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Lufthansa Receives Airline Business Technology Award

Lufthansa wins accolade for its work on innovative solutions and joint approach

 

Lufthansa Senior Vice President Corporate Strategy, Sadiq Gillani. Photo: Ian Billinghurst.

Lufthansa Senior Vice President Corporate Strategy, Sadiq Gillani. Photo: Ian Billinghurst.

Lufthansa Group landed first prize in the technology category of the Airline Strategy Awards conferred by the prestigious Airline Business magazine, underlining the technical competence and power of innovation of Lufthansa Technik, the groups subsidiary and the world market leader in MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) services.

The award was presented at a ceremony staged by the magazine at the Honorable Society of Lincoln’s Inn in London on 14 July 2013.

The jury of respected industry experts said the award went to Lufthansa Group because of its investments in fuel saving technologies, not only to cut its kerosene bill but also to position the Group favorably with regard to future aircraft support business opportunities. A key criteria is the way in which technology has been integrated into the overalll corporate strategy and in which it is used to support overall business goals.

“As airlines compete amid challenging economic times and high fuel prices, strong leadership is an essential quality for those that prosper. Over the last 12 years, the Airline Strategy Awards have recognized the industry’s best-in-class at boardroom leadership, and this year’s winners all excel in this regard,” said Max Kingsley-Jones, editor of Airline Business.

“Lufthansa is always there when it comes to innovation,” he said.

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