Lufthansa W14 Long-Haul Operation Changes as of 14MAY14: Premium Economy Launch from Dec 2014 by JL Update at 0915GMT+12 15MAY14 Lufthansa on Wednesday 14MAY14 updated its first major changes to Winter 2014/15 Long-Haul operations, effective 26OCT14 until 28MAR15. This includes the launch of Premium Economy Class. All changes listed below are based on updates on 14MAY14, however further adjustments will occur in the following months. Premium Economy Lufthansa will be introducing Premium Economy class on board Boeing 747-8I aircraft starting 10DEC14, with configuration of F8C80E32M244 (LH uses E-class instead of W-class for General Premium Economy Class booking code). Routes to receive Premium Economy Class service as follow: Frankfurt – Beijing Frankfurt – Buenos Aires Frankfurt – Chicago Frankfurt – Hong Kong Frankfurt – Mexico City Frankfurt – Sao Paulo Frankfurt – Seoul Frankfurt – Washington Dulles Premium Economy will be introduced from 29MAR15 on following routes: Frankfurt – Los Angeles 2-class Boeing 747-400 Lufthansa in Winter 2014/15 season gradually introduces 2-class Boeing 747-400 service, in configuration of C67M322. Routes to receive 2-class 747-400 service as follow: eff 26OCT14 Frankfurt – Dubai eff 05FEB15 Frankfurt – Vancouver eff 08MAR15 Frankfurt – Toronto General changes, effective 26OCT14 (unless otherwise stated), as follow: Frankfurt – Bangalore Boeing 747-400 operates in Winter 2014/15 season Frankfurt – Bangkok 2-class A340-300 continues operation (Previously displaying A340-600 in W14) Frankfurt – Beijing Boeing 747-8I operating, same as Winter 2013 season (Previously displaying A380 continues operation from 26OCT14) Frankfurt – Buenos Aires Boeing 747-8I replacing 747-400 Frankfurt – Kuala Lumpur – Jakarta 2-class A340-300 continues operation (Previously displaying A340-600 in W14) Frankfurt – Nanjing Service continues to operate 5 weekly (eff 11AUG14, previously reported) with A340-300 Frankfurt – New York JFK LH400/401 operates with A340-600 instead of A380 (Previously displaying A380 in W14) Frankfurt – Osaka Kansai Airbus A340-300 replaces 747-400 Frankfurt – Seattle 26OCT14 – 05JAN15 3-class A330 replaces 2-class A340-300 Frankfurt – Seoul Incheon Boeing 747-8I operating once again, replacing 747-400. Service reduces from daily to 5 weekly (Day x13 from FRA, Day x24 from ICN) Frankfurt – Tokyo Narita Airbus A340-300 replaces 747-400 Frankfurt – Vancouver 26OCT14 – 19NOV14 3-class A340-300 replaces 3-class 747-400 As usual, Lufthansa is reducing a number of operations during slow season in January and February 2015.