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Lufthansa Announces Measures to Cut Costs in Group

Lufthansa has announced that it will be cutting costs at its Group companies Austrian Airlines and Brussels Airlines in an aim to improve earnings.

Lufthansa’s New Sustainability Platform Focuses on CO2 Neutral Fuels

The Lufthansa Innovation Hub has launched the Compensaid, a platform which can be used by travelers to calculate and replace the fossil fuel of their flights with Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF).

High Fuel Costs and ‘Price War’ Hurt Lufthansa Group’s Earnings

Rising fuel costs and a "price war" on short haul routes, especially in Germany and Austria, have burdened the earnings of the Lufthansa Group.

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 Group Airlines Increase Fuel Efficiency by 30% Since 1994

The airlines of Lufthansa Group increased their fuel efficiency by 30 percent since 1994, according to "Balance", the group's 25th sustainability report.

Lufthansa Group Modernizes Fleet, Orders 40 Long-haul Aircraft

Lufthansa Group is proceeding with the modernization of its long-haul fleet with the purchase of 40 state-of-the-art aircraft from Boeing and Airbus.

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.

Lufthansa Group Expands Tourist-oriented Portfolio in Frankfurt, Munich via Eurowings

The Lufthansa Group has announced that it will be significantly expanding its tourist-oriented long-haul portfolio at its hubs in Frankfurt and Munich via Eurowings.

Austrian Airlines’ Passenger Traffic Rises 7% in January 2019

Austrian Airlines carried approximately 791,000 passengers in January 2019, which is up by 7 percent compared to the prior-year month.

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 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.

SWISS Invests in Latest-generation Aircraft

SWISS is converting its purchase options for ten more latest-generation Airbus A320neo family aircraft into firm orders.

Lufthansa Group Honored with Four Skytrax Awards

The Lufthansa Group received four honors at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2018, during a ceremony recently held in London.

SWISS Sees 7.6% Passenger Growth in July

Swiss International Airlines (SWISS) transported 1,791,301 passengers in July, 7.6 percent more than in the same period last year.

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 Sponsors New Designers Awards 2018

Lufthansa is sponsoring the New Designers Awards, which will be held on March 30, during the 23rd Athens Xclusive Designers Week in Athens.

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.