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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 Promotes European Parliament Elections

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

Thessaloniki Wins Points in 2018 Visitor Satisfaction

Visitors to Thessaloniki are giving the northern port city a thumbs up, awarding it a score of 8.2, with 95 percent saying they would return, a survey says.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Seeking to Increase Visitor Numbers and Spending

Hoteliers in Thessaloniki are expressing concern over the number of visitors and tourism-related revenue, which in 2018 came to 420 million euros.

Austrian Airlines: Flights to Numerous Greek Destinations in Summer 2019

Austrian Airlines will fly up to 56 times each week to a total of 17 destinations in Greece, as part of its 2019 summer flight schedule.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Concerned About Dwindling Tourism Figures

Thessaloniki hoteliers are troubled over a slight decline in the number of Greek and international travelers to the city in 2018, as revealed by a recent study.

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.

Austrian Airlines Employees on Duty for Christmas and New Year Holidays

Many Austrian Airlines employees will be working in the air and on the ground over the holiday season to make sure that all passengers reach their destinations of choice.

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.

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.

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.

FlightStats: Alitalia Most Punctual Airline in the World for January

Alitalia was named most punctual airline in the world for January 2018 by US independent data services society FlightStats.

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.

Austrian Launches Virtual Assistant ‘myAustrian Messenger Service’

Austrian Airlines is now offering its new "myAustrian Messenger Service", a cost-free, virtual assistant that supports customers in responding to their inquiries via Facebook Messenger in a matter of seconds at any time.

Austrian Airlines Reports Passenger Volume Increase at End of Q3

Austrian Airlines increased passenger volume during the January-September 2016 period.

Austrian Airlines to Launch Vienna-Seychelles Flight Service

Austrian Airlines will initiate flight service to the Seychelles starting with its winter 2017/18 flight schedule.

Austrian Airlines Introduces New Career Model for Pilots

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