Tag: Carsten Spohr

Lufthansa Group Approves $1.2 Billion Growth Plan For Eurowings

Lufthansa Group’s supervisory board has approved a €1 billion ($1.2 billion) investment to purchase and lease up to 61 aircraft for its LCC subsidiary Eurowings as the bidding process for parts of the insolvent airberlin continues. The funds will be used to acquire up to 41 Airbus A320 family aircraft and 20 Bombardier Dash 8 […]

Lufthansa Is Europe’s Best Airline

Lufthansa has been voted the “Best Airline in Europe”. The award was given at the Paris Air Show on 20 June 2017 in Le Bourget. The market research institute Skytrax, which specializes in aviation, surveyed around 18 million passengers from over 160 countries worldwide. In the survey, passengers from across the globe spoke in favour […]

Lufthansa CEO Says Rapid Growth of Gulf Airlines Coming to An End

Lufthansa believes the rapid growth phase of Gulf airlines is coming to end, which could help to ease some of the pressure in a highly competitive industry, its chief executive said on Wednesday. Speaking after signing catering and maintenance deals with Abu Dhabi-based Etihad, Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr said there were signs Gulf rivals were […]

Lufthansa, airberlin Deal Focus of Ryanair’s Attention

The news that Lufthansa plans to wet lease 38 aircraft from its competitor, airberlin, has resulted in Ryanair CCO, David O’Brien, announcing at a media briefing in London that the Irish low-cost carrier will soon be lodging a complaint based on the grounds it is anti-competitive. The deal between Lufthansa and airberlin, which was agreed […]

Lufthansa Group to Hire More Than 3000 New Staff in 2017

Deutsche Lufthansa AG will once again hire more than 3000 new staff this year. It is mostly flight attendants who will join the various airlines of the Lufthansa Group in 2017. Lufthansa, Germany’s biggest airline, will hire 1400 flight attendants at the hubs in Frankfurt and Munich alone; overall the Lufthansa Group airlines will hire […]

Lufthansa Group Lowers Costs and Enhances Financial Stability

“The Lufthansa Group achieved a solid result for the first half-year,” says Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board & CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. “We are making good progress in implementing our Three-Pillar-Strategy. We see progress in all the areas where we can influence the changes ourselves. And this is particularly true for our […]