Lufthansa shifts Tokyo flights to Haneda, adds Valencia
Passengers and crew on Lufthansa’s first flight between Frankfurt and Valencia were welcomed on arrival by Valencia Airport Director, Mariano Menor Muñoz, and Thomas Bussmann, Process & Quality Manager, Spain and Portugal, Lufthansa. Cocktails and cake were provided and entertainment comprised “falleras” dressed in the traditional regional costume who performed the traditional Valencia dance.
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- Lufthansa has transferred its two Tokyo routes from Tokyo Narita to Tokyo Haneda (HND) on 30 March. The airline’s daily 747-400 service from Frankfurt (FRA), and daily A340-600 service from Munich (MUC), have both moved. Star Alliance partner All Nippon Airways already operates its twice-daily Tokyo-Frankfurt service from Haneda, as well as its daily Tokyo-Munich route. Both of these routes clock in at 9,380-kilometres. Japan Airlines continues to operate its Tokyo-Frankfurt route from Narita airport. In addition, on 30 March, Lufthansa started a new daily service from Frankfurt to Valencia (VLC). The 1,370-kilometre route will be served with the airline’s A320s and faces no direct competition.
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