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Germany Travel & Tourism News for visitors. Germany is a Western European country with a landscape of forests, rivers, mountain ranges and North Sea beaches. It has over 2 millennia of history. Berlin, its capital, is home to art and nightlife scenes, the Brandenburg Gate and many sites relating to WWII. Munich is known for its Oktoberfest and beer halls, including the 16th-century Hofbräuhaus. Frankfurt, with its skyscrapers, houses the European Central Bank.

Finance Minister Boddenberg elected as new Chairman of Fraport’s Supervisory Board
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Finance Minister Boddenberg elected as new Chairman of Fraport’s Supervisory Board

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 27, 2020

Fraport AG’s Supervisory Board, in an extraordinary meeting today, elected Hessian finance minister Michael Boddenberg as their new chairman.  Michael ... Read More

Lufthansa AG postpones decision on convocation of General Meeting
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Lufthansa AG postpones decision on convocation of General Meeting

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 27, 2020

At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG discussed the acceptance of the stabilization package offered by ... Read More

Germany extending COVID-19 emergency rules until June 29
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Germany extending COVID-19 emergency rules until June 29

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2020

In Germany the Federal Government and States agreed to extend social distancing rules in Germany until June 29. The world ... Read More

Fraport AGM 2020: Shareholders approve all agenda items
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Fraport AGM 2020: Shareholders approve all agenda items

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 26, 2020

At Fraport AG’s first virtual-only Annual General Meeting (AGM) today, shareholders approved all agenda items.   Shareholders ratified the actions ... Read More

Summer holidays for Germans expand to 31 countries
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Summer holidays for Germans expand to 31 countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2020

Germans rather don't eat instead of not going on a holiday. Summer holidays are around the corner and Germany has ... Read More

Germany approves €9 billion ‘stabilization package’ for Lufthansa
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Germany approves €9 billion ‘stabilization package’ for Lufthansa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2020

Deutsche Lufthansa AG has been informed by the Economic Stabilization Fund (WSF) of the Federal Republic of Germany that the ... Read More

Lufthansa to sell 20% ownership to the German Government
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Lufthansa to sell 20% ownership to the German Government

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2020

Coronavirus is forcing one of the healthiest and largest airline group and Star Alliance member to its knees. The Government ... Read More

Opportunity for Tourism Destinations against Old Habits & Ignorance
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Opportunity for Tourism Destinations against Old Habits & Ignorance

mm Richard Adam- May 20, 2020

Every now and then, we all have seen tourism destinations temporarily dropping out of the market due to natural disasters ... Read More

CEO Schulte’s speech for Fraport AGM published in advance
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CEO Schulte’s speech for Fraport AGM published in advance

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 19, 2020

Today, Fraport AG published in advance the speech to be presented by executive board chairman (CEO) Dr. Stefan Schulte at ... Read More

German foreign travel warning may end, but no holidays as usual yet
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German foreign travel warning may end, but no holidays as usual yet

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 19, 2020

Germany's Foreign Minster said today that the government is considering replacing current stern foreign travel warning with milder travel 'guidelines'. ... Read More

Lufthansa resumes Dubai flights in early June
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Lufthansa resumes Dubai flights in early June

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 18, 2020

German Lufthansa announced that it will resumed flight service from Dubai to Frankfurt, starting in early June. The flight offer ... Read More

Munich Airport preparing for rebound in air traffic
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Munich Airport preparing for rebound in air traffic

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 18, 2020

With an extensive package of measures to protect against infection, Munich Airport is preparing for a rebound in air traffic ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines extend free re-booking period
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Lufthansa Group airlines extend free re-booking period

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 18, 2020

The Lufthansa Group Airlines Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Air Dolomiti are even more responsive to their customers ... Read More

Germany’s future without Lufthansa German Airlines
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Germany’s future without Lufthansa German Airlines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2020

Lufthansa is part of the success story of the Federal Republic of Germany, and an example to many airlines in ... Read More

Lufthansa: Flying with sunlight
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Lufthansa: Flying with sunlight

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 15, 2020

Representatives of the Lufthansa Group and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) with its spin-offs Clime-works and Synhelion ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines significantly expand service in June
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Lufthansa Group airlines significantly expand service in June

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 14, 2020

With the June flight schedule, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group are significantly expanding their services compared with the previous ... Read More

Fraport Traffic Figures – April 2020: Major Decline in Passenger Volumes Continues
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Fraport Traffic Figures – April 2020: Major Decline in Passenger Volumes Continues

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 14, 2020

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) counted only 188,078 passengers in April 2020, 96.9% less than in the corresponding month of last year. ... Read More

Lufthansa provides transparency about business activities in ‘tax havens’
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Lufthansa provides transparency about business activities in ‘tax havens’

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 12, 2020

Last weekend, a number of politicians requested clarification in interviews "why Lufthansa has subsidiaries in tax havens". In order to ... Read More

Frankfurt Airport ready to fly safely
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Frankfurt Airport ready to fly safely

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 12, 2020

Amid the continuing coronavirus pandemic, Frankfurt Airport is getting ready to ramp up passenger flights again. Fraport, its owner and ... Read More

Bavaria – traditionally different
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Bavaria – traditionally different

editor editor- May 8, 2020

Bavaria stands for tradition and a sense of homeland. Nowhere else in Germany do the locals cultivate their customs as ... Read More

Lufthansa, Eurowings and SWISS to take off again with 160 aircraft in June
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Lufthansa, Eurowings and SWISS to take off again with 160 aircraft in June

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 8, 2020

Starting in June, Lufthansa, Eurowings and SWISS will be offering monthly restart schedules to significantly more destinations in Germany and ... Read More

Deutsche Lufthansa AG seeks €9 billion ‘stabilization package’
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Deutsche Lufthansa AG seeks €9 billion ‘stabilization package’

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 7, 2020

Deutsche Lufthansa is negotiating a stabilization package for 9 billion euros with the Federal Economic Stabilization Fund (Wirtschaftsstabilisierungsfonds - WSF) ... Read More

FRAPORT Revenue and Net Profit Heavily Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic
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FRAPORT Revenue and Net Profit Heavily Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 6, 2020

In the first three months of 2020, the business of airport operator Fraport was heavily impacted by the outbreak of ... Read More

Lufthansa Annual General Meeting approves all agenda items
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Lufthansa Annual General Meeting approves all agenda items

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 5, 2020

Some 10,000 shareholders followed today's Annual General Meeting of Deutsche Lufthansa AG online, around ten times as many as last ... Read More

Berlin’s iconic hotel launches “White Glove Service”
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Berlin’s iconic hotel launches “White Glove Service”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2020

At Berlin's Hotel Adlon Kempinski, extensive measures are being ramped up to deliver exemplary "White Glove Service," ensuring compliance with, ... Read More

Stuttgart Airport: First 1:1 concerts in an airport terminal
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Stuttgart Airport: First 1:1 concerts in an airport terminal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2020

Stuttgart Airport will be the venue for the world's first 1:1 concerts at an airport on 8 and 10 May. ... Read More

German interior minister: Reckless re-opening of borders doesn’t help anyone
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German interior minister: Reckless re-opening of borders doesn’t help anyone

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2020

Germany's Federal Minister of the Interior today said that no one wants to restrict citizens’ freedom of movement longer than is ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines extend repatriation flight schedule until 31 May
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Lufthansa Group airlines extend repatriation flight schedule until 31 May

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2020

Due to continuing national and international travel restrictions, Lufthansa's repatriation flight schedule will preliminary be extended until 31 May. Some ... Read More

Medical protective equipment arriving at Munich Airport
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Medical protective equipment arriving at Munich Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2020

Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 crisis, Munich Airport is becoming increasingly important for the transportation of relief supplies and ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines introduce mandatory mouth-nose cover
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Lufthansa Group airlines introduce mandatory mouth-nose cover

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2020

From Monday, 4 May, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group are asking all passengers to wear a mouth-nose cover on ... Read More

No German tourists at least until June 15
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No German tourists at least until June 15

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 29, 2020

The general travel warning by the German government is expected to be extended from May 3 to June 14 according ... Read More

Airbus reports First Quarter 2020 results
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Airbus reports First Quarter 2020 results

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 29, 2020

Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) reported consolidated financial results for its First Quarter (Q1) ended 31 March 2020. “We ... Read More

Frankfurt Airport: Weekly Traffic Figures for April 20-26
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Frankfurt Airport: Weekly Traffic Figures for April 20-26

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2020

Passenger numbers remain very low  in Frankfurt – Repatriation of passengers largely completed – High demand for freight capacities – ... Read More

Lufthansa Group: Preliminary Q1 results and outlook on liquidity development
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Lufthansa Group: Preliminary Q1 results and outlook on liquidity development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2020

The travel restrictions implemented as a consequence of the global spread of the coronavirus had a significant impact on the ... Read More

Lufthansa names new CEO for its Munich Hub
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Lufthansa names new CEO for its Munich Hub

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2020

As of 1 May, Ola Hansson, currently CEO and Managing Director Operations Lufthansa Aviation Training, will take over responsibility at ... Read More

Lufthansa Airbus A350s bring protective equipment from China to Munich
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Lufthansa Airbus A350s bring protective equipment from China to Munich

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 21, 2020

To do its part in addressing the COVID-19 crisis, Lufthansa is currently operating two daily flights carrying protective equipment from ... Read More

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