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Lufthansa Promotes European Parliament Elections

A few weeks before the European Parliament elections, Lufthansa is actively promoting a higher voter turnout with its slogan “SayYesToEurope”.

Lufthansa Group Flies Record Number of Passengers to/from Greece in 2018

The airlines of Lufthansa Group last year carried some 2.7 million passengers to/from Greece, a record number compared to 2017, up by 18 percent.

Lufthansa Group First Half-year Revenues Up by 5.2%

Lufthansa Group boosted revenues in the first half of 2018 by 5.2 percent driven by stronger passenger, flight and seat load.

Lufthansa Group Introduces New Economy ‘Light’ Fare on North American Routes

Lufthansa group passengers, as of summer 2018 will be able to book a so-called Economy “Light” fare on routes to North America.

Western Crete Travel Agents Table Plans for Chania Airport Upgrade

Western Crete travel operators are calling on Fraport Greece to take measures in order to make the Chania Airport competitive by adopting a flexible pricing policy.

Chania Airport to Welcome 13 New Routes

Thirteen new routes will soon be introduced at Chania Airport “Ioannis Daskalogiannis” on Crete, according to Fraport Greece.

Lufthansa Group Adds New Routes to Greece for Summer 2018

The airlines of the Lufthansa Group have included a number of new routes to and from popular Greek destinations for summer 2018.

Lufthansa 2017 Profits Soar in ‘Best Year Ever’

Lufthansa announced the “best result in its history” after reigning in costs and investing some 3 billion euros in product and service quality.

Lufthansa Group Reaches New Passenger Record in 2017

Lufthansa Group’s airlines in 2017 reached a new passenger record, as they welcomed some 130 million passengers on board their aircraft.

Air Malta Increases Seat Capacity During Winter Season

Air Malta is increasing its seat capacity by 21 percent and this winter will be operating over 110 weekly flights to 22 existing and new destinations around the world.

Lufthansa Group: Flights to 288 Destinations in 106 Countries for 2017/18

The airlines of the Lufthansa Group in winter 2017/18 will be connecting 288 destinations in 106 countries with 24,922 weekly flights.

Lufthansa Group Adds New Destinations in Greece

Lufthansa Group has added five new airports to its network of destinations in Greece, in order to meet high demand during the summer tourism season.

Lufthansa Appoints Stefan Kreuzpaintner as EMEA Vice President of Sales

Lufthansa Group Airlines has appointed Dr. Stefan Kreuzpaintner as Vice President of Sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

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.

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.

Athens Airport Honors Airlines for 2015 Performance

Athens International Airport (AIA) earlier this month honored airlines that recorded the fastest development and the highest increases in passenger volumes in their scheduled services during 2015. The award ceremony took place during the 16th Airline Marketing Workshop held in Athens.

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’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.
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