Lufthansa Group suspends flights to mainland China until March 28

Lufthansa Group has announced it has suspended all flights to Beijing and Shanghai through the end of the winter timetable on March 28, the company said.

The flight program to and from Hong Kong will be reduced slightly.

After a thorough evaluation of all currently available information on the effects of the novel corona virus, the Lufthansa Group has decided to cancel the flights of Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines from/to Beijing and Shanghai until the end of the winter timetable on 28 March. Initially they had been suspended until 29 February. Flights to Nanjing, Shenyang and Qingdao had already been suspended until the end of the winter timetable.

Due to the current demand situation for flights to and from Hong Kong, slight capacity adjustments will be made: For Lufthansa, some flights will be cancelled. SWISS will be using smaller aircraft on its flights to and from Hong Kong in March.