Lufthansa adds new route: Panama

Travel News 01 Mar 2015

Lufthansa is set to offer year-round flights to Panama City for the first time from November 16th, subject to the approval of authorities.

An Airbus A340-300 aircraft will fly five times a week between Frankfurt and the economic metropolis in Central America.

Flight LH 484 will take off from Frankfurt at 10.15 and arrive in Panama by 16:40 (local time) after a flight time of 12 hours and 25 minutes.

The return flight LH 485 will depart from Panama City in the early evening as a night flight and land at Frankfurt Airport the following morning.

There are 298 seats available in Business, Premium Economy and Economy Class, featuring the latest cabin design in all classes. The Business Class seats can be converted at the touch of a button into a flatbed measuring 6.5 feet in length. While in Premium Economy Class, increased legroom and a greater seat pitch await passengers. All seats are equipped with individual in-flight entertainment system, a wide range of entertainment is offered for passengers in all travel classes, as well as FlyNet, the wireless broadband internet.

With this new route, the airline is also expanding its partnership with the Panamanian airline Copa. This partnership gives access to an additional 50 destinations in Central and South America and the Caribbean Copa’s network include airports in Peru, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Guatemala.

The times of the Lufthansa services are coordinated with Copa’s connecting flights to allow passengers to transfer comfortably at Tocumen Airport, Copa’s hub.

 

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