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Germany Travel & Tourism News for visitors. Germany is a Western European country with a landscape of forests, rivers, mountain ranges and North Sea beaches. It has over 2 millennia of history. Berlin, its capital, is home to art and nightlife scenes, the Brandenburg Gate and many sites relating to WWII. Munich is known for its Oktoberfest and beer halls, including the 16th-century Hofbräuhaus. Frankfurt, with its skyscrapers, houses the European Central Bank.

Fraport Traffic Figures 2020: Passenger Numbers Fall to Historic Low Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic
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Fraport Traffic Figures 2020: Passenger Numbers Fall to Historic Low Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 18, 2021

Massive passenger slump recorded at Frankfurt Airport and Fraport’s Group airports worldwide – Relatively low decline in FRA’s cargo volumes Read More

Munich Airport’s passenger numbers decline to 11.1 million
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Munich Airport’s passenger numbers decline to 11.1 million

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 13, 2021

Global travel restrictions have had a drastic effect on traffic development at Munich Airport Read More

Fraport AG receives CEIV Pharma recertification
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Fraport AG receives CEIV Pharma recertification

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 13, 2021

IATA’s pharma certificate awarded for exemplary handling of temperature-sensitive goods at Frankfurt Airport Read More

IMEX cancelled once again
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IMEX cancelled once again

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 11, 2021

IMEX Frankfurt scheduled for May 25-27, 2021, has officially been cancelled as announced by the IMEX Group Chairman Ray Bloom ... Read More

Lufthansa raised €500 million in aircraft financing since July 2020
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Lufthansa raised €500 million in aircraft financing since July 2020

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 7, 2021

Lufthansa raises 500 million euros to refinance existing liabilities which are maturing in 2021 Read More

Best Passports to have: Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Germany
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Best Passports to have: Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Germany

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 6, 2021

The US or UK Passport only gives access to 75 countries visa free. This is bringing the value of the ... Read More

Minimum contact: Germany extends lockdown until end of January
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Minimum contact: Germany extends lockdown until end of January

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 5, 2021

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel today announced that German nationwide COVID-19 lockdown is being extended at least until the end of ... Read More

Four people wounded in Berlin shooting
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Four people wounded in Berlin shooting

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 26, 2020

Four people were rushed to the hospital with serious injuries after a shooting in Berlin's Kreuzberg district Armed police have ... Read More

Lufthansa and Vereinigung Cockpit union agree on pilots’ contributions until 31 March 2022
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Lufthansa and Vereinigung Cockpit union agree on pilots’ contributions until 31 March 2022

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 23, 2020

Lufthansa and the pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) have agreed on pilots’ contributions to help manage the crisis. The agreement ... Read More

Fraport issues RFP for a sports/multi-functional hall at Frankfurt Airport
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Fraport issues RFP for a sports/multi-functional hall at Frankfurt Airport

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 21, 2020

Fraport is to issue a request for proposals (RFP) to assess market interest in the construction of a sports/multi-functional hall ... Read More

All Flights stopped from Germany to UK and South Africa
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All Flights stopped from Germany to UK and South Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 20, 2020

German authorities on Sunday issued an emergency order to ban all fights between the Federal Republic of Germany and the ... Read More

Hard Lockdown Order for Germany
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Hard Lockdown Order for Germany

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 14, 2020

The German government by Chancellor Merkel officially decreed a "hard lockdown" from Wednesday, December 16 to January 10. In an effort to ... Read More

Major decline in passenger traffic continues at Frankfurt Airport in November 2020
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Major decline in passenger traffic continues at Frankfurt Airport in November 2020

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 11, 2020

In November 2020, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served 656,420 passengers, representing an 87.0 percent decrease compared to the same month last ... Read More

Lufthansa Group receives top airline position in CDP climate ranking
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Lufthansa Group receives top airline position in CDP climate ranking

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 11, 2020

Once again, the Lufthansa Group has received a positive score on climate protection from the rating organization CDP. For the ... Read More

Lufthansa: Positive results at Berlin-Brandenburg Airport
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Lufthansa: Positive results at Berlin-Brandenburg Airport

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 10, 2020

Just over a month after moving from Tegel to the new Berlin-Brandenburg Airport, the Lufthansa Group is showing positive results. ... Read More

Lufthansa to cut almost 30 thousand jobs
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Lufthansa to cut almost 30 thousand jobs

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 7, 2020

German airline Lufthansa intends to reduce its foreign staff by 20,000 people by the end of this year. The carrier ... Read More

Travelling without moving – Europe travels to Hannover
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Travelling without moving – Europe travels to Hannover

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 6, 2020

Digital tours in 360° format make it happen: Currently, the Herrenhäuser Gärten, the Nanas, Marienburg castle, the exhibition grounds and ... Read More

Lufthansa reports strong booking growth over the coming holidays
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Lufthansa reports strong booking growth over the coming holidays

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 3, 2020

Lufthansa is recording a sharp rise in intercontinental and intra-European bookings for the upcoming Christmas and New Year travel season. ... Read More

Lufthansa Group completes sale of LSG Europe
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Lufthansa Group completes sale of LSG Europe

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 2, 2020

In December 2019, Lufthansa Group and gategroup concluded a purchase agreement for the European operations of LSG Group. This accounts ... Read More

Four people killed, dozens injured in ‘intentional’ car-ramming in Germany
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Four people killed, dozens injured in ‘intentional’ car-ramming in Germany

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 1, 2020

A car plowed through a pedestrianized zone in the German town of Trier on Tuesday afternoon, killing at least four ... Read More

Lufthansa Group: All fares can be rebooked free of charge until March
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Lufthansa Group: All fares can be rebooked free of charge until March

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 1, 2020

Since the end of August, all fares of Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Eurowings can be rebooked as ... Read More

Frankfurt UAS founds Institute for Aviation and Tourism
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Frankfurt UAS founds Institute for Aviation and Tourism

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 27, 2020

In the winter semester 2020/21, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (Frankfurt UAS) has founded the "Institute for Aviation and Tourism" ... Read More

Berlin converts its old airports to COVID-19 vaccination centers
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Berlin converts its old airports to COVID-19 vaccination centers

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 27, 2020

Berlin city officials announced that of the city's closed airports will be converted into COVID-19 vaccination centers capable of servicing ... Read More

Lufthansa again successful in the capital market
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Lufthansa again successful in the capital market

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 24, 2020

Deutsche Lufthansa AG today successfully issued an unsecured Eurobond with a total volume of 1 billion euros. The bond with ... Read More

Jost Lammers re-elected President of Airport Council International
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Jost Lammers re-elected President of Airport Council International

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 18, 2020

Jost Lammers, CEO of Munich Airport, has been re-elected President of the Airport Council International (ACI). Lammers has led the ... Read More

Condor Colors Return to the Seychelles Islands
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Condor Colors Return to the Seychelles Islands

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 17, 2020

Some 224 visitors from Germany and its surroundings disembarked in Seychelles as Condor airlines made a special return to paradise ... Read More

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines will be offering food and beverages in Economy Class in 2021
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Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines will be offering food and beverages in Economy Class in 2021

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 17, 2020

In the near future, Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines will be offering g their customers a new range of services ... Read More

Lufthansa Group to be first to implement Star Alliance biometrics and usher in a touchless customer experience at airports
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Lufthansa Group to be first to implement Star Alliance biometrics and usher in a touchless customer experience at airports

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 17, 2020

Star Alliance, the world’s largest airline alliance, has completed development of an interoperable biometric identity and identification platform that will ... Read More

CO2-neutral flying: Lufthansa customers now compensate their flights by click
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CO2-neutral flying: Lufthansa customers now compensate their flights by click

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 16, 2020

Lufthansa announced that CO2-neutral flying is now even easier for Miles & More customers thanks to a new offer. Customers ... Read More

The Comeback Kid of the Year for 2021 MICE industry
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The Comeback Kid of the Year for 2021 MICE industry

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 13, 2020

2020 will probably go into the history books as one of the least favorite years of many, but the 2021 ... Read More

First Lufthansa flight with all passengers previously tested negative for COVID-19 takes off
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First Lufthansa flight with all passengers previously tested negative for COVID-19 takes off

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 12, 2020

This morning, the first Lufthansa flight, on which all passengers previously tested negative for COVID-19, took off for Hamburg from ... Read More

Passenger Traffic Remains Low at Frankfurt Airport
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Passenger Traffic Remains Low at Frankfurt Airport

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 12, 2020

In October 2020, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served some 1.1 million passengers – an 83.4 percent decline compared to the same ... Read More

Lufthansa and ver.di union agree on crisis package  through 2021
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Lufthansa and ver.di union agree on crisis package through 2021

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 11, 2020

Lufthansa and the ver.di union have agreed on an initial crisis package on 10 November 2020 after intensive negotiations. The ... Read More

Lufthansa issues convertible bond in the amount of €600 million
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Lufthansa issues convertible bond in the amount of €600 million

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 10, 2020

Deutsche Lufthansa AG successfully placed senior unsecured convertible bonds in an aggregate principal amount of EUR 600 million. The Bonds ... Read More

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines offer COVID-19 insurance services
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Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines offer COVID-19 insurance services

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 9, 2020

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines are now offering their passengers a further option for even greater planning security in their ... Read More

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