BASF and Lufthansa start In-Service-Evaluation of new water scavenger additive for jet fuel – Kerojet® Aquarius

Lufthansa and BASF start the In-Service-Evaluation of Kerojet® Aquarius – an innovative water scavenger for jet fuels COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — BASF and Lufthansa have successfully started the In-Service-Evaluation (ISE) for BASF’s new water scavenger additive for jet fuel – Kerojet® Aquarius. The ISE marks an important step in the commercialization for… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group airlines report 14.2 million passengers in July 2018; 8.2% increase YoY

Number of passengers up 8,2 percent year-on-year  Capacity utilization decreases slightly by 0.1 percentage points to 86.3 percent Number of passengers of the Network Airlines increased by 9.0% in Munich, 4.5% in Zurich, 4.0% in Vienna and 3.8% in Frankfurt  COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — In July 2018, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed… Read the full press release

Oman Air extends codeshare agreement with Lufthansa

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the National carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, is continuing its expansion across Europe by extending its codeshare agreement with Lufthansa. Under the expanded code share agreement, passengers can now travel on Oman Air flights from Muscat International Airport and connect to Madrid, Brussels, Vienna and… Read the full press release

Lufthansa receives its 11th Airbus A320neo

11th Airbus A320neo is named ‘Heidenheim an der Brenz’ COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa is receiving another brand new A320neo. The aircraft left the Airbus assembly plant in Hamburg-Finkenwerder on Monday evening. Once the final configuration is completed in Berlin-Schönefeld, this Airbus with the registration D-AINK will operate from Frankfurt. It… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Innovation Hub and SAP launch startup innovation challenge to explore the potential of blockchain technology in the aviation industry

The idea contest from the Lufthansa Innovation Hub and SAP.iO Berlin Foundry seeks blockchain-based solutions that make the traveler’s customer experience, processes, supply chains, and maintenance procedures at airlines smoother, safer and more interconnected Ideas can be submitted in three categories until August 31, 2018 Participants can further develop their ideas in exchange with experts… 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

Lufthansa treats space enthusiasts with Alexander Gerst’s LSG Group-developed meal

COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Jul-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Space enthusiasts have something to look forward to! In July and August Lufthansa will be offering its Business Class passengers on long-haul flights departing from Germany the opportunity to experience what life is like in outer space – at least in culinary terms. Passengers will have the… Read the full press release

Lufthansa: AirlineCheckins check-in service now available as an iOS and Android app

AirlineCheckins is available as an iOS and Android app as of now The automatic check-in service for more than 200 airlines around the world is being complemented by new features and services The service is now also available as a B2B solution and can easily be integrated into corporate travel management systems Cologne, Germany, 2018-Jun-08… Read the full press release

Lufthansa’s new First Class Amenity Kit won first place at the Onboard Hospitality Award 2018

COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Not only frequent flyers appreciate it: Lufthansa treats its guests in the premium classes to new, creative cosmetic bags. The new First Class Amenity Kit, which will be on board from the end of May, recently won first place at the Onboard Hospitality Award 2018. 1,000 readers of… Read the full press release

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