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Lufthansa expects passenger record in Lithuania in 2010

Danuta Pavilenene, BC, Vilnius, 04.01.2011.Print version
The German airline Lufthansa stated that its business in Lithuania could break new records in 2010, Lithuanian Tours informs. The leading European airline with 18 years of operational expertise in Lithuania observes unprecedented passenger growth on routes to and from Vilnius and reacts with an enhanced schedule for summer timetable 2011 resulting in more flexibility and comfort for customers.

"We are pleased to see such a positive development of our business on our Vilnius flights. A very good occupancy and increased capacity will lead us to a passenger record this year. We are confident to transport over 100,000 passengers this year. This confirms our approach to the Lithuanian market and our attractive products and services," said Matthias Hinze, Lufthansa Country Manager Baltic States.


"To cater to our passengers' needs, we will further improve our schedule in summer timetable 2011. Our new morning and evening flight times will allow both business and leisure passengers to either make use of a full day in Frankfurt or ideally connect to any of our over 160 destinations worldwide which we serve from our biggest hub," he added.


"Vilnius Airport has a strategic goal to guarantee very well possibilities to reach Lithuania from all over the world. New Lufthansa schedule will expand opportunities to reach Vilnius through one of the biggest airports in Europe – Frankfurt. With improving connections and growing number of flights Vilnius will become more attractive for business traffic," commented Simonas Bartkus, Director of Commerce Department of Vilnius Airport.


Vilnius – Frankfurt flights will be performed from March 28, 2011, at 5.45 and 14.15, and depart from Frankfurt at 10.30 and 20.25. The route will be serviced by aircraft "Airbus A 319" (138 seats), informs LETA/ELTA.

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