First Lufthansa direct connection from Munich hub to Central Asia
Lufthansa is commencing services from Munich to Taschkent from 28 March 2010, with thrice-weekly flights to the Uzbek capital. The route will be flown for Lufthansa by a Boeing 737 operated by the Swiss carrier, PrivatAir, seating 24 passengers in Business Class and 84 in Economy Class. “With this new destination, we are laying on a first direct connection from our Munich hub to Central Asia. Our passengers will enjoy very personal comfort on the route on board the Boeing 737-800,” said Thomas Klühr, Group Representative and Head of Hub Management Munich.
Taschkent, the largest city in Uzbekistan, has a population of about two million. Rich in commodities and farm produce, the Country has incentivised a number of prominent companies to establish a presence there. Germany is one of Uzbekistan’s principal import partners and an important export partner. Tashkent also boasts an array of tourist attractions and is a key staging post for trips on the Silk Road.
Passengers on board the Boeing 737-800 enjoy the travel experience in a restful and relaxing atmosphere in the spacious cabin. The PrivatAir jet offers all the benefits of a Lufthansa long-haul product, including the latest in-flight entertainment , Star Chef in-flight menus, which are changed every two months, and all the amenities for passengers to continue working in the aircraft cabin. In the sleeping mode, the seats fold down almost horizontally into a two-metre bed. Comfort is also written large for passengers in Economy. The limited number of seats ensures passengers very individual, personal service. All the seats have their own videos, with additional legroom and ergonomically designed backrests.
The round-trip from Munich to Tashkent can be booked in Economy Class from 539 euros. The price includes all taxes, fees and the Lufthansa Ticket Service Charge on flights booked online at www.lufthansa.com. Miles & More members will earn flights on the route. Information on the new direct connection can be obtained and flight reservations made on our website, at the Lufthansa Call Center (phone 01805 805 805), Lufthansa travel agency partners or Lufthansa airport ticket counters.
The new connection at a glance
Source = Lufthansa