Tag: Eurowings

Lufthansa, Eurowings and SWISS to Take Off with 160 Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ending repatriation flights on 31 May, Lufthansa, Eurowings and SWISS are about to take off with a total of 160 aircraft. From June three airlines of the Lufthansa Group plan to begin with 106 destinations across Germany and Europe. The repatriation flights have been performed by only 80 aircraft. Now the Group will reactive 80 […]

Lufthansa to Retire 6 A380s, 7 A340-600s and 5 Boeing 747-400s

Reading Time: < 1 minute Considering the current situation in the aviation industry, assuming that it will take months for travel restrictions worldwide to be completely lifted and estimating that it will take years for flying demand to return to pre-coronavirus levels, the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has decided on initial restructuring steps. What concerns Lufthansa, the airline will […]

Turbulence Injures Eight on Eurowings Airbus A319 Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Eurowings Airbus A319-100, registration D-AKNL performing flight EW-8855 from Lamezia-Terme (Italy) to Berlin Tegel (Germany), was descending towards Berlin about 20 minutes prior to estimated landing when the crew illuminted the fasten seat belt signs. The crew made the according announcement advising passengers to make their seat belts were fastened, when the aircraft encountered […]

Lufthansa to Restructure Eurowings after Profits Warning

Reading Time: < 1 minute Struggling to compete with the likes of Ryanair, easyJet and Wizz on pricing since taking over large parts of Air Berlin, Lufthansa is looking to restructure its low-cost subsidiary in a bid to reduce running costs by up to 15 percent over the next three years. In concentrating more on short-haul flights, the intention is […]

Eurowings Airbus A319 Experiences Runway Incursion

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Eurowings Airbus A319-100, registration D-ABGK performing flight EW-2049 from Hamburg to Stuttgart (Germany), was taxiing for departure having been cleared to taxi via taxiway B3 and G, hold short runway 15. A Wizzair Airbus A320-200, registration HA-LYX performing flight W6-7317 from Kiev (Ukraine) to Hamburg (Germany), was on short final to runway 15, when […]

Lufthansa Group to Hire Over 5,000 New Employees in 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Approximately 5,500 new employees will be cleared for take-off with a career in Lufthansa Group this year – in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Belgium alone, the home markets of the aviation group. The company is looking to hire over 1,300 flight attendants – primarily at the Munich hub and at SWISS in Zürich. Up to […]

Eurowings Airbus A320 Encouters Lightning Strike

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 […]