Frankfurt - San Jose, Silicon Valley with Lufthansa, from 29 April to 2016
Starting with 29 April 2016, Lufthansa will open the route Frankfurt - San Jose, Silicon Valley, California. Will operate 5 weekly flights with aircraft of the type Airbus A340-300 (3 classes: Business Class, Premium Economy and Economy). The plane ticket to Economy will start from 977 dollars. On this route, Lufthansa will have no competition.
Frankfurt - San Jose - Frankfurt flights will be operated according to the following schedule:
LH488 Frankfurt (FRA) 10: 40 - 13: 40 Norman Y. Mineta San José (SJC) Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
LH489 Norman Y. Mineta San José (SJC) 15: 20 - 11: 35 + 1 Frankfurt (FRA) Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
The flights will have an average duration of 12 hours and will cover a distance of 9,132 kilometers. The time difference between Germany and California is 9 hours.
San Jose Airport is in the process of development and expansion. More and more airline operators have announced their intention to fly to and from San Jose. Including British Airways will operate flights on the London - San Jose route with Boeing 787 aircraft from 4 to 2016.