29 October 2021, Friday
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Lufthansa to start non-stop A-380 flights from October end

Lufthansa will inaugurate non-stop A380 flights from Frankfurt to Mumbai and Delhi on October 26.

The superjumbo service to Mumbai will operate flight LH756 departing Frankfurt and for Delhi, flight LH760.

Mumbai airport has, at the present time, only a single gate that can handle an aircraft the size of an A380 or B747-8 (the latter has a broader wingspan than earlier B747 versions).

Lufthansa, which intended to bring its B747-8 into Mumbai this summer, had been pipped at the post by Emirates.

“Aircraft deployment and rescheduling is a very normal practice in aviation industry and is based on many factors. Our plans to deploy the A380 to Mumbai have been made in view of the growing demand in the Indian market,” Lufthansa said in a statement. Read more...