Tag: Eurowings

Eurowings Airbus A320 Encouters Lightning Strike

An Eurowings Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Jerez (Spain) to Dusseldorf (Germany) with 116 passengers and 6 crew, experienced lightning strike. Aircraft was climbing out of Jerez’s runway about 5 to 10 minutes into the flight when the aircraft received a ligthning strike. In the absence of abnormal indications the crew continued the flight to Dusseldorf […]

Lufthansa Reduces Planned Growth for 2019

Lufthansa Group achieved an Adjusted EBIT of EUR 2.4 billion for the first nine months of 2018 – a 7.7 percent decline on the prior-year period which is primarily attributable to the integration costs at Eurowings. Adjusted EBIT margin for the period amounted to 8.8 percent. Nine-month results were also burdened by a EUR 536 […]

SR Technics Signs Engine MRO Agreement with Eurowings

MRO service provider SR Technics has signed a major engine maintenance, repair and overhaul agreement with Eurowings, the Lufthansa Group’s low-cost airline. The two-year agreement was signed at the end of June 2018 and covers part of the airline’s CFM56-5B fleet. Cooperation with Eurowings began in January of this year and in order to meet […]

Lufthansa Posts Groups Best Ever Annual Results

Total revenues for the Lufthansa Group in 2017 amounted to €35.6 billion, a 12.4 percent increase compared to 2016. The Adjusted EBIT of €2.97 billion was a substantial 69.7 percent year-on-year improvement. An 8.4 percent Adjusted EBIT margin was up 2.9 percentage points compared to 2016. EBIT for 2017 increased more than €1 billion to […]

Lufthansa Group Female Pilots Take off

On 8 March, six all-female crews from Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and Brussels Airlines will start their morning rounds to Berlin on time for the International Women’s Day. The jets are flown from Frankfurt, Munich, Düsseldorf, Vienna, Zurich and Brussels by two female pilots each. In order to send out another signal on this […]

Lufthansa Group Airlines is Standardizing Its A320 Fleet

The Lufthansa Group is driving forward the standardization of its Airbus A320 fleet: Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings, Lufthansa and SWISS are developing a standard specification for the Airbus A320 fleet. At the same time, the airline brands will be preserved by a different brand look. The standardization process applies to aircraft that will be […]

Eurowings Inks Agreements with Labor Unions for Expansion

Eurowings has signed agreements with the Verdi trade union and Vereinigung Cockpit pilot union that will enable the Lufthansa LCC subsidiary to grow rapidly, especially in Germany. The agreement will not only create new jobs for pilots and flight attendants, but also increase the number of Germany-based aircraft. Eurowings MD Joerg Beissel said the agreement […]

VC Looks for Better Conditions for Pilots at Eurowings

German pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) is looking to Lufthansa offshoot, Eurowings, to provide better conditions after the union had rejected a labor agreement which would have allowed the low-cost carrier to employ staff from the now defunct Air Berlin on German contracts. Lufthansa is looking to grow Eurowings by taking on 1,700 staff from […]

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 […]

Eurowings To Hire 600 Crew For A320 Fleet Expansion

Lufthansa Group LCC subsidiary Eurowings will hire 600 crew members, comprising 200 pilots and 400 cabin crew members, as its fleet expands to a further 20 Airbus A320s. In addition, Eurowings management has confirmed that temporary working contracts for flight attendants will be changed to permanent contracts. Eurowings employs 1,500 flight attendants. Lufthansa established Eurowings […]