The Lufthansa Group Announced on Thursday a significant expansion of their June flight schedule with over 1,800 weekly frequencies. Lufthansa, SWISS and Eurowings will offer over 106 German and European destinations, with more than 20 long-haul flights coming soon.
Today, the Lufthansa Group announced that Lufthansa, SWISS and Eurowings will significantly expand their June flight schedule with over 1,800 frequencies as compared to services offered in the previous weeks. The Group’s carriers will offer over 106 destinations in Germany and Europe along with over 20 intercontinental destinations. The first batch of flights will be available for booking from May 14, 2020 and by the end of June over 130 worldwide flights will be offered. In Thursday’s announcement, Deutsche Lufthansa AG Executive Board Member, Harry Hohmeister said,
“With the June flight schedule, we are making an important contribution to the revitalization of the aviation infrastructure. It is an essential part of the German and European economic power. People want to and can travel again, whether on holiday or for business reasons. That’s why we will continue to expand our offer step by step in the coming months and connect Europe with each other and Europe with the world.”
In the first half of June, Lufthansa will resume service from Frankfurt to Hanover, Majorca, Sofia, Prague, Billund, Nice, Manchester, Budapest, Dublin, Riga, Krakow, Bucharest and Kiev. The carrier will also resume service from Munich to Münster/Osnabrück, Sylt, Rostock, Vienna, Zurich, Brussels and Majorca. From mid-June, Lufthansa, SWISS and Eurowings will offer over 70 weekly overseas frequencies, nearly quadruple the Group’s May offering. Lufthansa’s resumption of long-haul flights from Frankfurt (subject to travel restrictions) will include service to Toronto, Mexico City, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Tel Aviv, Riyadh, Bahrain, Johannesburg, Dubai and Mumbai. The carrier will continue to offer service to New York-Newark, Chicago Sao Paulo, Tokyo and Bangkok. From Munich, Lufthansa will serve Chicago, Los Angeles and Tel Aviv (subject to travel restrictions).
Austrian Airlines has extended flight suspensions from May 31st through June 7th and will consider a resumption of service in June. SWISS will resume service to popular Mediterranean destinations and major European City centers such as Paris, Brussels and Moscow. From Zurich, SWISS will offer long-haul service to New York-JFK, Chicago, Singapore, Bangkok, Tokyo, Mumbai, Hong Kong and Johannesburg. Eurowings previously announced an expansion of its flight program from Düsseldorf, Cologne/Bonn, Hamburg, and Stuttgart and will add 15 further European destinations this month. The carrier is focusing on flights to popular Mediterranean destinations in Spain, Greece, Portugal, Croatia and Mallorca. Brussels Airlines will resume flight operations from June 15, 2020 with a reduced network.
Source: Lufthansa Group