Lufthansa Launches A380 Beijing Services

 

Lufthansa has announced
that it has launched A380 Services to Beijing China. The aircraft which had
only been delivered to the airline one week earlier is named Peking and
departed Frankfurt at 17:20 hrs local time arriving in Beijing at 08:30 hrs the
following morning.

 

The return flight is
scheduled to depart Beijing Thursday morning at 10:30 hrs arriving back in
Frankfurt at 14:30 hrs that same day.

 

The schedule and flight
numbers are as follows:

 

Flight Number

Route

Departure

Arrival

LH 720

Frankfurt
– Beijing

17:20
hrs

08:30
hrs

LH 721

Beijing –
Frankfurt

10:30 hrs

14:30 hrs

 

Initial Lufthansa A380 services from Frankfurt
to Beijing will be once per week but are expected to be expanded with approval
from Chinese authorities.

 

The Lufthansa A380 is a
526 seat 3 class aircraft with 8 Lie Flat Seats in First Class, 98 seats in
Business Class and 420 Seats in Economy.

 

 

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