Tag: Eurowings

Lufthansa Group Confirms a Surplus of 22,000 Employees

Reading Time: < 1 minute The major crisis in aviation has hit the Lufthansa Group hard. The Group has confirmed its personnel overcapacity figures reaching 22,000 full-time positions across its companies. The Group has already informed the representatives of the trade unions, provided information to Lufthansa works councils and explained in the Group Economic Committee. The number of 22,000 extra […]

Lufthansa Group on the Road to Maximum Services Again

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lufthansa Group is exponentially expanding the list of destinations and the number of flights. Reacting to the demand, the airlines of the Group are set to “again offer as many destinations as possible”. Lufthansa plans to re-launch 90 per cent of all originally planned short- and medium-haul destinations and 70 per cent of long-haul destinations […]

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 […]