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Lufthansa has resumed its Munich-Mexico flights

Lufthansa. Photo by Andrew Pons

Lufthansa has resumed its flights between Munich, Germany and Mexico City, Mexico.

Lufthansa will be resuming its flights between Munich, Germany and Mexico City, Mexico on June 2, 2023, after having suspended operations on this route on March 15, 2022. With the restart of this route, Lufthansa will once again offer two destinations in Latin America from Munich.

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According to data from the Federal Civil Aviation Agency of Mexico, Germany is the fourth largest European market for Mexico in terms of air travel. From January to October 2022, 423,281 passengers were transported between the two countries on 1,607 flights, with an occupancy rate of 86.03%. Lufthansa is the dominant airline in this market, accounting for 50.2% of the market share.

In June 2023, Lufthansa will be offering 6,854 seats per week on flights between Germany and Mexico, representing a capacity recovery of 85.4% compared to levels in 2019. At present, the German airline operates daily flights between Frankfurt and Mexico City using a Boeing 747-8i aircraft with a capacity of 364 seats in four classes.

Lufthansa will be operating flights between Munich and Mexico City on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. The flight from Munich to Mexico City, flight LH 520, will depart at 15:15 and arrive in Mexico City at 20:15. The return flight from Mexico City to Munich, flight LH 521, will depart at 21:55 and arrive in Munich at 17:10 the following day.

These flights will be operated using Airbus A350-900 aircraft, which have a seating capacity of 293 passengers in three classes (48 in Business Class, 21 in Premium Economy, and 224 in Economy). Promotional fares for this route are currently available starting at EUR 431 one-way.

In 2019, Lufthansa carried a total of 119,452 passengers and 3,850.9 tons of cargo on flights between Munich and Mexico City, completing 498 operations on this route. Munich was the sixth busiest European destination from Mexico City’s Benito Juarez International Airport. Mexico is one of Lufthansa’s key markets in Latin America and has experienced a strong recovery since the COVID-19 pandemic. From January to October 2022, the airline transported 203,253 passengers and 6,953 tons of cargo to and from Mexico in 674 operations.

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