Tag: Lufthansa Group

The Flight Academy of The Lufthansa Group Holds Training

Reading Time: < 1 minute The coronavirus pandemic has an immense impact on the aviation sector,  and today affects the European Flight Academy belonging to the Lufthansa Group. The flight school announced that all the training operations are on hold, as a conservative estimate until December 31st, 2020. The European Flight Academy also has informed that no further recruiting steps […]

Lufthansa Group Cuts 100 Aircraft; Halts Germanwings

Reading Time: < 1 minute The second wave of restructuring measures implemented by the Lufthansa Group has been revealed. Among the key decisions: Group’s fleet reduction by 100 aircraft and suspension of Germanwings operations. Across all its business units, Lufthansa Group confirmed having a calculated personnel surplus of at least 22,000 full-time positions. This includes leadership and administration positions as […]

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 […]

Brussels Airlines to Reduce Fleet by 30% and Cut 25% of Jobs

Reading Time: < 1 minute Severely hit by the coronavirus crisis, Brussels Airlines has announced that it plans to close unprofitable routes, reduce number of aircraft and cut its workforce. “The carrier needs to structurally reduce its costs to a competitive level” to maintain business and return to growth after the demand begins increasing again. “According to analysts and experts, […]

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 […]

Austrian to Retire Dash 8s, Airbus A319s and Three Boeing 767s

Reading Time: 2 minutes Responding to the crisis, Austrian Airlines is making further steps to secure its business operations. The carrier’s fleet has been on the ground since 18 March, 2020, and now the company is working to realign its fleet for a new start. The future is still gloomy, it is difficult to forecast when aviation will begin […]

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 […]

Brussels Airlines Suspends All Scheduled Flights until 19 April

Reading Time: < 1 minute In course of this week Brussels Airlines will gradually reduce its flights and starting 21 March the airline will stop its operations until 19 April. The measure was taken in response to extremely low demand and limited possibilities to enter many countries on lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus. The national carrier of Belgium […]

Austrian Airlines to Temporarily Cease Its Flight Operations

Reading Time: < 1 minute Austrian Airlines, the flag carrier of Austria and an airline of the Lufthansa Group, has announced that starting 18 March, 2020, it will temporarily stop its regular flight operations. Reacting to just initial consequences of the coronavirus spread forcing numerous counties to close their borders, Austrian will cancel all its flights up until 28 March, […]