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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 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.

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.

Amadeus Technology Makes Eurowings’ Fares, Ancillaries Available to Travel Agents

Amadeus and Eurowings are expanding their partnership, as the airline will add light ticketing, an XML connectivity, to its capabilities in the Amadeus system.

Lufthansa Group Q3 Profits Up Amid Challenges

Lufthansa Group reported improved profits for the third quarter of the year despite the challenging market conditions, the company said last week.

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.

Athens Airport Honors Airlines for 2015 Performance

Athens International Airport (AIA) earlier this month honored airlines that recorded the fastest development and the highest increases in passenger volumes in their scheduled services during 2015. The award ceremony took place during the 16th Airline Marketing Workshop held in Athens.

Germanwings Co-pilot Intentionally Sends Plane to Death Plunge, Prosecutor Says

The co-pilot of the ill-fated Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps, killing 150 passengers and crew on Tuesday, intentionally sent the plane crashing, a Marseille prosecutor told a press conference in Paris on Thursday.

Aviation World Seeking Answers to Germanwings Tragedy

The latest reports that the pilot was locked out of the cockpit of the ill-fated Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps, killing 150 passengers and crew on Tuesday, has brought authorities' attention to the safety of cockpit doors on commercial planes.

No Survivors Expected in Germanwings A320 Crash

Germanwings' Airbus A320 aircraft operating flight 4U 9525 from Barcelona to Düsseldorf and carrying some 150 people crashed Tuesday in a remote section of the French Alps.

Germanwings A320 Goes Down in French Alps

An Airbus A320 airliner operated by German low-cost airline Germanwings has crashed in the French Alps between Barcelonnette and Digne, according to French aviation officials and police.

Airlines Announce New Routes to/from Athens, Greece

In view of the summer 2015 schedule of Athens International Airport, airlines have announced a series of new routes to/from the Greek capital.

Germanwings Launches Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens

German low-cost carrier Germanwings announced on Wednesday, the launch of direct flights from Dusseldorf to Athens starting in March.

Lufthansa Pilots to Strike on Thursday, 4 December

The pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit has announced strike action on Lufthansa long-haul flights from Germany on Thursday, 4 December.

Germanwings Launches First Route to Cyprus

Germanwings, the low-cost subsidiary of Lufthansa Group, has launched its first ever flight to Cyprus.

Lufthansa Group Flying to 260 Destinations This Winter

The airlines in the Lufthansa Group – Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Germanwings, Lufthansa and Swiss – are again offering customers a dense and high-frequency route network in the upcoming 2014/2015 winter flight timetable, with 18,900 flights a week.

Airlines Extend Flight Schedules To Destinations In Greece

Foreign airline companies that operate summer seasonal flights to Greece are extending their schedules through November due to high demand.

Amadeus And Germanwings Announce New Distribution Deal

Germanwings and Amadeus recently announced a new agreement that will enable the airline to distribute all of its published fares and the most demanded ancillary services in the travel agency channel.

Lufthansa, Germanwings Fly To 235 Destinations This Summer

Lufthansa and Germanwings are expanding capacity by five percent for the summer of 2014.

Germanwings Cancels 700 Flights Due To Pilot Strike

Due to the announced strike of the German pilots union Cockpit from midnight on the morning of Wednesday 2 April up until 23:59 on the evening of Friday 4 April 2014 at all German airports, cancellations of flights operated by Germanwings are expected.
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