Coronavirus: Lufthansa Group airlines will continue to fly to the US
On March 11, 2020, the United States announced, through President Donald Trump, the largest measure to combat the epidemic with the new Coronavirus. For 30 days, The United States of America restricts travel to / from Europe.
We automatically thought of transatlantic flights, which could be canceled. Initially, the press announced that all routes between Europe and the United States would be closed. In reality, the situation is slightly different. The airlines will adapt their operational programs according to the existing market demand.
Lufthansa Group airlines will continue to fly to the US after a new operational program. It is obvious that most European passengers will no longer be allowed to enter the United States.
Lufthansa Group airlines will continue to fly from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Belgium to destinations in the United States. The special program to the United States will be available shortly.
After March 14, he will fly from Frankfurt to Chicago and Newark (New York); from Zurich to Chicago and Newark (New York); from Vienna to Chicago and from Brussels to Washington. From US hubs, passengers will be able to travel to many other US destinations through the United partner. Other flights from Munich, Düsseldorf and Geneva will be canceled.
Normally, in the winter season, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, SWISS and Brussels Airlines provided 313 connections to 21 destinations in the United States.
Lufthansa passengers, who are planning a trip in the next few weeks, are advised to check the status of their flight on lufthansa.com, swiss.com, austrian.com or brusselsairlines.com.