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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 CFO resigns for health reasons

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 4, 2020 16:21

Ulrik Svensson, Member of the Executive Board and Chief Financial Officer of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, today informed the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the company that he has to ... Read More

Lufthansa and Eurowings introduce further physical distancing measures

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 26, 2020 18:31

Lufthansa and Eurowings are introducing further measures to ensure physical distance between passengers during their journey. From tomorrow, 27 March 2020, neighboring seats on board in Economy Class and Premium ... Read More

Lufthansa releases employees with medical training to help with COVID-19 crisis

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2020 15:57

The spread of the coronavirus has placed the entire world in an unprecedented state of emergency. At present, no one can foresee what further consequences will ensue. What is certain, ... Read More

Lufthansa Group extends free re-booking period, offers discount

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2020 15:00

In view of the exceptional circumstances caused by the spread of the coronavirus, Lufthansa Group Airlines Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Air Dolomiti are meeting their customers' needs ... Read More

EU travel restrictions put 48,200 flights and 10.2 million seats in jeopardy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2020 14:46

Travel industry experts have revealed the potential impact of Tuesday evening’s decision by EU member states to adopt EU guidelines on the closure of EU borders for 30 days, for ... Read More

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

Flying on Lufthansa? New rebooking rules due to coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 6, 2020 14:20

The Lufthansa Group airlines Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, and Air Dolomiti are now introducing more flexible rebooking options. The new extensive waiver policy for rebooking applies to both ... Read More

Lufthansa Coronavirus Update: Further reduction of flight capacity planned

editor editor- February 28, 2020 22:35

As a result of the aggravated situation due to the accelerated spread of the coronavirus, the Lufthansa Group decided today to take further measures to counter the economic consequences. 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

Serbia and Kosovo relaunch direct flights between Belgrade and Pristina

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020 15:43

Direct flights between Belgrade and Pristina were suspended after the 1998-1999 war in Kosovo, which broke away from Serbia and ultimately declared independence in 2008. Two decades after a bloody ... 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 CEO on Alitalia: “We need the right partner and restructuring”

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 14, 2020 02:38

The Alitalia case returns with concerns over some of the critical activities of the Italian economy. The economic daily Sole 24 Ore reports: “Carsten Spohr <CEO of Lufthansa> explains 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 Group concludes European purchase agreement with gategroup

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019 16:47

The Lufthansa Group and gategroup concluded a purchase agreement for the European business of the LSG Group. The parties have agreed not to divulge the financial details of the transaction. ... Read More

Lufthansa Group announces 2020 summer long-haul destinations from Düsseldorf

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2019 16:46

The Lufthansa Group will continue to offer attractive long-haul destinations from Düsseldorf in the summer of 2020. The two New York airports Newark (EWR) and John-F.-Kennedy (JFK) as well as ... 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

Lufthansa announces new Greece destinations for summer 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 27, 2019 16:45

Sun, beach and sea: Greece remains a popular trend destination for many holidaymakers. And from summer 2020, Lufthansa will be offering two further ways for spending the holidays in the ... Read More

Lufthansa Executive Board approves sale of European business of LSG Group

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 26, 2019 15:13

Lufthansa Group confirms the decision of its Executive Board on the sale of the LSG Group's European business to Gategroup. The sale is part of the new strategy of Lufthansa ... Read More

Lufthansa withdraws complaint against Ufo union

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 22, 2019 15:16

Lufthansa will not pursue the pending proceedings of the Hessian State Labor Court to review the trade union status at the Ufo. The company will withdraw the complaint next Monday. ... Read More

Lufthansa and SWISS offer customers climate-neutral fuels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 14, 2019 16:35

After successfully completing the test phase, the "Compensaid" platform developed by the Lufthansa Innovation Hub will become the Lufthansa Group's central compensation service. Lufthansa and SWISS customers can now find ... Read More

Lufthansa Group: 13.3 million airline passengers in October 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 13, 2019 16:06

In October 2019, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 13.3 million passengers. This shows an increase of 1.1 percent compared to the previous year’s month. The available seat kilometres were ... 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

How to survive Lufthansa airline strike

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 7, 2019 20:45

The Lufthansa crew strike will impact flights to ten major cities in the U.S. from Frankfurt and Munich on Thursday and Friday. Reports indicate that Lufthansa flights from Munich to ... Read More

Lufthansa talks with unions as strike grounds 1,300 flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 7, 2019 15:06

Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, met the top representatives of Verdi and CU (Cabin Union) for a joint exchange on Wednesday evening. Carsten Spohr ... Read More

Lufthansa strike: Airline activates special flight schedule for Thursday and Friday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 6, 2019 15:54

The Independent Flight Attendants Organization (Ufo) has called full-day strikes for Lufthansa on Thursday 7 November and Friday 8 November. Lufthansa will activate a special flight plan between 1 and ... Read More

Lufthansa: Four new European destinations for summer 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 30, 2019 18:30

Lufthansa customers can now book four new destinations for the coming summer season 2020. Whether it's a beach holiday, a voyage of discovery or a city trip - Lufthansa offers ... Read More

Lufthansa expands luggage-free Economy Light Fare to Africa, Asia, Middle East, South America

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 24, 2019 15:40

Lufthansa Group announced that the "Economy Light Fare" is successively available for further intercontinental routes operated by Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and SWISS from 30 October 2019 (in Germany, Austria and ... Read More

Lufthansa and Deutsche Bahn increase Express-Rail range

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 23, 2019 18:33

Lufthansa, together with its partner Deutsche Bahn (DB), is significantly expanding its Express Rail routes from Cologne, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart, Aachen and Ulm. The additional ICE offers will provide Lufthansa passengers ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines: 14 million passengers in September 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 11, 2019 15:53

In September 2019, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 14 million passengers. This shows an increase of 2.3 percent compared to the previous year’s month. The available seat kilometres were ... Read More

Turkmenistan Airlines ‘committed’ to achieve compliance with international air safety standards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 23:15

Turkmenistan Airlines (TUA) is committed to raising their performance following difficulties in satisfying relevant EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) requirements at the beginning of this year. Since then, the airline ... Read More