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Lufthansa Group on successful path of modernization

Company presents best result in its history at Annual General Meeting Shareholders shall profit with a 60 percent higher dividend "The Lufthansa Group has become more modern, significantly more efficient and more profitable in all areas," says Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. "Everyone has benefited from the modernization: Our custom...

Boeing, Lufthansa Group Complete Order for Four 777 Airplanes

Order includes two 777-300ERs for SWISS and two 777 Freighters for Lufthansa Cargo Boeing and the Lufthansa Group completed an order for four more 777 airplanes, valued at $1.4 billion at list prices. The purchase is part of the aviation company's plans to modernize its fleet with newer widebody airplanes.   "The order for the new long-haul aircraft highlights th...

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...