China News Agency, Berlin, June 23 (Reporter Peng Dawei) Lufthansa Airlines announced on the 23rd that it will resume scheduled flights between mainland China and Germany. As of June 24, Lufthansa will resume scheduled flights between Frankfurt and Shanghai once a week. Lufthansa said that the Shanghai-Frankfurt resumption will provide convenient conditions for the resumption of economic exchanges between China and Europe.

  Lufthansa is the largest aviation company in Europe. In its statement on the same day, it said that as the first batch of foreign airlines approved to resume Shanghai, Lufthansa’s first go-around flight will depart from Frankfurt, Germany at 16:45 on June 24 local time, and at 9:55 the next day (Beijing Time) Arrive at Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The first flight from China will depart from Shanghai Pudong International Airport at 13:15 on June 26, Beijing time, and will arrive in Frankfurt, Germany on the evening of the same day.

  Lufthansa emphasized that the airlines of the group took special measures to ensure the health of passengers during the new crown epidemic. This includes that before August 31, 2020, passengers must wear masks throughout the airport and on the plane; all flight attendants who are in direct contact with customers will also wear masks and carry disinfectant and gloves; flight attendants will be on every flight Distribute sanitary wipes to each passenger; always clean the surface of the cabin between flights, and if there are highly suspected cases, fully disinfect the aircraft, etc. Based on the currently low attendance rate, onboard seats will be allocated as far away as possible to establish physical distance.

  Lufthansa Group of Germany stated that during the new crown epidemic, the Lufthansa Cargo Company of the group delivered materials to China and Europe to fight the epidemic. At the same time, Lufthansa Group has executed nearly 50 flights back home on behalf of European governments, sending nearly 100,000 stranded people back home. (Finish)