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Lufthansa: New Menus for Kids by Chef Alexander Hermann

Lufthansa has introduced its young passengers on long-haul flights to new menus, created by award-winning chef Alexander Herrmann.

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 Names Thessaloniki ‘City of the Month’

Lufthansa has named Thessaloniki “City of the Month” and is inviting travelers to visit the “crossroad of civilizations”.

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 Promotes European Parliament Elections

A few weeks before the European Parliament elections, Lufthansa is actively promoting a higher voter turnout with its slogan “SayYesToEurope”.

TAL Aviation Appointed to Represent SunExpress Airline in Greece

Turkey-based leisure airline SunExpress has signed an agreement with TAL Aviation for its representation in Greece, Bulgaria and Romania.

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.

Airbus to Halt Production of A380 Superjumbo Due to Shrinking Sales

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has decided to end the production of its A380, the world's largest passenger airliner, due to the lack of orders.

AirlineRatings.com Announces World’s Safest Airlines for 2019

Safety and product rating website AirlineRatings.com has released its annual lists of the Top 20 safest airlines and Top 10 safest low-cost airlines for 2019.

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 Announces New Heraklion-Frankfurt Service for Summer 2019

Lufthansa will launch a new direct service connecting the Greek city of Heraklion, Crete, with Frankfurt in Germany, for summer 2019.

Lufthansa to Expand Network to US and Thailand for Summer 2019

Lufthansa has announced that for summer 2019 it will further expand its route network to Austin in the US and Bangkok in Thailand.

Star Alliance Again Takes ‘Best’ Title at Skytrax Awards

Star Alliance was honored with the Best Airline Alliance title for the third year running at the Skytrax World Airline Awards.

Lufthansa: New Thessaloniki-Frankfurt Route in October

Lufthansa in October will launch a direct connection between Thessaloniki in Greece and Frankfurt in Germany with two flights per week.

Star Alliance Shifts Focus to Improve Seamless Travel Experience

Star Alliance’s digital strategy has undertaken a shift from membership growth to improving the seamless travel experience, especially for those customers who fly on multi-carrier journeys.

Athens Airport Ranks Second Globally on AirHelp Score 2018

Athens International Airport ranks second worldwide on AirHelp’s 2018 list of best airports based on quality of service, on-time performance, and claim processing.

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 Offers a Better Night’s Sleep in Business Class

Lufthansa is offering Business Class passengers on select long-haul flights a better night's sleep with its new “Dream Collection” of linen and mattresses.

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.