Germany’s national carrier Lufthansa recently launched its nonstop flights to Frankfurt from Panama City. The year round service will be operated five-times per week. The flights on the route will be operated with the help of an Airbus A340-300 aircraft configured in three classes with a total capacity of 298 seats. The airline will be offering 18 seats in Business Class, 19 seats in Premium Economy and 261 seats in Economy Class. The passengers will also be offered broadband internet access on board the aircraft.
Juergen Siebenrock, Lufthansa’s Vice President – The Americas, said, “Panama has emerged as a new leisure destination and Lufthansa is excited to add it on its growing network. The customers traveling on the Frankfurt-Panama City route will be able to enjoy their travel as well on the newly introduced Premium Economy class, where they can look forward to various amenities such as extra space for relaxation. With the airline’s usual quality service, the passengers will get enhanced flying experience as well.”
Lufthansa has also entered into codeshare agreement with Panama’s flagship carrier Copa Airlines. With the new pact, travelers from Germany will be able to travel to Panama City and beyond to 73 destinations, including Costa Rica, Peru, Venezuela and Ecuador. Moreover, passengers traveling from Panama City will be able to gain access to Lufthansa’s global network spanning 261 destinations in 101 countries.
Frankfurt is a leading city in Germany and widely considered as Europe’s financial powerhouse. The city is home to the German Central Bank and the European Central Bank. It is also one of the most popular destinations for tourists from across the world, with its numerous iconic sites, rich culture and history, art exhibitions, theatres, opera and world-class ballet.