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Lufthansa, pilots' union extend pay talks

German carrier Lufthansa and pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) have extended talks again over pay and retirement terms to try to resolve a long-running dispute that has led to more than a dozen strikes. "Due to the high complexity and the scale, an agreement on all the issues could still not be reached, despite extended talks," the pilots' union said in a statement o...

Lufthansa, Honeywell and Airbus sign MoU

Lufthansa Group, Honeywell Aerospace and Airbus have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work jointly on the development of a runway safety solution combining Airbus’ Runway Overrun Prevention System (ROPS) and Honeywell’s SmartLanding technologies for Lufthansa Group’s fleet. This cooperation aims to set the highest standard in runway safety by combining the strengths...

Lufthansa launches its new flight to Silicon Valley

From 1 July, Lufthansa flies nonstop from Frankfurt to San José, providing a wider coverage of the Bay Area for travellers Passengers test digital innovations on board the LH488 Passengers from the Middle East and North Africa can now plan to see family and friends in the Bay Area with the additional service that Lufthansa is now offering to California’s famed Silicon Valley...

Lufthansa and UFO negotiate long-term no-strike agreement

Both parties accept recommendation of mediator Matthias Platzeck: · new system for pensions and transitional payments / agreement active until end of 2023 · 1% wage increase on 1 October 2016 and additional 2% increase effective 1 January 2018 / agreement in effect until 30 June 2019 · new qualification-based compensation structure · cost monitoring until 2023 in order...

With Lufthansa from Munich to Iran

Lufthansa is flying nonstop once again from Munich to Teheran. Starting 4th July, 2016, the connection under flight number LH 602 will begin three times a week at 22.10 pm, arriving at the Iranian capital at 5.20 am. The Airbus A330-300 offers Lufthansa passengers the latest cabin facilities including Premium Economy with 21 seats. With this new connection the Lufthansa Group is expanding its dail...

Lufthansa Begins New San Jose – Frankfurt Service

Lufthansa begins its new, non-stop service between Frankfurt, Germany and San Jose, California. Flight LH 488 departed from Frankfurt (FRA) at 10:53 a.m. local time, and is scheduled to arrive at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport in San Jose (SJC) at 1:40 p.m. local time. Eastbound flight LH 489 will leave San Jose at 3:20 p.m. local time, and is due to land in Frankfurt at 11:15 a.m...

Ulrik Svensson named new Chief Financial Officer of Deutsche Lufthansa AG

Ulrik Svensson has been appointed to the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG to serve as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. He will assume his new duties on 1 January 2017, with a contract of employment valid until 31 December 2019. Ulrik Svensson was appointed by the Deutsche Lufthansa AG Supervisory Board when it met in Frankfurt today. He succeeds Simone Menne, who, by agreement...

Lufthansa Cargo and ANA extend joint venture

Lufthansa Cargo and All Nippon Airways (ANA) will extend their successful cooperation on 12 July. As of that date, Lufthansa’s entire European feeder network will be combined with the direct flights of both partners. As a result, customers from all European countries will benefit from access to the joint venture’s strong network. This has only been possible for customers...