 5, a 2-class Airbus A340-300 will resume flying the route.
Los Angeles – Frankfurt will see the 747-8i operate both daily flights between LAX/FRA for the summer timetable.
Miami – Frankfurt will continue to see the A380 fly the route during the summer timetable.
New York(JFK) – Frankfurt will see the A380 return for the summer for one of the 2 daily JFK-FRA flights. The A380 will operate on LH400/LH401.
Philadelphia – Frankfurt beginning June 1, 2014 will be served by a 2-class Airbus A340-300. First Class will not be available from Philadelphia during the summer timetable.
San Francisco – Frankfurt beginning on April 22 will see the return of the A380, replacing the 747-400 for the summer timetable.
Seattle – Frankfurt beginning June 21 will be served by a 2-class Airbus A340-300. First Class will not be available from Seattle during the summer timetable.
Washington Dulles – Frankfurt beginning on July 24, Flight LH416/417 will be flown by a 2 class A340-300. First Class service will not be available. The other daily Washington DC – Frankfurt, LH418/LH419, will continue to have First Class capacity.