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Lufthansa to launch eight new winter routes

The north-Nordic destination of Tromsø gets another German connection, while other flights go far to the south.

Lufthansa has revealed new routes to the north and the south in its upcoming winter schedules, including to the north-Nordic destination of Tromsø.

The German airline has announced eight new routes from its Munich and Frankfurt hubs, four of which are to European airports.

It starts a new route from Munich to Tromsø on December 1, on Thursdays and Saturdays with an Airbus A319. North of the Arctic Circle, Tromsø is known as a place to witness the Northern Lights. It already has a route there in operation from Frankfurt.

It is also introducing a new route to the Scottish capital Edinburgh, from Munich, also starting from December 1, on Tuesdays and Saturdays with an Airbus A319 or CRJ 900. It already has a route there from Frankfurt.

The third new European route will be from Frankfurt to Thessaloniki in Greece, a city known for its walking trails, beginning October 28 with departures on Fridays and Sundays with an A320.

And there will be a link between Frankfurt and Trieste, capital of the Italian region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia in the northeast. From October 28, Lufthansa will fly there from Frankfurt 12 times a week with a CRJ 900.

Further flights
A completely new Lufthansa destination is the southern Israeli town of Eilat by the Red Sea. The airline now offers departures to this sun paradise from Frankfurt on Thursdays and from Munich on Sundays, Tuesdays and Saturdays. The first departure from Frankfurt is on October 28 and the first from Munich is November 10.

The hot destination of Agadir in Morocco will also get two new routes from Germany – from Frankfurt from October 29 on Mondays and Saturdays and from Munich from November 4 every Sunday.

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