Lufthansa to connect Kolkata with Frankfurt from Dec 1
New Delhi, Aug 8 (UNI) Lufthansa will operate three non-stop flights a week between Kolkata and Frankfurt from December 1.
With the regional network being extended to include Kolkata, India will become the only country in Lufthansa's Asia Pacific network to be served through six gateways.
This now gives passengers a maximum choice of 45 weekly flights between India and Germany. To celebrate the addition of Kolkata to its existing network in India, Lufthansa has also announced special inaugural advance purchase fares on the Kolkata-Frankfurt sector.
Passengers can book tickets until November 15 for travel to Europe at Rs 19,900 while the same to Los Angeles and New York will cost Rs 35,000.
Lufthansa will operate an Airbus A340-300 on this sector with special in-flight innovations like FlyNet, enabling passengers to access high-speed wireless Internet while flying 32,000 ft above sea level.
The airline's current schedule includes daily flights between Delhi-Frankfurt, Delhi-Munich, Mumbai-Frankfurt, Chennai-Frankfurt, Bangalore-Frankfurt, Hyderabad-Frankfurt.
Along with its new partner SWISS, an enhanced network of flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kolkata will be offered to the three European hubs at Frankfurt, Munich and Zurich.
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