- Launch of new Luxemburg-Munich services well accepted by market
- Menus of internationally renowned Chef Lea Linster on long-haul flights
Lufthansa has been successfully connecting Luxembourg with twice daily direct flights to its second biggest hub for almost three months. The new route underlines Lufthansa’s presence on the European market offering a better connectivity to Luxembourg customers with a network covering 114 destinations in 44 countries operated out of the dedicated Lufthansa and Star Alliance Terminal 2 in Munich. Operations with a modern Bombardier Regional Jet CRJ-700 of Lufthansa CityLine mean an additional 1,600 seats in Business and Economy Class between the Grand Duchy and the Bavarian Capital.
“We are very pleased with the first results of our new route so shortly after the launch. Since the start of operations the route has been satisfying in terms of sales and profitability,” said Dirk Grossmann, Lufthansa General Manager Belgium and Luxembourg. “We managed to increase our passenger numbers and sold more than 50,000 tickets in Luxemburg which is a significant increase compared to 2009. We are confident that this trend will continue in 2011 with the enhanced benefits we offer to our customers with our new direct flight. No airport offers more seamless connections within Europe than Munich” he added.
Léa Linster: a Luxembourger Chef for Lufthansa
The Luxembourger Chef Léa Linster has been chosen to create some special menus to delight the palates of premium passengers in First and Business Class on Lufthansa long-haul flights in January and February 2011. Linster cooks exceptional dishes without the frills that bring out the unadulterated taste of the individual ingredients. Among the highlights are her Madeleines, which Business Class passengers can enjoy with their coffee.
“I am pleased that Lufthansa will be an ambassador promoting Luxembourger Cuisine throughout the world. It shows the increasing importance and the relevance of the country as a new market for Lufthansa” said Grossmann. “It is an honor to have such a well-known Chef designing our menu for the beginning of this year.”