OREANDA-NEWS. October 30, 2015. In the coming summer flight schedule Lufthansa will once again fly direct from Munich to Tehran.The connection with flight number LH 602 begins 14 April 2016, and will depart three times per week at 22:10 from Munich, reaching the Iranian capital at 5:20 in the morning.

The Airbus A330-300 offers Lufthansa guests a selection from one of four classes with the latest cabin equipment, including 21 Premium Economy seats. With the new connection, the Lufthansa Group complements its daily offering with a Boeing B747-400 from Frankfurt. On top of this, Austrian Airlines also flies up to twice a day from Vienna with an Airbus A320. “Following the reduction of sanctions and the re-activation of economic ties related to these, we expect a strong increase in demand for business travel. For cultural travellers Iran will become increasingly interesting as well,” said Thomas Klühr, Member of the Lufthansa German Airlines Board, Finances & Hub Munich. The flight route between Munich and Tehran was previously offered between April 2004 and the summer of 2006.

The Iranian capital lies at approximately 1,100 metres above sea level and has an abundance of sights including three ski resorts. The metropolis has more than 10 million inhabitants. Half of Iran’s industry is located in Tehran, especially the oil and gas industries.  Further economic sectors include the textile industry, the agricultural sector and the construction materials industry. A return flight to Tehran can be booked for as little as 429 euros. For further information and to book Lufthansa flights please go to LH.com or call the Lufthansa Service Centre on +49 (0) 69 86 799 799 (land-line tariff). 

Flights can also be booked at Lufthansa travel agency partners, as well as Lufthansa sales desks at airports.

The New Connection at a Glance

Munich –  Tehran
Airports/Three-Letter-Code/Time Zone (Summer) Munich, Terminal 2 (MUC); World Time +02:00 Hrs.
Tehran - Imam Khomeini Intl (IKA); World Time +04:30 Hrs.
Flight Schedule (All times are local times; Summer Time) NEW from 14 April 2016
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
LH 602: Munich 22:10 – Tehran  05:20
LH 603: Tehran 06:55 – Munich 09:30
Flight duration (on average) 4 Hours, 30 Minutes
Distance 3,521 km
Aircraft Type Airbus A330-300