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Lufthansa to fly from Frankfurt to Montreal and Valencia

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In summer 2014: Five weekly flights will complement the existing Munich-Montreal route. Daily flights to Valencia

Lufthansa is set to further expand its offer from Frankfurt. Between the 16 May and 12 October 2014 the airline will launch a seasonal summer service to the Canadian City of Montreal. The non-stop flights will operate five times a week on Tuesday through Friday as well as on Sunday. The new flight will be offered between 16 May and 12 October using Airbus A340-300 and A330-300 aircraft in a Business and Economy Class configuration. Lufthansa already operates daily non-stop flights between Munich and Montreal. Also partner airline Swiss offers daily services from its hub in Zurich to the ‘Mont Royal’ city. The new route will also complement the service offered by Star Alliance partner Air Canada, which operates daily flights between Frankfurt and Montreal.

Effective in the summer timetable commencing on 30 March, Lufthansa will also increase its dense European network by adding daily flights to Valencia. Up to 168 passengers can fly in Business and Economy Class on board the Airbus A320. LH 1160 is scheduled to leave Frankfurt at 9.15 a.m. and reach the Spanish harbour city at 11.40 a.m. The return flight, LH 1161 is set to depart at 12.30 p.m. and arrive at 3.p.m. in Germany.

With these to additions for the summer season, the airline will increase its direct services to 19 destinations in North America, and seven cities across Spain.

“Due to the high level of demand, we will now be offering flights from our Frankfurt hub to Montreal and to Valencia during the summer peak season. We are delighted that this will mean even more flexibility and choice for our customers,” says Kay Kratky, member of the Lufthansa German Airlines Board Operations & Hub Frankfurt. “The new services will complement our existing network to North America and the Iberian Peninsula. In particular, the additional air links to Canada provide our passengers from Africa and the Middle East with a direct connection to Montreal via Frankfurt.”

Flight LH 478 is scheduled to depart from Frankfurt in the early afternoon and reach Montreal at 3.35 p.m. local time. This will enable passengers travelling through Montreal to connect to the network of Lufthansa’s partner Air Canada. The return flight, LH 479 is set to depart Canada at 5.10 p.m. and arrive in Germany the next morning at 6.25.

Lufthansa customers will find attractive offers for these new routes on www.lufthansa.com: Flights to Montreal can be booked as of today and until 3 December 2013 for as little as EUR 659. The offer applies to the travel period from 16 May to 23 June 2014. Tickets to Valencia are available from only EUR 129. Information and booking for Lufthansa flights are always available on the internet at www.lufthansa.com or through the Lufthansa call centre by phoning +49 69 86 799 799 (landline rate). Customers can also book their flights with Lufthansa’s travel agency partners and at Lufthansa ticket counters in airports. Lufthansa is also offering a complete flight and hotel package for Montreal at www.lufthansaholidays.com.

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