Lufthansa W16 Long-Haul Operation Changes as of 25MAY16

Lufthansa yesterday (24MAY16) has made a number of adjustment to its planned long-haul operation for winter 2016/17 season, effective 30OCT16. Planned service changes as follow.

Frankfurt – Atlanta Service operates with a mix of A330-300 (Day 26) and A340-300 (Mainline; Day x26) aircraft
Frankfurt – Cape Town Seasonal service resumption from 02DEC16, 3 weekly A340-300 Mainline aircraft
LH576 FRA2210 – 1100+1CPT 343 357
LH577 CPT1830 – 0530+1FRA 343 146

Frankfurt – Chennai Service operates with Mainline A340-300, replacing CityLine aircraft
Frankfurt – Mumbai
Boeing 747-8I replaces -400, daily (Except 29JAN17 – 24FEB17, FRA departure)
Frankfurt – Nairobi Service operates 4 weekly (Day x136) instead of planned 5 weekly. CityLine A340-300 operation
Frankfurt – Nanjing Service operates 3 weekly for entire winter 2016/17 season, instead of 3-4 weekly in W15
Frankfurt – New York JFK LH404/405 operates with A330-300, replacing A340-600 in W15. This flight will be cancelled from 16JAN17 to 28FEB17, overall New York JFK service reduced from 2 to 1 daily
Frankfurt – Philadelphia CityLine A340-300 continues operation in winter season
Frankfurt – Seoul Incheon Service reduces from 7 to 5 weekly (Day x13 from FRA, Day x24 from ICN). Boeing 747-400 replaces -8I for winter season

Previously reported changes:
Munich – Boston eff 03JAN17 First Class closed for reservation
Munich – Delhi eff 16JAN17 First Class closed for reservation

As usual, the airline will reduce operational frequencies during the month of January and February on a number of routes due to market demand.


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