The Lufthansa Group is an aviation group with operations worldwide. With 105,290 employees, the Lufthansa Group generated revenue of EUR 16,811m in the financial year 2021. The Lufthansa Group is composed of the segments Network Airlines, Eurowings and Aviation Services. Aviation Services comprises the segments Logistics, MRO, Catering and Additional Businesses and Group Functions. The latter also include Lufthansa AirPlus, Lufthansa Aviation Training and the IT companies. All segments occupy a leading position in their respective markets.
The Lufthansa Group generated revenue of 16.8 billion euros in the fiscal year 2021, around 24 percent more than in the previous year (previous year: 13.6 billion euros). An increase in passengers, the transformation and restructuring of the company, and the associated cost reductions contributed to a significant improvement in earnings. The company returned to profit in the third quarter due to strong summer travel months. For the full year, the operating loss was significantly reduced, despite the third and fourth pandemic wave and the resulting travel restrictions.
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Alliances are fundamental to Lufthansa‘s success. As a founding member of Star Alliance, Lufthansa offers innumerable advantages in the world‘s biggest global network. Its regional strategy under the Lufthansa Regional brand connects Europe‘s regions with one another and with the world beyond. Bilateral partnerships augment and enhance the services portfolio.
The Star Alliance network is the leading global airline network. It was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance to offer customers convenient worldwide reach and a smoother travel experience.
Lufthansa participates in two strategically and commercially important joint ventures: the A++ transatlantic joint venture with United Airlines and Air Canada, the J+ bilateral Europe/Japan joint venture with All Nippon Airways and the commercial joint venture with Singapore Airlines.
Compliance describes all measures taken to ensure the correct conduct of companies, their management and staff with respect to statutory and the Company’s own obligations and prohibitions. The Lufthansa Group Compliance Program is intended to prevent staff and the Company from coming into conflict with the law and to help them apply statutory regulations correctly.
Corporate responsibility, that is to say sustainable and responsible entrepreneurial practice, is an integral part of our corporate strategy. It means that we are committed to creating added value for our customers, employees and investors and to meeting our responsibilities toward the environment and society.