Lufthansa will operate up to three flights per week between Newark and Malta during the second half of this summer exclusively for Viking cruise customers.
The first flight will launch on July 30, with flights continuing through Oct. 14.
The Lufthansa-Viking partnership will serve customers of Viking's three Malta-based cruise ships.
Lufthansa will operate the Newark-Malta flights on Airbus A350-900 aircraft, featuring business, premium economy and economy cabins. Viking customers originating outside the New York metroplex can connect to the flights via Lufthansa’s Star Alliance partner United.
The Newark-Malta service will operate under flight number LH489 from Newark and LH488 on return.