Lufthansa Expands Flights to USA with 3 New Destinations
Lufthansa is expanding its service from Frankfurt and Munich to the U.S. in summer 2024 with three new connections. Starting next summer, Lufthansa will offer a total of 27 USA destinations, decidedly more than before Corona.
Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Raleigh-Durham International Airport in North Carolina are two new destinations starting from Frankfurt. From Munich, Lufthansa will also fly for the first time to Seattle. And, in summer 2024 also from Munich for the first time, Johannesburg and Hong Kong.
News in detail from Frankfurt
Starting on June 4, 2024, Lufthansa will fly 5 times weekly throughout the year to the Midwest gateway city 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 the second destination in North Carolina after Charlotte. Starting June 6, 2024, Lufthansa will fly also fly five times a week throughout the year to this city that is particularly interesting for business travelers.
Hyderabad, India already is a Lufthansa destination this winter and will continue to be served in the 2024 summer flight schedule with five weekly flights.
News in detail from Munich
Next summer, Lufthansa guests will be able to choose from more exciting destinations from Munich to 3 continents. The Airbus A350 will fly for the first to Seattle from Munich daily from May 30, 2024.
The Munich flight complements existing daily flights to Seattle from Lufthansa's Frankfurt hub, thus offering additional travel options to the. state of Washington. In short, Lufthansa is doubling flight frequencies to Seattle.
With the pandemic being over, Hong Kong is also open again to travel. In the upcoming summer flight schedule, Lufthansa will be flying to the Asian hub several times a week.
Also returning as a destination is Johannesburg, which was last a scheduled flight from Munich in 2005. From June 3, 2024, an Airbus A350 will fly 3 times a weekly to South Africa. Bangalore, India, with flights already offered this winter, will continue through summer 2024 with up to six weekly flights.
New A380 destinations
This news will delight fans of the world's largest passenger aircraft: Lufthansa is doubling its number of A380 destinations next summer. From Munich, passengers will experience the Airbus A380 on 5 routes at once. Boston, Los Angeles and New York (JFK) are back.
Two new capitals will be added for the first time: Washington, D.C. and Delhi. In total, Lufthansa will station a total of 6 Airbus A380s in Munich next summer. By 2025, the A380 fleet will grow to 8 aircraft.