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

Earn miles while asleep in a hotel bed now made possible through Lufthansa and Booking.com partnership

Lufthansa customers can now earn miles when they book a place to stay via LH.com as part of the Lufthansa Group’s partnership with Booking.com FRANKFURT, Germany, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — It has never been so easy to earn miles: while you are peacefully asleep in a hotel bed, your Miles account balance increases… Read the full press release

Lufthansa to welcome its second A350-900 in Munich

Transfer from Toulouse on Friday 24 February 2017 First flight to Boston on 14 March 2017 FRANKFURT, Germany, 2017-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The world’s most advanced long-haul aircraft doubles in number: Following the first A350-900 flight from Munich to Delhi two weeks ago, the second aircraft is already being welcomed in. This Friday,… Read the full press release

Lufthansa promoted Premium Economy Class in Frankfurt through VR glasses

FRANKFURT, Germany, 2017-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Afternoon at a gate at Frankfurt’s Terminal 1. Put on your VR glasses and off you go: take a look at your surroundings from the comfort of your very own seat in Premium Economy Class and see how much space you have around you. The virtual experience… 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

Lufthansa Group’s help alliance and Kiron Open Higher Education open study center for refugees in Berlin

A meeting place and study center for refugee students Lufthansa help students achieve social and cultural integration Cologne, Germany, 2017-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Education is one of the key factors for the successful and long-term integration of people of non-German origin. This is why help alliance, the relief organization of the Lufthansa Group,… Read the full press release

Opportunity for women to apply for a career day with Lufthansa as part of Monster.de and Twentieth Century Fox campaign

Campaign in the context of the #nolimitsforwomen week by Monster and Twentieth Century Fox Winners will be drawn on Monster.de starting 23 January 2017 Diversity is a high priority at Lufthansa Cologne, Germany, 2017-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — In the context of a campaign by employment website Monster.de and film distributor Twentieth Century Fox,… Read the full press release

Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines to offer internet access on shorter journeys

Internet access also on inner-European routes Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines starting next phase of testing to include free service to passengers Product launch in the first quarter, initially on 10 Airbus aircraft from the A320 family Three service packages available in future, priced at EUR 3, EUR 7 and EUR 12. Frankfurt/Main, 2017-Jan-11 — /Travel… Read the full press release

Lufthansa switches to e-journals for its reading selection for passengers

More than 250 digital magazines and newspapers Lufthansa provides e-journals in 18 languages Frankfurt, Germany, 2016-Dec-29 — /Travel PR News/ — A huge selection of magazines and newspapers, available at any time and never out of print – Lufthansa is switching over to e-journals for its reading selection for passengers. Whether it’s sport, news or cars,… Read the full press release

Lufthansa to retire its Boeing 737 fleet service after 48 years

An almost 50-year era comes to an end Lufthansa played a key role in the development of the B737 A standard continental fleet with Airbus A320 family in future FRANKFURT, Germany, 2016-Nov-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, 31 October, Lufthansa is saying goodbye to its Boeing 737 fleet after 48 years.  This marks the… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Technik, Lufthansa Cargo, Rolls-Royce: successful cargo test for the entry into service of the Airbus A350 at Lufthansa

Frankfurt, Germany, 2016-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa Technik AG, together with Lufthansa Cargo, has reached another important milestone in its preparations for the entry into service of the Airbus A350 at Lufthansa. In a test carried out under real-life conditions at Frankfurt airport, a Trent XWB aircraft engine provided by Rolls-Royce was loaded into… Read the full press release

Lufthansa pilots now only use eFF (Electronic Flight Folder) application for the entire briefing and flight documentation

Will the revolutionary technology work in practice? A large-scale test should provide proof Frankfurt, Germany, 2016-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — On 1 August, the LH634 took off from Frankfurt on its way to Kuwait as the first Lufthansa flight without a paper briefing package. For the first time, the pilots are using only the… Read the full press release

Lufthansa celebrates its 60th anniversary of scheduled service to Brazil with Help Alliance aid initiatives

Reigning beach volleyball Olympic champions Julius Brink and Jonas Reckermann visit Lufthansa Help Alliance project COLOGNE, GERMANY, 2016-Aug-18 — /Travel PR News/ — On 15 August, at the start of the second week of the Olympic Games, Lufthansa celebrates its 60th anniversary of scheduled service to Brazil. In 1956, a Lockheed Super Star with 48 first-class… Read the full press release

Lufthansa expands selection of audiobooks on all long-haul flights

  Audible and Lufthansa are offering passengers a selection of 60 audio book titles every six months Cologne, Germany, 2016-Aug-04 — /Travel PR News/ — From now on, Lufthansa passengers on all long-haul flights can choose from an even wider and up-to-date selection of audiobooks. 60 titles to suit all tastes are now available on the… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Airbus A340 with special FC Bayern Munich deco to fly the German team to USA for “FCB Audi Summer Tour 2016”

COLOGNE, GERMANY, 2016-Jul-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The FC Bayern Munich will depart on a Lufthansa Airbus A340 on 25 July for an eleven-day USA trip on the “FCB Audi Summer Tour 2016”. To mark the occasion, the long-haul aircraft with the registration D-AIHK has been covered in a special FC Bayern Munich design…. Read the full press release