Tag: Lufthansa

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 […]

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 […]

Lufthansa MD-11 Freighter Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Lufthansa McDonnell Douglas MD-11 freighter, performing flight from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to New York JFK (USA), engine shut down in flight. Aircraft was enroute at FL320 about 230nm southwest of Faroe Islands when the crew reported a problem with one of the engines (CF6). The aircraft turned around to return to Germany, initially descended to FL290, […]

#AVGEEK: First Airbus A380 in New Lufthansa Design

Reading Time: 1 minute Wednesday, 12 December, the Airbus A380 landed in Germany for the first time in the new Lufthansa Design. The landing of the newly painted flagship of the Lufthansa fleet marks the festive end of the anniversary year of the crane’s 100th birthday. The Airbus, named “Tokyo”, was welcomed to Munich Airport early Wednesday morning. The […]

Lufthansa Group Places Order for 27 Airbus Aircraft Worth $3 Billion

Reading Time: 1 minute The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG approved the purchase of 27 short-haul and medium-haul aircraft. Purchase options for 24 Airbus A320neo and three A321neo will be converted into firm orders. With this decision, the Lufthansa Group is reacting to the positive market and earnings development and thus ensuring the necessary fleet size in the […]

Lufthansa Cityline CRJ-900 Experiences Light Smoke on Board

Reading Time: 1 minute A Lufthansa Cityline Canadair CRJ-900, performing flight from Brussels (Belgium) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany) with 73 people on board, was descending towards Frankfurt when the crew reported light smoke on board. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Frankfurt’s runway 05C about 15 minutes later. The airline reported after takeoff from Brussels the crew noticed […]

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 […]

Police Operation Leads to Delays and Flight Cancellations at Frankfurt Airport

Reading Time: 1 minute Due to a police operation at Frankfurt Airport, there are delays and flight cancellations on flights to and from Frankfurt today. After several persons passed through the security area without being controlled, the German Federal Police ordered a boarding stop in the security areas A and Z of Terminal 1 as well as an evacuation […]

First Airbus A320neo with New Lufthansa Design

Reading Time: 1 minute Lufthansa is receiving another brand new A320neo. The aircraft left the Airbus assembly plant in Hamburg-Finkenwerder on Monday evening. Once the final configuration is completed in Berlin-Schönefeld, this Airbus with the registration D-AINK will operate from Frankfurt. It is the eleventh aircraft of this type for Lufthansa and at the same time the first A320neo […]

Munich Airport Stays on Course for Growth in the First Half of 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Munich Airport set a new record for passenger traffic in the first six months of the 2018 operating year, with a total of 21.7 million passengers handled. This represents an increase of about 3 percent. The number of take-offs and landings was up slightly as compared with the first half of 2017 to around 200,000. […]