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Polo Series Lands Lufthansa

Date:    Monday, March 7, 2016

The Newport International Polo Series is pleased to announce a partnership with Lufthansa, one of the world's largest and most prestigious airlines, to be featured on Saturday, June 11, 2016 in the Lufthansa Cup at 5pm.

Like the Polo Series itself, Lufthansa offers an international experience.   Among its17 flights a day from the US Northeast, Lufthansa has three flights a day from Boston Logan International to connect with Europe and the rest of the world, plus premium First Class & Business Class lounges at Logan that offer 3000 square feet of space for work, refreshment, or relaxation.  With the Lufthansa Group acquisition of Austrian Airlines, SWISS and a stake in Brussels Airlines,  the entire Group flew a total of 108 million passengers in 2015 and currently serves 261 destinations in 101 countries worldwide.   

“We are very pleased to have Lufthansa onboard for our 25th anniversary season,” adds Dan Keating, USA captain and founder of the Polo Series.  “Our longevity would not be possible without the support of our sponsors like Lufthansa.”  Lufthansa has been a partner of the Polo Series since 2006.

In addition to its global span, Lufthansa, voted by Fortune as one of the four most admired airlines in the world, is also recognized as an industry leader and innovator for its special services including:  Lufthansa Private Jet, offering countless destinations in Europe, the Russian Federation, North Africa, as well as North America, as a stand-alone flight or as a connection to Lufthansa or SWISS First Class intercontinental flights, and include VIP service and First Class lounges at all departure and destination airports;  broadband wireless internet service-FlyNet on all transatlantic flights; Premium Economy seating offering 50% more personal space as Economy Class passengers, plus 2 pieces of baggage allowance and  more amenities on board;  Lufthansa, a member of Star Alliance, offers customers convenient worldwide reach and a smoother travel experience with more member airlines, daily flights, destinations and countries flown to than any other Alliance in the world;  and the Lufthansa Fleet: Lufthansa has long been committed to environmental care and sustainability, operating the most technically-advanced and fuel-efficient fleet in the world, operating the most fuel-efficient passenger aircrafts ever built.