Business activities

The Lufthansa Group is an aviation group with operations worldwide. It plays a leading role in its European home market. It plays a leading role in its European home market. With 96,677 employees, the Lufthansa Group generated revenue of EUR 35,442m in the financial year 2023.

The Lufthansa Group comprises the Passenger Airlines and Aviation Services segments.

The Passenger Airlines segment includes, on the one hand, the network airlines Lufthansa Airlines, SWISS, Austrian Airlines and Brussels Airlines. As part of the multi-hub strategy, they offer their passengers a broad range of flights from their global hubs in Frankfurt, Munich and Zurich as well as their national hubs in Vienna and Brussels. Lufthansa Airlines also has close relationships with the regional airlines Lufthansa CityLine, Lufthansa City Airlines and Air Dolomiti as well as Discover Airlines, the Lufthansa Group’s holiday airline. Edelweiss, the leading Swiss holiday airline, is a sister company of SWISS.

Furthermore, Eurowings also belongs to the Passenger Airlines segment. This airline provides a comprehensive range of direct connections for European short- and medium-haul destinations, in particular from German-speaking countries.

Aviation Services comprises the segments Logistics and MRO, as well as Additional Businesses, which in particular include Lufthansa Aviation Training and Lufthansa Systems. An agreement to sell AirPlus was signed in 2023. The Group Functions are also part of this segment.


Deutsche Lufthansa AG has the management and supervisory structures typical for companies in Germany. The Executive Board is responsible for managing the Company and defining its strategic direction. In doing so, the aim is to increase Company value sustainably. The Supervisory Board appoints, advises and supervises the Executive Board. Deutsche Lufthansa AG is the parent company and the largest single operating company in the Lufthansa Group. The individual business segments are run as separate Group companies, with the exception of the Lufthansa Passenger Airlines. They have their own profit and operating responsibility and are monitored by their respective supervisory boards, in which members of Deutsche Lufthansa AG’s Executive Board are also represented.

Corporate structure