Lufthansa Group made this announcement:
- North America focus with destinations New York, Miami and Fort Myers
- From May 2020 daily service to New York-Newark (EWR)
- Three times a week to Punta Cana (Dominican Republic)
- Flights now bookable with Lufthansa and Eurowings
The Lufthansa Group will continue to offer attractive long-haul destinations from Düsseldorf in the summer of 2020. The two New York airports Newark (EWR) and John-F.-Kennedy (JFK) as well as Fort Myers (RSW) and Miami (MIA) in Florida offer travellers a strong North American program. In addition, Lufthansa Group continues to connect Düsseldorf with the Caribbean destination of Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. The flights from the largest airport in North Rhine-Westphalia can now be booked via lufthansa.com and eurowings.com.
The flights are operated in cooperation with Eurowings, which uses a fleet of Airbus A330 aircraft with 283 seats. A business class product is also on board on all intercontinental routes from the NRW state capital: Passengers benefit, among other things, from a comfort seat which, at the push of a button, automatically transforms into a two-metre-long bed with a horizontal lying surface (“full flat”). Premium Economy and Economy Class are also available for bookings. The intercontinental destinations from Düsseldorf complement the growing range of flights to attractive long-haul tourist destinations with which Lufthansa, together with Eurowings, is also present at the hubs of Frankfurt and Munich. All North American flights from Düsseldorf will be offered with a Lufthansa codeshare.
Destinations from Düsseldorf in detail
From NRW’s largest airport, Lufthansa flies six times a week to New York/Newark (EWR) – from 4 May 2020 to 23 October 2020 even daily. The flight starts at 11.35 a.m. in Düsseldorf and arrives at its destination at 1.55 p.m. local time. The return flight takes off from Newark at 4.35 p.m. and arrives in Düsseldorf at 6.05 a.m. the next day.
In the summer flight schedule 2020 Lufthansa will serve New York Airport John F. Kennedy (JFK) three times a week from 27 April – on Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays. In the period between 1 June and 13 September, Lufthansa will increase the frequency to six departures per week – then a connection to JFK will be offered every day except Tuesdays. Departure from Düsseldorf is at 1.10 p.m., landing at 3.30 p.m. local time in JFK. Return is at 5.15 p.m. local time, arrival in Düsseldorf takes place at 07.00 a.m. the next day.
Lufthansa flies to Miami (MIA) three times a week – Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. In the period from 3 June to 5 September, another flight on Sunday will supplement the service to Miami. Departure from Düsseldorf is at 12.25 p.m., landing in Miami at 4.40 p.m. local time. Return is at 6.25 p.m. local time, arrival in Düsseldorf is at 9.30 a.m. the next day.
Lufthansa will serve Fort Myers (RSW) three times a week in the 2020 summer timetable – Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Departures from Düsseldorf on Tuesdays and Thursdays are at 12.10 p.m. and landings at 4.30 p.m. The return flight takes off from Fort Myers at 6.15 p.m. and arrives in Düsseldorf at 9.25 a.m. the next day. On Saturdays the plane takes off at 1.15 p.m. and lands in Florida at 5.35 p.m. Return is at 7.20 p.m. – arrival in Düsseldorf is then at 10.30 a.m.
Lufthansa connects the Caribbean destination of Punta Cana (PUJ) three times a week – Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Departure from Düsseldorf on Wednesdays and Sundays is at 1.20 p.m., landing is at 5.25 p.m. local time in Punta Cana. Return is at 6.55 p.m. local time, arrival in Düsseldorf takes place at 10.15 a.m. the next day. On Fridays the plane takes off at 1.50 p.m. and lands at 5.55 p.m.in Punta Cana. It returns at 7.25 p.m. – arrival in Düsseldorf is then at 10.45 a.m.
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