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Lufthansa Launches Direct Flights from Raleigh-Durham to Frankfurt

by Aoife O’Riordan

Jun 18, 2024

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Lufthansa recently began non-stop service between Raleigh-Durham International Airport in North Carolina and Frankfurt, Germany (FRA). The new flight marks both the airline’s initial service to North Carolina from its Frankfurt hub and is the first-ever non-stop connection from Raleigh-Durham to Germany.

Service operates five times weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday with an Airbus A330-300. The aircraft includes 42 business-class, 28 premium economy and 185 economy-class seats.

Flights depart Frankfurt at 10:20 a.m. and land in Raleigh-Durham at 1:50 p.m. The return flight leaves Raleigh-Durham at 3:40 p.m. and arrives in Frankfurt the following day at 6:05 a.m.

“Lufthansa is thrilled to bring Raleigh-Durham International Airport its first-ever nonstop connection to Frankfurt, and Germany as a whole,” said Dirk Janzen, vice president Passenger Airlines Sales, The Americas, Lufthansa Group. “This new route will provide travelers throughout North Carolina with seamless access to Lufthansa Group’s worldwide network, opening up a world of possibilities for business and leisure travel, and helping to further the Group’s goal of connecting people, cultures, and economies.”

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