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World’s largest Oktoberfest: Lufthansa flights featuring biggest ‘Trachten’ crew of all time

World’s largest Oktoberfest: Lufthansa flights featuring biggest ‘Trachten’ crew of all time

Just in time for the Oktoberfest in Munich, Lufthansa’s Trachten- crew is getting ready for takeoff. This year, the ... Read More

Airbus expects 39,000 new planes

Airbus expects 39,000 new planes

The world’s passenger and freighter aircraft fleet is set to more than double from today’s nearly 23,000 to almost ... Read More

Naked Germans at Saunas, Whirlpools and Nude Beaches

Naked Germans at Saunas, Whirlpools and Nude Beaches

What German tourists enjoy? German tourists love to get naked at home and when visiting the world. Tourists in ... Read More

Fraport Traffic Figures: Frankfurt Airport Reports Ongoing Growth

Fraport Traffic Figures: Frankfurt Airport Reports Ongoing Growth

Most of Fraport's Group airports worldwide show a positive trend Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed more than 6.9 million passengers ... Read More

Hamburg becoming a hub for European cruise events

Hamburg becoming a hub for European cruise events

Hamburg is once again set to be the hub of the international cruise industry when Europe’s leading congress and ... Read More

Six passengers, two crew members hospitalized after Eurowings flight battered by severe turbulence

Six passengers, two crew members hospitalized after Eurowings flight battered by severe turbulence

Eight people were hospitalized for a range of issues including head wounds, fractures, and cervical injuries as a Eurowings ... Read More

Budget airlines may fall victim to climate protection in Germany

Budget airlines may fall victim to climate protection in Germany

The Bavarian sister party of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) has proposed new punitive tariffs targeting cheap ... Read More

Everything in White-and-Blue:  Frankfurt Airport Is Celebrating Oktoberfest

Everything in White-and-Blue: Frankfurt Airport Is Celebrating Oktoberfest

A piece of Bavaria is coming to Frankfurt Airport! This year again, the spirit of Germany’s best-known popular festival ... Read More

El Al Israel Airlines announces new Dublin and Dusseldorf flights

El Al Israel Airlines announces new Dublin and Dusseldorf flights

The flag carrier of Israel, El Al Israel Airlines has announced that it is launching new routes from Tel ... Read More

German National Tourist Board: Incoming tourism continues its steady growth

German National Tourist Board: Incoming tourism continues its steady growth

With an increase of 3.3 percent in June, German incoming tourism is continuing its steady growth. According to provisional ... Read More

‘Holocauster’? Visitors not amused by ‘swastika ride’ at German amusement park

‘Holocauster’? Visitors not amused by ‘swastika ride’ at German amusement park

While some design imperfections are just unsightly or embarrassing, others are simply disastrous. An amusement ride in Tatzmania park ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed 14.6 million passengers in July 2019

Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed 14.6 million passengers in July 2019

In July 2019, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 14.6 million passengers. This shows an increase of 3.3 percent ... Read More

Fraport Traffic Figures – July 2019: Passenger Traffic Rises at Frankfurt Airport

Fraport Traffic Figures – July 2019: Passenger Traffic Rises at Frankfurt Airport

International Group airports report differing traffic development Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed more than 6.9 million passengers in the reporting ... Read More

President Trump confirms U.S. Travel Warnings are politically motivated

President Trump confirms U.S. Travel Warnings are politically motivated

Should Americans believe American Travel Warnings or Advisories? President Trump doesn't really think so. For many years travel advisories ... Read More

Flesh-eating Baltic Sea bacteria kills beachgoer in Germany

Flesh-eating Baltic Sea bacteria kills beachgoer in Germany

Deadly bacteria in the Baltic Sea killed a woman in Germany in the first fatality of its kind this ... Read More

Lufthansa expands long-haul tourist program from Frankfurt and Munich

Lufthansa expands long-haul tourist program from Frankfurt and Munich

Lufthansa Group is consistently continuing the expansion of its tourist-oriented long-haul program from its hubs in Munich and Frankfurt. ... Read More

Fraport Group: Stable performance achieved during the first six months of the year

Fraport Group: Stable performance achieved during the first six months of the year

During the first half of fiscal 2019 (ending June 30), the Fraport Group achieved growth in both revenue and ... Read More

Lufthansa will continue to be official partner of Germany’s football association DFB

Lufthansa will continue to be official partner of Germany’s football association DFB

Lufthansa is continuing its commitment to football and has extended its partnership with the German football association Deutscher Fußball-Bund ... Read More

Profit for Lufthansa Group collapses in deep red

Profit for Lufthansa Group collapses in deep red

by Mario Masciullo, special to eTN In the second quarter of 2019, the Lufthansa (LH) Group profit fell to ... Read More

How did Airbus do 2019 after Boeing Max disaster?

How did Airbus do 2019 after Boeing Max disaster?

Boeing is not mentioned in Airbus SE  Half-Year (H1) 2019 report as consolidated financial results and maintained its guidance ... Read More

Frankfurt Main Train Station: Child killed in a possible terror attack

Frankfurt Main Train Station: Child killed in a possible terror attack

How safe is Frankfurt HBF (Main Train Station), or a German train station in general?  This is a hot ... Read More

Skyscraping views, social spaces and skateboards: Hamburg unveils new hotels

Skyscraping views, social spaces and skateboards: Hamburg unveils new hotels

New hotels - both established brands and boutique venues - are scheduled to launch in Hamburg in the second ... Read More

Paris braces for record-breaking temperatures as heat wave grips Spain to Germany

Paris braces for record-breaking temperatures as heat wave grips Spain to Germany

Temperature records began to fall across France on Tuesday and more are expected in the upcoming days as locations ... Read More

Frankfurt Airport opens seven new security control lanes in extension Hall A

Frankfurt Airport opens seven new security control lanes in extension Hall A

New Security Control Lanes in A Extension. The German Federal Police (Bundespolizei) and airport operator Fraport AG have opened ... Read More

Belavia-Belarusian Airlines inaugurates Munich-Minsk service

Belavia-Belarusian Airlines inaugurates Munich-Minsk service

On July 15, 2019 Belavia carried out the first regular flight on the route Minsk-Munich-Minsk. Flights will be carried ... Read More

One in two Germans says Islam is a threat

One in two Germans says Islam is a threat

A new study by the German Bertelsmann Foundation found that half of Germans are wary of Islam. The pollsters ... Read More

FRA sets new single-day record of over 240,000 passengers

FRA sets new single-day record of over 240,000 passengers

In June 2019, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served almost 6.6 million passengers - an increase of 3.4 percent year-on-year. Aircraft ... Read More

Lufthansa Group: 13.8 million passengers in June 2019

Lufthansa Group: 13.8 million passengers in June 2019

In June 2019, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group welcomed around 13.8 million passengers. This shows an increase of ... Read More

Hahn Air welcomes eight new airline partners

Hahn Air welcomes eight new airline partners

Hahn Air, the German airline and distribution specialist, announced the integration of eight additional airlines into its global network ... Read More

Fraport to Deploy FlightAware Predictive Technology at Frankfurt Airport

Fraport to Deploy FlightAware Predictive Technology at Frankfurt Airport

Fraport AG will begin using real-time predictive runway arrival times, so called 'ELDTs' (Estimated Landing Times) delivered via FlightAware's ... Read More