Lufthansa Launches Allegris Service with A350-900, Expands Routes to Vancouver, Toronto, and More

A350-900 with 268 passengers on the way from Munich to Vancouver Further destinations in late summer: Shanghai and San Francisco From summer: Allegris flights can be booked for the winter timetable (IN SHORT) Lufthansa has inaugurated its Allegris service onboard the A350-900 aircraft, accommodating 268 passengers and 18 crew members on its maiden flight from… Read the full press release

Munich Airport Sees Surge in Air Travel Demand, Expanding Routes to Asia in 2024

(IN SHORT) Munich Airport is experiencing a significant rise in air travel demand, evident from the increased number of aircraft movements in its 2024 summer flight schedule. Starting on March 31, nine airlines are planning to operate 107 weekly flights to 14 destinations across East and South Asia, reflecting the growing interest in these regions…. Read the full press release

Munich Airport’s Winter Flight Schedule Expands with New Destinations and Enhanced Services

MUNICH, Germany, 2023-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The new winter flight schedule at Munich Airport will begin at the same time as the clock change and last from Sunday, October 29, 2023 to Saturday, March 30, 2024. During this period, passengers will be able to choose between 43 long-haul and 116 medium-haul destinations, as… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Unveils Upgraded Cabin Interior for Short- and Medium-Haul Routes, Enhancing Comfort and Convenience

Four makes eight: Large overhead compartments hold up to twice as many suitcases For the first time on short-haul routes: holder for tablets and smartphones at every seat More legroom with new ergonomic seats  Cologne, Germany, 2023-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa guests will experience a new cabin interior on short- and medium-haul routes… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Announces New Nonstop Service from Raleigh-Durham to Frankfurt in 2024

Cologne, Germany, 2023-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa will begin nonstop service to Frankfurt in 2024, giving Triangle-area travelers easy access to Germany and beyond with streamlined connections to Europe, the Middle East, India, Africa and more. “This is an exciting day at RDU as we welcome Lufthansa to the Raleigh-Durham market,” said Michael… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Launches First Direct Air Link Between Northern Ireland and Germany from Belfast City Airport

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2023-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa’s new service to Frankfurt has taken off from Belfast City Airport, marking the first time the German flag carrier has operated in Northern Ireland. The service, which is the only direct air link between Northern Ireland and Germany, will operate up to four times a… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Cargo’s Dorothea von Boxberg to take over as CEO of Brussels Airlines

Cologne, Germany, 2023-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Dorothea von Boxberg is set to become the new CEO of Brussels Airlines. Subject to the pending resolution by the Board of Directors of SN Airholding, Dorothea von Boxberg, who is currently Chairperson of the Executive Board of Lufthansa Cargo AG, will take over in Belgium as… Read the full press release

Lufthansa brings back Airbus A380 for premium flights to the US from Munich

Significant expansion of premium services from Munich Reactivation due to strong demand Tickets bookable from March 23, 2023 Cologne, Germany, 2023-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — From June 1, Lufthansa will resume its regular flight operations with the popular Airbus A380 after a three-year interruption. Daily flights from Munich to Boston will be operated by… Read the full press release

Munich Airport to welcome new airline and routes for summer 2023 schedule, including Lufthansa’s Osaka and Mexico City flights

China opens up for flights from Germany again Lufthansa flying to additional destinations from Munich ANA is back and Fly One comes to Munich for first time MUNICH, Germany, 2023-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The summer flight schedule will begin on Sunday, March 26, 2023, and end on Saturday, October 28. Munich Airport is… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Takes First Class to New Heights with Private “Suite Plus” Cabins

Double suite in First and Business Seven different choices in the new Business Class “Allegris” product generation: new seats and new travel experience in all classes on long-haul routes CEO Lufthansa Airlines Jens Ritter: “Every guest has their own understanding of premium, which is why we focus on maximum individuality and exclusivity.” Cologne, Germany, 2023-Mar-01… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group Launches World’s First “Green Fares” for Sustainable Flying

With one click: More climate-friendly flying by using Sustainable Aviation Fuels and contributing to high-quality climate protection projects New fare available from February 15, 2023 for flights throughout Europe and North Africa Successful test run shows growing interest in sustainable travel Cologne, Germany, 2023-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Lufthansa Group is further expanding… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Expands Dreamliner Routes to US and Canada for Summer Travel

Cologne, Germany, 2023-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Great news for “Dreamliner” fans traveling to the US and Canada this summer! Lufthansa’s newest aircraft, the Boeing 787-9, is heading to further North American destinations starting with the summer flight schedule as of 26 March. The Dreamliner will fly six times a week from Frankfurt to… Read the full press release

Lufthansa introduces pre-order option for fresh onboard meals starting Feb 2023

From February, passengers will be able to pre-order fresh meals for European flights of 60 minutes or more Cologne, Germany, 2023-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Caesar chicken salad or sweet potato sandwich? Or would you prefer lemon cheesecake? Delicious snacks and best of all, Lufthansa passengers can pre-order delicious meals like these starting in… Read the full press release

Lufthansa and Munich Airport Sign Letter of Intent to Strengthen Sustainable Partnership and Expand Intermodal Transport Hub

MUNICH, Germany, 2023-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Flughafen München GmbH (FMG) and Lufthansa are reaffirming and strengthening their successful strategic partnership. The two companies are now signing a letter of intent (LOI) to intensify and continue the sustainable development of Munich Airport. In the LOI, both parties commit to a shared sustainability strategy, to… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Looks to Expand with Minority Stake in Italian Carrier ITA Airways

Cologne, Germany, 2023-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Lufthansa AG is aiming to acquire a stake in the Italian national carrier ITA Airways (Italia Trasporto Aereo S.p.A.). The plan is to agree on the initial acquisition of a minority stake as well as on options to purchase the remaining shares at a later date…. Read the full press release

Lufthansa Technik and BASF Develop Revolutionary AeroSHARK Film for Reduced Drag and CO2 Emissions on Commercial Aircraft

Innovative AeroSHARK surface technology from Lufthansa Technik and BASF improves fuel efficiency and reduces CO₂ emissions First Boeing 777 with sustainability technology already in scheduled service, 22 more to receive sharkskin foil Lufthansa Group drives innovation for more sustainable aviation Cologne, Germany, 2023-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Following nature’s example, Lufthansa Technik and BASF… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes Lufthansa’s new service to Frankfurt, Germany from April 2023

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Germany’s flag carrier airline, Lufthansa, has announced it will commence operations at Belfast City Airport. The airline, which is one of Europe’s largest, is entering the Northern Irish market for the first time and will operate flights from Belfast City Airport to Frankfurt, Germany, from 23rd April… Read the full press release

London City Airport launches ski and Christmas routes to Chambéry and Salzburg

London City Airport (LCY) launches ski and Christmas routes to Chambéry and Salzburg this December, providing even more choice for passengers this winter Complements existing British Airways (BA) CityFlyer/ SWISS services to Zurich and Geneva, plus BA CityFlyer/ Lufthansa services to Frankfurt and BA CityFlyer services to Prague, Berlin, Dusseldorf LCY’s November passenger numbers up… Read the full press release

Emirates and IATA jointly held workshop on pilot training and flight safety

DUBAI, UAE, 2022-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — An aircraft flight deck can be a complex, challenging and high-threat environment that requires pilots to have intense focus and the ability to react and take informed decisions with agility, aided by technology. As demand for air travel increases phenomenally and airlines expand their operations, pilot training is… Read the full press release

Swissport extends air cargo handling services for Lufthansa and Swiss International Air Lines at five Spanish airports

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport in Spain has extended its long-standing partnership with Lufthansa Cargo for another five years. The cooperation includes air cargo handling services for Lufthansa and Swiss International Air Lines at five Spanish airports. Lufthansa Cargo will continue to rely on Swissport’s air cargo services in Spain. Under… Read the full press release

Munich Airport welcomes Lufthansa’s non-stop services to Rio de Janeiro and San Diego; and relaunch of flights to Bangkok

MUNICH, Germany, 2022-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — For the first time non-stop from Munich to Rio de Janeiro and San Diego, and also again to Bangkok: Lufthansa is offering a highly attractive long-haul program from Munich this summer. Mumbai, Toronto and Washington are also back on the flight schedule after an extended break. Now,… Read the full press release

Munich Airport welcomes Eurowings Discover’s new service to Nevada

MUNICH, Germany, 2022-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — A new gateway to the U.S. casino metropolis of Las Vegas has opened up with the change to the summer flight schedule. Sunday, March 27, 2022, marked the first time a long-haul aircraft of the airline, which was founded last year, took off from Munich to the… Read the full press release

Lufthansa LEOS adds Goldhofer’s all-electric towbarless aircraft tractor Phoenix E to its fleet

The Goldhofer Phoenix E moves aircraft with a take-off weight of up to 352 tons New e-vehicle powered by green electricity in operation at Frankfurt Airport for up to ten hours a day Lufthansa Group to be CO2-neutral on the ground in its home market by 2030 Cologne, Germany, 2022-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

London City Airport expects strong passenger demand to fuel recovery in 2022

Central London airport expects meaningful growth in 2022 as British Airways announces significant summer schedule More than three quarters of 2019 routes to be on the London City departure board in 2022 New routes include Thessaloniki, Barcelona and the return of 2019 top performer Milan 714,000 passengers used London City in 2021, down 21% on… Read the full press release

Munich Airport welcomes Lufthansa’s fleet expansion

Expansion of fleet enables extra long-haul routes Supervisory Board Chairman Füracker highlights benefit for Bavaria Jost Lammers: Boost for Munich as a premium hub COLOGNE, Germany, 2021-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The decision announced by Lufthansa today (December 14, 2021) to station four additional, state-of-the-art long-haul Airbus A350s at its Bavarian hub has been… Read the full press release

Lufthansa offers wider selection of snacks and spirits on long-haul flights in Economy and Premium Economy Class

New snacks and spirits available on many long-haul flights from December 1  Offerings with a charge include international and regional products for every taste Cologne, Germany, 2021-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — In the future, Lufthansa passengers on long-haul flights in Economy and Premium Economy Class will have the option of purchasing high-quality snacks and… Read the full press release

StatusMatch.com lancia ufficialmente il suo nuovo programma di fedeltà che conferirà ai viaggiatori italiani premium i vantaggi dello status Gold con Emirates

ROMA, 2021-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — StatusMatch.com ha iniziato una collaborazione con Emirates per lanciare una nuova iniziativa che offre ai viaggiatori italiani tutti i vantaggi dello status Gold durante il loro volo. Da oggi, i viaggiatori abituali in possesso di uno status premium idoneo con alcune delle principali compagnie aeree operanti in Italia possono richiedere… Read the full press release

StatusMatch.com launches new loyalty status matching program to give premium Italian travellers Gold status benefits with Emirates

ROME, 2021-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — StatusMatch.com has partnered with Emirates to launch a new initiative that offers Italian travellers the benefits of Gold status when flying. From today, frequent travellers who hold an eligible premium status with select major airlines operating in Italy can apply to get their status matched with Emirates Skywards, the… Read the full press release

Lufthansa to name its first Boeing 787-9 “Berlin”

Official naming ceremony and first flight next year Lufthansa to receive a total of five “Dreamliners” in 2022 Fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of the long-haul aircraft are around 30 percent lower than predecessors Cologne, Germany, 2021-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The German capital will receive a new “flying” ambassador: Lufthansa is naming its first… Read the full press release

Lufthansa expands flight program to popular sunny destinations even further

130 additional flights from Frankfurt and Munich Further expansion of domestic flights Cologne, Germany, 2021-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — A high demand for flights to leisure destinations continues into the upcoming autumn holidays. After August, October shows the highest increase in bookings to sunny, European destinations. As a result, Lufthansa is expanding its flight… Read the full press release