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Lufthansa group airlines to restart schedules to more destinations in Germany, Europe from June

Our Bureau Mumbai | Updated on May 08, 2020 Published on May 08, 2020

Starting in June, Lufthansa, Eurowings and SWISS will offer monthly restart schedules to significantly more destinations in Germany and Europe than they have in the past few weeks. The repatriation schedules will end on May 31.

A total of 80 aircraft will be reactivated in the June timetable to serve a total of 106 destinations. From June 1, 160 aircraft will be in service with the Group's passenger airlines. The previously valid repatriation flight schedule was calculated to be flown with only 80 aircraft.

The Lufthansa Group's airlines are thus responding to the growing interest of customers in air travel, following the gradual easing of restrictions and limitations in the German federal states and entry regulations of other countries in Europe.

"We sense a great desire and longing among people to travel again. Hotels and restaurants are slowly opening, and visits to friends and family are in some cases being allowed again. With all due caution, we are now making it possible for people to catch up and experience what they had to do without for a long time. It goes without saying that the safety and health of our guests and employees are of the highest priority," said Harry Hohmeister, Member of the Executive Board of German Lufthansa AG.

Destinations such as Mallorca, Sylt, Rostock, and Crete will once again be accessible with the airlines of the Lufthansa Group from June.

Customers have been asked to take the current entry and quarantine regulations of the respective destinations into account when planning their trip. "Throughout the entire trip, restrictions may be imposed due to stricter hygiene and security regulations, for example due to longer waiting times at airport security checkpoints. The catering services on board will also remain restricted until further notice."

On May 4, the Lufthansa group made it mandatory for all passengers to wear a mouth-nose cover on board. "Customers will have to wear a mask during the entire journey," it said.

Published on May 08, 2020

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