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The airlines in the Lufthansa Group – Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Germanwings, Lufthansa and SWISS – are again offering customers a dense and high-frequency route network in the upcoming winter flight timetable, with 18,900 flights a week. This winter, the Lufthansa Group airlines will link 260 destinations in 100 countries on four continents via its hubs in Frankfurt, Munich, Zurich, Vienna and Brussels, but also with many point-to-point connections.
Starting October 26, ANA passengers will be able to book connecting flights on Ethiopian Airlines between Addis Ababa and Bangkok, Hong Kong, Frankfurt, Paris, London, Nairobi and Mombasa through ANA. Ethiopian will place its flight code on ANA’s Bangkok and Hong Kong routes.
In December, 2011 both airlines began reciprocal frequent flyer program awards.
Star Alliance carriers did well in the 21st World Travel Awards presented in New Delhi, India Oct. 10, taking home most of the major awards.
SWISS switched all its ground operations at London Heathrow Airport to the rebuilt Terminal 2 – also known as The Queen’s Terminal – today. SWISS joins LOT, Brussels Airlines and most other Star Alliance members in the new terminal, offering customers quicker and more convenient connections within the same terminal facility.