Lufthansa launches flights to Tampa

Member carrier Lufthansa began services to Tampa, Florida on 25SEP15. The five weekly flights link the Frankfurt Hub with the largest city on Florida's Westcoast. Lufthansa joins Air Canada, Copa Airlines and United as the fourth Star Alliance carrier in Tampa, making Star Alliance the largest alliance in terms of airlines at the airport. Tampa is the first of several new long-haul leisure oriented routes which Lufthansa will be introducing over the next couple of months.