Lufthansa decommissions A380s in company-wide overhaul

Lufthansa has made permanent changes to its structure in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. According to an assessment from the German flag-carrier, it will take several months until the global travel restrictions are completely lifted and years until the worldwide demand for air travel returns to pre-crisis levels. Based on this evaluation, the executive […]

Lufthansa will continue to be an official partner of Germany’s football association DFB

Contract extension until the end of 2022 Lufthansa is continuing its commitment to football and has extended its partnership with the German football association Deutscher Fußball-Bund (DFB) for another four years until 2022. Lufthansa therefore remains an official partner of DFB. As the “official airline”, Lufthansa flies the players, coaches, staff and delegation members of […]

Lufthansa becomes the world’s first airline to earn IATA ONE Order certification

Innovation in travel booking and accounting processes lays the foundation for devising more customer-specific offers Joint pilot project with Lufthansa Systems promotes further development of the ONE Order global industry standard ONE Order is the IATA initiative to modernize its member airlines’ flight booking and accounting processes, to enable them to align their products even […]

Lufthansa orders 20 additional A350-900 wide-body aircraft

Lufthansa Group, the biggest Airbus operator, has signed an order for 20 additional A350-900 widebody aircraft, following a decision by the company’s supervisory board. This latest agreement brings Lufthansa Group’s total orders for the A350 XWB to 45, with 12 aircraft already in operation around the world. “The A350 XWB meets all our expectations. The […]

Brussels Airlines Rejuvenates its A330 Long-Haul Fleet

Together with Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines invests in the replacement of seven of its ten A330 long-haul aircraft. Already one aircraft left the airline’s fleet. It is the most substantial investment project in the 16-year long history of Brussels Airlines and the first time ever that the airline operates long-haul aircraft that are owned and not […]

Lufthansa Group expands A320neo fleet

The Lufthansa Group has ordered an additional 24 A320neo and three A321neo for its fleet. Lufthansa Group has converted 27 A320neo Family options into firm orders. Following a decision by the company’s supervisory board, the Group signed for an additional 24 Airbus A320neo and three A321neo aircraft. Ten of the aircraft will be deployed with […]

“Beer on tap” on board Lufthansa’s traditional costume flights

Fresh draft beer available on board again after 50 years to celebrate Oktoberfest  Lufthansa traditional costume flights taking off from Munich to New York, Singapore and Shanghai  “Leberkäse”, pretzels, white sausage available in Lufthansa Lounges during Oktoberfest Lufthansa crews are soon taking off in traditional Bavarian costume – just in time for Munich’s Oktoberfest. As […]

AeroLogic fleet set to grow to eleven freighters

AeroLogic will receive a brand-new Boeing 777F freighter in January. Shareholder Lufthansa Cargo will lease the jet from Boeing specifically for this purpose. The fleet of this equal partnership joint venture with DHL Express will then total eleven aircraft. Lufthansa Cargo will market all of the new freighter’s capacity. “We are delighted to be in […]

First Airbus A320neo with New Lufthansa Design

11th Airbus A320neo is named ‘Heidenheim an der Brenz’. 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 is the eleventh aircraft of this type for […]

Lufthansa Open API Integrates Booking Functionality

Lufthansa Group extends its Open API with booking functionality, strengthening its direct digital sales channel  External programmers from startup ecosystem get direct access to the airline’s online ticketing The new booking functionality is now available for the UK market The Lufthansa Group is expanding its Lufthansa Open API (= Application Programming Interface) to include the […]