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Lufthansa Group almost completes repatriation flight program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2020 15:43

The rapidly spreading COVID-19 pandemic and the travel restrictions imposed worldwide as a result have triggered the return of an unprecedented number of holidaymakers and travelers since mid-March. After just ... Read More

Lufthansa extends repatriation flight schedule until 17 May

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2020 16:04

Due to the continuing national and international travel restrictions, the Lufthansa Group's return flight schedule will initially be extended until 17 May and then reduced further. Originally, the already greatly ... Read More

Lufthansa: It will take years for air travel demand to return to pre-crisis levels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 7, 2020 19:34

The Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG does not expect the aviation industry to return to pre-coronavirus crisis levels very quickly.  According to its assessment, it will take months until ... Read More

Lufthansa extends returnee flight schedule until May 3

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 2, 2020 18:45

Due to the continuing travel restrictions, Lufthansa today decided to extend its returnee flight schedule, which was originally scheduled to run until 19 April, until 3 May. This also means ... Read More

Lufthansa: We are now flying as many people home as possible!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2020 15:23

From the beginning of next week, a return flight schedule will be in effect for the airlines in the Lufthansa Group. This will initially be valid until 19 April 2020. ... 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 Group grounds Austrian Airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2020 16:25

The Lufthansa Group carrier Austrian Airlines will temporarily suspend scheduled flight operations as of Thursday, 19 March 2020. Austrian Airlines is thus reacting to the entry restrictions imposed by many ... Read More

Lufthansa second highest ranking airline in CDP 2019 climate protection report

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2020 16:01

The Lufthansa Group has achieved the Climate Scoring result "B" in the 2019 climate change reporting of the non-profit rating organisation CDP. As in the previous year, the airline group ... Read More

Lufthansa Group cancels all flights to China

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2020 18:22

The safety of passengers and employees is a top priority for the Lufthansa Group. After thoroughly evaluating all currently available information on the coronavirus, Lufthansa Group has decided to suspend ... Read More

Lufthansa Group Airlines: 145 million passengers in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020 16:32

In 2019, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group carried a total of 145 million passengers on board. This represents an increase of 2.3 percent compared to the previous year. With ... Read More

Barbados enjoys major European expansion with new Eurowings flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 1, 2019 16:08

Barbados has expanded its reach in Germany with a new thrice-weekly direct flight from Frankfurt to the Grantley Adams International Airport. The inaugural Eurowings Flight LH 5432 of the Lufthansa ... 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

Maintaining balance. Out of responsibility: Lufthansa publishes 25th sustainability report

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 18:06

Today, the Lufthansa Group has published its 25th sustainability report. For a quarter of a century now, the company has been providing information every year on the various activities, programs ... Read More

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019 06:42

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Lufthansa Group Chief Executive Officer, Carsten Spohr, has assumed his duties as Chairman of the IATA Board of Governors (BoG) for a ... Read More

Aviation leaders assemble in Seoul for IATA’s 75th Annual General Meeting

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 19:40

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that leaders of the global air transport industry are gathering in Seoul, Republic of Korea, for the 75th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) ... Read More

Lufthansa Group’s help alliance launches in the Americas

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 16:45

Today, the Lufthansa Group officially launched help alliance Americas as a sub-organization of its long-standing aid organization, help alliance worldwide. help alliance is the aid organization of the Lufthansa Group ... Read More

4000 tourism leaders will meet at Uzakrota Travel Summit Istanbul

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 18:10

Uzakrota Travel Summit, an important international tourism sector event, will be organized for the 6th time in Istanbul. The Summit will take place at the Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus in Istanbul ... 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

Airbus received 58 orders for jets in March

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 16:23

Airbus received orders for 58 jetliners in March – led by the A350 XWB widebody family in transactions that included a new customer; while delivering 74 aircraft to 40 customers ... 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

Rolls-Royce to power 40 new Lufthansa aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 23:48

Rolls-Royce has been selected by Lufthansa Group to power 40 new aircraft. Its Trent 1000 engine will power 20 Boeing 787 Dreamliners and its Trent XWB will power 20 Airbus ... Read More

Lufthansa orders 20 additional Airbus A350-900 wide-body jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 16:12

Lufthansa Group, the biggest Airbus operator, has signed an order for 20 additional A350-900 wide-body aircraft, following a decision by the company’s supervisory board. This latest agreement brings Lufthansa Group’s ... Read More

Lufthansa Group expands long-haul portfolio in Frankfurt and Munich with Eurowings

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 15:38

Lufthansa Group will be significantly expanding its tourist-oriented long-haul portfolio at its hubs in Frankfurt and Munich. After the successes of Edelweiss in Zürich and the deployment of the first ... Read More

European airlines lead 2018 a la carte revenue estimate at $22.5 billion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 16:37

The latest airline industry report estimated airline a la carte revenue at $65 billion worldwide for 2018. Each year IdeaWorksCompany analyses the ancillary revenue disclosures for airlines all over 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

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

Lufthansa and Hopper research alliance to focus on artificial intelligence

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 18:06

The Lufthansa Group and the Lufthansa Innovation Hub have entered into a research alliance with Hopper focused on the subject of artificial intelligence. They have thus finalized their third technology-related ... 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

Lufthansa turns to the media for help at FRAPORT: 3000 Passengers caught in chaos

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 19:53

The Lufthansa Group is reaching out to the media for their help in bringing attention to the situation in terminal one at Frankfurt Airport (FRAPORT), after 3000 of their passengers ... Read More

Lufthansa: Working while others go on vacation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018 20:10

Achim Bergmann will be celebrating Christmas with his family this year – just like any other year. His wife’s birthday is on 23 December, both kids are studying in different ... 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

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