Tag: Lufthansa

Lufthansa Cuts Plans for 2018 Due to A320neo, CSeries Delays

Lufthansa Group has cut its capacity growth projection for 2018 from 12% announced in January to 9.5% due to the delays in deliveries of both A320neo and Bombardier CSeries aircraft, CEO Carsten Spohr said during the presentation of annual results for 2017 on March 15, 2018. According to the ch-aviation fleets module, Lufthansa has so […]

Lufthansa Group Female Pilots Take off

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 Presents a New Brand Design

Lufthansa revealed its new, modernized brand image to customers and employees at two major events at the Frankfurt and Munich hubs. The most visible change is the new aircraft livery. In front of more than 3,000 guests in Frankfurt and Munich, Lufthansa officially presented a Boeing 747-8 and an Airbus A321 with the new design. […]

Lufthansa Group Airlines is Standardizing Its A320 Fleet

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 […]

Lufthansa Group to Hire More than 8000 New Employees in 2018

In 2018, Deutsche Lufthansa AG will hire more than 8,000 new employees. The majority of them will be flight attendants who will work for various Lufthansa Group airlines in 2018. Lufthansa, Germany’s largest airline, will be hiring around 2,500 flight attendants alone at its hubs in Frankfurt and Munich; overall, the Lufthansa Group airlines will […]

Eurowings Inks Agreements with Labor Unions for Expansion

Eurowings has signed agreements with the Verdi trade union and Vereinigung Cockpit pilot union that will enable the Lufthansa LCC subsidiary to grow rapidly, especially in Germany. The agreement will not only create new jobs for pilots and flight attendants, but also increase the number of Germany-based aircraft. Eurowings MD Joerg Beissel said the agreement […]

Lufthansa Acquisition of Niki Collapses After EC Blocks Deal

Air Berlin subsidiary Niki is closing its flight operations, after the take-over by Lufthansa has failed. Niki has filed for insolvency and as of December 14, flights will no longer take off. The European Commission has refused to authorize the airlines’ acquisition by Germany’s largest carrier, Lufthansa. Despite offering to give up a number of […]

Lufthansa Reveals the First Secrets of Its New Business Class

Lufthansa has revealed one of its best-kept secrets and unveiled the concept for its brand-new Business Class. It will be available on regular routes for the first time in 2020, with the roll-out of the Boeing 777-9. The new seat is the key element of the service and comfort level in the cabin, which have […]

VC Looks for Better Conditions for Pilots at Eurowings

German pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) is looking to Lufthansa offshoot, Eurowings, to provide better conditions after the union had rejected a labor agreement which would have allowed the low-cost carrier to employ staff from the now defunct Air Berlin on German contracts. Lufthansa is looking to grow Eurowings by taking on 1,700 staff from […]

Lufthansa Submits €500m Bid for Ailing Alitalia

According to Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera, the German airline Lufthansa has offered €500 million (US$590) for the ailing Italian flag-carrying airline, Alitalia. It is understood that the offer is for the planes, airport runway slots, and air crew. However, it is believed that Lufthansa’s intention will be to reduce the 12,000-strong workforce by half, […]