LUFTHANSA NEWS

 

Fuel, overcapacity blamed for Lufthansa 1Q loss

Air Transport World  2019-04-16 12:50:00

Lufthansa Group has reported a 2019 first quarter loss as it absorbed the impact of higher fuel costs and overcapacity in the European market. read more

Lufthansa slips to loss in first quarter of 2019

Breaking Travel News  2019-04-16 08:14:20

German flag-carrier has reported a loss of ?336 million for the first three months of the year. The carrier, the largest in Europe, was hit by rising fuel costs and overcapacity in Europe.

Lufthansa's Miles & More Global Traveller Cards Land in the UK

PR Newswire  2019-04-11 12:36:00

LONDON, April 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Miles & More, Europe's leading frequent flyer and awards programme, is launching its new loyalty initiative in the UK. In cooperation with Affiniture Cards and Cornèrcard ...

Lufthansa Aviation Training invests $100 million in simulators

Air Transport World  2019-04-10 20:01:00

Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT) is investing ?89 million ($100 million) in pilot training equipment, in response to Lufthansa?s fleet strategy plans.read more

AIX Hamburg 2019: Lufthansa Systems broadens range for BoardConnect

Air Transport World  2019-04-08 13:20:00

Lufthansa Systems is widening the number of companies that can use its BoardConnect platform for inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC), the company said at AIX in Hamburg.read more

Cathay Pacific, Lufthansa begin joint Europe-Hong Kong cargo shipments

Air Transport World  2019-04-04 17:24:00

Cathay Pacific Cargo and Lufthansa Cargo have begun eastbound joint shipments from Europe to Hong Kong, following the full expansion of their joint business agreement (JBA).read more

AIX Hamburg 2019: Independent Aircraft Modifier Alliance formally launches

Air Transport World  2019-04-02 17:21:00

Four aircraft retrofit specialists?EAD Aerospace, Envoy Aerospace, Etihad Airways Engineering and Lufthansa Technik?have officially launched the Independent Aircraft Modifier Alliance (IAMA), firming up ...

AIX Hamburg 2019: Airlines must accelerate innovation process

Air Transport World  2019-04-01 17:02:00

The airline industry must speed up its pace of innovation, not by 10%, ?but by ?times x,?? Lufthansa Group chief digital officer Christian Langer said April 1.read more

Spohr, Franke speak at ATW 2019 Awards Gala

Air Transport World  2019-03-27 16:41:00

Industry CEOs and leaders, including the heads of Lufthansa Group and Indigo Partners, spoke about the importance of people, sustainability and connecting the world as they were celebrated at the 45th ...

Eurowings adds Las Vegas flights to winter schedule

Breaking Travel News  2019-03-27 09:58:33

Eurowings has continued to expand its winter flight schedule with he addition of Las Vegas. The Lufthansa-owned point-to-point airline earlier revealed plans to offer Barbados, Mauritius, and Windhoek ...

Lufthansa plans to buy either Boeing 737 MAX or Airbus A320neo

Reuters  2019-03-26 20:23:21

Deutsche Lufthansa AG plans to buy a triple-digit number of either Boeing 737 MAX or Airbus A320neo jetliners to replace jets in its fleet, Chief Executive Carsten Spohr said on Tuesday.

Lufthansa overcomes rising fuel prices to report strong results for 2018

Breaking Travel News  2019-03-15 08:24:49

European aviation giant Lufthansa Group has reported adjusted EBIT of ?2.8 billion for 2018. The figure was slightly below the record ?3 billion reported last year, but comes despite an increase

Lufthansa overcomes rising fuel prices to report strong results for 2018

Breaking Travel News  2019-03-15 08:24:39

European aviation giant Lufthansa Group has reported adjusted EBIT of ?2.8 billion for 2018. The figure was slightly below the record ?3 billion reported last year, but comes despite an increase

Lufthansa Group?s 2018 net profit down 7.6% on higher fuel costs, expenses

Air Transport World  2019-03-14 19:53:00

Lufthansa Group recorded a 2018 net profit of ?2.2 billion ($2.5 billion), down 7.6% from ?2.3 billion in 2017.read more

SWISS 2018 operating profit up 16% on traffic growth, fuel-efficient aircraft

Air Transport World  2019-03-14 15:27:00

Lufthansa Group subsidiary Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) posted a record operating profit of CHF636 million ($645.9 million) for 2018, up 16% from CHF548 million in the previous year.read more

Lufthansa confirms 40 new aircraft as part of fleet modernisation

Breaking Travel News  2019-03-14 07:12:33

Lufthansa Group has agreed deals for the purchase of a total of 40 state-of-the-art aircraft for its airlines. The 20 Boeing 787-9 and 20 additional Airbus A350-900 planes will primarily be replacing four-engine ...

Lufthansa eyes stable margins, mid single-digit revenue growth in 2019

Reuters  2019-03-14 06:35:43

Lufthansa forecast stable margins and revenue growth in the mid-single digits this year as it eyes cautious expansion in the busy summer months, manages costs and targets break even at its budget airline ...

Lufthansa orders 20 more A350-900s; returns six A380s to Airbus

Air Transport World  2019-03-13 15:43:00

Lufthansa has decided to retire a significant part of its Airbus A380 fleet as it invests in smaller widebodies.read more

Lufthansa Aviation Training sees strong FFS demand

Air Transport World  2019-03-11 19:42:00

Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT) continues to see strong demand for full-flight simulator (FFS)-based pilot training, even though the industry is in its ninth consecutive year of growth.read more

European airline CEOs anticipate more airline failures

Air Transport World  2019-03-11 19:12:00

The CEOs of some of Europe?s largest airlines?easyJet, International Airlines Group (IAG), KLM, Lufthansa and Ryanair?are all anticipating further airline failures, despite reasonably positive market conditions.read ...