Massport today announced new, nonstop service from Logan International Airport to Munich, Germany, beginning May 1. The flight will depart Boston six days weekly operating with 247-seat Airbus A340 aircraft. It will provide fast, convenient connections through Munich, the carriers secondary hub, to other destinations in Europe and beyond.
"Lufthansa already provides lucrative Boston-Germany service, with flights to Frankfurt," said Massport Acting Executive Director and Director of Aviation Thomas J. Kinton, Jr. "This additional service enhances Logans position as a key international airport."
Lufthansa joins ranks with other airlines in adding service from Boston. American Airlines will add second daily flights to Orlando and to San Jose beginning March 2. British Airways will restore its morning departure to London/Heathrow on April 1.
United Airlines will begin a fifth daily service to San Francisco on April 7. Delta Connection will begin three daily flights to Halifax on May 1. Flights will be operated by Atlantic Coast Airlines with Fairchild 328 regional jets.
Alaska Airlines will begin daily service between Boston and Seattle on April 4. Flights will be operated with Boeing 737-700s.
In addition to Lufthansas new Munich service, the carrier will add a seasonal second daily flight to Frankfurt on May 10. This flight also will be operated with an Airbus A340. A few sections will also be operated during April.