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Lufthansa withdraws A380 from Frankfurt

Christian Fernsby ▼ | May 21, 2020
Lufthansa pulls the Airbus A380 entirely out of its Frankfurt base as it is no longer viable logistically and economically to operate in two locations.
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Following the last return flights, LH placed a pause on its 14 A380, half of which are already parked in Teruel, Spain. As learned for the first time from corporate circles on Wednesday, LH was only planning to partially reactivate the fleet with seven aircraft at the Munich hub.

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“After considering various criteria and against the premise of making Lufthansa competitive in the long term, the company decided that the A380 will only be used from Munich in the future,” a Lufthansa spokesman confirmed the plans to

“The Munich A380 will remain parked, the option to reactivate it will still be available for Munich,” said the spokesman.