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Lufthansa Introduces 15 New Leisure Destinations in Europe, Africa and Asia for Summer 2021

Lufthansa anticipates a significant increase in its passengers’ leisure travel appetite during the summer of 2021 and meets their expectations by introducing fifteen new international routes from Frankfurt.

These new travel options are being offered throughout Europe, Asia and Africa and are currently available for booking with these services adding to its already large offering of flights.

The fifteen new destinations include many Greek destinations such as; Corfu, Chania/Crete, Mykonos, Kos, Kavala/Thrace and Preveza/Peloponnese as well as Spain; Jerez de la Frontera, Canary Islands and Tenerife, Egypt; Hurghada, Cyprus; Paphos, Croatia; Rijeka, Italy; Lamezia Terme, Tunisia; Djerba and Bulgaria; Varna.

The departure and arrival times of the new destinations out of Frankfurt are well aligned with Lufthansa international flights from North America, whereby connecting passengers will be able to transfer with ease.

Departures are scheduled for the early morning hours and return flights to Frankfurt depart in the evening.

“Vacation and leisure travel are expected to play an increasingly important role. Lufthansa is listening to its customers and reacting with many new European and Mediterranean summer destinations in 2021,” said Frank Naeve, Vice President Sales, The Americas, Lufthansa Group.

Lufthansa has been strategic and actively shaping the future of tourism and leisure travel Offering approximately 70 weekly connections to 29 leisure destinations – 15 more destinations compared to the same time period last year.

Earlier, Lufthansa Group reported the outlook for international air traffic significantly worsening with the current summer travel Season coming to an end Prompting the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG approving the third package within the Group-wide “ReNew” restructuring program.

Flights are right now bookable with fully flexible rebooking options.

Frankfurt – Corfu (CFU): Two weekly flights (start April 4th)

Frankfurt – Chania (CHQ): Three weekly flights (Start April 1st)

Frankfurt – Djerba (DJE): One weekly flight (Start April 3rd)

Frankfurt – Hurghada (HRG): One weekly flight (Start April 3rd)

Frankfurt – Mykonos (JMK): Two weekly flights (Start May 4th)

Frankfurt – Kos (KGS): Three weekly flights (Start April 2nd)

Frankfurt – Kavala (KVA): Two weekly flights (Start May 4th)

Frankfurt – Gran Canaria (LPA): Two weekly flights (Continuation Winter)

Frankfurt – Paphos (PFO): Two weekly flights (Start March 29th)

Frankfurt – Preveza (PVK): Two weekly flights (Start May 2nd)

Frankfurt – Rijeka (RJK): One weekly flight (Start May 8th)

Frankfurt – Lamezia Terme (SUF): Two weekly flights (Start April 3rd)

Frankfurt – Tenerife (TFS): Two weekly flights (Continuation Winter)

Frankfurt – Varna (VAR): Two weekly flights (Start May 1st)

Frankfurt – Jerez de la Frontera (XRY): Two weekly flights (Start March 28th)


  • Born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya, Victor’s love for aviation goes way back to when he was 11-years-old. Living close to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, he developed a love for planes and he even recalls aspiring to be a future airline executive for Kenya Airways. He also has a passion in the arts and loves writing and had his own aviation blog prior to joining AirlineGeeks. He is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business administration at DeKUT and aspiring to make a career in a more aviation-related course.

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