Angola Airlines and Lufthansa German sign new partnership agreement

16 September 2014

Angolan airline TAAG and Germany’s Lufthansa Monday in Luanda renewed their existing cooperation agreement with a view to increasing the number of flights the two airlines offer on the Luanda-Frankfurt route, Angolan news agency Angop reported.

Karl Ulrich Garnadt, chairman of the board of the German carrier said that Lufthansa would add one more flight a week with an Airbus A340-300, which “represents a 50 percent increase in capacity on flights between the two cities.”

Noting that the decision to increase the connections between was related to Angola’s rapid economic growth, Garnadt said “we want to strengthen this partnership so we can offer our customers an increasing number of destinations. ”

Passengers who arrive in Luanda from Frankfurt, the chairman said, will have access to the Angolan airline’s network of 235 destinations in 78 countries.

Lufthansa launched the Luanda-Frankfurt route in April 2008. (macauhub/AO)