TUIfly to add long-haul Caribbean routes from Hamburg



TUIfly - Hannover Germany will launch new long-haul leisure routes from Hamburg Germany to the Caribbean on November on this year. The four new routes will be served by TUI partner airline Arkefly, from Amsterdam with Boeing 767-300, schedule each route will be serviced twice a week.

According to Airline Route
Hamburg to Punta Cana, Dominican started on November 1
Scheduled as follows:
Service Flight Number Departs Arrives
Hamburg-Punta Cana X39010 12:00 17:25
Hamburg-Punta Cana X39004 12:00 17:25
Punta Cana-Hamburg X39005 19:30 10:00+1
Punta Cana-Hamburg X39011 19:30 10:00+1
All times are local. “+1″ stands for next-day arrival.

Hamburg to Cancun, Mexico on November 2
Scheduled as follows:
Service Flight Number Departs Arrives
Hamburg-Cancun X39002 12:30 17:15
Hamburg-Cancun X39006 12:30 17:15
Cancun-Hamburg X39007 19:15 12:00+1
Cancun-Hamburg X39003 19:15 12:00+1
All times are local. “+1″ stands for next-day arrival.

Hamburg to Barbados Island on November 22
Scheduled as follows:
Service Flight Number Departs Arrives
Hamburg-Barbados X39012 11:50 16:50
Barbados-Hamburg X39013 18:30 09:30+1
All times are local. “+1″ stands for next-day arrival.

Hamburg to La Romana, Dominican on November 29
Scheduled as follows:
Service Flight Number Departs Arrives
Hamburg-La Romana X39008 11:30 16:55
La Romana-Hamburg X39009 18:55 09:25+1
All times are local. “+1″ stands for next-day arrival.

Photo by Biggerben

Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Lufthansa


Queen of the Skies by Lufthansa

The first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental in service with launch customer Lufthansa.
Lufthansa’s 747-8 Intercontinental is equipped with 362 seats in a three-class configuration (8 First Class, 92 Business Class and 262 Economy Class).

Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental was formally launched on November 14, 2005. It can carry up to 467 passengers in a typical three-class configuration over 8,000 nmi (15,000 km) at Mach 0.855. The 747-8I can carry 51 more passengers and two more freight pallets with 26% more cargo volume than the 747-400. 

The upper deck is lengthened for this aircraft. New engine technology and aerodynamic modifications allow longer range. Boeing has stated that compared to the 747-400, the 747-8I is to be 30% quieter, 16% more fuel-efficient, and have 13% lower seat-mile costs with nearly the same cost per trip.

Want to fly with this plane please check the route & schedule below.


Mini bar on the first class
First Class
Business Class
Business Class
Economy Class


Route & Scheduled Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Lufthansa
Frankfurt-Chicago
Update June 13, 2013 as follows:
Service Flight Number Departs Arrives
Frankfurt-Chicago LH430 10:35 12:30
Chicago-Frankfurt LH431 16:30 07:45+1
All times are local. “+1″ stands for next-day arrival.

Frankfurt-Mexico City
Update June 18, 2013 as follows:
Service Flight Number Departs Arrives
Frankfurt-Mexico City LH498 14:10 19:05
Frankfurt-Mexico City LH499 21:00 15:00+1
All times are local. “+1″ stands for next-day arrival.

Frankfurt-Sao Paulo
Update June 19, 2013 as follows:
Service Flight Number Departs Arrives
Frankfurt-Sao Paulo LH506 22:05 04:25+1
Sao Paulo-Frankfurt LH507 18:45 11:20+1
All times are local. “+1″ stands for next-day arrival.

photo by Chris Sloan, Boeing, Lufthansa