Frankfurt Winter Schedule Adds New Routes and Increased Service to Poland, Spain, Turkey, U.K., and U.S.
Frankfurt Airport’s 2013/2014 Winter Timetable, which goes into effect this Sunday in tandem with the start of European Winter Time, will feature a variety of new destinations, as well as increased frequency of service on existing routes.
In intercontinental traffic, Vueling Airlines of Spain will offer new service to Barcelona, and British airline BMI Regional will offer service to Bristol, England. In addition, Lufthansa will offer daily service to the Italian city of Naples. Turkish Airlines will also offer daily service to Sabiha Gokcen Airport in Turkey.
Up to three daily flights to the Russian city of Sochi through various airlines will be available from Frankfurt for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games being held in Russia next February.
Additional flights to Poland will also be available from Frankfurt, with an increase from six to 13 flights to Poznan, and six more flights for a total of 11 per week to Rzeszow.
Lufthansa will increase its number of flights from Frankfurt to Philadelphia from two to seven a week, and from Frankfurt to Damman in Saudi Arabia from three to seven per week. Compared to last year’s winter schedule, the German flag carrier will also have an increase in flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona (up to 49 flights per week), Bergen, Norway and Krakow, Poland (each up to 21 flights per week), and Tallinn, Estonia; Sofia, Bulgaria; and Edinburgh, each up to 14 flights per week.
Lufthansa also inaugurated several flights in September, which will continue into the winter schedule. The airline will continue to operate Airbus A380 aircraft on its five weekly flights to Shanghai, as well its Boeing 747-8 aircraft on its Frankfurt-Mexico City and Frankfurt-Chicago routes.
From Frankfurt, Air China will fly to Chengdu, China, three times a week, and Iraqi Airways will fly once a week to Bagdad and Erbil, Iraq. All three routes were previously introduced during the airport’s 2013 summer schedule.
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