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Lufthansa to launch three new services to the United States next summer

Lufthansa is expanding its network in the United States next summer with three new flights.

Three new flights to the U.S.

Starting 4th June 2024, Lufthansa will fly 5-times-a-week between Frankfurt and Minneapolis. Located on the Mississippi river, it is an ideal starting point for exploring the state of Minnesota where, urban sophistication meets exciting outdoor adventures. In numerous national parks, and a chance to admire the spectacular northern lights.

For the first time, Lufthansa will add Raleigh-Durham, to its flight schedule. It is the airline’s second destination in North Carolina after Charlotte. Starting 6th June 2024, Lufthansa will fly also fly 5-times-a-week between Frankfurt and Raleigh-Durham. Numerous German companies have branches in the Raleigh-Durham area, and employees will now have an optimal connection to Germany and Lufthansa’s global network for the first time.

Both of these new routes will be operated year-round.

Starting 30th May 2024, the airline will also connect Seattle with Munich. Flights will operate daily with the Airbus A350-900 aircraft. The Munich flight complements existing daily flights to Seattle from Lufthansa’s Frankfurt hub.

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New flights elsewhere

Hyderabad, India already is a Lufthansa destination this winter and will continue to be served in the 2024 summer flight schedule with 5-weekly flights.

Lufthansa will also start flying to Hong Kong once again from Munich. Also returning as a destination is Johannesburg, which was last served from Munich in 2005. As of 3rd June 2024, Airbus A350s will operate the three-weekly flights between Munich and Johannesburg.

Flights from Munich to Bengaluru will continue to operate through summer 2024 with 6-weekly frequency.

New A380 destinations

Lufthansa is doubling its number of A380 destinations next summer. From Munich, passengers will be able to experience the Airbus A380 on five routes:

  • Boston
  • Los Angeles
  • New York JFK
  • Washington D.C. (newly added)
  • Delhi (newly added)

The airline will base a total of six Airbus A380s at Munich International Airport. By 2025, there will be 8 A380s flying for Lufthansa.

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