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Lufthansa is one of the largest airlines in the world, with numerous subsidiaries covering the whole aviation spectrum. Aside from the mainline, the company owns several other carriers, including SWISS, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings, and Austrian Airlines. It also has innovative specialist departments such as Lufthansa Systems and Lufthansa Technik. The Star Alliance member is headquartered in Cologne, and its main hub is at Frankfurt Airport. Including subsidiaries, the firm holds a significant fleet of over 700 planes. (Featured image: Tom Boon - Simple Flying)

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Airline Type:
Full Service Carrier
Year Founded:
Star Alliance
Airline Group:
Lufthansa Group
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latest Lufthansa Articles

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Explored: Airlines That Offer Private Jet Services

From Emirates Executive to United Airlines' partnership with JSX, let's take a look at the airlines upping the premium travel game.

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Undercover Boss? Lufthansa's CEO Works A Night Flight In Economy

The executive was seen serving drinks to passengers.

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Lufthansa Is Planning To Send Its Boeing 787 To Mumbai

The Boeing widebody will be deployed on the daily rotation until next January.

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Codeshare: Lufthansa Teams Up With South African Airways

Customers will have access to more destinations in Europe and Southern Africa.

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Lufthansa Presents Ambitious Frankfurt Airport Cargo Airbus A321 Expansion Plans

Lufthansa Cargo's modernization goals will see the carrier redevelop Frankfurt Airport into an eCommerce hub and digitize operations.

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Why Germany's Aviation Industry Continues To Face Challenges

The domestic seat capacity in 2023 will be nearly 50% below the pre-pandemic levels for German carriers.

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Pay Rise: Lufthansa Reaches Long-Term Deal With Pilots

The agreement will see pilots' salaries increase up to 18% over the next four years.

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German International Flights Still Down 20%, Domestic Is Worse: What's Going On?

From Lufthansa's downsizing during the Pandemic to the war in Ukraine, it all has an effect on the markets.

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Flying High: Lufthansa Group Achieves Record Pre-Tax Earnings For The Second-Quarter

Things are looking up for the German flag carrier and its partners.

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What Happened To Lufthansa's Boeing 767s?

The German flag carrier used to fly the type on lease.

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The Lufthansa Group Wants More SAF Made In Germany

The production site will be in Speyer, strategically close to the Lufthansa Group's Frankfurt hub.

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Lufthansa Challenges Court’s European Commission State Aid Veto

The state aid was provided during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Lufthansa Boosts Meal Options While Launching Reusable Cups

The airline is looking to improve the choices offered while increasing sustainability.

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Which Lufthansa Aircraft Have First Class Cabins?

A look at where you can find the German flag carrier's most luxurious seats.

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Top 3: History's Most Audacious Airport Robberies

Some of these heists involved the theft of diamonds and other gems worth millions of dollars.

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Lufthansa Will Launch 2 Temporary London Heathrow Routes Aimed At Skiers

The flag carrier is responding to increased demand from the UK.

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Original Operator: What Happened To Lufthansa's Airbus A340-200s?

The German flag carrier flew this variant of the quadjet for around a decade.

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Ticketed United Airlines Passengers Blocked From Flying Due To Problem With Their Reservation

What caused the family of four to be removed from the aircraft just prior to departure?

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Lufthansa Announces Special Munich-London Stansted Oktoberfest Flights

Millions will travel to Bavaria to celebrate the world's largest public festival.