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Lufthansa Cargo to provide regular cargo connections with RIX Riga Airport

Lufthansa Cargo has started regular cargo flights to RIX Riga Airport, which thus becomes the first Baltic airport to have a regular direct cargo connection provided by Lufthansa Cargo. The opening of regular cargo flights will allow Latvian manufacturers to plan ahead and reach new markets faster in the Lufthansa Cargo network; local entrepreneurs in turn will have an opp...

Lufthansa Group plans to hire around 13,000 new people in 2024

Lufthansa Group plans to hire around 13,000 new employees for a wide range of professions in 2024. New colleagues for the cockpit and cabin, technicians and new colleagues in IT are particularly sought after. However, jobs are also being advertised in other areas, such as ground staff at the Lufthansa hubs in Frankfurt and Munich. It is planned to recruit more than 3,500 people in the cabin and ar...

Lufthansa Group orders additional 40 Airbus A220s

Lufthansa Group Supervisory Board decided to place a firm order for an additional 40 A220-300s for its short and medium-haul fleet. The A220 has been in service with the Group since 2016, when SWISS put the first aircraft into scheduled service. With its latest order Lufthansa reinforces its long standing relationship with Airbus. Since the A300 in the 1970’s, Lufthansa Group has o...

Lufthansa Group tests Green Fares on intercontinental routes

Lufthansa Group is extending its Green Fares to long-haul flights. The fare will initially be tested on twelve selected routes for flights from November 30. The selection includes connections between Lufthansa Group hubs and various destinations around the world. The Lufthansa Group also offers Green Fares for routes with connecting flights. This broad selection addresses different target groups....

Wanted: Pilots for the cockpits of the Lufthansa Group

Lufthansa Group is seeking to enlist more than 2,000 new pilots between now and the end of 2025 to serve on its airlines’ growing aircraft fleets. The Group’s new ‘flybig’ recruitment campaign highlights the many fascinating facets of the pilot’s profession. With its slogan of ‘Pilot – your dream job, just better’, the new campaign steers deftly...

Apply now: Shaping the future of the Lufthansa Group as a Green Mobility Traines

Developing solutions for a more sustainable aviation and thus actively shaping the future of the Group: The Lufthansa Group offers this and much more with the "Green Mobility Trainee" program. From now until September 2, interested Master's degree graduates who have already dealt with the topic of sustainability during their studies or internships can apply via the homepage www....

Lufthansa & Airbus mark delivery of 600th Lufthansa aircraft at Airbus Hamburg-Finkenwerder site

The delivery to Lufthansa of its first Airbus A300B2 on February 9, 1976 laid the foundation for a strong partnership within European civil aviation that has now extended almost 50 years. With more than ten different Airbus aircraft types supplied since then to almost every air operator in the Lufthansa Group, today saw the 600th such aircraft – an Airbus A321neo – handed over to Lufth...

Lufthansa orders 10 Airbus A350-1000 and 5 more A350-900 aircraft

10 Airbus A350-1000s and 5 Airbus A350-900s will join Lufthansa Group fleet. With this firm order for the latest generation widebody aircraft, the airline will continue its decarbonisation trajectory. Compared to the previous generation of aircraft, the A350 consumes significantly less fuel, with a corresponding reduction in emissions. Passengers will benefit from the latest state-of-the-art cabin...