Lufthansa Resumes Flights to Port Harcourt | The Guardian Nigeria News



Following the announcement by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) of the reopening of Port Harcourt, Omagwa, Rivers State International Airport for international flights, the airline group and the German carrier, Lufthansa Airlines announced that ‘she would resume her flights to the airport.

According to an airline statement, from Friday, August 2, 2021, it will offer five weekly departures to Frankfurt, with a stopover in Abuja. The return flight from Frankfurt to Port Harcourt will be non-stop with a flight time of just six hours and twenty minutes.

The group also specifies that in addition to the existing link to Lagos, the airline will offer 10 weekly flights to Germany and will thus double its frequencies. The restored Lufthansa flight LH594 / 596 follows a triangular route from Frankfurt to Port Harcourt and returns via Abuja.

Lufthansa Group Sales Manager Abuja and Port Harcourt John Opara said: “This service will operate with an Airbus A330-300 five times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, from N441 118.”

“Lufthansa remains dedicated to Nigeria, one of our key markets in Africa. We are happy to return to Port Harcourt soon, meeting the demand of not only oil and energy companies, but also more and more private travelers from Nigeria, who wish to visit family and friends in Europe and abroad. With the rapid deployment of the vaccine in Nigeria and around the world, we are also optimistic that the travel resumption is imminent.

“Health and safety will continue to be our top priority and we are committed to strictly adhering to hygiene rules for all of our flights. Opara added.

Remember that the German carrier is the first international airline to connect the garden city directly to central Europe and beyond, and the only one to serve three Nigerian airports with Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt.

Lufthansa flights from Nigeria, served by an Airbus 330-300, offer seats to passengers in all three classes, including business class and premium economy class. All flights can be booked immediately through the usual distribution channels, including Lufthansa German Airline offices, the airline’s website and travel agencies nationwide.


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