Tag: Austrian

Lufthansa showcases 2019 results: Better times

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2020 06:25

The Lufthansa Group operating Lufthansa, Eurowings, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, and Edelweiss is going through some dark clouds like every airline during the current global COVID-19 crisis. Most of ... Read More

Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, Brussels Airlines flights to USA after restrictions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2020 16:32

Are Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian Airlines and Brussels Airlines still flying to the United States? US PresidentTrump yesterday banned the European Union and Switzerland from travel to the United States as ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed over 13 million passengers in May 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 18:28

In May 2019, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 13.2 million passengers. This shows an increase of 2.8 percent compared to the previous year’s month. The available seat kilometres were ... Read More

Lufthansa uses telemedicine on board its long-haul fleet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 17:00

As the first airline in the world to do so, Lufthansa has equipped all long–haul aircraft with the mobile ECG (Electrocardiogram) system CardioSecur. In case of on-board medical emergencies, the ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 brought two of their best to Vienna last night

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019 03:11

Visit Nepal 2020 is the new Nepal Tourism Board Campaign that was introduced last night in the Austrian Capital Vienna. The Nepal Tourism Board under the leadership of Mr. Diwakar ... Read More

Farewell Niki Lauda: Legend of fast cars and airplanes

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 23, 2019 01:29

Niki Lauda, whom we remember as a Formula 1 legend, is no longer with us. But did you know he had a license to fly and had a history of ... Read More

Star Alliance launches Connection Service at Newark Liberty International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 18:45

The Star Alliance Connection Service is now available at Newark Liberty International Airport. This assists passengers with tight connections between two Star Alliance member airline flights. Dedicated Connection Service staff ... Read More

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines customer service available via Messenger app

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 19:02

Lufthansa Group passengers often have similar questions: Is my flight on time? What gate does my plane leave from? And how heavy can my hand luggage be? In order to ... Read More

Carsten Spohr: Lufthansa Group focuses on high-quality, responsible growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 22:30

"Lufthansa Group has become even stronger, more efficient and more modern," says Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. "We are Europe’s number one." As in ... Read More

Austrian Airlines launches new Montreal-Vienna route

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 15:35

Austrian Airlines announced the launch of a year-round flight service to and from Montreal/Vienna beginning April 29th, 2019. The long-haul flight will be operated by the airline's Boeing 767 aircraft. Read More

Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 19:08

Germany and the rest of the world agrees. Madrid is the city of tolerance and diversity. According to a prestigious award received on the sideline of the recently concluded ITB ... Read More

Lufthansa Group renews its partnership with Amadeus

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019 16:26

The Lufthansa Group and Amadeus have announced an agreement to renew their longstanding technology partnership. Through the deal, Amadeus’ Altéa Passenger Service System (PSS) will continue to provide Lufthansa, Austrian ... Read More

Europeans travel to GCC in record numbers: 29% increase by 2023 expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 09:13

Arrivals from Europe to the GCC will increase 29% over the period 2018 to 2023, driven by new and direct flight routes, a growing number of millennial and middle-class travellers ... Read More

Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan GM elected President of European Hotel Managers Association

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 22, 2019 00:40

Ezio A. Indiani, General Manager Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan and EHMA National Delegate Italy since 2010, has been elected President during the 46th Annual General Meeting of the ... Read More

Austrian Airlines announces expansion of its Vienna-Tel Aviv route

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 18:15

Lufthansa Group’s Austrian Airlines has announced the expansion of its Vienna-Tel Aviv flights. As of February 17, three additional round-trip weekly flights will be added to the flight schedule. Austrian ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines welcome 9.1 million passengers in January 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 17:15

In January 2019, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 9.1 million passengers. This shows an increase of 4.8 percent compared to the previous year’s month. The available seat kilometers were ... Read More

Tourists ask the darnedest things: Real questions asked of Yellowstone employees

editor editor- February 6, 2019 02:03

If kids say the darnedest things, it is tourists who ask the darnedest things. Just ask anyone who works in the industry, including staffers at Yellowstone National Park. Not surprisingly, ... Read More

Routehappy launches new codeshare UPAs with 5 Star Alliance airlines

editor editor- February 4, 2019 23:28

Routehappy by ATPCO, the industry standard for airline rich content, today announced the launch of new codeshare Universal Product Attributes (UPAs) on Travix-owned websites. Codeshare UPAs are now available for ... Read More

268 skiers and hikers died in Austrian Alps in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 18:25

In 2018, a total of 268 people died on Austria's mountains, 22 fewer than the deaths registered in the previous year, the Austrian Authority for Alpine Safety has revealed. This ... Read More

Lufthansa Group is number one in Europe with new passenger record

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 16:20

In 2018, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group carried a total of 142 million passengers, setting a new passenger record. With more than 1.2 million flights and a seat load ... Read More

Lufthansa goes on hiring spree in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 1, 2019 16:20

Lufthansa Group is expecting to hire approximately 5500 new employees in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Belgium this year. The airline group is looking to hire over 1300 flight attendants – ... Read More

Seychelles offers tourism for all – but needs to say it as we start 2019

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- December 31, 2018 05:22

Seychelles has a diverse tourism product which makes its strength and which has guaranteed its success. Seychelles offers tourism for all. Visiting journalists to the islands continue to raise this ... Read More

Vienna restaurant shooting leaves 1 person dead, 1 injured

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 14:54

One person has been killed and one injured in a shootout at a popular tourist restaurant in the Austrian capital’s historic center. It's yet unclear who is behind the incident ... Read More

Most expensive ‘Christmas tree’ in Europe made of pure gold

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 15, 2018 18:12

In honor of the much-anticipated festive season, German gold dealer Pro Aurum has erected the most expensive Christmas tree in Europe. The unusual decoration is made of gold coins worth ... Read More

Lufthansa expands lounge offering at Frankfurt Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 09:48

Passengers with lounge access can now look forward to having an even more relaxed lounge stay before their departure in the Terminal 1A Schengen area at Frankfurt Airport. Today, Lufthansa ... Read More

Lufthansa Group: 10.6 million passengers in November 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 09:20

In November 2018, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group welcomed around 10.6 million passengers. Despite a strong basis for comparison from the previous year, this corresponds to an increase of ... Read More

World Travel Monitor: European outbound travel grows by five percent

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 06:30

Spain has been unable to maintain its strong growth of international visitors of recent years, while Turkey is attracting more holidaymakers again. Greece is also reporting rising visitor numbers. Following ... Read More

IAG: Final assault on CEO of Norwegian Air?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 4, 2018 14:48

Willie Walsh, CEO of the International Airlines Group (IAG), decided to give the final assault to Norwegian Air Shuttle. Read More

Lufthansa Supervisory Board expands Executive Board

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018 05:22

The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has laid the foundations for improving the operational stability and quality of the Lufthansa Group airlines. With the addition of the new Airline ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

German and Austrian visitors boost Croatian tourist numbers

editor editor- September 9, 2010 02:30

ZAGREB — Croatia's tourism industry, a vital part of the country's recession-hit economy, registered growth during the first eight months this year, officials said on Wednesday. Read More

Lufthansa, Austrian airlines to start joint call centre

editor editor- January 11, 2010 04:03

After the successful merger of Austrian airlines with the Lufthansa Group and integration of sales and service network, the two airlines have decided to start a joint call centre for ... Read More

EU to clear Lufthansa’s takeover of Austrian Airlines

editor editor- August 3, 2009 05:09

BRUSSELS - European Union antitrust chief Neelie Kroes said Friday she intends to clear Deutsche Lufthansa AG's takeover of Austrian Airlines AG, though with conditions attached. Read More

“Material agreement” reached between Lufthansa and EU

editor editor- July 31, 2009 04:04

Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Europe’s second-biggest airline, has reached a “material agreement” with the European Union on its purchase of Austrian Airlines AG, according to its Chief Financial Offic Read More

Jonathan Todd: The ball is still in the court of Lufthansa

editor editor- July 21, 2009 05:16

BRUSSELS - The European Commission is still looking for clarification from the German airline Deutsche Lufthansa AG regarding its planned takeover of the troubled Austrian Airlines AG, before deciding Read More

Lufthansa resumes talks to buy SAS stake

editor editor- December 15, 2008 02:47

FRANKFURT - Deutsche Lufthansa has resumed talks on buying a stake in Scandinavian airline SAS, according to the industry sources. Talks could be concluded in 2009. Read More