Lufthansa with new direct long-haul connections to Austin (USA) and Bangkok (Thailand) in summer 2019.
Lufthansa is further expanding its route network to the USA. From 3 May 2019, the airline will offer its first connections from Frankfurt to Austin (USA). This is Lufthansa’s third destination in Texas alongside Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston. Starting in summer 2019, an Airbus A330-300 will be in service five times a week on the route between Frankfurt and Austin.
Apart from Tuesday and Thursday, LH 468 will leave the Lufthansa hub in Frankfurt in the morning and reach Austin in the afternoon (local time) after a travel time of around ten hours. The return flight departs from Texas in the late afternoon and lands at Frankfurt Airport in the morning of the following day. On board, passengers can expect the usual high level of Lufthansa comfort in 255 seats in Business, Premium Economy and Economy Class.
In addition to Austin, the new Lufthansa connection from Munich to Bangkok (Thailand) will start in Summer. The company is thus further expanding the Bavarian Lufthansa hub into an Asia hub. The first flight ever of LH792 will take place on 1 June 2019. A new Airbus A350-900 will be used, which will take off daily from Munich to Thailand in the afternoon.