Press releases - North America
Six all-female crews set off from the Lufthansa Group hubs to Berlin for International Women's Day. 12 female pilots flew passengers from Frankfurt, Munich, Düsseldorf, Zurich, Vienna and Brussels to the German capital
SWISS will be offering its premium guests culinary delights from Canton Vaud in Western Switzerland for the next three months. In the latest chapter of its award-winning “SWISS Taste of Switzerland” inflight food service program, the airline is featuring meals specially devised by chef de cuisine Thomas Neeser from the Grand Hôtel du Lac in Vevey. SWISS will also be celebrating the local Cully Jazz Festival on board between March 29 and April 11 under its “SWISS Traditions” feature.
SWISS will be offering its passengers in all three seating classes a new range of over 250 digital newspapers and magazines from the beginning of March onwards. The airline is also extending its SWISS Choice selection of extra inflight service options. Business Class customers on long-haul flights will be able to book the secluded “privacy seats”; and travel insurance will now be available separately from the regular flight booking process.
Lufthansa Group airlines to fly to 308 destinations in 103 countries this summer. Eurowings has two new stations: Munich and Palma de Mallorca. Fly to Delhi, Boston and Mumbai with the new A350-900 from Munich
Mediation result increases cockpit remuneration costs in the Group tariff agreement by around 85 million EUR annually. Additional costs will be compensated by operating 40 aircraft outside the group tariff agreement. Talks with Vereinigung Cockpit on all ongoing open tariff-related topics will be continued in order to reach alternative cost reductions within the framework of an overall solution
Lufthansa backs open innovation and allows the sale of plane tickets through third-party digital channels
Lufthansa Open API has been the basis of a large number of travel services for some time already. With access to ticket sales, the programming interface developer.lufthansa.com will now also become commercially relevant.
US $100 million global catering agreement. MoU with Lufthansa Technik for aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul. Codeshare flights between Frankfurt, Munich and Abu Dhabi go on sale from 1 February, with Rio de Janeiro and Bogota to follow. Etihad operations to relocate to Lufthansa terminals in Frankfurt and Munich.