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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.

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.

Greece’s Comeback Has Attracted More Low Cost Airlines

Greece's comeback as a popular tourism destination has attracted many low cost airline companies back to Greece this season.

Brussels Airlines Resumes Athens Flights After Two-Year Absence

Brussels Airlines, the flag carrier of Belgium, has announced a resumption of services to Athens, Greece, after a two-year absence.
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Star Alliance To Move To Heathrow Terminal 2 In June 2014

Today, 4 June 2013, the countdown to the opening of the new Terminal 2 at London Heathrow Airport begins.
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Lufthansa Presents North American Route Network

Lufthansa recently briefed Greek travel agents on the Group’s extensive network of products and services in North America at a special event held at the Hard Rock Café in Athens.