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Lufthansa: New Menus for Kids by Chef Alexander Hermann

Lufthansa has introduced its young passengers on long-haul flights to new menus, created by award-winning chef Alexander Herrmann.

Lufthansa Group Airlines Shine at 2019 Skytrax World Airline Awards

Lufthansa Group's airlines Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian, were honored with a total of four Skytrax World Airline Awards for 2019.

Lufthansa Names Thessaloniki ‘City of the Month’

Lufthansa has named Thessaloniki “City of the Month” and is inviting travelers to visit the “crossroad of civilizations”.

Lufthansa Celebrates 60 Years of Air Connections in Greece

2019 marks Lufthansa’s 60th year of presence in the Greek market, since May 10, 1959, when the first Lufthansa flight from Germany landed in Greece.

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”.

TAL Aviation Appointed to Represent SunExpress Airline in Greece

Turkey-based leisure airline SunExpress has signed an agreement with TAL Aviation for its representation in Greece, Bulgaria and Romania.

Lufthansa Named ATW Airline of the Year 2019

Lufthansa has been announced "Airline of the Year 2019" by the Air Transport World (ATW), a leading monthly magazine covering the global airline industry.

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.

AirlineRatings.com Announces World’s Safest Airlines for 2019

Safety and product rating website AirlineRatings.com has released its annual lists of the Top 20 safest airlines and Top 10 safest low-cost airlines for 2019.

Fly for a Child: Athens Airport and Lufthansa Group Join Forces for Children

Athens International Airport (AIA) and the Lufthansa Group airline members are inviting travelers this holiday season to “Fly for a Child” to support the “Together for Children” (Mazi gia to paidi) association.

Lufthansa Announces New Heraklion-Frankfurt Service for Summer 2019

Lufthansa will launch a new direct service connecting the Greek city of Heraklion, Crete, with Frankfurt in Germany, for summer 2019.

Lufthansa Group Orders New Generation Aircraft

The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has approved the purchase of 27 short- and medium-haul Airbus A320neo and A321neo aircraft.

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.

Star Alliance Again Takes ‘Best’ Title at Skytrax Awards

Star Alliance was honored with the Best Airline Alliance title for the third year running at the Skytrax World Airline Awards.

Star Alliance Shifts Focus to Improve Seamless Travel Experience

Star Alliance’s digital strategy has undertaken a shift from membership growth to improving the seamless travel experience, especially for those customers who fly on multi-carrier journeys.

Survey Lists Airlines with Best Customer Reward Programs

Reward seats for frequent flyers are now easier to get with availability at almost 74 percent, compared to 66 percent eight years ago, according to a survey by CarTrawler.

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.

Lufthansa Offers a Better Night’s Sleep in Business Class

Lufthansa is offering Business Class passengers on select long-haul flights a better night's sleep with its new “Dream Collection” of linen and mattresses.

Lufthansa Group Introduces New Seats for Airbus A320 Family Aircraft

Lufthansa Group's network airlines Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian, are jointly introducing standardized seats for a harmonized, comfortable travel experience.

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.