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Lufthansa A380 in Munich: Take-off from 25 March 2018

First A380 flights to Los Angeles, Beijing and Hong Kong on the last Sunday in March Flights are now available to book From 25 March 2018, Lufthansa will welcome five A380s to its Munich Hub. The flights to Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Beijing can now be booked. In the coming summer flight schedule, LH 452 takes off at 12.00 to Los Angeles and LH 722 follows at 19.15 to Beijing. In the eve...

Lufthansa and Fraport sign agreement on cost savings and further growth

Deutsche Lufthansa AG and Fraport AG have signed a first agreement on short-term cost savings. The partners are thus creating the right conditions for the further growth of Lufthansa at Frankfurt Airport. The agreement will also provide the basis for further discussions regarding a medium and long-term partnership. In the future, Lufthansa and Fraport are planning to work together consistently...

Lufthansa to cancel flights to Berlin on Monday amid airport strike

Ground staff at Berlin’s two airports will start a 25-hour strike on Monday, the Verdi union said on Sunday, stepping up action in a pay dispute that has already caused the cancellation of around 1,000 flights. Workers at Berlin’s Tegel and Schoenefeld airports will walk out at 4am local time (0300 GMT) on Monday and end the action on Tuesday morning at about 5am local time (0400 GM...

Lufthansa A350-900: the world’s most modern long-haul airplane makes an appearance at Frankfurt Airport

Tuesday, a very special guest made its debut at Frankfurt Airport. The world’s first Lufthansa Airbus A350-900 landed at the Rhine-Main airport at 11:34 a.m. Staff on board the plane with the special flight number LH350 were busy testing ground and cabin procedures. Because in three days, the airplane will be taking off on its first scheduled flight from Munich to Delhi. Captain and fleet...

Spectacular show for Lufthansa’s new A350-900

Lufthansa presents its most advanced long-haul aircraft to the public for the first time The first A350-900 will bear the name of the city of Nuremberg The new A350-900 was presented to the public today in Munich with a spectacular light show and an official unveiling ceremony in the Lufthansa Technik Hangar. A media show with light projections served as a 10-minute “fireworks”. In...

Etihad Aviation Group and Lufthansa Group extend cooperation

US $100 million global catering agreement MoU with Lufthansa Technik for aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul Codeshare flights between Frankfurt, Munich and Abu Dhabi go on sale from 1 February, with Rio de Janeiro and Bogota to follow Etihad operations to relocate to Lufthansa terminals in Frankfurt and Munich Etihad Aviation Group and Lufthansa German Airlines, part of Europe...

Lufthansa deal to lease Air Berlin planes approved by German watchdog

The German cartel office on Monday approved plans by Lufthansa to lease 38 crewed planes from smaller rival airberlin. The deal, agreed last year, brings a much needed financial lifeline to loss-making airberlin, which is part-owned by Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways, and allows Lufthansa to quickly expand its Eurowings budget unit. Rival carrier Ryanair had raised objections to the deal, wit...

Lufthansa Group to hire more than 3000 new staff in 2017

Deutsche Lufthansa AG will once again hire more than 3000 new staff this year. It is mostly flight attendants who will join the various airlines of the Lufthansa Group in 2017. Lufthansa, Germany’s biggest airline, will hire 1400 flight attendants at the hubs in Frankfurt and Munich alone; overall the Lufthansa Group airlines will hire more than 2200 new staff. Last year, in addition to t...