Lufthansa Supervisory Board approves key focuses and actions for the Lufthansa Group’s continued success
• Focus on 2015 as the year of ‘New Lufthansa Premium Quality’ • New European and intercontinental flight products under the “Eurowings” brand, and lease-in of up to seven Airbus A330-200s • Letter of Intent with SunExpress for Eurowings long-haul routes • Further structural development of Group airlines’ worldwide distribution • Key financial indicator of “earnings after cost of capital” to replace “cash value added”
• Lufthansa Group posts nine-month operating profit of EUR 849 million and confirms projected full-year operating profit of EUR 1 billion • Substantial progress in reducing costs • Service companies report encouraging results • Group’s member airlines’ sales and distribution structures to be harmonized • Economic slowdown affects 2015 profit projections: operating profit for 2015 should be significant improvement on 2014
• Around half the flights planned from Munich during the strike period will take off as normal • A large number of short and medium-haul flights and nearly all long-haul flights from Frankfurt will have to be cancelled on Tuesday • Special flight timetables should enable flight operations to return to plan once the strike is over
Lufthansa’s short- and medium-haul services likely to be severely disrupted by pilots’ strike on 20 and 21 October / first special timetable published today around 19:00 on www.LH.com / customers asked to check website for details
With capacities trimmed to demand, the Lufthansa Group closed the term with fuller aircraft in passenger traffic / Load factors at the Group rose to record levels in August / Load factors and passenger numbers at the Group at all-time high in the first nine months
Good news for customers of Lufthansa Cargo: the airline plans to operate all of its flights despite the walkout announced by the pilots’ union, Vereinigung Cockpit. The strike was set to ground all cargo flights scheduled to depart from Frankfurt on Wednesday and Thursday. Two flights will ...