Tag: german airline

Deutsche Lufthansa AG calls its first virtual Annual General Meeting ever

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2020 15:04

Today, for the very first time, Deutsche Lufthansa AG invited its shareholders to a virtual Annual General Meeting. Given certain conditions, legislation has made it possible to hold the Annual ... Read More

New responsibilities allocated to Lufthansa Executive Board

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 8, 2020 17:28

The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG decided today in a telephone conference meeting on a new allocation of responsibilities for the company's Executive Board. The change became necessary after ... Read More

Ten Lufthansa jumbo jets to evacuate German tourists from New Zealand

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 6, 2020 15:51

Lufthansa will bring vacationers on behalf of the Federal Foreign Office from New Zealand back to Europe. Five Airbus A380s with 509 seats each and five Boeing 747s with 371 ... Read More

Lufthansa achieves adjusted EBIT of €2 billion in difficult economic environment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2020 19:11

Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, said today: "The spread of the coronavirus has placed the entire global economy and our company as well in ... Read More

Lufthansa suspends dividend payment to limit financial impact of coronavirus crisis

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2020 13:52

During today’s meeting, the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG prepared the annual financial statements for the year 2019 and decided to propose to the Annual General Meeting that the ... Read More

Lufthansa Group: 100% green electricity in home markets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2020 16:07

Since the beginning of the year, the Lufthansa Group has exclusively been purchasing green electricity in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Belgium. To this end, Lufthansa has acquired green power certificates, ... Read More

Lufthansa will base nine Airbus A320neo in Munich in 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020 16:55

The Airbus A320neo, the latest generation short- and medium-haul aircraft, is now operating from Munich. Since the turn of the year, four A320neo aircraft have been in service at the ... Read More

Lufthansa flies to Paris-Orly from Munich for the first time

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2019 15:09

From 16 March Lufthansa will include Paris Orly airport (ORY) in its flight schedule for the first time. In the 2019/20 winter timetable, a Bombardier CRJ900 will take off twice ... Read More

Lufthansa warns of reduced catering on flights due to strike

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2019 02:02

The Verdi trade union has called for a strike at the Lufthansa Group catering company LSG Skychefs. Work will be suspended for 24 hours starting at 12 a.m. on Thursday, ... Read More

Lufthansa and Munich Airport shape sustainable future

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 16, 2019 16:45

Flughafen München GmbH (FMG) and Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DLH) are planning to intensify and continue their strategic cooperation in the sustainable development of the Munich hub. In a "Letter of ... Read More

Lufthansa flying laboratory: 85 orbits around the world

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2019 16:45

The Lufthansa Airbus A340-600 "Leverkusen" is about to make its 462th measurement flight in the service of atmospheric and climate research. For 15 years now, the long-haul aircraft D-AIHE has ... Read More

Lufthansa Supervisory Board approves LSG Group’s European business sale

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 3, 2019 17:10

At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG approved the planned sale of the LSG Group's European business to gategroup. The contract will be finalized and signed ... Read More

Lufthansa offers Ufo to go into arbitration at Eurowings, Germanwings and CityLine

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 28, 2019 16:12

Lufthansa is offering the Ufo trade union the opportunity to begin the comprehensive arbitration process at its subsidiaries Eurowings, Germanwings and CityLine, even without a binding peace obligation, in order ... Read More

From 2020 Lufthansa corporate customers will fly CO2 neutral

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 15, 2019 23:20

In January 2020, the Lufthansa Group is launching an attractive range of climate-friendly business travel products: With the Lufthansa Group Corporate Value Fares, corporate customers can fly CO2-neutral on Lufthansa, ... Read More

Lufthansa unveils the simplest frequent flyer program ever

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 12, 2019 16:59

The Lufthansa Group is simplifying its status program and offering its customers an even easier and more transparent collection system for achieving and maintaining Frequent Traveler, Senator and HON Circle ... Read More

Warning: Lufthansa is suing passengers trying to collect more for already completed flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 13, 2019 05:36

Airlines are upset about playing games with their customers, specially when they're not always succeeding sucking more money from a passenger. Lufthansa German Airline is no exception. How much sense ... Read More

Another German Airline bankrupt

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 5, 2019 09:26

On Monday Germania Fluggesellschaft mbH, its sister maintenance company Germania Technik Brandenburg GmbH as well as Germania Flugdienste GmbH filed for insolvency in Berlin-Charlottenburg. Flight operations are terminated. Germania’s employees have ... Read More

Travel agency in Indonesia issues 35 millionth insolvency-safe Hahn Air ticket

editor editor- January 24, 2019 22:26

Hahn Air, the scheduled German airline specialized in providing ticketing and distribution services to travel agencies and transportation partners, hit the milestone of 35 million insolvency-safe tickets sold. Read More

Lufthansa Supervisory Board appoints two new members to the Group’s Executive Board

editor editor- May 7, 2013 06:23

At today’s meeting in Cologne, the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG appointed two new members to the Group’s Executive Board. Effective July 1, 2013, Dr. Read More

Airberlin tackles fuel consumption and costs with sharklet-equipped Airbus A320s

editor editor- March 27, 2013 09:21

BERLIN, Germany - Germany's airberlin group took delivery of its first Airbus A320 equipped with fuel saving wing tip devices, called Sharklets. Read More

Lufthansa ups cabin crew pay to avoid Christmas strikes

editor editor- November 14, 2012 10:14

WIESBADEN, Germany - German carrir Lufthansa agreed on Tuesday to raise cabin crew pay by almost 4% over next two years. Read More

Lufthansa to resign from external cabin crew staffing in Berlin

editor editor- September 8, 2012 00:39

Aviation Power flight attendants currently working on Lufthansa flights to receive offer for permanent employment within Lufthansa Group next year Read More

Lufthansa flight attendants to strike throughout Germany on Friday

editor editor- September 5, 2012 03:30

Lufthansa cabin staff will strike throughout Germany on Friday, upping the stakes in a battle over pay and conditions that threatens to drag on for weeks and cost Germany's biggest ... Read More

Lufthansa cabin staff strike begins on Friday

editor editor- August 31, 2012 08:47

Cabin staff at German airline Lufthansa will begin their strike action on Friday, the workers' union has said. Read More

Bangalore third Indian destination to be served by Lufthansa Boeing 747-8

editor editor- August 24, 2012 08:05

Lufthansa passengers can now book flights to the latest Boeing 747-8 destination. Tickets for flights on the Frankfurt-Bangalore route with the Lufthansa flagship are now on sale. Read More

Fraport, Lufthansa sue German trade union GdF

editor editor- August 20, 2012 05:05

German trade union GdF being sued by German airline Lufthansa and airport operator Fraportover over a series of strikes by airfield workers at Frankfurt airport in February. Read More

Airberlin increases capacity utilization

editor editor- July 7, 2012 02:57

BERLIN, Germany - In June 2012, in the context of the "Shape & Size" efficiency-increasing program, airberlin decreased its capacity by a further 3.8 percent to 4,172, 956 seats. Read More

Lufthansa’s Business Class offering a flat-out cozy experience

editor editor- July 6, 2012 06:58

Shoulder-to-shoulder discomfort on flights can now be left aground with new seats on Lufthansa’s Business Class offering – literally – a flat-out cozy experience. Read More

Airberlin’s comfort initiative on long-haul flights

editor editor- July 3, 2012 06:51

In order to offer passengers the highest possible level of comfort and service, Germany’s second largest airline is constantly improving its product – from the design of the aircraft cabin, ... Read More

Condor expanding fleet due to strong demand for package tours

editor editor- June 11, 2012 01:27

Thomas Cook Germany's chief said in an interview to weekly magazine Focus that Condor airline, a unit of tour operator Thomas Cook, will be expanding its fleet due to a ... Read More

Airberlin launches nonstop flights from Berlin to Kaliningrad, Russia

editor editor- June 6, 2012 08:04

BERLIN, Germany - Starting today, airberlin will fly to Kaliningrad three times per week, thus establishing the only nonstop connection from Berlin and Germany to the Russian exclave and centre ... Read More

Airberlin sticks to plans for growth in Berlin

editor editor- May 14, 2012 06:53

Airberlin is sticking to its plans for growth and will operate a summer schedule in Berlin which shows an increase in capacity of 8%. Read More

Airberlin flies to Las Vegas

editor editor- May 11, 2012 09:25

By connecting the Rhineland city of Dusseldorf non-stop with Las Vegas twice-weekly as of 10th May 2012, airberlin is contributing further to making Dusseldorf the hub for North America. Read More

Lufthansa calls for fair political playing field

editor editor- May 9, 2012 07:55

Deutsche Lufthansa AG promised its shareholders a safe journey in its 2011 annual report, and it has kept its word and delivered a solid result. Read More

Airberlin criticizes postponement of airport opening

editor editor- May 9, 2012 04:11

BERLIN, Germany - airberlin has expressed great disappointment at the announcement that the opening of the airport will be postponed. Read More