This summer, flights to and from Palma de Mallorca Airport represent 44.5% of the Lufthansa Group’s total operations in Spain and it is the only Spanish destination with which all the airlines of the airline group currently operate. with direct connections to 28 home destinations in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Belgium with Lufthansa, Eurowings, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Swiss and Edelweiss.
“It is not every day that we see one of our jumbos arrive at the Palma de Mallorca Airport. We are pleased that so many travelers have chosen to spend their summer vacations on the island and travel here with our airlines “, said the general director of Lufthansa Group for Western Europe, Julia Hillenbrand, who added that” besides being a destination very popular tourist destination, in Mallorca are the headquarters of some of our most important travel partners ”.
For her part, the president of the Mallorca Island Council, Catalina Cladera, commented on the results of the various meetings she held a few weeks ago in Germany, in the cities of Düsseldorf and Hamburg, with key companies and tour operators for the reactivation of the German market issuer to the island.
“There I was able to present the great work that we have done in Mallorca, the administrations and the tourism sector together, to facilitate a safe vacation for German tourism, applying strict COVID-19 protocols. The fact that Lufthansa sends one of its largest aircraft on a route between Germany and Mallorca only confirms this confidence in the safety of our destination ”, Cladera stated.
Frankfurt-Mallorca in jumbo jet
Lufthansa plans to operate three additional flights with the Boeing 747-8 jumbo from Frankfurt to Mallorca on July 24 and 31 and August 7.
The 747-8 jumbo jet is the largest aircraft that the German airline currently operates, with a capacity of 364 seats compared to the 215 of the aircraft with which that route is usually operated.
Munich-Mallorca by A350
In addition, the airline will operate the modern and efficient Airbus A350-900 between Munich and Mallorca on July 31 for the start of the summer holidays in the federal state of Bavaria.
The 293-seat A350 is also the most sustainable long-haul aircraft in the Lufthansa fleet, with 20% less fuel consumption and 50% quieter than previous models.