Lufthansa has updated their timetable to reflect a change in aircraft for their Dusseldorf – Newark run.
For the month of August (August 2 to September 4, 2018), Lufthansa will assign a Privatair 737-7 to the route, replacing the A333 that normally flies between the 2 cities.
For those of you not familiar with the Privatair product, the cabin seating consists of 20 ‘Old Style’ Lufthansa Business Class seats and 66 regular economy seats. For more information, please visit the Privatair website.
Flights will operate daily except for Tuesdays.
Lufthansa has announced beginning with the Winter 2018 season, they will no longer fly Frankurt-Jeddah-Addis Ababa as a single route. Instead, the 2 cities will now see dedicated service from Frankfurt. The new non-stop flights are both scheduled to begin on October 28, 2018.
For Addis Ababa, this means that an A340 will fly the route 5 times a week on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (from Frankfurt). Flight LH598 will depart Frankfurt at 2:10p and arrive in Addis Ababa at 10:55p. The return flight will operate as LH599 departing Addis Ababa at 12:55a, arriving in Frankfurt at 6:35a.
For Jeddah, an A330 will fly the route daily except for Wednesdays. Flight 652 will depart Frankfurt at 2:10p, arriving in Jeddah at 9:40p. Flight LH653 will depart Jeddah at 1:50a, arriving in Frankfurt at 5:45a.
Austrian has updated their timetables to reflect increased service to Tel Aviv beginning with this Summer’s schedule that takes effect on March 25. Austrian is increasing weekly flights from Vienna to 18 for this Summer as compared to only 14 for last summer.
In addition to the bump in Summer frequency, OS will further increase service for Winter 2018/19 to 21 flights per week.
In their comments, Austrian suggested that further increases may be necessary.
Lufthansa has announced that it will resume flights between Frankfurt and Shenyang, China beginning on March 27, 2018.
The service resumption will include 3 flights a week (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday) using their A340-300 aircraft. The flight details are as follows:
Flight LH782 will depart Frankfurt at 5:50p, arriving in Shenyang at 9:55a the following morning.
Flight LH783 will depart Shenyang at 1:15p, arriving in Franfkurt at 6:10p the same day.
Booking for this route is set to open on January 30, with fares starting as low as €529 for a round trip economy seat.
Lufthansa has announced that the Airbus A350 will be deployed on additional routes between Munich and the USA.
Beginning on March 25, Newark and Denver will begin seeing the newest long haul bird in the LH fleet. Newark will immediately see A350 on daily flights between Munich on the 25th, while Denver will see the A350 phased in over the Spring and Summer. The A350 replaces the A340-600 on both routes.
The details for the Denver deployment are as follow:
Between March 25 and and May 31, the A350 will fly between Munich and Denver on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
Between June 1 and and June 30, the A350 will fly the route everyday EXCEPT Thursdays.
Beginning July 1, and lasting at least until October 27, the A350 will fly the route each day.