Slowly the world is opening up again. Step by step, travel restrictions are being lifted and more and more destinations will become available for the summer. Isn’t this news that makes you want to travel?
The June flight schedule: Over 130 destinations worldwide
With these developments, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group are significantly expanding their flight offer. The focus is on european destinations. However, the long-haul offer is also being expanded with attractive destinations. Starting in the second half of June, for example, we will again fly to Beijing, Cairo, Montreal, San Francisco, San José, Seoul and Shanghai.
With the coordinated flight schedules of the Lufthansa Group airlines we provide travelers with reliable connections to European and intercontinental destinations via our hubs in Frankfurt, Munich, Vienna, Zurich and Brussels.
Currently, all Lufthansa, SWISS and Eurowings flights for 1 to 30 June 2020 have already been published in the reservation systems
- Austrian Airlines will resume flight operations starting 15 June 2020 after a break of almost 90 days and will offer flights to 37 destinations in the first two weeks
- Brussels Airlines will resume flight operations on 15 June 2020. The airline will expand its route network gradually, enabling you to reach 59 destinations in 33 countries between 15 June and 31 August 2020
- Air Dolomiti will resume flights from Florence to Catania and Palermo from 5 June 2020 and from 19 June 2020 to Bari and Cagliari and also evaluating other domestic Italian routes
Reconfirmation for bookings affected by flight irregularities
Despite the significantly expanded flight schedule, the Lufthansa Group airlines must cancel additional flights from 15 to 30 June 2020. The flight cancellations will be gradually implemented in the booking systems on 28 May 2020.
In order to ensure that the offer corresponds to the current demand, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS and Brussels Airlines are asking all passengers whose bookings are affected by a flight irregularity to confirm that they wish to use the new and/or remaining flights as booked. For this purpose, affected passengers are either contacted by their travel agent or receive an automated email*.
Passengers affected by the flight cancellations can rebook their flight. Alternatively, passengers who wish to change their routing can make a rebooking free of charge.
More luggage? Now 33% less for an additional piece of luggage
Do you need to travel with more luggage? With Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and SWISS they can now receive a 33% discount** on an additional piece of baggage – for travel starting 1 June 2020. This discount is valid for all Economy Class tickets issued between 18 May and 30 June 2020.
Meet the expert: Air exchange in the aircraft
These days, air travel is often still associated with uncertainty. However, according to scientific research, airplanes are one of the safest means of transportation with regard to the prevention of corona infections. This is because the air in the aircraft circulates vertically and is cleaned by filters which enable a complete exchange of air within a few minutes. In this video, systems engineer Sebastian Wehrmann explains how the air exchange in the aircraft works.