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SWISS CFO Roland Busch Moves to Parent Company Lufthansa

SWISS CFO Roland Busch will assume a new position as General Representative and head of Future Finance at parent company Lufthansa.

‘Lufthansa Loves America’ and Launches Travel Contest in Athens

Lufthansa is inviting Athens' residents and visitors to pose in a retro Cadillac, participate in the “Lufthansa loves America!” contest and win tickets to North America.

Lufthansa Business Lounge at Athens Airport Gets Makeover

As part of its development strategy and demonstrating the important role of the Greek market, Lufthansa announced the renovation of its business lounge at Athens International Airport.

Lufthansa Unveils New A350-900 Aircraft

Lufthansa recently unveiled its new A350-900 aircraft to the public at a special ceremony in the Lufthansa Technik Hangar in Munich.

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines Prepare for Free Internet On Board

Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines have announced free Internet connection services for short haul and mid-range flights during a three-month test phase.

Qantas Yet Again Voted World’s Safest Airline for 2017

Australian carrier Qantas has been voted the safest airline for 2017 thanks to its fatality-free record as announced by AirlineRatings.com.

Lufthansa Pilot Strike Extended, Hundreds of Flights Cancelled

German airline Lufthansa has announced the cancellation of 912 flights scheduled for Thursday, as the Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) union has extended its strike action by another 24 hours.

Lufthansa Cancels 876 Flights on November 23 Due to Pilots’ Strike

German airline Lufthansa announced that it has cancelled 876 of its flights scheduled for Wednesday ahead of a planned 24-hour strike by the carrier's pilots.

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 Says Goodbye to Boeing 737 Fleet

Lufthansa has officially retired its fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft after 48 years. The last commercial flight of the carrier’s plane, a 737-300 with registration D-ABEF, landed at Frankfurt Airport on October 29, with 131 passengers on board.

Lufthansa Group to Serve New Holiday Destinations Over 2016/2017 Winter

The airlines of the Lufthansa Group will offer its customers 19,838 flights each week around the world in the forthcoming 2016/2017 winter flight timetable.

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.

Lufthansa is First European Airline to Offer TSA PreCheck

Lufthansa recently became the first European airline to join the expedited-screening program - TSA PreCheck - for travelers at U.S. airports.

Lufthansa Group Flies Athletes, Sports Equipment to Rio 2016 Olympics

Lufthansa, the official airline of the German Olympic team and co-partner of the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB), flew the German team to the Summer Olympics in Rio the Janeiro on August 1.

Lufthansa to Launch Broadband Internet on Short- and Medium-haul Flights

This October, the first Lufthansa short- and medium-haul aircraft will take off with broadband internet on board.

Lufthansa Takes All on a Virtual Flight at Posidonia 2016

German carrier Lufthansa recently gave "passengers" in Athens the possibility to take a unique journey, right from the Posidonia 2016 shipping exhibition that took place at the Athens Metropolitan Expo in early June.

Posidonia 2016: Aktina and Lufthansa Invite Shipping Expo Guests on a Culinary Journey

On Thursday, June 9, Aktina Travel Group and Lufthansa will hold their second culinary event "Taste Trips" at the Posidonia 2016 shipping exhibition at the Athens Metropolitan Expo.

Lufthansa: Verdi Strike on Wednesday to Affect Tens of Thousands of Travelers

German airline Lufthansa on Monday said that there will be cancellations, disruptions and delays of flights on Wednesday, April 27, to and from Germany’s six airports due to strike action by ground staff.

Summer 2016: Lufthansa Group Member Airlines Offer 200 Weekly Flights from Greece

This summer, the Lufthansa Group Airlines will operate some 200 flights per week from Greece, it was announced on Monday during a press conference in Athens.

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.