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Lufthansa to Resume Airbus A380 Service Between Los Angeles and Munich

Starting October 26, 2023, Lufthansa’s popular Airbus A380 service between Munich and Los Angeles will return to meet growing demand. By the end of 2025, a total of eight A380s will be deployed to and from Munich.

Lufthansa Airbus A380 - Courtesy Lufthansa

On Wednesday (October 25, 2023), Lufthansa announced that in response to strong demand, they will once again deploy an Airbus A380 on their route between Los Angeles (LAX) and Munich (MUC) starting today (October 26th). Flight LH453 will depart Los Angeles at 18:30 and touch down in Munich at 13:40+1, while the return flight departs Munich at 12:00 and lands in Los Angeles at 16:15 (all times local). By the end of 2025, Lufthansa will deploy a total of eight A380 super jumbos to and from Munich.

Featuring 509 seats, Lufthansa’s A380s offer around 80 percent more capacity than the carrier’s Airbus A340-600s which currently fly on the routes from Boston and New York-JFK to Munich. Lufthansa’s A380s are configured in four classes with eight First Class, 78 Business Class, 52 Premium Economy and 371 Economy Class seats. First Class is situated on the upper deck and boasts an industry-first air humidification system designed to lessen the effects of jet lag. Additionally, two large and luxurious bathrooms with separate changing and lavatory areas offer enhanced personal space and storage. The eight large ergonomic First Class seats measure 6’9” and are 2’7” in width, offering guests ultimate comfort for a world-class travel experience.

Business Class is also located on the upper deck with seats featuring improved functionality, more storage, and power compatible with all worldwide connections.

Situated main deck forward, Premium Economy Class has 52 seats, which offer more private space and up to 50 percent more legroom compared to Economy. Premium Economy guests also enjoy a generous baggage allowance with two pieces of luggage up to 51 lbs. each. Guests are also greeted with a welcome beverage and amenity kit, as well as inflight meals presented on printed menu cards and served on fine chinaware.

Economy Class seats are located on both decks, with each of the 371 seats featuring a seatback IFE screens and ergonomic seats designed with a slimmer seatback, adding an extra two inches of personal space per passenger.

Source: Lufthansa


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