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To Frankfurt: Lufthansa is taking back more Airbus A340-600s

Since last summer, the German airline has been flying again five of its four planes from Munich. Lufthansa is now restoring five more Airbus A340-600s and placing them in Frankfurt.

You have already been retired. But Lufthansa finally changed its mind and It brought five Airbus A340-600s out of retirement in Teruel, Spain. Because with them she was able to once again introduce first class in Munich, which was phased out by phasing out the Airbus A380.

The airline explained at the time that this is how it reacts to “the growing demand for premiums – not only in business but also in the private travel sector”. came a year ago The first five quadruple radiators appeared in Germany employment. In the summer, the German airline flew to destinations in North America and Asia from Munich with machines that had an average age of 15 years.

The routes have not yet been determined

But it doesn’t stop with five Airbus A340-600s. Lufthansa will return five more of its four aircraft to service, an Aerotelegraph spokeswoman confirmed. “Lufthansa will fly ten Airbus A340-600s in the future.”

However, the extra quintet will not be based in Munich, but in the largest one. “Due to the strong traffic development, we need more aircraft, so that the routes from Frankfurt will be restarted with A340-600 aircraft again,” the spokeswoman said. It is not yet clear on which routes will be used, and the summer flight plan is still being finalized. the gate Frankfurt Bulletin The first taps were reported on Bogota, Hong Kong, and New York JFK, among others.

No other Airbus is taller

This is a happy event for aviation lovers in Frankfurt. At 75.3 meters, the A340-600 is the tallest Airbus in the Lufthansa fleet. It is equipped with 8 first class seats, 44 business class seats, 32 premium economy seats and 213 economy class seats. However, there is also a configuration with more premium seats.