The crew of Lufthansa’s inaugural service between Munich and Biarritz celebrate Biarritz’s surfing heritage by their Bombardier CRJ 900 aircraft. The German flag carrier also this week launched a year-round service to Rijeka from its Munich hub.
- Lufthansa on 25th May launched weekly seasonal services between its Munich (MUC) hub and Biarritz (BIQ), alongside a year-round flight from the Bavarian city to Rijeka (RJK). Both routes will be operated by 90-seat CRJ-900 aircraft on Saturdays, with the 1,160-kilometre Munich to Biarritz leg departing at 17:00, arriving in Biarritz at 19:05. The return leg leaves the Basque coastal city at 19:45, touching down back in Munich at 21:45. According to OAG Schedules Analyser, no other carrier currently serves the seasonal route, which is set to run until 05 October. The 407-kilometre Munich to Rijeka service leaves the German hub at 17:50, arriving in Rijeka at 18:55, before departing the Croatian city at 19:30 and landing back in Munich at 20:40. Currently, fellow Lufthansa Group carrier Croatia Airlines serves the route thrice weekly on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays with a 76-seat Q400.