German airliner making good profits Lufthansa is back over Sana’a [Archives:2002/45/Local News]

November 4 2002

“Ushering in a strong comeback to the Yemeni aviation market, Lufthansa has decided to resume it flights Sana’a by operating two weekly frequencies to the Yemeni capital as of December 5, via Cairo”, declared Werner Heesen, general manager for Lufthansa Egypt and director for Northeast Africa and Yemen.
Addressing a press conference Oct. 31, Heesen attributed this decision to the Lufthansa’s commitment to the Yemeni market.
From December 6 2002 to March 28, 2003, Lufthansa will operate two weekly flights on the Sana’a-Cairo-Frankfurt route. The aircraft will be a state-of-the-art Airbus A 340 offering First, Business and Economy Class with a total seat capacity of 247. Departures from Sana’a will be on Wednesdays and Fridays at 02:10 and arrivals in Frankfurt at 09:15.