Lufthansa Group announces 23,000 flight cancellations for April 2020

The Lufthansa Group has announced that due to the exceptional circumstances caused by the spread of the coronavirus, it has published reduced flight schedules for its passenger airlines for the period from March 29 to April 24.

Lufthansa said the cancellations will be implemented successively in the booking systems, and affected passengers will be informed of the changes and rebooking options (as of March 11). For all passenger airlines in the Lufthansa Group, a total of 23,000 flights will be cancelled and further cancellations are expected in the coming weeks. It said its flight schedule adjustments for the period after April 25will be made at a later date.

The capacity adjustments mainly affect Europe, Asia and the Middle East, but the airlines said that despite the cancellations, they will ensure that all destinations on all continents can be reached with a Lufthansa Group airline via the hubs of Frankfurt, Munich, Zurich, Vienna and Brussels.

Lufthansa passengers who are planning a trip in the coming weeks are recommended to check the current status of the respective flight on before departure. Guests who have left their contact details with Lufthansa will be proactively informed if their flight is cancelled.