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Eurowings: New Direct Flights to Santorini and Kos in Summer 2020

Eurowings will launch two new direct connections to Greece from Dusseldorf and Stuttgart for summer 2020, to Santorini and Kos respectively.

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).

Lufthansa Group: Six New Connections to United States in Summer 2020

Lufthansa Group in summer 2020 will launch connections to Las Vegas, Phoenix, Orlando, Anchorage, Seattle and Detroit from its hubs in Munich and Frankfurt.

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 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 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 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.

Austrian Airlines Wants More Female Pilots in the Cockpit

As part of its efforts to expand its operations, Austrian Airlines is planning to add 100 fully trained pilots to its staff and increase the share of women in the cockpit.

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 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 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.

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 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.