German airline Lufthansa announced a series of special flights from London Stansted towards Munich for’Oktoberfest annual.
From September 15 to October 1, 2023, the airline is setting up for travelers in the region who want to experience the famous German beer festival 11 special flights (3 per week) between the airport of London-Stansted and its base at Munich-Frantz Josef Strauss. Flights by Airbus A320 (28+126) will take off at 7:55 p.m. to land in Bavaria at 10:45 p.m., with fares starting at 124 pounds return (the “return” flight leaves Germany at 6:05 p.m. and lands at 7:05 p.m.) . Munich is usually connected only to London-Heathrow by Lufthansa, facing competition from British Airways (Heathrow) and easyJet (Gatwick).
Simon Gorrighan, director of aviation at London Stansted, said in a statement that ” residents of London and the East of England can now leave their local airport for a unique and memorable Oktoberfest experience. There is no doubt that these flights will be extremely popularso I suggest you book in advance in order to get the best rates “.
According to Heinrich Lange, Senior Sales Manager Northern Europe of Lufthansa Airlines, Oktoberfest Munich ” enjoys worldwide popularity, especially in Britain. Visitors from the United Kingdom are among the main nationalities of this festival. Lufthansa responds to this local demand by offering special non-stop flights to quickly and easily reach the Bavarian capital “.
More than six million people attend Oktoberfest each year, making it the largest public festival in the world. It has been taking place since 1810 and begins with the solemn opening of the beer draw and a parade of traditional costumes. This year’s festival runs from September 16 to October 3.
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