Lufthansa Launches New A350 Routes From Munich to Seattle

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The Airbus A350, one of the most sustainable long-haul aircraft in Lufthansa’s fleet, will operate daily flights to  Seattle from  Munich for the first time.


Lufthansa Inaugurates New Flights from Munich to Seattle with A350

MUNICH- German flag carrier, Lufthansa (LH) inaugurates daily flight LH488 between Munich (MUC) and Seattle (SEA) today (May 31, 2024). Star Alliance’s founding member has deployed its Airbus A350 aircraft to serve this 10 hour and 25 minute flight.

Lufthansa announced in September 2023 that would add three new destinations in the USA in Summer 2024 which include, Minneapolis (MSP), Raleigh-Durham (RDU), and Seattle.

Lufthansa Inaugurates Munich To Seattle Flight

Lufthansa Inaugurates Munich to Seattle Flight

The  Munich flight complements Lufthansa’s existing daily flights to  Seattle from its Frankfurt (FRA) hub, providing additional travel options to Washington state. Essentially, Lufthansa is doubling its flight frequencies to Seattle.

Starting today, the Airbus A350, one of the most sustainable long-haul aircraft in Lufthansa’s fleet, to operate daily flights to Seattle from  Munich for the first time.

At the time of publication, the flight is airborne and you can track it here: D-AIXP – Airbus A350-941 – Lufthansa – Flightradar24.

Lufthansa has deployed a 4.3-year-old A350-900 aircraft, registered as D-AIXP. Earlier, the aircraft used to serve its Asian destinations i.e., Bangkok (BKK), Seoul (ICN), Singapore (SIN), and Beijing (PEK).

Later, the 70-year-old carrier will reduce the frequency to three times a week in Winter as demand will shrink.

Lufthansa will codeshare this flight with United Airlines (UA) to help its passengers reach all the UA’s domestic destinations hassle-free.

Lufthansa Inaugurates Munich To Seattle Flight Lufthansa Inaugurates Munich To Seattle Flight

Flight details are as follows:

Route Flight # Departure Arrival
MUC to SEA LH488 3:30 p.m. 4:55 p.m. (same day)
SEA to MUC LH489 6:50 p.m. 1:45 p.m. (next day)

During the announcement in 2023, Dirk Janzen, Lufthansa Group’s Vice President of Sales for the Americas stated that,

Lufthansa’s new  Munich flight will be the 13th new international service to launch at SEA since 2020.

Currently, 46 international services are in operation at SEA, with 25 airlines offering nonstop flights to 29 unique international destinations.

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