BERLIN (Reuters) – Lufthansa is placing on extra flights for enterprise travellers in September and October, the chief govt of the German airline instructed Reuters on Wednesday.
“We are actually seeing very clearly that enterprise travellers are coming again,” Carsten Spohr mentioned, including Lufthansa had elevated capability on home flights by 30% in September and would enhance it by one other 15% in October.
Lufthansa will reintroduce the hourly frequency of flights between Frankfurt and Hamburg and Frankfurt and Berlin within the mornings and evenings, occasions in style with enterprise travellers.
“In Europe, we’re already flying 60 % of our programme once more,” Spohr mentioned.
Enterprise journey is seen solely returning regularly after it collapsed throughout the coronavirus pandemic as many firms have slashed their journey budgets and have gotten used to holding conferences on-line.
Talking on the sidelines of a convention in Berlin, Spohr mentioned the air cargo enterprise was booming.
“In air freight, as a result of main unprecedented bottlenecks in world provide chains, the increase has even elevated for the reason that finish of the summer season holidays,” he mentioned.
(Reporting by Klaus Lauer Writing by Emma Thomasson; Modifying by Mark Potter)