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Lufthansa announce new direct flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt
26 October 2017
Glasgow Airport has secures its 16th new route for 2018 with the announcement that Lufthansa is to launch direct flights between Glasgow and Frankfurt.
From 26 March 2018 Lufthansa will offer daily flights direct from Glasgow to Frankfurt.
The new route between Scotland's largest city and Frankfurt is expected to prove popular thousands of German tourists using the service to visit Glasgow and other major tourist draws in Western Scotland including Argyll & Bute, Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park and many of the country’s top whisky distilleries and golf courses.
Flights to Frankfurt are expected to prove equally as popular among Scottish based passengers.
Frankfurt, the bustling metropolis in the heart of Europe, is known for its unusual contrasts. Historical attractions, as the Roemerberg with its half-timbered houses, the Emperors' Cathedral or St Paul's Church, are just a stone's throw away from the unique skyline, extraordinary cultural offers, a real shopping eldorado and numerous events throughout the year – Frankfurt is the perfect destination for an exciting city break.
From Frankfurt passengers can connect seamlessly with onward Lufthansa flights to over 100 worldwide destinations including Athens, Buenos Aires, Helsinki, Istanbul, Shanghai and Singapore. Passengers connecting in Frankfurt with Lufthansa benefit from checking-in at Glasgow Airport with their bags being checked through to their final destination and when checking-in at Glasgow, passengers will receive boarding passes for their flight to Frankfurt and those for the onward connecting flight, giving passengers a seamless and hassle-free connection.
The new route between Glasgow and Frankfurt further cements Glasgow Airport’s position as Scotland's gateway to Germany with direct flights to Dusseldorf and Munich and twice-daily flights to Berlin and Frankfurt. Glasgow Airports multi-award winning customer service, unrivalled choice of worldwide destinations and its central location with direct motorway access ensures the airport is the preferred choice for travellers from across Scotland including those in Ayrshire, Edinburgh, Stirling, Perth, Dundee, Aberdeen and beyond.
Lufthansa will compete head-to-head with Ryanair on the popular Glasgow to Frankfurt route.
Amanda McMillan, Managing Director, Glasgow Airport, said: “This daily service will link two cities with much in common and further strengthen our European connectivity. Frankfurt is one of the world's leading financial hubs and home to the European Central Bank, while Glasgow is Scotland’s economic powerhouse.
“Like Glasgow, Frankfurt is also a fantastic city break destination boasting more than 30 museums, a thriving night-time economy and central pedestrian shopping area, stunning botanic gardens and a diverse range of festivals.”
Already Scotland's gateway to the world and the nation's fastest growing airport, Glasgow Airport has enjoyed huge success in recent times establishing itself as one of Europe's fastest growing airports with new flights taking-off to over 20 exciting destinations including Bodrum, Dubrovnik, Frankfurt, Jamaica, Krakow, Lisbon, Madrid, New York JFK and Valencia - offering passengers over 1 million additional seats.
Lufthansa flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf, Frankfurt and Munich and onward to over 100 worldwide destinations can be booked now through Air Glasgow ensuring you get the cheapest flights every time you book.