Lufthansa Re-Opens Munich Long-Haul Routes First Class in W16

Lufthansa in the last few days has re-opened reservations for First Class cabin on a number of long-haul routes from Munich for majority of Winter 2016/17 season. Previously reported on Airline Route on 23APR16, the Star Alliance member closed reservation on a number of routes primarily operated by A330-300 aircraft.

Between 01DEC16 and 25MAR17, following routes are now available to book in First Class cabin once again:
eff 01DEC16 Munich – Charlotte
eff 01DEC16 Munich – Montreal
eff 01DEC16 Munich – Mumbai
eff 01DEC16 Munich – Tehran Imam Khomeini
eff 03JAN17 Munich – Chicago O’Hare until 31MAR17
eff 02FEB17 Munich – New York JFK until 31MAR17
eff 02FEB17 Munich – Washington Dulles
eff 04FEB17 Munich – Miami Day 36

Revised date for closure of First Class reservation, including flights operated by A340-600:
eff 03JAN17 Munich – Boston
eff 16JAN17 Munich – Delhi

Codeshare partners UNITED and SWISS also re-opened First Class cabin reservation on routes listed above.

Despite the re-opening of First Class reservation, following A330-300 operating flights on/after 26MAR17, continues to display 3-class A330-300 (C42E28M185) instead of 4-class (F8C42E21M145):
Munich – Charlotte
Munich – Delhi
Munich – Denver
Munich – Miami
Munich – Montreal
Munich – Mumbai
Munich – Riyadh
Munich – Tehran Imam Khomeini
Munich – Toronto
Munich – Vancouver
Munich – Washington Dulles

Additional changes expected in the coming weeks, in particular with Winter schedule expected to receive major update later this month.