Lufthansa To Introduce Daily Flights To Accra

The German Airline, Lufthansa, will from November 1st this year, increase its Accra/Frankfurt service from five weekly flights to a daily service with a brand new configured Boeing 737-800 Intercontinental, featuring Lufthansa�s latest product. A statement issued in Accra on Saturday by the airline said with the further enhancement of the flight schedule, travelers would enjoy greater flexibility and the convenience of a daily link with Lufthansa�s Frankfurt hub, one of the world�s leading gateways for air travel. The statement quoted Mr. Yannick Aplogan, Lufthansa General Manager Ghana, as saying: �I am very pleased to announce the further enhancement of our service from Accra to our Frankfurt hub. For business travelers in particular the flexibility of a daily service is key. �At this point I would also like to thank the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) for their continued support.� The statement said all flights would be nonstop operations. It said passengers would enjoy the benefit of a late evening departure from Accra on all seven days of the week. �All flights provide lean onward connections to Lufthansa destinations in Germany, numerous other European cities and a vast number of destinations in Lufthansa�s intercontinental network.� The statement said in Canada, Lufthansa served some 20 destinations and countless more in cooperation with code share partners United Airlines and with affiliate JetBlue, in which Lufthansa had a 15.6 per cent equity stake.