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NEWS Feb 18, 2024 Lufthansa Ground Staff to Strike Over Low Pay at Seven German Airports A German trade union has called for a Lufthansa ground staff strike later this week. The strike will occur across seven German airports and is expected to disrupt flight operations significantly. The strike will begin at 4:00 a.m. on February 20 and end at 7:10 a.m. local time on February 21. Major airports will be affected, including Frankfurt, Munich, and Berlin. Read More →
NEWS Feb 05, 2024 Hundreds of Flights Canceled at German Airports as Lufthansa Employees Go on Strike Lufthansa ground staff at multiple major German airports are set to go on strike later this week. The strike, set to last from 4:00 a.m. on February 7 to 7:00 a.m. the following day, is the latest to hit the German transportation industry following strikes at railway companies over demands for a shortened work week. The upcoming strikes will affect Lufthansa, as the airline is already reeling from a previous strike last week. Read More →
NEWS Feb 05, 2024 Houston-Bound Lufthansa Airbus A330 Flight Returns to Frankfurt After Engine Failure On January 31, a Lufthansa Airbus A330-300, operating on flight LH440 from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), experienced an engine malfunction. After being airborne for only two hours, the aircraft was forced to return to Frankfurt. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Nov 10, 2023 The World's Best Airport Lounges With airlines transporting millions of passengers annually, they have invested millions into showing their luxuriousness and sleek styles. From Frankfurt to Istanbul, airlines worldwide have unique styles with bars, spas, and cigar lounges. Let's look at the top 5 best lounges around this sphere we call Earth. Read More →
NEWS Sep 12, 2023 A Massive Lufthansa Group Expansion: SWISS to Washington-Dulles, A380 Service, and a 787 to Minneapolis The Lufthansa Group announced a considerable expansion this morning that will substantially increase route capacity and alliance connectivity. With the expansion, Lufthansa is set to offer 27 gateways in the summer of 2024. Read More →
NEWS Aug 28, 2023 Lufthansa CEO Becomes Flight Attendant on Two Flights Lufthansa's CEO, Jens Ritter, took a break from his regular duties to become a flight attendant on two flights. He was part of the cabin crew on a round-trip flight between Lufthansa's primary hub of Frankfurt Airport and the Middle East. Ritter wanted to work as a flight attendant to explore the aviation industry from a different perspective. Read More →
NEWS Aug 17, 2023 Child Burned on Vistara Flight, Airline Responds Airlines commonly provide passengers with compensation and reimbursement for a variety of incidents...but what about for spilling hot water? This exact scenario unfolded on a Vistara flight where a young child was accidentally burned with hot water. Read More →
ROUTES Apr 30, 2023 Lufthansa Announces Flights to India and A380 Long-Haul Routes Lufthansa has announced new flights to India and that more routes will use the Airbus A380 aircraft. The airline aims to expand its international reach by serving more people on popular routes and launching flights to fast-growing destinations. Read More →
NEWS Jan 18, 2023 Lufthansa Places Bid to Acquire ITA Airways Lufthansa has announced that it will offer to acquire a stake in the struggling Italian flag carrier, ITA Airways. This comes during a time of unprecedented industry-wide airline consolidations in the post-pandemic state of the industry. Read More →
NEWS Aug 30, 2022 Lufthansa Receives its First Ever Boeing 787 On the afternoon of August 29, 2022, Lufthansa's first-ever Boeing 787 Dreamliner lifted off from Boeing's main headquarters at Everett Paine Field near Seattle, Washington. The following morning at 11:02 local time, the aircraft landed in Frankfurt, Germany (FRA). To celebrate the occasion, the pilots flew a Lufthansa branded flag outside of the cockpit during the aircraft's taxi after landing. Read More →