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“New Germanwings” On Faster Approach Path

The “new Germanwings” is evolving faster than planned as its new “Best” and “Smart” fares for flights from early July are available for booking at travel agencies as of today, 12 April 2013.
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Lufthansa Increases Flights To Athens, Launches 2013 Summer Schedule

Lufthansa will now fly directly to Athens six times per day from its main hubs Frankfurt and Munich, according to an announcement. The airline also launched its summer schedule.
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Lufthansa Presents North American Route Network

Lufthansa recently briefed Greek travel agents on the Group’s extensive network of products and services in North America at a special event held at the Hard Rock Café in Athens.
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Lufthansa Updates Apps And Mobile Website For Smartphones

Lufthansa has revamped its mobile portal mobile.lufthansa.com, which is designed specially for smartphone users. It has also updated the corresponding apps and added a number of new, practical functions.
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Lufthansa Launches Valentines Campaign At Athens Airport

Love is in the air and so is Lufthansa's new promotional campaign “I love lufthansa.com, I love Valentine’s day,” that will take place 4-14 February 2013 at Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos!
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Lufthansa First Class Gets Five Stars By Skytrax

German airlines Lufthansa was recently honored with a 5-Star ranking for its First Class product and service package, according to the latest Skytrax Star Ranking review.

Lufthansa Announces New General Manager For Greece

Lufthansa last month appointed Harro-Julius Petersen (center) as the airline's new general manager for Greece and Cyprus.

AIA Awards Airlines

Athens International Airport (AIA) recently awarded airlines that recorded the highest passenger development in 2010, during the 11th Airline Marketing Workshop.

Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines Tie-Up

The European Commission recently granted regulatory approval for the tie-up of Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines.

Aegean Airlines to Join Star Alliance

Star Alliance recently accepted Greece's Aegean Airlines as a future member carrier, according to an official announcement at a press conference held in Athens.

Aegean Airlines Receives First of Ten New Airbus

Aegean Airlines received the first of ten new Airbus A320/1's recently ordered by the airline to replace the six Boeing 737-300/400's, which are in the process of being withdrawn. The airline—whose total investment is some one billion euros—aims to acquire 25 new aircraft in...

Lufthansa Passengers Donate Miles

A year after Lufthansa launched the program "Miles to help," the airline's passengers have already donated some 70 million award miles to a good cause. Members of Lufthansa's "Miles & More" frequent flyer program have the option to donate the miles they have collected to...

Star Alliance Plants Olive Trees in Ancient Olympia

Star Alliance recently took an initiative to plant some 3,000 Greek olive trees in the prefecture of Ancient Olympia. Representatives of nine of the 17 members of the Star Alliance network - Austrian Airlines, Air New Zealand, ANA-All Nippon Airways, bmi (British Midland...

Egypt Air and Lufthansa Unite With Code-Share Agreement

Lufthansa and Egypt Air recently signed a code-share contract in a move to cooperate more closely in the future. Chairman and CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa, Wolfgang Mayrhuber, and chairman of Egypt Air, Eng. Atef Abd El Hamid, signed the contract that marked the start of the partnership.

Biggest Airlines Worst Offenders

The Association of European Airlines (AEA) publishes its report every quarter, and produces an annual figure at the end of each calendar year. The reports include not just baggage handling performance of its member airlines, but also their performance in other areas.

Lufthansa Awards Goldair Handling

Lufthansa German Airlines last month awarded Goldair Handling as being the best provider of third party services within the worldwide Lufthansa network. Prizes where given in the categories ground handling, on board services, third party services and internal projects for the...

Lufthansa Welcomes New General Manager

Paulo Yoshikawa is Lufthansa's new general manager for Greece and Cyprus. The Japanese-Brazilian national began his career with Lufthansa in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 1975 and has been with the German carrier ever since. Before coming to Athens, Mr. Yoshikawa was based in Madrid,...

Aegean Airlines Purchases Three More Airbus A320s

Aegean Airlines, a fast-growing Greek airline, ordered three more A320 aircraft. According to an agreement signed in December 2005, the airline has committed to 14 A320s, including three A320s leased from ILFC and holds a further nine options. Deliveries are scheduled between...

European Single Sky Program Ratified

In a landmark occasion for European air transport, the contract for the definition phase for the Single European Sky Implementation Program was ratified on November 17 by 29 partners in the Air Traffic Alliance, the vice president of the European Commission and the director...

Aegean Picks Up Yet Another Quality Award

The European Regions Airline Association last month presented Greece's Aegean Airlines the Silver Award Airline of the Year 2004/5. Aegean Airlines' general manager, Dimitris Gerogiannis, accepted the award during a prestigious ceremony held in conjunction with the...