Lufthansa has announced that the airline’s popular Frankfurt route will increase to
a double daily service from Sunday March 29 next year.
Operated using the one of the German flag-carrier’s modern fleet of Airbus A320
aircraft, the introduction of a morning service will increase capacity on the route by
an addition 65,000 seats.
The convenient times of the new morning service will also provide passengers with
even greater access to one of Europe’s financial capitals as well as onward
connections via the city’s hub airport to dozens of destinations across the globe via
the Lufthansa network.
With approximately 60% of the total passenger numbers inbound from Frankfurt, the
additional service will also significantly boost tourism to Glasgow and further
promote the city as a gateway to Scotland for German and connecting visitors.
The flight duration for the route is two hours and 15 minutes with the following
Paul White, Glasgow Airport’s Head of Aviation, said: “Lufthansa’s decision to add a
second daily rotation to the Frankfurt route is great news for Glasgow Airport and the
growing number of passengers using this popular service.
“The route has performed very well following its introduction last year and this move
to introduce an additional morning daily service will continue to link our business and
leisure passengers with two wonderful cities that share much in common.
“Frankfurt is one of the Lufthansa’s key international hubs and the timings of the
morning service brings with it even greater connectivity to dozens of important
destinations across the globe including Europe, North America, Asia and the Middle East.”