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Austrian Airlines Flies to Sunny Destinations in Winter 2016/17 Season

Austrian Airlines has announced a wide-ranging offering of 107 destinations in 56 countries in the winter 2016/17 season for its winter holidaymakers and business travelers.

Lufthansa Group to Serve New Holiday Destinations Over 2016/2017 Winter

The airlines of the Lufthansa Group will offer its customers 19,838 flights each week around the world in the forthcoming 2016/2017 winter flight timetable.

Austrian Airlines Reports Passenger Volume Increase at End of Q3

Austrian Airlines increased passenger volume during the January-September 2016 period.

Austrian Airlines to Launch Vienna-Seychelles Flight Service

Austrian Airlines will initiate flight service to the Seychelles starting with its winter 2017/18 flight schedule.

Lufthansa Group and Air China Sign Commercial Joint Venture

The Lufthansa Group and Air China recently signed a partnership agreement in Beijing that will enable the two aviation groups to jointly operate all connections between Europe and China as part of a commercial joint venture.

Skytrax Awards 2016: Austrian Airlines has Best Staff Service in Europe

Austrian Airlines' service on the ground and in the air was honored a first place rating in the category “Best Airline Staff Service in Europe” for the third time in a row at the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards.

Summer 2016: Lufthansa Group Member Airlines Offer 200 Weekly Flights from Greece

This summer, the Lufthansa Group Airlines will operate some 200 flights per week from Greece, it was announced on Monday during a press conference in Athens.

Singapore Airlines and Lufthansa Sign Partnership to Cooperate on Key Routes

Singapore Airlines and Lufthansa Group have signed a wide-ranging partnership agreement that will see the two airline groups operating key routes between Singapore and Europe on a joint-venture basis, in addition to significantly expanding codeshare ties and deepening commercial...

Lufthansa Group Introduces Booking Fee On Tickets Booked Via GDS

As of Tuesday, September 1, all airline tickets issued by a booking channel using global distribution systems (GDS) for flights with Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines and Swiss, will include a new “distribution cost charge” (DCC) of 16 euros.

ECTAA Files Formal Complaint Against Lufthansa AG on 16-euro GDS Charge

The Group of national travel agents' and tour operators' associations within the EU (ECTAA) on Friday filed a formal complaint with the EU Commission - Directorate General for Mobility & Transport against Lufthansa Group concerning the announced new Distribution Cost Charge (DCC).

Lufthansa Temporarily Changes Payment Method for Greek Travel Agents

As of Wednesday, July 8, Greek travel agents will be required to only use credit cards when making payments in the BSP to Lufthansa, Swiss and Austrian Airlines.

Lufthansa’s Decision to Charge for GDS Bookings Sparks Reaction from Amadeus

The Lufthansa Group airlines announced on Tuesday that as of September 1 it will include a 16-euro surcharge - the Distribution Cost Charge (DCC) - for every ticket issued by a booking channel using GDS for flights with Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Swiss.

Lufthansa Group Announces More Flights to Greece this Summer

The airlines of Lufthansa Group this summer will increase their frequencies to and from Greece and include new popular destinations to their flight schedules.

Austrian Airlines Expands Flight Service to Athens

As of April 29, Austria’s national airline will offer four additional night flights per week from Vienna to Athens and back.

Lufthansa Pilots to Strike on Thursday, 4 December

The pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit has announced strike action on Lufthansa long-haul flights from Germany on Thursday, 4 December.

Lufthansa Group Flying to 260 Destinations This Winter

The airlines in the Lufthansa Group – Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Germanwings, Lufthansa and Swiss – are again offering customers a dense and high-frequency route network in the upcoming 2014/2015 winter flight timetable, with 18,900 flights a week.

SWISS Signs Long-Term Agreement With Amadeus To Transform The Passenger Experience

Amadeus and Swiss International Air Lines have announced a long-term strategic agreement that will see the airline adopt the core modules of the Amadeus Altéa Suite to enhance its reservation, inventory and departure control processes.

Lufthansa Group Produces Record Sales In Passenger Traffic

Lufthansa Group boosts the load factor of its aircraft to nearly 80 percent and sells more passenger-kilometers on the market in 2013 than ever before.

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines Partner With Amadeus To Boost Merchandising Offer To Travelers

Lufthansa and Amadeus announced a new agreement that will see the airline sell advance seat reservation as an ancillary product in the travel agency channel using Amadeus Airline Ancillary Services.
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Aircraft In Lufthansa Group Better Utilized

The aircraft of all airlines in the Lufthansa Group - Lufthansa German Airlines (including Germanwings and Lufthansa Regional), SWISS, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo –were better utilized in the first half 2013.