Lufthansa to suspend Manchester-Berlin route

GERMAN airline Lufhansa is suspending its Manchester-Berlin flights after operating it for less than 12 months.

The carrier only launched the daily service in the middle of 2012, and while the response has been good, the lack of profitable business travel on the route has forced airline bosses into a re-think.

UK general manager Christian Schindler explained: "We weren't disappointed with the passenger numbers at all, but the yields were a bit soft because there was so much leisure traffic on the route.
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