Tag: Lufthansa

Which Airlines Are Still Flying Iconic Airbus A380?

Reading Time: 7 minutes The Airbus A380. The superjumbo. The giant. The icon of modern aviation. Whatever you call it, it is still world’s biggest commercial aircraft ever built. It is an eye-catching flying object for those not related to aviation. It is a breathtaking experience for ordinary flyers travelling with the A380. It is a spectacular view for […]

Boeing 777X: First Flight Delayed but Deliveries Remain on Schedule?

Reading Time: 1 minute One more Boeing’s hope went into trouble. The long-awaited 777X model, which was initially scheduled to go on the first flight in 2019, was announced to have its maiden flight pushed until the early 2020. The delay appeared due to the engine problems announced in June. Correspondingly, the first deliveries to airlines are at risk […]

Lufthansa Airbus A320 Receives a Bird Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute A Lufthansa Airbus A320-200N, registration D-AINQ performing flight LH-828 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Copenhagen (Denmark), landed on Copenhagen’s runway 22L but received a bird strike. The aircraft taxied to the apron. A passenger booked onto the return flight LH-829 reported the captain announced the aircraft received a bird strike on the inbound flight. The captain […]

Airlines Fear Boeing 777X Deliveries to be Delayed

Reading Time: 1 minute In the wake of the Boeing 737 MAX crisis, airlines are worried about the scheduled deliveries of the newest Boeing aircraft – 777X. Among the concerned airlines are Emirates and Lufthansa, the Wall Street Journal reports. However, CEO of Boeing, Dennis A. Muilenburg speaking at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference, said that MAX matters are […]

Lufthansa Confirms Interest in Thomas Cook’s Condor

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lufthansa, the largest German airline, has made a non-biding offer for Thomas Cook’s airline Condor Germany, confirmed Lufthansa’s CEO during Lufthansa’s annual general meeting in Bonn. During the meeting of the management board it was also decided on the option to extend this bid to the remaining airlines of the British travel group. Thomas Cook […]

Rolls-Royce Delivers 100th Trent XWB Engine from Dahlewitz, Germany

Reading Time: 1 minute Rolls-Royce is celebrating another milestone in the Trent XWB success story with the delivery of the 100th Trent XWB engine assembled at the production line in Dahlewitz, Germany. The engine will be delivered to Airbus in Toulouse to power Lufthansa’s latest A350-900 aircraft. The Lufthansa Group, one of Rolls-Royce’s most important airline customers, has operated […]

Lufthansa’s First 777-9 Takes Shape

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the night from 14 to 15 February the final body join of the first Lufthansa 777-9 took place. All major fuselage parts inclusive the mid section, which prior to this got joined with the wings during the „Wing Body Join“, were assembled and you can easily guess what its 777-9 will look like. Only […]

Lufthansa Sues Passenger for Skipping a Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute In 2018 Lufthansa, the largest German airline, sued one of its passengers for intentionally skipping the last of its connecting flights. Reportedly, the flight was from Seattle to Oslo with a stopover in Frankfurt. As flight fares are subject to market forces, and therefore do not necessarily correlate to the distance flown, people are usually […]

Lufthansa Airbus A320 Reports Strong Acid Odour in Cockpit

Reading Time: 1 minute A Lufthansa Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Muenster to Munich (Germany), reported strong acid odour in cockpit. Aircraft was on final approach to Munich’s runway 08L when the crew declared Mayday reporting they had a strong acid odour in the cockpit, they were able to continue landing. The aircraft touched down on runway 08L about 3 […]

Lufthansa Group Hits the Record

Reading Time: 1 minute In 2018, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group carried a total of 142 million passengers, setting a new passenger record. With more than 1.2 million flights and a seat load factor of 81.4 per cent, the aircraft load factor was higher than ever before. The growth drivers for the network airlines were the Zurich hub […]