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Lufthansa Group Parks 700 Aircraft as Response to Covid-19

Lufthansa Group is cutting 95 percent of capacity, temporarily parking 700 of its 763 aircraft, as a response to the coronavirus pandemic. 

SWISS Takes Half of Fleet Out of Service

SWISS has temporarily grounded half of its aircraft making up the short-haul and long-haul fleets, due to the coronavirus crisis.

Lufthansa Group to Cancel 23,000 Flights in April

The Lufthansa Group will cancel 23,000 flights from March 29 to April 24 due to the exceptional circumstances caused by the spread of the coronavirus.

Lufthansa Group May Cut Flights By Up to 50%

Lufthansa Group may cut flights by up to 50 percent in the coming weeks due to the exceptional circumstances caused by the spread of the coronavirus.

Lufthansa Group Introduces Flexible Rebooking Options

The airlines of the Lufthansa Group have announced more flexible rebooking options for passengers due to the exceptional circumstances caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

Lufthansa Group to Reduce Flight Capacity By Up to 25% Due to Coronavirus

Lufthansa Group expects to reduce the number of its short- and medium-haul flights by up to 25 percent during the next weeks, due to the spread of the coronavirus.

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.

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.