Winter Special: 30% off on Lufthansa flights
Select European holiday destinations for Eid and Christmas can now be booked
Lufthansa German Airlines today announced the launch of its winter sale, with fares reduced by as much as 30% to some of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe flying from Dubai and Abu Dhabi via Frankfurt, with bookings being taken from 19th September.
The festive holidays are now just around the corner, and UAE passengers can look forward to a more affordable break with return fares starting from as little as AED2190. While most discounts from other carriers exclude peak holidays, Lufthansa passengers can avail of the lower fares even for travel on the popular dates including Eid Al Adha, Christmas, New Year and Easter, but must be booked in advance to secure seats.
The top travel destinations on offer include Barcelona (AED2490), Berlin (AED2590), Dublin (AED2190), Frankfurt (AED2350), London (AED2730), Munich (AED2300) and Paris (AED2460). Prices quoted are for Economy Class returns including all taxes and fees and must be booked via www.lufthansa.com. Travel period starts any date before March 31, 2013 with the return flights on or before June 30, 2013.
“Planning for holidays can be a daunting task especially when prices become prohibitive. We trust that with Lufthansa’s winter fares, our passengers will be able to afford the holiday they have been dreaming of. Flying with Lufthansa is also made more enjoyable with our product upgrades such as FlyNet’, the most advanced onboard broadband internet hotspot worldwide,” said Peter Pollak, General Manager, UAE and Director Gulf, Afghanistan & Iraq for Lufthansa.
Lufthansa is investing in retrofitting its entire fleet to offer more comfort and convenience to passengers. The new Business Class with a seat that converts to a two-metre lie-flat bed have now been retrofitted in some of Lufthansa’s long-haul fleet providing more space and comfortable downtime during flights. Passengers flying via Frankfurt who are planning to go to North America or India can now experience the new “Queen of the Skies”, the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental.
Lufthansa flies non-stop between UAE and Germany, with daily flights from Abu Dhabi to Frankfurt and daily services from Dubai to Frankfurt and Munich. Via Frankfurt hub, passengers have access to Lufthansa’s global route flying to a total of 216 destinations, including 130 cities in Europe and 21 non-stop services to North America.
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Deutsche Lufthansa AG is an Aviation Group comprising around 400 subsidiaries and affiliates. The Lufthansa Group is dedicated to quality and innovation, safety and reliability. Headquartered in Germany, the Group operates in five business segments – passenger transportation (Passenger Airline Group), logistics, MRO, catering and IT services. Passenger transportation is the Group’s core business: The airlines engaged in the passenger transportation business are Lufthansa Passenger Airlines (including Lufthansa Regional) Austrian Airlines, SWISS and Germanwings as well as stakeholdings in Brussels Airlines, JetBlue und SunExpress. In the 2011 business year, the airlines in the Lufthansa Group welcomed more than 100.6 million passengers on board their flights, making it Europe’s leading airline grouping. Operating through the Frankfurt, Munich, Dusseldorf, Vienna, Brussels and Zurich hubs, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and SWISS jointly serve 283 destinations in 105 countries on four continents. The Group fleet currently consists of 696 aircraft – on order are another 168, valued at a total of more than 17 billion euros at list price and scheduled for delivery between 2012 and 2018. With its ongoing expenditure in fleet renewal, the Group is consistently making the fleet more cost-efficient and its operations more environment-friendly. Lufthansa Group employees more than 120,000 people and its revenues are totaling 28.7 billion euros. More details are available at www.lufthansa.com.