Lufthansa will launch year-round flights between Cape Town and Frankfurt on December 2nd.
Flight LH557 will leave Cape Town at 18h30 on Thursdays, Saturdays and Mondays and land in Frankfurt at 05h30 the next day.
The return flight LH576 will depart Frankfurt on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 22h10 and arrive in Cape Town at 11h00 the next day.
Initially the airline intended to offer direct flights on a seasonal basis but the route has proved popular with Lufthansa’s German and other European customers.
Lufthansa will use a 279-seat Airbus A340-300 on the route with 30 seats in business class, 28 in premium economy and 221 in economy.