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Lufthansa calls for widespread testing as group confirms further cuts

Germany flag-carrier Lufthansa has confirmed it will cut further jobs in addition to the 22,000 redundancies already announced. No new figures were provided, with final losses to reflect market conditions, the company explained in a statement. As part of a third round of restructuring, the airline also said it would reduce its roughly 800-strong fleet […]

PCR tests at Frankfurt Airport: CENTOGENE and Lufthansa take positive balance at the end of the summer vacations

Reliable and fast tests for passengers and people from the region Trend-setting cooperation between biotech company and airline offers blueprint for successful test concept in Germany Over 150,000 PCR tests performed by CENTOGENE at Frankfurt Airport this summer Additional offer relieves the testing capacities of the health care system With the school start in Baden-Wuerttemberg […]

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 […]