Lufthansa to commence new route between Newcastle International Airport and Frankfurt

Newcastle International Airport has announced the addition of a new daily service to Frankfurt Airport, which will be operated by Lufthansa.

The central German city of Frankfurt is a popular choice for both business and leisure passengers. Besides being home to one of the largest stock exchanges and Europe’s Central Bank, the city has a rich collection of museums, many vineries in the Rheingau region and is near to Germany’s Black Forest as well as other popular German regions.

The new route will commence on the June 28, 2021, and flights will operate seven days a week between the two cities. Frankfurt Airport is Lufthansa’s largest hub and will provide passengers with easy access to cities throughout Europe, The Middle East, the Americas, Africa and Asia Pacific.

Flights will depart Frankfurt at 16:10 every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday and depart Newcastle at 17:35. On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, flights will depart Frankfurt at 10:20 and Newcastle at 12:15. Flights are on sale now and are available to book at Lufthansa.com. Fares to Frankfurt start from £89 round trip including all taxes, fees and carrier charges and carry-on bag.

Andreas Koster, Senior Director Sales UK, Ireland & Iceland, Lufthansa Group said: ‘We can offer a huge connectivity as we take advantage of our hub system in Frankfurt. Lufthansa can provide more than hundred connections beyond Frankfurt to all relevant destinations world-wide, just with one single transit. We are very happy to return this upcoming summer, reconnect Newcastle International Airport to our huge network and resume our connection for our customers in North-East England.’

Nick Jones, Chief Executive of Newcastle International Airport said: ‘We are delighted to welcome Lufthansa back to Newcastle International Airport and it is fantastic news for the North East and beyond that the airline will be operating this new daily service to Frankfurt.

‘The addition of this route not only provides a new direct destination, but also access to another major global hub for the North East public from the Airport.

‘Frankfurt Airport feeds directly into Lufthansa’s extensive onward connection network and will give passengers even more opportunity to travel to destinations across Europe and the wider world. This will help to support the restoration of crucial global connectivity from the region as we look to compete in the future.’