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The decision is made: first restructuring package for Lufthansa Group

The Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG does not expect the aviation industry to return to pre-coronavirus crisis levels very quickly.  According to its assessment, it will take 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, today the Executive Bo...

Lufthansa Group extends repatriation flight schedule until 3 May

Due to the continuing travel restrictions, Lufthansa decided to extend its repatriation flight schedule, which was originally scheduled to run until 19 April, until 3 May. This also means that all remaining flights of the original flight schedule between 25 April and 3 May will be cancelled. Flights which were planned to operate until 24 April were cancelled at an earlier date. As of today, 2...

Lufthansa agrees on short-time work

Lufthansa has signed agreements with its works council and trade unions to introduce short-time working for cabin and ground staff in Frankfurt and Munich. This also applies to the management. An agreement with the pilots union “Vereinigung Cockpit” has not yet been reached.  The extent of reduced working hours is determined for employees depending on the loss of work and can be u...

Lufthansa Group Airlines continue operating to the USA

Chicago, Newark (New York) and Washington will still be served Special flight schedule for the USA will be available soon Flight operations to Canada continue unchanged The impact of the changes in the entry regulations for India is currently being assessed Customers are asked to check their current flight status on lufthansa.com, swiss.com, austrian.com or brusselsairlines.com Desp...

Lufthansa Group at Berlin-Brandenburg Airport

The kickoff is scheduled for 31 October 2020: over the course of a week, the flight operations of the German capital will move from Tegel Airport to the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER). Lufthansa will bid Tegel farewell on 7 November: the last scheduled departure is flight LH1955 from Berlin to Munich. The BER premiere will then take place the next morning: at 6:30 a.m. on 8 November, flight...

Acceptance flight, aircraft way to passengers - episode 2

Briefing before the flight I guess you will agree if I say that you feel better while flying, when you know that your pilot is an experienced one. When I met the captain of our flight, Martin HOELL, I knew everything will be just great. His amazing life in aviation, his 17 500 flight hours …. We were in best and safest hands ever. We got the test flight plan, and detailed explanat...

Acceptance flight, aircraft's way to passengers – episode 1

For many people flying became almost the same as taking a bus. Travelling the world, how often you asked yourself what is the way of the aircraft to passengers? We understand that it might be a rare question for the biggest part of air passengers, still we think it is so interesting and exciting to discover. We had a lifetime experience during an A350 acceptance flight for Lufthansa, so we will sh...

New connections to Ljubljana -Lufthansa Group Airlines

Starting in mid-October, the Lufthansa Group Airlines will be connecting the Zurich, Munich and Frankfurt hubs with the Slovenian capital Ljubljana. From its hub in Frankfurt, Lufthansa will operate twice a day offering 14 weekly connections to Ljubljana starting in the winter schedule on 27 October. The Lufthansa hub in Munich will follow by offering daily connections beginning on 1 November.&...