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Lufthansa Group concludes European purchase agreement with gategroup

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

The Lufthansa Group and gategroup concluded a purchase agreement for the European business of the LSG Group. The parties have ... Read More

Lufthansa Group announces 2020 summer long-haul destinations from Düsseldorf

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2019

The Lufthansa Group will continue to offer attractive long-haul destinations from Düsseldorf in the summer of 2020. The two New ... Read More

Christmas at Frankfurt Airport: Gift cards, shopping, dining and much more

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2019

During the weeks before Christmas, the terminals at Frankfurt Airport are incandescent with the glow of thousands of lights. Like ... Read More

Robbers loot Berlin’s Stasi museum just days after Dresden jewelry heist

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 2, 2019

German museums apparently are going through a rough patch, when even the infamy of the once-omnipresent and menacing East German ... Read More

16 Airbus workers fired for ‘industrial espionage’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 2, 2019

European aerospace and defense company Airbus has dismissed 16 employees in a division handling German military projects, including a department ... Read More

Flights grounded: WWII bomb shuts down Berlin-Schoenefeld airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 29, 2019

The official Twitter account of Berlin’s Airport Service today announced that Schoenefeld’s flight operations had been “interrupted” by the bomb, ... Read More

Friedrichstadt Palace Berlin honors Jewish roots

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 28, 2019

The Friedrichstadt-Palast Berlin acknowledges its ìJewish roots since 1919 | The eventful stage history of todayís Friedrichstadt-Palast Berlin began one ... Read More

Lufthansa offers Ufo to go into arbitration at Eurowings, Germanwings and CityLine

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 28, 2019

Lufthansa is offering the Ufo trade union the opportunity to begin the comprehensive arbitration process at its subsidiaries Eurowings, Germanwings ... Read More

Lufthansa announces new Greece destinations for summer 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 27, 2019

Sun, beach and sea: Greece remains a popular trend destination for many holidaymakers. And from summer 2020, Lufthansa will be ... Read More

Lufthansa Executive Board approves sale of European business of LSG Group

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 26, 2019

Lufthansa Group confirms the decision of its Executive Board on the sale of the LSG Group's European business to Gategroup. ... Read More

Tourist dies in water accident from boat propeller

editor editor- November 23, 2019

A boat was being brought back to off Kamala Beach when a tourist swimming in the waters was cut by ... Read More

Turkish tour operator buys Thomas Cook’s German assets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 22, 2019

A trustee governing the Thomas Cook bankruptcy process announced in a statement that Turkish travel agency Anex Tour purchased German ... Read More

Lufthansa withdraws complaint against Ufo union

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 22, 2019

Lufthansa will not pursue the pending proceedings of the Hessian State Labor Court to review the trade union status at ... Read More

Airbus A320 dethrones Boeing 737 as world’s best-selling jet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 20, 2019

In the decades-long race between European plane maker Airbus and US aircraft manufacturer Boeing, the Seattle-based company seems to be ... Read More

Seychelles shines as partner country at German Travel Show

editor editor- November 19, 2019

The Seychelles takes center stage as the official partner country of the major German Travel and Tourism Fair, ReiseLust. The ... Read More

Munich Airport opens its annual Christmas and Winter Market

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 18, 2019

Munich Airport is now hosting its Christmas and Winter Market in Europe's largest covered outdoor space – the Munich Airport ... Read More

From 2020 Lufthansa corporate customers will fly CO2 neutral

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 15, 2019

In January 2020, the Lufthansa Group is launching an attractive range of climate-friendly business travel products: With the Lufthansa Group ... Read More

Lufthansa and SWISS offer customers climate-neutral fuels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 14, 2019

After successfully completing the test phase, the "Compensaid" platform developed by the Lufthansa Innovation Hub will become the Lufthansa Group's ... Read More

Fraport: Growth momentum slows in October 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 13, 2019

Some 6.4 million passengers traveled through Frankfurt Airport (FRA) in October 2019, up 1.0 percent compared to the same month ... Read More

Lufthansa unveils the simplest frequent flyer program ever

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 12, 2019

The Lufthansa Group is simplifying its status program and offering its customers an even easier and more transparent collection system ... Read More

Customized Tours Connecting Visitors and The Locals In East Africa

editor editor- November 10, 2019

Augustine Tours offer tours to East Africa which are tailor-made for their tourists based on their travel wishes. The tour ... Read More

New CEO named for Cologne Tourist Board

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 8, 2019

At the beginning of 2020, Dr. Jürgen Martin Amann will become Chief Executive Officer of KölnTourismus GmbH (Cologne Tourist Board), ... Read More

How to survive Lufthansa airline strike

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 7, 2019

The Lufthansa crew strike will impact flights to ten major cities in the U.S. from Frankfurt and Munich on Thursday ... Read More

Lufthansa talks with unions as strike grounds 1,300 flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 7, 2019

Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, met the top representatives of Verdi and CU (Cabin ... Read More

Fraport reports solid revenue and earnings performance in first nine months of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 6, 2019

Fraport AG continued its growth trend in the first nine months of the 2019 business year, achieving an increase in ... Read More

Lufthansa strike: Airline activates special flight schedule for Thursday and Friday

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 6, 2019

The Independent Flight Attendants Organization (Ufo) has called full-day strikes for Lufthansa on Thursday 7 November and Friday 8 November. ... Read More

Fraport and Hybrid-Airplane Technologies testing hybrid aerial vehicle

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 4, 2019

The H-Aero is a small, helium-filled hybrid aerial vehicle. From October 28 to 31, passengers at Frankfurt Airport were able ... Read More

Barbados enjoys major European expansion with new Eurowings flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 1, 2019

Barbados has expanded its reach in Germany with a new thrice-weekly direct flight from Frankfurt to the Grantley Adams International ... Read More

European expansion: New direct flight from Germany to Barbados

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- November 1, 2019

The new inaugural Eurowings Flight LH 5432 of the Lufthansa Group, landed in Barbados on Monday, October 28, 2019 at ... Read More

Lufthansa: Four new European destinations for summer 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 30, 2019

Lufthansa customers can now book four new destinations for the coming summer season 2020. Whether it's a beach holiday, a ... Read More

“Café de Luxe”: Frankfurt Airport offers airport tour with coffee and cake

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 30, 2019

Since the 1950s, Frankfurt Airport has exerted a magnetic attraction on whole generations of visitors fascinated by its international ambiance ... Read More

Kosher vending machine at Frankfurt Airport’s Departures Hall C offers food conform to Jewish dietary laws

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 25, 2019

Kosher treats to go are now available from a new convenient food vending machine in Departures Hall C at Frankfurt ... Read More

Airbus inaugurates test facility for propulsion systems of the future

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 25, 2019

Airbus Chief Technology Officer Grazia Vittadini and Airbus Defence and Space CEO Dirk Hoke have officially opened the E-Aircraft Systems ... Read More

Lufthansa expands luggage-free Economy Light Fare to Africa, Asia, Middle East, South America

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 24, 2019

Lufthansa Group announced that the "Economy Light Fare" is successively available for further intercontinental routes operated by Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa ... Read More

Lufthansa and Deutsche Bahn increase Express-Rail range

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 23, 2019

Lufthansa, together with its partner Deutsche Bahn (DB), is significantly expanding its Express Rail routes from Cologne, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart, Aachen ... Read More

Airbus immediate future looks brighter than Boeing’s

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 15, 2019

The immediate future looks 'brighter than ever' for European aerospace giant Airbus, according to equity analysts at Barclays. The analysts' ... Read More