Lufthansa will introduce non-stop service between Miami and its Munich hub starting March 29. It will operate the route three times a week, using Airbus A330 aircraft. Lufthansa already offers flights from Miami to Frankfurt and Düsseldorf, Germany.
In a press release (PDF file), Lufthansa says “the new route will offer travelers convenient connectionsthree times per week to more than 50 popular European destinations through Lufthansa’s largest hub next to Frankfurt. Flight LH 461 will depart Miami (on Mondays, Tuesdays andThursdays) at 4:00 p.m. and arrive in Munich at 7:30 a.m. the next day. The return flight, LH460, will depart Munich at 9:35 a.m. and arrive in Miami at 2:10 p.m. the same day.”
And beginning May 13, Lufthansa also will resume nonstop service between Düsseldorf and Toronto. The carrier will fly five weekly flights (daily except Tuesdays and Wednesdays) using Airbus A330-300 jets. In a press release, Lufthansa says “connecting flights from 12 other Canadian and U.S. cities are available through Star Alliance partner Air Canada, including Winnipeg, Edmonton, Vancouver, Boston, Minneapolis/St. Paul and Raleigh/Durham.”
Lufthansa also says it will extends its seasonal Miami-Dusseldorf service through May 23. The service is expected to resume again on Oct. 8. “The resumption of our Toronto-Düsseldorf service — together with an extension of our Miami-Düsseldorf flights — is a clear response to the increased demand we’re seeing for services between North America and Düsseldorf,” Jens Bischof, Lufthansa’s Vice President for the Americas, says in a release.