Tag: Eurowings

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 […]

Lufthansa Group Female Pilots Take off

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 […]