Lufthansa is taking the German Youth Olympic Team together with many other teams from around the world to the second Youth Olympic Games. The German airline is the only carrier flying non-stop from Europe to Nanjing.
Decision is valid until further notice / this concerns flights by Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines from Frankfurt and Vienna / Group airlines continue to make a detour around Iraqi airspace in transit traffic as well
The Lufthansa Group is suspending flights from Frankfurt and Vienna to Erbil up until and including Monday 11 August
As a result of the current situation in Iraq, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines will initially suspend flights to and from Erbil up until and including Monday 11 August. Flights to Erbil are operated daily by Austrian Airlines from Vienna and twice a week by Lufthansa from Frankfurt. Lufthansa and ...
Following the appointment of Andreas Bartels as Head of the Group’s newly merged press offices – including that of Lufthansa German Airlines – the Group is now announcing the appointees to the other positions within the Communications team of Barbara Schädler. Matthias Eberle is to become Head of Internal Communications. Christoph Meier will lead the new Communications Strategy, Planning & Operations department, and Susanne Kotysch has been named Head of the new Corporate Social Responsibility & Event Management department.
Lufthansa Group resumes flights to and from Erbil in northern Iraq / The Iraqi airspace above the section controlled by Isis to be avoided by transit traffic till further notice
After renewed consultation with the relevant national security authorities, the Lufthansa Group has decided to resume flights to Erbil in northern Iraq from tomorrow. Erbil lies well outside the direct crisis zone in Iraq, and flights to and from the city will be routed to avoid overflying the ...
After renewed consultation, the Lufthansa Group has decided effective immediately not to fly over Iraq until and including Sunday. This includes flights to Erbil in northern Iraq for this time period. Normally, Lufthansa flies twice weekly to Erbil and Austrian Airlines operates a daily ...
Improved cost structures and lower depreciation help increase operating profit by EUR 41 million to EUR 114 million / competitive pressures on fares, devaluation of the Venezuelan bolivar and pilots’ strike depress second-quarter results / Lufthansa Group to slow capacity growth for the winter period and go on the offensive with new innovation and quality drives / profit outlook for 2014 and 2015 confirmed
On the basis of the most up-to-date information we have available and our own assessment of the local security situation, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group will resume their flights from and to Ben Gurion International Airport. Flight operations will start up in stages from Saturday morning. It ...
Stopover is part of Airbus’ official approval process • Lufthansa and Airbus put on-board and ground procedures through their paces • Economical and quieter: Airbus A350-900 will be delivered to Lufthansa from 2016
Following a risk analysis of the situation in Tel Aviv and intensive consultation, as recommended by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), the Lufthansa Group has decided to suspend services to Ben Gurion Airport also tomorrow, Friday, 25 July 2014. Lufthansa acknowledges the considerable ...
Based on an analysis of presently available information, the Lufthansa Group will also suspend all flights of its airlines from and to Ben Gurion International Airport on Thursday, July 24, 2014. This applies to all flights of Lufthansa, Germanwings, Austrian Airlines, Swiss and Brussels Airlines. ...
• Group sets standards in actively reducing flight noise and improving fuel effi-ciency • New efficiency record: specific fuel consumption falls to 3.91 litres • Vortex generators reduce flight noise during approach by up to four decibels
Communication of the core business ‘Lufthansa German Airlines’ is to be combined with the communication of the Lufthansa Group – stronger focus on target groups – Andreas Bartels (44) will become Head of Media Relations at the Lufthansa Group
• World’s biggest aviation group aims to regain benchmark role and cement its position as first choice for customers, employees, investors and partners • Optimized structures, quality and innovations to derive greater benefit from broader market growth • New platforms and products planned for intercontinental services and the European market • New “Lufthansa Innovation Hub” to be established in Berlin • Intensified partnership with Air China completes set of joint ventures in biggest non-home markets • Outlook projections confirmed for 2014 and 2015
Airlines carry nearly 50 million passengers in first half-year / Group increases capacity and sales in passenger business by 1.1 per cent / High load factor of 78.1 per cent for passenger aircraft, on par with last year / Good load factor in freight business as well
During German Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel’s state visit to China, Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, and Mr Song Zhiyong, President and Executive Director of Air China Limited, signed a memorandum of understanding in Beijing to expand the scope of the commercial partnership between their companies.
Business Traveller Awards: Lufthansa Group takes the podium with Swiss, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines
Swiss, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines receive top scores at the Business Traveller Awards. The airlines took 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the “Best Airline for Business Travellers in Germany and Europe” category. Lufthansa won in the "Best Website for Business Travellers” category.