The affected passages can modify their reservation without charge or obtain a refund of the price of their ticket. The former national airline said in a succinct statement on Friday that the situation would be closely monitored.
The erosion of demand for links with Hong Kong also generates slight adjustments. In March, the city will be served by Airbus A340s with a capacity of 223 seats, in place of the Boeing 777-300ER, with 340 seats.
54 connections per week
Lufthansa and its subsidiaries normally offer a total of 54 weekly connections from Germany, Switzerland and Austria to China.
The new epidemic of coronavirus could cause a fall of 4 to 5 billion dollars of the world airline companies’ revenues, declared Thursday the International organization of the civil aviation.
According to the agency in the fold of the United Nations, 70 airlines have canceled all international flights to and from China and 50 others have reduced their operations.
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