Lufthansa’s most modern long-haul aircraft Airbus A350-900 is now bookable for autumn travels between Beijing and Munich

  • Starting from October 31 the Lufthansa Beijing-Munich route will be operated by Airbus A350-900 four times a week
  • Beijing: Second Lufthansa A350-900 destination in Greater China region, fifth destination worldwide

Starting October 31, 2017, Lufthansa German Airlines will operate flights between Beijing and Munich four times weekly with the most modern long-haul aircraft of the world, the Airbus A350-900. In addition to an increased capacity of 5.4% this innovative aircraft raises the benchmark on efficiency and travel comfort, reaffirming Lufthansa’s commitment to Beijing and North China customers. Beijing becomes the second destination in Greater China after Hong Kong to receive Lufthansa’s A350-900.

Lufthansa continues to prioritize Beijing as one of the strategic Chinese destinations and presents its latest product innovations to the market. The carrier’s flagship aircraft Airbus A380 and Boeing 747-800 are operating between Beijing and Frankfurt, and soon servicing flights between Beijing and Munich using A350-900. “Beijing plays a crucial role in our Greater China growth strategy and we have been introducing the most advanced products and services to this market. Seven years ago, we were the first European airline to launch the A380 to Beijing.  Operating the A350-900 between Beijing and Munich is another milestone of Lufthansa Group Airlines in China”, stated Veli Polat, Senior Director Sales Greater China Lufthansa Group Hub Airlines.

Currently, Lufthansa operates the Beijing-Munich route with an A340-600 on a daily base. One month later, this aircraft will be replaced four times weekly by the brand-new A350-900, while one weekly still by A340-600 

Lufthansa Group has a strong presence in Beijing with its three distinctive airline brands, namely Lufthansa German Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines and Austrian Airlines. The Group currently offers 26 weekly flights from Beijing to Frankfurt, Munich, Zurich and Vienna and also connects passengers with vast network beyond.