Tag: Swiss

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 […]

SWISS Welcomes Its First Airbus A320neo

Reading Time: < 1 minute The flag carrier of Switzerland has welcomed the first out 25 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft on order. Powered by the Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engines, the plane took off from Hamburg, Germany.  The A320neo Family incorporates the very latest technologies including new-generation engines, Sharklets and cabin efficiency enablers, which together deliver 20% fuel savings.

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 Group Continues to Invest in Fleet Modernization

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has approved the order of up to 16 additional aircraft. The list price of the aircraft is approximately 2.1 billion euros. Delivery is scheduled to take place in stages until 2022. The investment plan for the 2018 fiscal year remains unchanged. The order includes two Boeing 777-300ER long-haul […]

Etihad Airways Signs Codeshare Agreement with Swiss

Reading Time: < 1 minute Etihad Airways has signed a new codeshare partnership with Swiss International Air Lines (Swiss). Under the agreement, Etihad Airways will have its EY flight code on Swiss services between Geneva and Zurich, while Swiss will market its LX code on the Abu Dhabi carrier’s said services between Zurich and Abu Dhabi. Etihad said the codeshare […]

Lufthansa Posts Groups Best Ever Annual Results

Reading Time: 2 minutes Total revenues for the Lufthansa Group in 2017 amounted to €35.6 billion, a 12.4 percent increase compared to 2016. The Adjusted EBIT of €2.97 billion was a substantial 69.7 percent year-on-year improvement. An 8.4 percent Adjusted EBIT margin was up 2.9 percentage points compared to 2016. EBIT for 2017 increased more than €1 billion to […]

Lufthansa Group Female Pilots Take off

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 Group Airlines is Standardizing Its A320 Fleet

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 […]