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Eurowings Adds New Greek Destinations to Summer 2017 Schedule

Eurowings, a member of the Lufthansa Group, will launch flights this summer to the Greek destinations of Lesvos, Samos, Mykonos, Karpathos and Santorini.

Nathalie Rau Named New Human Resources Manager at Austrian Airlines

Effective January 1, 2017, Nathalie Rau will assume the position of Head of Human Resources at Austrian Airlines.

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 Group and Air China Sign Commercial Joint Venture

The Lufthansa Group and Air China recently signed a partnership agreement in Beijing that will enable the two aviation groups to jointly operate all connections between Europe and China as part of a commercial joint venture.

Singapore Airlines, Lufthansa Expand Codeshare Operations

Singapore Airlines (SIA) and the Lufthansa Group are expanding their codeshare agreement to provide customers more benefits through enhanced connections and new codeshare destinations.

ITB 2016: Lufthansa Group Announces ‘Substantial Progress’ on B2B Direct Connections

The Lufthansa Group airlines - Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines - on Thursday claimed substantial progress regarding B2B direct connections, while announcing further developments of its distribution strategy on the sidelines of the ITB trade show in Berlin.

Eurowings to Launch Service to Kavala

Eurowings will launch a new flight to Kavala, Greece, from North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, as of April 30.

Lufthansa Appoints Konstantinos Tzevelekos as New GM for Greece & Cyprus

Konstantinos Tzevelekos has been appointed by the Lufthansa Group as its General Manager in Greece & Cyprus, effective as of January 29.

Lufthansa Becomes Launch Customer of Best-selling A320neo, New Era in Commercial Aviation Opened

The Lufthansa Group recently marked a major step in aviation history by taking delivery of the first A320neo, the world’s best-selling and most fuel efficient single aisle aircraft.

Lufthansa: Record Number of Passengers Carried in 2015

In 2015, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group transported 107.7 million people, a new passenger transportation record of the German flag carrier, an announcement said on Wednesday.

Singapore Airlines and Lufthansa Sign Partnership to Cooperate on Key Routes

Singapore Airlines and Lufthansa Group have signed a wide-ranging partnership agreement that will see the two airline groups operating key routes between Singapore and Europe on a joint-venture basis, in addition to significantly expanding codeshare ties and deepening commercial...

GBTA: Travel Managers to Cut Spending with Lufthansa Due to €16 Per GDS Booking Surcharge

Fifty percent of travel managers who include Lufthansa in their travel program as a preferred carrier said they plan to decrease spending with the company once its new “distribution cost charge” (DCC) of 16 euros takes effect, a poll of Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)...

Business Travel Coalition: Travel Industry Rejects Lufthansa Group €16 Surcharge

The Business Travel Coalition has submitted a letter to Lufthansa Group in which it rejects the airline’s plans to implement a 16-euro surcharge on any tickets not purchased through Lufthansa’s website or ticket offices.

SWISS Maximizes Exposure via Amadeus Fare Families Technology

SWISS, Switzerland’s flag carrier, aims through Amadeus Fare Families solution to provide access to its “Light”, “Classic” and “Flex” fares and boost multichannel merchandizing opportunities.

Lufthansa Signs Up to Travelport Rich Content and Branding Solution

Travelport on Tuesday announced that Lufthansa is the latest participant in its Rich Content and Branding solution, an industry-leading merchandising technology for airlines.

ECTAA Files Formal Complaint Against Lufthansa AG on 16-euro GDS Charge

The Group of national travel agents' and tour operators' associations within the EU (ECTAA) on Friday filed a formal complaint with the EU Commission - Directorate General for Mobility & Transport against Lufthansa Group concerning the announced new Distribution Cost Charge (DCC).

New SWISS Fare Options Now Bookable for European Flights

SWISS has announced new fare options for European air travel. The new concept features three Economy Class options alongside the Business Class fare.

Lufthansa’s Decision to Charge for GDS Bookings Sparks Reaction from Amadeus

The Lufthansa Group airlines announced on Tuesday that as of September 1 it will include a 16-euro surcharge - the Distribution Cost Charge (DCC) - for every ticket issued by a booking channel using GDS for flights with Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Swiss.

SWISS Adopts ‘Rule of Two’ for Aircraft Cockpits

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS), a member of the Lufthansa Group, has announced that it will modify its cockpit safety procedures as a precautionary measure.

Lufthansa Group Announces More Flights to Greece this Summer

The airlines of Lufthansa Group this summer will increase their frequencies to and from Greece and include new popular destinations to their flight schedules.