The group stated it had seen a soar in reservations from German sunseekers in latest weeks, as considerations concerning the pandemic ease because of falling an infection numbers and vaccination progress throughout Europe.
To fulfill demand, Lufthansa stated it could swap the 215-seat Airbus A321 that often plies the Frankfurt-Mallorca route for its Boeing 747-8 “jumbo jet”.The 747, also called the “Queen of the Skies”, can carry 364 individuals and is the biggest aircraft in Lufthansa’s fleet.
The super-large planes usually fly transatlantic routes however have been
principally grounded because the pandemic upended air journey.
“Lufthansa is taking extraordinary measures with a view to reply to a major improve in reserving demand for flights to Palma de Mallorca,” the airline stated in an announcement.
The jumbo jet will likely be used for 4 weekends over July and August, it added, Europe’s key summer time journey season.
Mallorca is without doubt one of the hottest vacationer locations for Germans and is usually affectionately known as Germany’s “17th state”.
Earlier than the pandemic, round 5 million German vacationers visited the island