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World Cup 2014: Lufthansa Becomes “Fanhansa”

A total of eight aircraft in the Lufthansa fleet will swap their well-known lettering for the new "Fanhansa" logo, wanting to offer the best World Cup atmosphere and pure football fever this summer.

Lufthansa Set Fuel-Efficiency Record In 2013

Lufthansa set a new company record for fuel-efficiency as last year the group’s passenger airlines beat the four-liter mark and achieved an average fuel consumption of 3.91 liters per passenger per 100km flown.

Lufthansa: Bookings For Premium Economy Class Begin In May

The new Premium Economy Class of Lufthansa can be booked from May onwards and will be available from November 2014, initially on the Boeing 747-8, an announcement read. The new seats will gradually be fitted on the entire long-haul fleet within twelve months.

Lufthansa, Germanwings Fly To 235 Destinations This Summer

Lufthansa and Germanwings are expanding capacity by five percent for the summer of 2014.

The Muppets Take Over Lufthansa

Lufthansa is embarking on the next round of its partnership with Disney following the film "Planes," this time with Miss Piggy and her sweetheart Kermit appearing in the in-flight entertainment program in time for the German premiere of "Muppets Most Wanted" on 1 May.

Lufthansa Sets Punctuality Record In 2013

In 2013, Lufthansa recorded the best figures for punctuality in the company’s history, the airline said in an announcement.

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines Partner With Amadeus To Boost Merchandising Offer To Travelers

Lufthansa and Amadeus announced a new agreement that will see the airline sell advance seat reservation as an ancillary product in the travel agency channel using Amadeus Airline Ancillary Services.

Lufthansa To Launch Four New Routes For Summer 2014

This year, German flag carrier Lufthansa is set to further expand its service to America and increase its dense European network with the addition of daily flights to Valencia.

Lufthansa Spreads Christmas Cheer To All Passengers

Passengers can look forward to such treats as festive teddy bears, chocolate Santa Clauses and roast goose in December.

Lufthansa, Germanwings Fly To More Destinations This Winter

In combination with Germanwings, this winter Lufthansa is offering 12,162 weekly flights to 211 destinations in 81 countries.

Lufthansa And Greece On The Path Of Steady Growth

Germany’s Lufthansa has recorded steady passenger growth from Greece to Europe and the United States and vice versa, according to Jens Bischof, responsible for sales at Lufthansa’s passenger airline.
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Lufthansa Crew Takes Off In Traditional Bavarian Dress During Oktoberfest

During the days of this year's Oktoberfest beer festival (21 September-6 October) Lufthansa’s cabin crew will sport traditional Bavarian costumes on flights from Munich.
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Lufthansa Receives International Five Star Diamond Award

German flag carrier Lufthansa recently received the coveted International Five Star Diamond Award from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences (AAHS).
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Travel Industry “Oscar” Winners Announced At World Travel Awards 2013

The world tourism industry’s elite, including senior executives of leading travel companies, government ministers and top tourism decision-makers, attended the World Travel Awards 2013 Europe ceremony, held recently in Antalya, Turkey.
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Family Comes First For Lufthansa This Summer

With the summer travel season in full swing, Lufthansa is once again bolstering its services for the entire family with unique “Family Check-in Areas” at Frankfurt and Munich Airports, enhanced onboard children’s meals, snacks and games, as well as mementos that even the youngest...
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Lufthansa App Now Also For Windows Phone 8

Lufthansa has expanded its mobile services with a smartphone application for users of Windows Phone 8.
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Lufthansa Receives Award For First Class Lounges

German flag carrier Lufthansa was honored with the "Best First Class Airline Lounge" award, presented by SKYTRAX at the recent 2013 World Airline Awards hosted at the Paris Air Show.
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Athens To Welcome Lufthansa’s New 747-8 Aircraft

Οn 18 June 2013, Lufthansa’s new B747-8 will enter the Greek skies for the first time under Lufthansa livery.
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Star Alliance To Move To Heathrow Terminal 2 In June 2014

Today, 4 June 2013, the countdown to the opening of the new Terminal 2 at London Heathrow Airport begins.
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Lufthansa To Launch A380 Service To Shanghai

Lufthansa recently announced it will fly five times a week on a daily Frankfurt–Shanghai service with an A380 as of 26 September.