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Lufthansa Resumes Flights to Crete After 10-year Break

Germany's Lufthansa on Saturday resumed direct flights between Munich and Heraklion, Crete, a decade since they were stopped.

Quiet and Environmentally Efficient: First Airbus A350 to be Delivered to Lufthansa in Late 2016

Greater fuel efficiency, lower CO2 emissions and less noise: The first Airbus A350-900s of Lufthansa will land in Munich at the end of 2016.

Lufthansa Cancels its 60 Year Anniversary Celebrations

Lufthansa is canceling the originally planned festivities for the 60th anniversary of the company out of respect for the crash victims of Germanwings flight 4U9525.

No Survivors Expected in Germanwings A320 Crash

Germanwings' Airbus A320 aircraft operating flight 4U 9525 from Barcelona to Düsseldorf and carrying some 150 people crashed Tuesday in a remote section of the French Alps.

Germanwings A320 Goes Down in French Alps

An Airbus A320 airliner operated by German low-cost airline Germanwings has crashed in the French Alps between Barcelonnette and Digne, according to French aviation officials and police.

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.

Lufthansa Upgrades Cabin Design, Services, Offers New ‘Dream’ Destinations

As part of its ongoing efforts based on customer feedback to enhance passengers’ travel experience, Lufthansa announced at this year’s ITB in Berlin last week, the modernization of cabin design, the introduction of new onboard services, an innovative pricing concept and the...

Girl Power: Greek Women Travel Europe Alone

All the more ladies are keen on exploring Europe alone, according to figures released recently by online booking platform TravelPlanet24 on occasion of International Women’s Day on March 8.

New Amadeus Technology Helps Lufthansa Personalize Travel Experience of Corporate Customers

Lufthansa is the first to have selected Amadeus’ patent-pending Altéa Corporate Recognition, a tool which allows the airline to better recognize corporates at the time of booking.

Germanwings Launches Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens

German low-cost carrier Germanwings announced on Wednesday, the launch of direct flights from Dusseldorf to Athens starting in March.

Lufthansa to Offer New Helicopter Service from Munich

Lufthansa customers will be able to reach the ski slopes even faster this winter as a new helicopter service from Munich will commence on 1 January 2015.

Lufthansa Aims to Go Long-Haul with Eurowings

In the footsteps of Asian airline Scoot, Germany’s largest carrier Lufthansa said last week it was planning to expand into long-haul flights with its low-cost subsidiary Eurowings.

Lufthansa Boosts Greece with New Flights, Destinations and Innovative Apps

More flights, new destinations, modern applications, extra comfort and affordable prices make the Lufthansa experience a Greek experience with the airline announcing its new schedule and upgraded services to Greece for the coming summer.

Lufthansa Cuts 2015 Forecast on Global Economic Downturn

Deutsche Lufthansa AG has cut its forecast for operating profit next year as weaker economic growth weighs on ticket prices and competition increases.

Lufthansa Group Flying to 260 Destinations This Winter

The airlines in the Lufthansa Group – Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Germanwings, Lufthansa and Swiss – are again offering customers a dense and high-frequency route network in the upcoming 2014/2015 winter flight timetable, with 18,900 flights a week.

Lufthansa Announces Special Timetable For Pilots’ Strike Days

Lufthansa has announced special timetables for the next two days in response to planned strike action by its Vereinigung Cockpit pilots’ union.

Lufthansa Crew To Take Off In Traditional Folk Costume During Oktoberfest 2014

Once again this year the Munich-based Lufthansa crews will take off in traditional folk costume during Oktoberfest, the famous beer festival and one of the largest in the world.

World Travel Awards 2014: The Acropolis Is Europe’s Leading Tourist Attraction

The Acropolis in Athens won the title of Europe's Leading Tourist Attraction at the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2014 held on 2 August in the Greek capital.

SWISS Signs Long-Term Agreement With Amadeus To Transform The Passenger Experience

Amadeus and Swiss International Air Lines have announced a long-term strategic agreement that will see the airline adopt the core modules of the Amadeus Altéa Suite to enhance its reservation, inventory and departure control processes.

Lufthansa Connecting Greece To The World For 55 Years

This year, Lufthansa German Airlines marks 55 years of successful operations in Greece and celebrated this milestone by continuing to be a bridge between Greece and the world.