Ola Hansson to take over responsibility at Lufthansa Airlines’ Munich hub

COLOGNE, Germany, 2020-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — As of 1 May, Ola Hansson, currently CEO and Managing Director Operations Lufthansa Aviation Training, will take over responsibility at Lufthansa Airlines’ Munich hub. He will be responsible for commercial management, station management, ground infrastructure and the operational processes in the cockpit, in the cabin and on… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Munich introduces Once-in-a-Decade – Oberammergau Passion Play luxury accommodation package

Munich, Germany, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Munich is delighted to launch its Once-in-a-Decade – Oberammergau Passion Play luxury accommodation package for visitors to the passion play festival. The package, available from 14 May to 4 October 2020, includes exclusive round trip festival limousine transfers. The first Oberammergau Passion Play took place in 1634 during the… Read the full press release

CWT and GBTA publish ‘The Big Idea: How Can We Make Business Travel More Sustainable?’ report

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, and GBTA have published today (Feb 26, 2020) ‘The Big Idea: How Can We Make Business Travel More Sustainable?’. The report’s findings stem from a large-scale brainstorm session on this topic, hosted during the GBTA Conference 2019 Munich and attended by… Read the full press release

Lufthansa adds four new holiday destinations from Munich in winter 2020/2021

COLOGNE, Germany, 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Off to the south: Lufthansa is expanding its holiday offer even further starting at the end of October 2020 by offering four additional holiday destinations from Munich. The Greek city of Thessaloniki is new, and Lufthansa guests can once again reach three Canary Islands non-stop. The sunny… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces expanded codeshare cooperation with SriLankan Airlines

The agreement will open more destinations on the Qatar Airways network to SriLankan Airlines’ passengers Flights to the island of Gan in the Maldives will be available to Qatar Airways’ passengers for the first time DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce expanded codeshare cooperation with SriLankan Airlines, starting from… Read the full press release

Flughafen München GmbH and Deutsche Lufthansa AG to expands partnership in the sustainable development of the Munich hub

Extension of partnership and expansion of Terminal 2 COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Flughafen München GmbH (FMG) and Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DLH) are planning to intensify and continue their strategic cooperation in the sustainable development of the Munich hub. In a “Letter of Intent” (LoI) signed today (16-DEC-2019), the two partners announced their… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport, Munich International Airport, Sydney Airport, and Toronto Pearson International Airport join the fight against illegal wildlife trafficking

Toronto, Sydney, Munich and Hong Kong sign Buckingham Palace Declaration Montreal, Canada, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Executive representatives from Hong Kong International Airport, Munich International Airport, Sydney Airport, and Toronto Pearson International Airport have pledged their commitment to join the fight against illegal wildlife trafficking by signing the  United for Wildlife (UFW) Transport Taskforce Buckingham… Read the full press release

Lufthansa adds services to Zakynthos from Munich and to Rhodes from Frankfurt for summer 2020 schedule

Zakynthos new from Munich Rhodes now from Frankfurt COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Sun, beach and sea: Greece remains a popular trend destination for many holidaymakers. And from summer 2020, Lufthansa will be offering two further ways for spending the holidays in the eastern Mediterranean: With Zakynthos from Munich and Rhodes from… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Munich announces two luxury accommodation offers for the festive season

Munich, Germany, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Munich is launching two luxury accommodation offers for the festive season, including a ballet performance package. Guests booking A Nutcracker Christmas room package will enjoy The Nutcracker ballet by Tchaikovsky and other seasonal indulgences on selected dates in November and December, while A Magical Christmas includes a seven-course dinner on Christmas Eve… Read the full press release

Oman Air announces codeshare agreement with Lufthansa

MUSCAT, Oman, 2019-Oct-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, continues its expansion across Europe by adding 5 popular cities to its collection of codeshare destinations with Lufthansa, Europe’s largest airline. Under the expanded agreement, with the first flights set to depart on 27 October, guests can travel… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group Airlines announces new connections to Ljubljana, Slovenia from Zurich, Munich and Frankfurt hubs

Lufthansa Group Airlines will soon operate from hubs in Frankfurt, Munich and Zurich to the capital of Slovenia Travelers from Ljubljana can benefit from Lufthansa Group’s worldwide network All connections are now available for booking COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting in mid-October, the Lufthansa Group Airlines will be connecting the Zurich, Munich… Read the full press release

Wizz Air launches new service to Memmingen/ Munich West from Suceava, Romania

THE FIRST LOW FARE CONNECTION FROM BUCOVINA REGION TO BAVARIA REGION BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — NEW ROUTE: SUCEAVA – MUNICH MEMMINGEN START DATE: 17 JUNE 2019 FREQUENCY: THREE TIMES PER WEEK ON MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS FARES FROM: RON 69* WIZZ NETWORK FROM ROMANIA: 146 ROUTES TO 20 COUNTRIES Wizz Air the largest low-cost airline… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group airlines May 2019 passenger number rises by 2.8 percent year-on-year

Number of passengers rises by 2.8 percent year-on-year  Capacity utilization increases by 1.7 percentage points to 81.1 percent  Strongest passenger growth and offer increase in Munich  COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — In May 2019, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 13.2 million passengers. This shows an increase of 2.8 percent compared to the… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Hotel in Munich welcomes new General Manager Oliver W. Schäfer

The hotel manager, who is very familiar with the Munich hotel industry, will manage the Steigenberger Hotel in Munich from 1st April 2019. Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Oliver W. Schäfer has many years of experience as Hotel General Manager with a strong background in the corporate and luxury hotel… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new three-times-a-day service to the Bavarian beer capital of Munich from London City Airport

LONDON, UK, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers at London’s Munich Cricket Club joined in a traditional Bavarian toast to the newest British Airways’ route to launch from London City Airport. Cabin crew members James Carlton and Cyntia Matyokova visited the famous bierkeller and kitchen in Victoria to celebrate the new three-times-a-day British Airways flights… Read the full press release

TAP announces new direct service from Porto to Brussels, Lyon and Munich

Lisbon, Portugal, 2019-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP’s new destinations from Porto are now on sale. Brussels, Lyon and Munich are European cities to which TAP will offer direct flights from Porto in 2019. Flights to the capital of Belgium begin on July 1 with two daily flights. Departures from Porto are at 7:00 a.m…. Read the full press release

Lufthansa adds flights to new holiday destinations in Croatia, Montenegro and the French Atlantic coast next summer

With a focus on the Mediterranean: from Alicante to Tivat  First flights: from Biarritz to Rijeka COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Holidaymakers listen up: starting next summer, sun-seekers can reach seven new destinations non-stop from the Lufthansa hubs in Munich and Frankfurt. They not only include popular holiday destinations in Spain, Italy,… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group announces management changes in Munich

Markus Binkert will become new Chief Commercial Officer of Lufthansa at the Munich hub and will be responsible for Lufthansa Group Marketing Steffen Harbarth will become new Member of the Management Board of Lufthansa CityLine Jörg Eberhart, President and CEO of Air Dolomiti, will intensify his activities in the strategically important Italian market COLOGNE, Germany,… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Munich collaborates with gastronome Maximilian Gradl for its new cocktail bar, Ory

Hong Kong, 2018-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Munich has opened Ory, a chic new cocktail bar serving avant-garde drinks in a contemporary setting. Conceptualised by gastronome Maximilian Gradl, Ory is operated by his company Barschaft B17 GmbH, which includes Munich’s award-winning Herzog Restaurant & Bar in its portfolio of venues. Ory has been designed by acclaimed architect Özgür Keles and… Read the full press release

British Airways to launch new three-times-a-day flights from London City Airport to Munich

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is to launch new three-times-a-day flights from London City Airport to the Bavarian beer capital of Munich next year. The year-round flights, which start on February 16, means British Airways will offer four German routes from London City, with each-way hand baggage only fares to Munich from £59. As well… Read the full press release

DFW welcomes American Airlines’ nonstop service to Dublin, Ireland and Munich, Germany starting June 6, 2019

DFW AIRPORT, Texas, 2018-Aug-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers at Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport will fly nonstop to Dublin, Ireland and Munich, Germany, starting June 6, 2019, thanks to new service from American Airlines. With these flights, DFW Airport will provide its first ever nonstop service to Ireland, and its third daily nonstop flight to Germany. “These new flights will advance DFW Airport’s mission… Read the full press release

Experience Bavaria’s world-famous beer festival in style with Mandarin Oriental, Munich

Hong Kong, 2018-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Munich is offering guests again the opportunity to experience Bavaria’s world-famous beer festival in style this autumn. Guests booking the Celebrate Oktoberfest Package will enjoy luxurious accommodation, Bavarian gourmet treats, an exclusive vintage bus ride from the hotel to the event, and much sought-after access to the famous Schützen-Festzelttent…. Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Munich awarded a Five-Star rating by Forbes Travel Guide

Mandarin Oriental, Munich awarded a Five-Star rating by Forbes Travel Guide   Hong Kong, 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Munich has become the first hotel in Germany to be awarded a Five-Star rating by Forbes Travel Guide. “We are thrilled to receive this special distinction, as the first and only hotel in Germany. This… 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

Oman Air announces soft opening of its new call centres in Bucharest, Romania

Muscat, Oman, 2017-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Demonstrating its continued commitment to providing excellent customer service and a seamless passenger experience, Oman Air, the national carrier for the Sultanate of Oman, announced the soft opening of its new call centres in Bucharest, Romania on November 6th 2017 beside the current one operates in Oman and the… Read the full press release

South African Airways marks 10 years of connecting the Munich with Johannesburg

Frankfurt, 2017-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — For exactly 10 years, South African Airways (SAA), Africa’s leading international airline, has been connecting the Munich hub with the South African metropolis of Johannesburg. Initially equipped with three weekly connections, the new service quickly showed potential and was already increased to daily flights in October 2007. Since… 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

Bombardier Transportation presents new product platform for the locomotive sector at Transport Logistic in Munich

Bombardier Transportation presents new product platform for the locomotive sector at Transport Logistic in Munich   Innovative TRAXX locomotive platform to add efficiency and flexibility to operators across Europe Entire locomotive platform now available with diesel support engine Berlin, 2017-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation presented its new product platform… Read the full press release

Wilken Bormann appointed new Chief Executive Officer at the Lufthansa Hub Munich

Wilken Bormann appointed new Chief Executive Officer at the Lufthansa Hub Munich   FRANKFURT, Germany, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Wilken Bormann is the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the Munich Hub from 1 March 2017. In this role he is responsible for the commercial management, station management, ground infrastructure and processes, as… 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