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Lufthansa Announces Further Cuts to Fleet and Staff

Lufthansa has announced a permanent, group-wide capacity cut of 150 aircraft and a further reduction of staff.

Billionaire Shareholder Saves the Day for Ailing Lufthansa

Ailing carrier Lufthansa was saved after its top shareholder stepped in backing a 9-billion-euro rescue package put up by Germany’s Economic Stabilisation Fund.

Lufthansa Accepts Commitments to EU Commission for State Aid

Deutsche Lufthansa AG's supervisory board has accepted the €9bn rescue package offered by Germany's WSF, thereby accepting the commitments to the EU Commission.

Lufthansa Agrees to Surrender Airport Slots for Rescue Package

Lufthansa's executive board has decided to accept the conditions of the European Commission for the €9bn rescue package the airline has secured by Germany’s WSF.

Lufthansa to Double Flights to Athens from Frankfurt and Munich

German airline Lufthansa will double its flights to Athens from Frankfurt and Munich as of June 15, the Lufthansa Group has announced.

Germany Approves €9bn Rescue Package for Lufthansa

Germany's Economic Stabilization Fund (WSF) has approved a package with measures and loans of up to 9 billion euros to German airline Lufthansa.

SWISS Appoints André Blattmann to Board of Directors

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has appointed André Blattmann to its Board of Directors, who will take up his position on January 1, 2018.

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.

Etihad Airways and Lufthansa Announce Codeshare Agreement

Etihad Airways and Lufthansa German Airlines have announced the conclusion of a codeshare agreement.

Austrian Airlines Introduces New Career Model for Pilots

A new career model has been introduced for some 1,000 pilots working for Austrian Airlines.

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.

Lufthansa Earnings Up, Seeks to Pick Up Speed

Reduced fuel costs and seating capacity control have in part contributed to boosting Deutsche Lufthansa AG’s profits for 2015, the German airline recently said, reluctant however to predict improved earnings for 2016, citing industry challenges ahead.

ITB 2016: Lufthansa Group Announces ‘Substantial Progress’ on B2B Direct Connections

The Lufthansa Group airlines - Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines - on Thursday claimed substantial progress regarding B2B direct connections, while announcing further developments of its distribution strategy on the sidelines of the ITB trade show in Berlin.

International Women’s Day: SWISS Flies to New York with an All-female Crew

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) marked this year's International Women’s Day by operating its flight LX 22 from Geneva to New York with an all-female crew in both the cockpit and the cabin.

Airbus: A Positive Start for 2016

Airbus got off to a good start in 2016, in particular for its best-selling wide body family with 16 aircraft orders booked in January, comprising 14 all new A330-900neo’s from an undisclosed customer and two A320ceo’s from fast growing Hong Kong based lessor, CALC (China Aircraft...

Lufthansa Appoints Konstantinos Tzevelekos as New GM for Greece & Cyprus

Konstantinos Tzevelekos has been appointed by the Lufthansa Group as its General Manager in Greece & Cyprus, effective as of January 29.

Lufthansa Becomes Launch Customer of Best-selling A320neo, New Era in Commercial Aviation Opened

The Lufthansa Group recently marked a major step in aviation history by taking delivery of the first A320neo, the world’s best-selling and most fuel efficient single aisle aircraft.

Lufthansa: Record Number of Passengers Carried in 2015

In 2015, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group transported 107.7 million people, a new passenger transportation record of the German flag carrier, an announcement said on Wednesday.

GBTA: Travel Managers to Cut Spending with Lufthansa Due to €16 Per GDS Booking Surcharge

Fifty percent of travel managers who include Lufthansa in their travel program as a preferred carrier said they plan to decrease spending with the company once its new “distribution cost charge” (DCC) of 16 euros takes effect, a poll of Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)...

Business Travel Coalition: Travel Industry Rejects Lufthansa Group €16 Surcharge

The Business Travel Coalition has submitted a letter to Lufthansa Group in which it rejects the airline’s plans to implement a 16-euro surcharge on any tickets not purchased through Lufthansa’s website or ticket offices.
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