Lufthansa Group launches Economy “Light” fare for passengers only travelling with carry-on luggage

New fare with carry-on luggage bookable as of summer 2018 Add one piece of luggage or request a seat reservation on an individual basis  Successful test phase on routes between Scandinavia and North America COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — As of summer 2018, Lufthansa Group passengers will be able to book a… Read the full press release

Lufthansa enhances sleeping comfort in Business Class with new Dream Collection

Passengers on selected long-haul flights lasting ten and a half or more hours can now relax even more with the new “Dream Collection„  Cologne, Germany, 2018-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — From now on, Lufthansa Business Class passengers on long-haul flights to and from South Africa, Latin and South America and the West Coast of the… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines strengthens partnership with the Lufthansa Group and enhances its HighFlyer programme

Lufthansa and SWISS will be the first partner airlines to participate in the Singapore Airlines HighFlyer Programme SINGAPORE, 2018-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — With effect from 2 April 2018, businesses that are members of the Singapore Airlines HighFlyer programme in Singapore and Australia can earn HighFlyer points when flying on Lufthansa and SWISS operated flights… Read the full press release

Lufthansa to offer “A la carte dining” meals to Economy and Premium Economy Class passengers on its intercontinental flights

Lufthansa to offer “A la carte dining” meals to Economy and Premium Economy Class passengers on its intercontinental flights In the future, seven selected menus can be ordered on long-haul flights for an extra charge COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — From summer 2018 Lufthansa Economy and Premium Economy Class passengers will be… 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

Munich Airport and Lufthansa rollout humanoid robot Josie Pepper to welcome travelers in Terminal 2

Munich Airport and Lufthansa rollout humanoid robot Josie Pepper to welcome travelers in Terminal 2   COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — She is 120 centimeters tall, with sparkling, round eyes and a pleasant voice: Starting today, “Josie Pepper” the robot will be answering questions for passengers in Terminal 2. Whether they need directions… Read the full press release

Star Alliance enhances its digital and mobile services with the launch of Digital Services Platform

Lufthansa and United first two carriers using platform to enhance customer experience STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2018-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Star Alliance has launched a Digital Services Platform (DSP) as a first step to an overall enhancement of digital and mobile services offered to customers travelling across the 28 airline member Star Alliance network. The platform… Read the full press release

Lufthansa welcomes its seventh A350-900 to Munich

Lufthansa welcomes its seventh A350-900 to Munich   A350 maiden flights from Munich to Seoul, New York, Chicago, Denver, Singapore and Vancouver German Design Award for the Economy Class COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa has welcomed its seventh A350-900, a plane with the registration D-AIXG, to Munich. On February 1, after… Read the full press release

Lufthansa customers to benefit from new automatic check-in procedure

Lufthansa customers to benefit from new automatic check-in procedure   COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa customers will now automatically receive their boarding pass directly to their smartphone 23 hours before departure – without having to check-in themselves. Lufthansa passengers will now be able to start their journey feeling more relaxed: From now… Read the full press release

Lufthansa to make long waits before take-off a thing of the past

Significant time savings before flights to Düsseldorf, Berlin/Tegel, Frankfurt and Hamburg  COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa will be offering a special long-term service on flights from Munich to Düsseldorf, Berlin/Tegel, Frankfurt and Hamburg, which will make long waits before take-off a thing of the past. On weekdays between 6 and 8:30 a.m…. Read the full press release

Lufthansa and Munich Airport welcomed 30.6 million passengers to Terminal 2 in 2017

For the first time: 30 million passengers in Terminal 2 COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Last year, Lufthansa and Munich Airport welcomed over 30 million passengers to Terminal 2. To be more precise, 30.6 million passengers used the terminal for their travel needs in 2017, an increase of 10.6 percent compared to… Read the full press release

Lufthansa enhances lounge guests experience with LoungeNet Interactive portal

LoungeNet: Interactive portal for mobile devices Yoga@Lounge: Digital Yoga Exercises Print@Lounge: Print option in the lounges Spa@Lounge: Spa service in the Senator- and First-Class-Lounge in Frankfurt Cologne, Germany, 2018-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — With a large number of new and improved service offerings, Lufthansa wants to make the stay in the lounges as pleasant and… Read the full press release

Lufthansa expands operations in Munich

Airbus A380 from 25 March 2018 To Singapore on the Airbus A350  Lodz, Katowice and Funchal now also from Munich  Cologne, Germany, 2017-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The summer brings many changes for Lufthansa in Munich. The biggest event will be on March 25, at the very beginning of the new flight schedule period –… Read the full press release

Lufthansa inaugurates flights between Frankfurt and Kuusamo (Finland)

The day before Christmas Eve, Santa Claus started his journey on Lufthansa’s inaugural flight from Kuusamo (Finland)  Kuusamo is the airline’s third winter destination in the Finnish Lapland region Cologne, Germany, 2017-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Every year people all around the world are awaiting a visit from Santa Claus. This year, instead of taking… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group airlines to base Miles & More award miles on the price of the flight beginning in March 2018

Going forward, the assignment of award miles will be based on the price of the flight Bonus award miles for status members doubled at Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines, among others No change to status miles and privileges Cologne, Germany, 2017-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The airlines of Lufthansa Group are changing how award… 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

Lufthansa unveils the concept for its brand-new Business Class

Lufthansa unveils the concept for its brand-new Business Class   The new Business Class will be employed for the first time in the Boeing 777-9 As of 2020, Lufthansa customers will enjoy even more privacy and innovative features for the best possible sleep up above the clouds Depending on their personal needs, customers can choose… Read the full press release

Lufthansa to donate one euro for each purchase on board to help alliance project

From now on, Lufthansa passengers can do good, not only for themselves, but also for others by purchasing good on board. COLOGNE, Germany, 2017-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — From 1 November to 28 February 2018, Lufthansa will donate one euro for each purchase on board to the project “Patenschaftskreis Indien/India Sponsorship Circle” of the… Read the full press release

Lufthansa opens sales for its summer season 2018

Santorini, Menorca, Glasgow and Chișinău all new from Frankfurt Funchal on Madeira now also from Munich  Available for booking with immediate effect for your next summer vacation COLOGNE, Germany, 2017-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Lufthansa tourist flight program for the coming summer season 2018 is now taking bookings, with the new program for… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group airlines to offer flights to 288 destinations in 106 countries this winter

This winter the Lufthansa Group airlines will be offering flights to 288 destinations in 106 countries COLOGNE, Germany, 2017-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The airlines of the Lufthansa Group—Lufthansa, Swiss International Air Lines, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Eurowings—will become even more attractive in the winter season 2017/18. Passengers can continue to enjoy the… Read the full press release

Lufthansa unveils new episode of “A Home Unknown” campaign with German star actress Emilia Schüle

Lufthansa unveils new episode of “A Home Unknown” campaign with German star actress Emilia Schüle   Third installment of Lufthansa’s #inspiredby Heimweh campaign accompanies Emilia Schüle to Russia The Berlin-based actress discovers the land in which she was born for the first time An emotional and introspective journey in search of identity and home Cologne,… Read the full press release

Lufthansa adds Frankfurt – San José connection in its summer 2018 flight schedule

First time the Central American destination is offered Interested guests set their sights on eco-tourism Cologne, Germany, 2017-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Good news for all fans of Central America: Lufthansa will include the Frankfurt – San José connection in their summer 2018 flight schedule. From 29 March 2018, a non-stop Lufthansa flight will… Read the full press release

Lufthansa will reinstate the connection from Munich to Singapore in 2018

Initial flight on 27 March 2018 Fly non-stop with the world’s most state-of-the-art aircraft to the Southeast Asian metropolis from EUR 599 Cologne, Germany, 2017-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — At the start of the upcoming summer flight plan, Lufthansa will reinstate the connection from Munich to Singapore. The A350-900 will take off five times a… 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

Lufthansa will welcome five A380s to its Munich Hub in March 2018

First A380 flights to Los Angeles, Beijing and Hong Kong on the last Sunday in March Flights are now available to book Cologne, Germany, 2017-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — From 25 March 2018, Lufthansa will welcome five A380s to its Munich Hub. The flights to Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Beijing can now be booked…. Read the full press release

Lufthansa Launches Into the Winter Season With Six New European Destinations from Frankfurt

Kuusamo, Cluj and Timişoara from Frankfurt added to the programme Summer destinations Reykjavik, Palermo and Santiago de Compostela will be continued from Frankfurt for the first time this winter All destinations for the coming winter are bookable effective immediately COLOGNE Germany, 2017-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa will today (06.06.2017) launch into the winter… Read the full press release

Lufthansa and Tirana International Airport Celebrate 10 Years of Service With Anniversary Flight

TIRANA, Albania, 2017-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, on May 4th 2017, Lufthansa is celebrating its ten year anniversary of continuous flight service between Germany and Albania. Ten years ago, in May 2007, Lufthansa started its regular, non-stop service from its hub in Munich to Tirana. Today, the connection links the Albanian capital with… Read the full press release

Oman Air announces new partnership agreement with Lufthansa

Oman Air announces new partnership agreement with Lufthansa   MUSCAT, Oman, 2017-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national airline for the Sultanate of Oman, is continuing its expansion across Europe and North America by signing a new partnership agreement with Lufthansa. Under the new agreement starting 26th March 2017, guests on Oman… Read the full press release

Munich Airport’s Terminal 2 honored as the world’s number one terminal

MUNICH, Germany, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Munich Airport and Lufthansa can bask in the glory of a highly coveted accolade: At the 2017 World Airports Award, announced by the London-based Skytrax Institute, Munich Airport’s Terminal 2 was honored as the world’s number one terminal. The rankings are based on a survey of 14… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Beats Previous Year’s Passenger Volume for the month of February

Group Airlines welcomed around 7.8 million passengers on board Seat load factor of 75.0% is a 2.7-percentage-point improvement from February 2016 COLOGNE Germany, 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The airlines of the Lufthansa Group transported some 7.8 million passengers in February, 12.4% more than in the same period last year. Total capacity for the… Read the full press release