Lufthansa Group to offer five Canadian gateways in 2020

FRANKFURT — Lufthansa Group will increase its number of gateways in Canada, starting service from Ottawa to Frankfurt on May 16, 2020.

With the new service Ottawa joins Lufthansa Group’s four existing Canadian gateways, including Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary.

The seasonal Ottawa route, running until Oct. 24, 2020, will operate via A340-300 aircraft with a seat configuration of 30 Business Class seats, 28 Premium Economy Class Seats and 221 Economy Class seats.

Flights will operate five times per week, on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. LH 473 will depart Ottawa at 5:50 p.m. and arrive the following day at Frankfurt at 7:15 a.m. The return flight from Frankfurt – LH 472 – will depart at 1:45 p.m. and arrive back in Ottawa at 4:05 p.m.

“These are exciting times for the Lufthansa Group and its expansion, growth and increased capacity in North America,” said Hans DeHaan, Senior Director of Sales Canada, Lufthansa Group.

“We have been serving Canada for over six decades and the ongoing expansion of our airlines flying to the region, especially the addition of the new Ottawa – Frankfurt route, underscores the Lufthansa Group’s ever-increasing commitment to the Canadian market, its economy and our customers.”

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