Lufthansa Supervisory Board creates new Airline Resources & Operations Standards division to improve operational stability and quality of the Lufthansa Group airlines

New Airline Executive Board function Resources & Operations Standards created in order to improve operational stability and quality of the Lufthansa Group airlines COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has laid the foundations for improving the operational stability and quality of the Lufthansa Group airlines. With the… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group opens Lufthansa Innovation Hub branches in Singapore and Shenzhen (China)

Lufthansa Group opens offshoots of its Lufthansa Innovation Hub in Singapore and Shenzhen (China) on July 1, 2018 First non-Asian airline group with a digitization backbone in Asia’s leading innovation centers for travel and mobility  The aim is to build a sustainable bridge to the Asian market with its massive, dynamic culture of innovation COLOGNE,… Read the full press release

Happy 60th Birthday Austrian Airlines!

Austrian Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz “baptizes“ long-haul aircraft CEO Kay Kratky expects about 2,500 guests in the Austrian Technik hangar at Vienna Airport VIENNA, Austrian, 2018-May-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The company “Austrian Airlines Österreichische Luftverkehrs Aktiengesellschaft” was founded on March 31, 1958. Today, on May 15, 2018, the red-white-red flag carrier will celebrate… Read the full press release

Deutsche Lufthansa AG extends Carsten Spohr’s contract as CEO for five more years

Deutsche Lufthansa AG extends Carsten Spohr’s contract as CEO for five more years COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has appointed Carsten Spohr as CEO for five more years. The contract of Spohr, who has been a Member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG… Read the full press release

Lufthansa names Dr. Kay Lindemann as new Head of Corporate International Relations and Government Affairs

Lufthansa names Dr. Kay Lindemann as new Head of Corporate International Relations and Government Affairs   Dr. Kay Lindemann new Head of Corporate International Relations and Government Affairs of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Thomas Kropp, a committed advocate in the interests of the Lufthansa Group is retiring. Carsten Spohr: “Kropp made a… Read the full press release

Lufthansa earns five-star certification from Skytrax

Skytrax awards quality rating for premium service and first-rate comfort Cologne, Germany 2017-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, as the first airline outside Asia, Lufthansa has received five-star certification from British aviation consulting specialist Skytrax. This puts Lufthansa in the select group of now ten airlines that have been given this coveted rating. The… Read the full press release

Paris Air Show: Lufthansa voted the “Best Airline in Europe”

18 million surveyed passengers choose Lufthansa as Europe’s best airline Airlines of the Lufthansa Group win a total of four Skytrax World Airline Awards Cologne, Germany, 2017-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa has been voted the “Best Airline in Europe”. The award was given at the Paris Air Show on 20 June 2017 in Le… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Airways and Lufthansa Group sign code-share and frequent flyer agreement

Cathay Pacific Airways and Lufthansa Group sign code-share and frequent flyer agreement   Cathay Pacific Airways, Lufthansa, Swiss and Austrian Airlines, sign code-share and frequent flyer agreement Shared flights will mean numerous benefits for passengers Connecting flights via Honk Kong to Australia and New Zealand under same flight number in future COLOGNE Germany, 2017-Mar-31 —… Read the full press release

Etihad and Lufthansa unveil details of new commercial partnership

Etihad and Lufthansa unveil details of new commercial partnership   US $100 million global catering agreement MoU with Lufthansa Technik for aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul Codeshare flights between Frankfurt, Munich and Abu Dhabi go on sale from 1 February, with Rio de Janeiro and Bogota to follow Etihad operations to relocate to Lufthansa terminals… Read the full press release

Etihad Airways and Lufthansa German Airlines announce codeshare agreement

Etihad Airways and Lufthansa German Airlines agree on codeshare flights Lufthansa Group to lease 38 aircraft from airberlin for its point-to-point carrier Eurowings and its network carrier Austrian Airlines Frankfurt, Germany, 2016-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates and Lufthansa German Airlines, part of Europe’s largest airline group,… Read the full press release

Deutsche Lufthansa AG takes over 100% of SN Airholding; Brussels Airlines will continue to operate under the umbrella of Eurowings Group

Deutsche Lufthansa AG takes over 100 percent of SN Airholding Brussels Airlines to be fully integrated into the Lufthansa Group as of 2018 and joining the Eurowings Group Attractive home markets Belgium and Brussels and well-established Africa network will further strengthen the Lufthansa and Eurowings Group market position Advantageous cost-structure allowing Brussels Airlines to successfully… Read the full press release

Spectacular start for Munich Airport’s new satellite terminal

MUNICH, GERMANY, 2016-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — A spectacular start for Munich Airport’s new satellite terminal: Suspended from aerial silks 20 meters above the floor of the new facility’s central market square, a group of acrobats performed their own daring and graceful airborne choreography. The dazzling display was witnessed by the 1,900 guests from Germany and… Read the full press release

Lufthansa, Airbus and Pratt & Whitney celebrate the delivery of the world’s first Airbus A320neo

Cologne, Germany, 2016-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa, Airbus and Pratt & Whitney holding a delivery ceremony in Hamburg – First scheduled A320neo flights with better fuel efficiency and more passenger comfort achieved through quieter engines – 40 years of partnership between Lufthansa and Airbus – Lufthansa Technik gains expertise in maintenance of the A320neo… Read the full press release

The Lufthansa Group’s 21st Sustainability Report: EUR 500 million to be invested in innovations by 2020

500 million euros to be invested in innovations by 2020 The passenger fleets of the Lufthansa Group achieve a new fuel efficiency record Lufthansa extends its commitment in the fields of active noise protection and climate research Improved talent management is implemented A new orientation for corporate citizenship MUNICH, 2015-7-21 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

CEOs representing Europe’s five largest airline groups met with EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc to discuss her new EU Aviation Strategy

Airline CEOs meet with EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc to discuss her new EU Aviation Strategy LONDON, 2015-7-16 — /Travel PR News/ — CEOs representing Europe’s five largest airline groups – Air France KLM, easyJet, International Airlines Group, Lufthansa Group and Ryanair – today met with EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc to discuss her new… Read the full press release

Deutsche Lufthansa AG announced 37% increase of its operating profit in 2014 compared to the prior-year result

· Target achieved with EUR 954 million operating profit for the year · EUR 2.8 billion in investments and EUR 30 billion in revenues for 2014 · Strike costs erode EUR 232 million from operating result · Carsten Spohr: “2014 results reconfirm that sticking to uneconomical structures is not an option for our future” ·… Read the full press release

The Lufthansa Group transferred 115 routes from Lufthansa to Germanwings

Cologne, Germany, 2015-1-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Lufthansa Group has made a successful start to the new year with the transfer of the Düsseldorf–Zurich route from Lufthansa to Germanwings today (Thursday, 8 January 2015). One of the biggest structural projects ever undertaken by the company has thus been successfully completed on time. The… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group aims to regain benchmark role and cement its position as first choice for customers, employees, investors and partners

World’s biggest aviation group aims to regain benchmark role and cement its position as first choice for customers, employees, investors and partners Optimized structures, quality and innovations to derive greater benefit from broader market growth New platforms and products planned for intercontinental services and the European market New “Lufthansa Innovation Hub” to be established in… Read the full press release

Deutsche Lufthansa AG and Air China Limited signed MoU to expand the scope of their commercial partnership

Frankfurt, Germany, 2014-7-11 — /Travel PR News/ — During German Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel’s state visit to China, Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, and Mr Song Zhiyong, President and Executive Director of Air China Limited, signed a memorandum of understanding in Beijing to expand the scope of the commercial… Read the full press release