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Lufthansa resumes Port Harcourt flights

Lufthansa is set to resume operational flights to Port Harcourt following the reopening of the Port Harcourt airport by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority.

The German carrier will offer five weekly departures to Frankfurt, with one stop in Abuja starting 2nd August and the return flight will be a non-stop.

The reinstated Lufthansa flight LH594/596 follows a triangular routing from Frankfurt to Port Harcourt and returns via Abuja. This service will operate with an Airbus A330-300 five times weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, starting at 441,118 NGN, according to Vanguard.

John Opara, Sales Manager Abuja & Port Harcourt Lufthansa Group is quoted by Vanguard to have said, “Lufthansa stays dedicated to Nigeria, one of our key markets in Africa”.

He added, “We are happy that we soon come back to Port Harcourt, responding to demand not only from the corporates the Oil & Energy sector but also increasingly from private travelers from Nigeria, who want to visit family and friends in Europe and abroad. With the rapid vaccine rollout in Nigeria and across the world, we are also optimistic that travel recovery is imminent.”

“Health and safety will continue to be our top priority and we are committed to maintaining strict adherence to hygiene regulations for all our flights”, He further added.

Lufthansa flights from Nigeria offer passengers seats in all three classes, including Business Class and Premium Economy Class.

Lufthansa Group will offer ten weekly flights to Germany doubling its frequencies.

Joan Kifuko
Joan Kifuko is a communications enthusiast that is currently working as a writer at The Aviator magazine where you find your aviation news in one place. She is a journalist that has previously worked as a sales associate, guest relations officer, brand ambassador hence, the love for new adventures and roles. Joan graduated with a Bachelors degree of science in journalism.

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