Tag: Lufthansa Group

Lufthansa Group partners with eSIM Go to deliver global travel eSIM services

eSIM Go today announced its partnership with Lufthansa Group (LHG) to provide eSIM mobile data services to passengers across four of its airlines. Having successfully proven the business case with the positive launch of a SWISS eSIM service earlier this year, LHG is committed to replicating the m...

Strikes weigh on Lufthansa Group’s earnings in the first quarter

Lufthansa Group increased its revenue by five percent year-on-year to 7.4 billion euros in the first quarter of 2024 (previous year: 7.0 billion euros). The Lufthansa Group recorded an operating loss (Adjusted EBIT) of 849 million euros (previous year: -273 million euros). Strikes, both by var...

Lufthansa Group shows EU support with ‘Yes to Europe’ campaign

Lufthansa Group shows EU support with ‘Yes to Europe’ campaign ahead of elections

Lufthansa Group has launched a new campaign in support of the "European idea" ahead of this year's European elections in June. The message "Yes to Europe" will feature on several Lufthansa Group aircraft, framed by the European star wreath. The decals will feature on four Airbus A320 aircraft ...

Eurowings adds Jeddah to winter route network from Berlin and Cologne

Eurowings adds Jeddah to winter route network from Berlin and Cologne

German holiday carrier Eurowings has announced the addition of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to its winter 2024/25 network, from Berlin and Cologne. The new route follows the "success" of the airline’s Dubai route, Eurowings said, which operates from Berlin and Stuttgart. Eurowings' Jeddah route will...

Lufthansa Group equips more than 150 additional short and medium-haul aircraft with broadband Internet access

Chat with your loved ones at an altitude of 10,000 meters, shop online while travelling or use the company VPN above the clouds without limits: In future, all passengers travelling on European routes will have the reliable option of using Wi-Fi on board. The Lufthansa Group will therefore continu...

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

The 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 Group concludes sale and leaseback of twelve short-haul aircraft

The Lufthansa Group has entered into an agreement for a sale and leaseback of twelve short-haul aircraft. The transaction reflects the Group’s strategy to finance investments in new aircraft through a mix of cash, Japanese Operating Leases (JOLCOs) and operating leases. The sale and leaseback su...

Change in top management at Lufthansa Group

Change of leadership in two important management positions at Lufthansa Group: Heike Birlenbach will become the new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS). She succeeds Tamur Goudarzi Pour who will in future be responsible for Customer Experience within the Lufthans...

Lufthansa Group tests Green Fares on intercontinental routes

− Fares available on selected long-haul flights from November 30 − Lufthansa Group continues to expand its offering for more sustainable travel − Growing demand for Green Fares with already more than half a million guests − U.S. Green Fare flights available from Los Angeles to Zurich...

Lufthansa Group and Airbus present digital training technology at the Digital Summit

At the Federal Government’s Digital Summit in Jena on November 20th and 21st, Lufthansa Group and Airbus will present a new digital training option for pilots. With the help of VR glasses and a laptop, the so-called "Virtual Procedure Trainer" offers an authentic view of an aircraft cockpit in 3D...

Bengaluru new destination from Munich

Commencing today, Lufthansa Group connects the Indian metropolis of Bengaluru (Bangalore) with Munich, capital of Bavaria. Alongside Delhi and Mumbai, Bengaluru is the third Indian city with a direct connection for travelers via Germany’s only 5 Star hub Munich. With a population of 12+ mill...

Lufthansa Group concludes sale of the LSG Group

Deutsche Lufthansa AG concluded the sale of the remaining part of the LSG Group yesterday (October 31). With the sale transaction now completed, ownership of the LSG Group has passed from the Lufthansa Group to the Aurelius Group private equity company, as contractually agreed in early April of t...

City Airlines to start flight operations in Summer 2024

Lufthansa Group's newly established City Airlines will start flight operations in the summer of 2024. The airline was founded last year and received its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from the German Federal Aviation Authority back in June. It will operate its flights from the Munich and Frank...

Lufthansa Group and Vereinigung Cockpit conclude long-term collective agreement

The members of the Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) pilots’ union have accepted the proposal negotiated last week between Lufthansa Group and VC. The union’s members had been asked to approve a proposed new ‘VTV’ collective remuneration agreement and ‘MTV’ collective terms-of-employment agree...

Lufthansa Group and HCS Group sign Letter of Intent on the production and supply of SAF ‘Made in Germany’

The Lufthansa Group and the HCS Group have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to partner on the production and supply of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). From the beginning of 2026, the HCS Group could supply the Lufthansa Group with SAF produced in the so-called Alcohol-to-Jet (AtJ) technology. The SA...

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