Lufthansa Outlines Planned S14 Long-Haul Changes as of 11OCT13

As per 11OCT13 GDS timetable/inventory display, initial changes to Lufthansa’s Summer 2014 Long-Haul operation as follow. Summer 2014 season begins from 30MAR14.

Frankfurt – Abuja – Malabo Airbus A340-300 replaces A330-300, daily service
Frankfurt – Beijing Airbus A380 replaces Boeing 747-8I for Summer 2014 season, daily service
Frankfurt – Boston Planned capacity increase with double daily 747-400 service in S14
LH422/423 Boeing 747-400 replaces A340-600
LH420/421 Boeing 747-400 replaces A340-600 from 10MAY14 (Seasonal service begins from 18APR14 initially with A340-600 instead of A340-300)

Frankfurt – Caracas Airbus A330-300 replaces A340-300/-600, starting 19JAN14, will be maintained on/after 30MAR14
LH534 FRA1025 – 1430CCS 333 D
LH535 CCS1650 – 0925+1FRA 333 D

Frankfurt – Detroit Airbus A340-600 replaces -300 during following period: 30MAR14 – 04MAY14
Frankfurt – Dubai Airbus A340-300 replaces Boeing 747-400, daily service
Frankfurt – Kuwait Airbus A340-300 replaces A330-300, 3 weekly
Frankfurt – Kuwait – Dammam Airbus A340-300 replaces A330-300, 4 weekly
Frankfurt – Miami Airbus A380 operation extends to year-round service (Currently Winter seasonal)
LH462 FRA1030 – 1425MIA 388 D
LH463 MIA1645 – 0750+1FRA 388 D

Frankfurt – Montreal 16MAY14 – 12OCT14 Service resumption with 5 weekly seasonal flights
LH478 FRA1330 – 1535YUL 333 27
LH478 FRA1330 – 1535YUL 343 345

LH479 YUL1710 – 0625+1FRA 333 27
LH479 YUL1710 – 0625+1FRA 343 345

LH last operated this route (Mirabel) in October 1995

Frankfurt – New York JFK Airbus A380 service returns to New York JFK, operating 1 of 2 daily flights
LH400 FRA1035 – 1300JFK 388 D
LH404 FRA1710 – 1950JFK 744 D

LH401 JFK1555 – 0535+1FRA 388 D
LH405 JFK2145 – 1125+1FRA 744 D

Frankfurt – Rio de Janeiro Boeing 747-400 replaces A340-300, daily service
Frankfurt – Seattle eff 06JUL14 Airbus A340-300 replaces A330-300, First Class service cancelled
LH490 FRA1020 – 1145SEA 343 D
LH491 SEA1340 – 0840+1FRA 343 D

Frankfurt – Seoul Incheon Boeing 747-400 replaces A340-600, daily service
LH712 FRA1745 – 1045+1ICN 744 D
LH713 ICN1450 – 1910FRA 744 D

Frankfurt – Shanghai Pu Dong 2nd Daily seasonal LH732/733 service operates from 16MAY14, is scheduled to be operated by Boeing 747-400 instead of A340-600
LH728 FRA1715 – 0955+1PVG 388 D
LH732 FRA2205 – 1440+1PVG 744 D

LH729 PVG1315 – 1910FRA 388 D
LH733 PVG2335 – 0515+1FRA 744 D

Frankfurt – Tokyo Narita Boeing 747-400 service continues operation on/after 30MAR14, replaces A380 (747 service starting from 27OCT13)
LH710 FRA1400 – 0750+1NRT 744 D
LH711 NRT0955 – 1435FRA 744 D

Frankfurt – Toronto Boeing 747-400 replaces A340-600, daily service
LH470 FRA1345 – 1620YYZ 744 D
LH471 YYZ1825 – 0810+1FRA 744 D

Frankfurt – Vancouver Boeing 747-400 service, to be started from 29JAN14, will be maintained in Summer 2014 season on/after 30MAR14
LH492 FRA1325 – 1415YVR 744 D
LH493 YVR1620 – 1110+1FRA 744 D

Munich – Boston eff 01JUN14 Airbus A340-600 replaces A340-300 in S13, daily service
Munich – Vancouver Summer seasonal service in 2014 begins on 30MAR14, instead of late-April 2014, daily A330-300 service

Previously reported changes:
Munich – Seoul Incheon – Busan Airbus A340-600 replace -300, 6 weekly

Additional changes remain highly possible in the next few months.