Lufthansa deploys the “Jumbo” and Airbus A350 to Mallorca due to high summer vacation demand

Lufthansa is taking extraordinary measures in order to respond to a significant increase in booking demand for flights to Palma de Mallorca from both Frankfurt and Munich. The booking figures for the destination “PMI” have increased 25 times between April and the beginning of June 2021: The airline will be operating a Boeing 747-8 from […]

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Lufthansa: Demand triples for European holiday destinations and USA

In many parts of the world, more and more people are being vaccinated. The number of infections is falling as travel restrictions are being lifted in many countries. German entry rules were also adjusted just a few days ago. For example, quarantine rules no longer apply to people who can present a negative Corona test […]

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Lufthansa Group pushes ahead with fleet modernization and purchases ten state-of-the-art long-haul aircraft

Lufthansa Group is accelerating the modernization of its fleet. New, highly cost and fuel-efficient aircraft are replacing older types on short, medium and long-haul routes. As a result, the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG decided to buy ten long-haul aircraft: five Airbus A350-900s and five Boeing B787-9. The Supervisory Board approved the purchase today. […]

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The Lufthansa Group’s leisure travel program is stronger than ever

This summer, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group are offering the most extensive range of vacation destinations in years, thus further demonstrating the company’s knowledge of the leisure travel market.  Over the course of the summer Lufthansa plans to add around 20 new vacation destinations to its flight program from Frankfurt and 13 new holiday […]

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Strong start for Lufthansa Group at the new Berlin Capital Airport

Just over a month after moving from Tegel to the new Berlin-Brandenburg airport, the Lufthansa Group is showing positive results. The airlines’ relocation went according to plan and operating procedures at BER are working very well with the current low traffic volume. Lufthansa Group airlines are operating from Pier North in Terminal 1, which is […]

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Pilot project launched: First Lufthansa flight in which all passengers previously tested negative takes off

This morning, the first Lufthansa flight, on which all passengers previously tested negative for Covid-19, took off for Hamburg from Munich: LH2058, which left Munich at 9:10 a.m., marked the start of Covid-19 antigen rapid testing on two daily flights between the two metropolises. Once the test was completed, customers received their test results within […]

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Lufthansa Group: Operating loss -4,161 million € after nine months of 2020

The corona crisis continued to have a considerable impact on Lufthansa Group’s earnings development in the third quarter of 2020. However, due to an expansion of the flight schedule in the summer months of July and August and considerable cost reductions, losses were reduced compared to the second quarter. On a preliminary basis, Adjusted EBIT […]

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Lufthansa: Ticket refunds over three billion euros paid

In the current year, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group have so far reimbursed over three billion euros to a total of over seven million customers (as of 30 September 2020). The number of ticket refunds still open fell to around 700,000 transactions worth around 350 million euros. Constantly changing travel restrictions and current political […]

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Consequences of Corona pandemic have a considerable impact on Lufthansa result

Adjusted EBIT declines to minus 1.7 billion euros in the second quarter despite significant cost reductions. Number of employees already reduced by 8,300 – redundancies no longer ruled out in Germany as well. Normalization of demand to pre-crisis level expected for 2024 at the earliest The collapse in demand for air travel due to the […]

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Lufthansa: More destinations available from Munich throughout all of Europe

In the late summer season, Lufthansa will take off from Munich to 5 further European destinations. Beginning 7 September, the airline will be returning to Marseille, Gothenburg, Kiev and Sibiu/Romania, and from 5 October to Graz.  Already, Lufthansa has significantly expanded its European services during the Bavarian summer holidays and added the Greek island of […]

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