Lufthansa Celebrates 40 Years of Boston Service with Special $421 Anniversary Fare

BOSTON, April 4 /PRNewswire/ — 40 years and one day ago today, Lufthansa flight LH 421 took off from Boston Logan, offering New England travelers the first nonstop link between Boston and Frankfurt, Germany. The then-twice-per- week service today includes three daily flights to Frankfurt, Munich and beyond — connecting some 5,000 Bostonians per week with the world.

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of flight LH 421, Lufthansa has announced a special online fare of *$421 round-trip for travel between Boston and top European destinations during the month of April. Seats are limited and certain rules apply. Visit for reservations and complete details.

Lufthansa and local Massport officials gathered at Logan International Airport this afternoon to celebrate the anniversary with departing passengers, who received stainless-steel anniversary luggage tags and a water gun salute from the Logan Fire Department.

“Lufthansa is extremely proud to serve the Boston community,” said Mathias Friess, Director of Passenger Sales — North America for Lufthansa. “Together with our loyal customers and strong supporters at Massport, Lufthansa has planted strong roots here that we know will keep blossoming for many years to come. We urge Bostonians who have not tried Lufthansa yet to take advantage of our special $421 anniversary fare, and really enjoy springtime in Europe,” Friess added.

“Lufthansa has provided 40 years of quality service to Logan International Airport passengers,” said Thomas J. Kinton, Massport Director of Aviation. “The airline’s attention to customer service and on time performance is among the best in the industry. Massport looks forward to an additional 40 years of exceptional non-stop service to Frankfurt, Germany.”

From its Frankfurt and Munich hubs, Lufthansa provides one of the most extensive global networks of any major airline, serving 355 cities in more than 90 countries worldwide, including 19 North American gateways. For further information or reservations visit, see your travel agent or call 800-645-3880.

*Terms & Conditions for Special Anniversary Fare

Fares are shown in U.S. dollars for Economy Class travel on Lufthansa or United Airlines. Saturday night stay required and maximum stay is 14 days. Tickets may be purchased between April 4 and April 10, 2005. Outbound travel must take place between April 4 and April 30, 2005, with the latest return on May 15, 2005. Fares are round-trip based on midweek travel; weekend surcharges apply. Fares are subject to change without notice and are based on the most direct routing to each destination. Additional transfers will increase the fare. Fares do not include fees, taxes and airport charges up to $176, including the September 11th Security Fee of a maximum of $10 per round trip. Seats are limited and may not be available on all days/flights. Tickets are non-refundable and other restrictions apply.

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