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Fanhansa is ready for takeoff

As the Official Airline of the Germany men soccer team, Lufthansa will be flying its players, coaches and support staff to their training camp in Muscat (Oman). The aircraft assigned to the flight – an Airbus A330 – will be sporting a special livery that sends a clear message to the world: #DiversityWins! Lufthansa is a byword for openness, tolerance, diversity and bringing...

RECARO CL3710, CL3810 seats handpicked to outfit Lufthansa Group Fleet

The Recaro Aircraft Seating CL3710 and CL3810 seats were selected by the Lufthansa Group to outfit its economy class cabins. The order of nearly 24,000 economy class seats will be equipped on nearly 100 Lufthansa and SWISS aircraft. Delivery of the first seats is slated for Q4. Dr. Mark Hiller, CEO at Recaro Aircraft Seating and Recaro Holding, commented: “We are looking back on...

Offset CO₂ emissions directly on board - new service in the worldwide Lufthansa route network

Lufthansa passengers can offset the CO₂ emissions of their flight directly on board. The offer is available immediately on all Lufthansa flights worldwide with Internet connectivity. After a successful test run, the airline is now offering this service to its guests on a permanent basis. The new service offer underlines Lufthansa's clear strategy to lead aviation into a more sustainable future...

Lufthansa Group received first Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Lufthansa Group celebrated the delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner, a 787-9, to Europe's largest airline group at Paine Field, Everett, Wash. The Lufthansa Group has 32 firm orders for the 787 and joins nearly 50 customers worldwide in operating the industry's most fuel efficient and capable airplane. Boeing designed the 787 family with superior efficiency, which allow...

Reactivating Airbus A380 − Lufthansa first flights expected from summer 2023

In response to the steep rise in customer demand and the delayed delivery of ordered aircraft, Lufthansa is reactivating the Airbus A380 The airline expects to use the long-haul aircraft, which is popular with customers and crews, again from summer 2023. The company is currently assessing how many A380s will be reactivated and which destinations the Airbus will fly to. Lufthansa still...

Lufthansa Group selects new 777-8 Freighter, orders additional 787s

Boeing and the Lufthansa Group announced the airline group will continue its strategic decision to strengthen Lufthansa Cargo with an order for seven 777-8 Freighters, the industry's newest and most fuel-efficient twin-engine freighter. The Group has also placed a new order for two 777 Freighters to add to its cargo fleet, providing extra cargo capacity in the near-term until the del...

Lufthansa invests in first industrially produced carbon-neutral, electricity-based kerosene

The world first industrial plant that produces CO2-neutral electricity-based kerosene was officially opened today in Werlte/Emsland. It is operated by the climate protection organization atmosfair and produces synthetic fuel for aircraft from water, CO2 and renewable electricity (power-to-liquid = PtL). The Lufthansa Group is a partner in the pioneering project and is one of the first custome...

Improved travel experience - Airbus Single-Aisle Airspace cabin enters into service with Lufthansa Group

Lufthansa has started operations with its first A320 Family aircraft – an A321neo – featuring Airbus’ new Single-Aisle Airspace cabin. In doing so, the airline becomes the first operator in Europe to introduce the new Airspace cabin features for passengers on board A320 Family aircraft. In 2018 Lufthansa Group, a long-time A320 Family customer, chose to equip more than 80 of its...