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

Deutsche Lufthansa AG to hire more than 8,000 new employees in 2018

Largest growth in cabin crew with 4,000 new employees 250 apprentices to start at the Lufthansa Group Cologne, Germany, 2018-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — In 2018, Deutsche Lufthansa AG will hire more than 8,000 new employees. The majority of them will be flight attendants who will work for various Lufthansa Group airlines in 2018. Lufthansa, Germany’s… 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

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

Deutsche Lufthansa AG announces appointment of Ulrik Svensson as Chief Financial Officer

Current CEO of Swedish Melker Schörling AB to succeed Simone Menne COLOGNE, GERMANY, 2016-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Ulrik Svensson has been appointed to the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG to serve as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. He will assume his new duties on 1 January 2017, with a contract of employment valid… 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

Steigenberger Hotel Group launches “extra miles campaign” as a partner of the award programme operated by Deutsche Lufthansa AG.

Frankfurt am Main, 2014-10-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Miles & More participants now have the opportunity to give their account a real boost by making a booking at a selected Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts. On 27 October 2014 at 10:00 am, the Steigenberger Hotel Group will launch an “extra miles campaign” in its capacity… 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

Lufthansa Group accelerates fleet modernization by taking delivery of 23 new aircraft

Cologne, Germany, 2014-2-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — Last Friday, February 7, 2014, Lufthansa’s tenth Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental landed at Frankfurt Airport. The “dash-8” is just one of seven brand-new airliners that will be joining the Group in February and March. Over the next few weeks, these ultra-modern jets will be arriving like pearls on a necklace at Frankfurt:… Read the full press release

Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa AG Christoph Franz to step down as of 31 May 2014

2013-09-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Christoph Franz, Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, has told Wolfgang Mayrhuber, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, that he will not be available to renew his contract when it expires on 31 May 2014. “After a total of nearly 15 years in the Lufthansa Group, this was… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group increased its operating result by EUR 233M in the first half of 2013

Operating result for first half-year 2013 up by EUR 233m after adjusting for restructuring costs and one-off effects Reported operating result falls to a good EUR 72m (previous year: EUR 235m) Forecast for the full year 2013 unchanged: revenue growth; operating profit up on reported earnings for last year Simone Menne: “The restructuring of the… Read the full press release

Deutsche Lufthansa AG Chairman Christoph Franz visited HelpAlliance project iThemba School Capricorn in South Africa

2013-07-04 — /travelprnews.com/ — Education is a human right. The cultural identity of the individual and the society is based upon it. As a result, education is a prerequisite for a sustainable human development and a peaceful coexistence. However, over the years the black population of South Africa has been denied access to education facilities and… Read the full press release