Star Alliance member Lufthansa and Skyteam member Air France in recent schedule update both converted Cape Town operation to year-round, instead of Northern winter only. Both European carriers will serve Cape Town 3 times a week for Northern summer season. Planned operation as follow.
Frankfurt – Cape Town Lufthansa operates Mainline A340-300 configuration aircraft, with overnight flight in both direction
LH576 FRA2215 – 1000+1CPT 343 357
LH577 CPT1740 – 0540+1FRA 343 146
Paris CDG – Cape Town Air France will continue operate this route on/after 01MAY17, operational aircraft switches to A330-200
AF864 CDG0940 – 2120CPT 332 357
AF871 CPT2320 – 1120+1CDG 332 357