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July 19, 2012

Lufthansa W12 Long-Haul Operation Changes as of 19JUL12

by JL

2nd Update at 0505GMT 20JUL12

As per 19JUL12 GDS timetable and inventory display, latest changes to Lufthansa’s Winter 2012/13 long-haul operation as follows. Note in Jan/Feb 2013, Lufthansa will reduce long-haul operation on several routes. Certain routes has seen seasonal cuts in the past (in Jan/Feb), while some are seeing reductions for the first time in W12 during slow season.

Frankfurt – Bangkok – Ho Chi Minh Airbus A340-600 replaces Boeing 747-400, 3 weekly
Frankfurt – Bangkok – Kuala Lumpur Airbus A340-600 replaces Boeing 747-400, 4 weekly
Frankfurt – Delhi Boeing 747-8I continues operation on daily basis
Frankfurt – New York JFK
LH400/401 Airbus A330-300 replacing planned Boeing 747-400 (A340-600 in W11)
LH404/405 Airbus A340-600 replacing 747-400 in W11 (Unchanged)
08JAN13 – 13FEB13 LH404/405 operates 5 weekly instead of daily

Frankfurt – Orlando Boeing 747-400 in W11 replaced by
28OCT12 – 17DEC12 Airbus A340-600 (Unchanged)
18DEC12 – 30MAR13 Airbus A340-300 (New capacity reduction)

Frankfurt – Riyadh Airbus A330-300 replaces A340-600, daily operations
Frankfurt – San Francisco Airbus A380 operation extends to 06JAN13, replacing 747-400
Frankfurt – Tel Aviv 2 Daily service operates with Airbus A321, replacing previously planned A330-300 (Overall replacing Airbus A340-300/-600 mix in S12)
Frankfurt – Washington Dulles Boeing 747-8I continues operation, offering 5 weekly service
LH418 FRA1235 – 1525IAD 744 23
LH418 FRA1235 – 1525IAD 74H x23

LH419 IAD1740 – 0740+1FRA 744 23
LH419 IAD1740 – 0740+1FRA 74H x23

Munich – Washington Dulles Service reduces from daily to 5 weekly. Temporary suspension in effect from 23DEC12 to 28FEB13 (Previously planned till 28MAR13)

Previously reported changes:
Frankfurt – Abu Dhabi – Muscat 07JAN13 – 07FEB13 Service reduces from daily to 5 weekly
Frankfurt – Bangalore 09JAN13 – 07FEB13 Service reduces from daily to 6 weekly
Frankfurt – Bogota Service increasing from 5 weekly to 1 daily, A340-600 operating
Frankfurt – Boston 08JAN13 – 13FEB13 Service reduces from daily to 5 weekly. A340-600 Operating
Frankfurt – Cape Town Daily service cancelled. Service moves to Munich – Cape Town (see below)
Frankfurt – Chennai 07JAN13 – 07FEB13 Service reduces from daily to 5 weekly (Overall sees 3-class A340-300 operation with re-introduction of First Class service. W11 was A340-600, S12 2-class A340-300)
Frankfurt – Dallas 08JAN13 – 13FEB13 Service reduces from daily to 5 weekly
Frankfurt – Denver 08JAN13 – 13FEB13 Service reduces from daily to 5 weekly
Frankfurt – Doha – Bahrain 09JAN13 – 07FEB13 Service reduces from daily to 6 weekly
Frankfurt – Hong Kong 08JAN13 – 07FEB13 Service reduces from daily to 5-6 weekly
Frankfurt – Houston A380 continues operation on/after 28OCT12 (A380 to be introduced from 01AUG12)
Frankfurt – Johannesburg 08JAN13 – 30JAN13 Service reduces from daily to 6 weekly
Frankfurt – Khartoum – Addis Ababa Service operates 6 weekly instead of planned daily
Frankfurt – Lagos – Port Harcourt 16JAN13 – 06FEB13 Service reduces from daily to 6 weekly
Frankfurt – Nagoya 06JAN13 – 07FEB13 Service reduces from daily to 5 weekly (Overall sees Airbus A340-600 operates daily, replacing 6 weekly A340-300 and 1 weekly -600)s=fr
Frankfurt – Osaka 07JAN13 – 07FEB13 Service reduces from daily to 5 weekly
Frankfurt – Philadelphia Service operates 5 times a week (Day x24), same as W11. A330-300 operates on Day 3 instead of A340-300
Frankfurt – Rio de Janeiro 07JAN13 – 13FEB13 Service reduces from daily to 5 weekly (Overall service in Winter increases from 6 weekly to daily, excluding Jan/Feb 2013)
Frankfurt – Seattle 08JAN13 – 13FEB13 Service reduces from daily to 5 weekly
Frankfurt – Singapore Service is now displaying A380 operation, previously displayed as 747-400
Frankfurt – Toronto 08JAN13 – 13FEB13 Service reduces from daily to 5 weekly
Frankfurt – Vancouver 08JAN13 – 13FEB13 Service reduces from daily to 5 weekly
Munich – Beijing Planned service increase from 5 weekly to daily is shelved
Munich – Boston Airbus A330-300 replaces A340-300 on Day x237
Munich – Cape Town NEW 5 weekly service with A340-300
Munich – Charlotte Service reduces from daily to
27DEC12 – 16JAN13 5 weekly
17JAN13 – 13FEB13 6 weekly

Munich – Chicago 15JAN13 – 26FEB13 Service reduces from daily to 6 weekly
Munich – Dubai Airbus A340-300 replaces -600 on following
28OCT12 – 31DEC12 Day x126 (Day x237 from DXB)
04JAN13 – 03MAR13 Day 57 (Day 16 from DXB)
04MAR13 – 29MAR13 Day x126 (Day x237 from DXB)

Munich – Hong Kong Service reduces from daily to
07JAN13 – 22JAN13 5 weekly
23JAN13 – 05FEB13 6 weekly

Munich – Los Angeles Service reduces from daily to
28OCT12 – 20JAN13 5 weekly
21JAN13 – 03MAR13 3 weekly
10MAR13 – 30MAR13 5 weekly

Munich – Mexico City Planned service on launch from 01FEB13 once again postponed until 31MAR13
Munich – Montreal Service reduces from daily to
28OCT12 – 13JAN13 5 weekly
14JAN13 – 24FEB13 4 weekly
25FEB13 – 29MAR13 5 weekly

Munich – New York JFK 09JAN13 – 12FEB13 Service reduces from daily to 5 weekly
Munich – San Francisco 23JAN13 – 12FEB13 / 20FEB13 – 05MAR13 Service reduces from daily to 6 weekly
Munich – Seoul Incheon – Busan Planned service increase from 5 weekly to daily is shelved
Munich – Singapore – Jakarta 5 weekly service CANCELLED
Munich – Tel Aviv Airbus A321 replaces A330-300, 5 weekly
Munich – Tokyo Narita 03JAN13 – 05FEB13 Service reduces from daily to 5 weekly

Between 21DEC12 to 02JAN13, selected services will not be operating.

Original Update at 1910GMT 19JUL12

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