After a thorough assessment of all currently available information on the Coronavirus, Lufthansa Group has decided to continue to extend the suspension of flights between Germany, Switzerland, Austria and mainland China by Lufthansa, Swiss and Austrian Airlines until 24 April. Flights to Tehran will remain suspended until 30 April.
Additionally, Lufthansa Group airlines are reducing additional frequencies in their route network to and from Hong Kong and Seoul (Korea). Flights between Munich and Hong Kong will be suspended between 6 March and 24 April. Passengers will be rebooked via Frankfurt and Zurich as far as possible during this period. Between 5 March and 24 April, some frequencies will also be cancelled on routes from Frankfurt and Munich to Seoul.
Italy is another focus of capacity reduction. Lufthansa is adapting its offer to the changed demand and will reduce frequencies on various routes to Italy in March. Swiss will probably reduce flight frequencies to and from Florence, Milan, Rome and Venice until the end of April.
Austrian Airlines is reducing its flight program to Italy in March and April by 40 percent. This includes reductions of flight frequencies on routes from Vienna to Milan, Venice, Bologna, Florence, Rome and Naples.
Eurowings is reducing its flights to and from Venice, Bologna and Milan until 8 March. Eurowings flights to other destinations in Italy are currently not affected.
For its Italian route network, Brussels Airlines has decided to reduce its flights to Rome, Milan, Venice and Bologna by 30 percent until 14 March.
Airbus A350-900 (Photo: Lufthansa)