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Lufthansa: Flights to Rhodes and Zakynthos for Summer 2020

Lufthansa has announced new flights to the Greek destinations of Rhodes and Zakynthos for summer 2020 that will begin operation in April.

Greece Becomes Part of Lufthansa’s #LifeChangingPlaces Campaign

Greece has become part of Lufthansa’s #LifeChangingPlaces campaign, which aims to encourage travelers discover places that will change their lives.

Adria Airways Leaves Star Alliance after Declaring Bankruptcy

Slovenia's flag carrier Adria Airways has left the Star Alliance network after declaring bankruptcy and ceasing flight operations.

Lufthansa Upcycling Collection Gives Retired Aircraft a ‘Second Life’

The Lufthansa Upcycling Collection offers exclusive lifestyle and design products made from sustainably recycled aircraft materials.

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.