Lufthansa will send its largest aircraft to Mallorca due to peak demand


From Frankfurt by jumbo jet

The Boeing 747-8 is the largest aircraft Lufthansa is currently operating since it retired the A380 superjumbo., offering up to 364 seats instead of the usual 215, which are normally available on this route. This wide-body aircraft offers passengers 88 seats in business class (including first class), as well as 276 seats in economy class (including premium economy class).

The first jumbo flight, LH1152, will depart from the city of the Rhine Main on Saturday, July 17, at 10:20 a.m., just as Hesse’s summer holidays begin, and will arrive at Palma de Mallorca Airport at 12:25 p.m. hours. The return flight, LH1153, will be the same day at 2:25 pm, arriving in Frankfurt at 4:45 pm.

The modern and efficient Boeing 747-8, also known as the ‘Queen of the Skies’, will operate three additional weekends, specifically on July 24, July 31 and August 7.

From Munich by A350

The Airbus A350 is the most sustainable long-haul aircraft in the Lufthansa fleet, consuming 20% ​​less fuel than the aircraft in its range and 50% quieter than previous models. The cabin of the Lufthansa Airbus A350 has lighting and humidity levels that make the passenger experience more comfortable.

The aircraft has a capacity of 293 seats, configured 48 in business class and 245 in economy class that includes Premium economy.

The A350 flight to Palma de Mallorca will take place at the beginning of the summer holidays in Bavaria, on Saturday, July 31. Flight LH2658 departure from Munich is scheduled for 9:50 a.m., arriving in Palma de Mallorca at 12:00 p.m., while the return flight, flight LH2659, will take place on the same day at 1:30 p.m., arriving in Munich. at 3:35 p.m.

Lufthansa has assured that it will offset the CO₂ emissions generated by these extraordinary flights and reminds that passengers must take into account the entry and quarantine regulations in force when planning their trip.

Demand for Mallorca in Germany shoots up after the opening of the trips (Palma Cathedral Photo)