Lufthansa Group

Lufthansa Group expects sharp recovery in summer 2021

The CEO of Lufthansa Group expects a “sharp recovery” in passenger traffic around the summer season of 2021.   ...


Lufthansa expects to gain proceeds in €525 million bonds offering

Lufthansa launched a €525 million worth offering of senior unsecured convertible bonds....


Lufthansa suffers €1.26 billion loss, expects more

Deutsche Lufthansa, the largest German airline, reported an operating loss of €1.26 billion in the third quarter of 2020. However, after the airline expanded its flight schedule in July and August 2020 and significantly reduced costs, the losses became slightly lower in comparison to the previous quarter loss of €1.5 billion....


Lufthansa confirms Airbus A380 retirement, to scrap some A340s

Lufthansa no longer plans to use the Airbus A380 aircraft that still remains in its fleet for passenger service, the carrier revealed in a statement on September 21, 2020. The 8 aircraft would be transferred to a long-term storage mode and taken out of planning. The carrier already retired six Airbus airliners of the same type in the spring of 2020.   ...


Lufthansa to scrap entire widebody fleets, more layoffs to entail

Deutsche Lufthansa plans to scrap most of its widebody passenger aircraft, which would contribute to additional redundancies on top of the previously announced  22,000 layoffs....


Lufthansa Cargo readies for COVID vaccine distribution in US & EU

Lufthansa Cargo opened new Pharma Facilities in Munich, Germany and Chicago, the United States in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the company confirmed....


Lufthansa tightens mask exemptions, requires negative Covid test

Lufthansa Group is tightening the exemptions from mask requirements onboard their flights to include a medical certificate and a negative Covid-19 test....


Lufthansa Group signs EASA Aviation Industry Charter for COVID-19

The Lufthansa Group airlines signed the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Charter for COVID-19, committing to implement health safety standards for the protection of staff and passengers among the group’s international network and between its hubs in Europe....


Lufthansa Group to cut 25% of workforce, 14 A380s to follow

Lufthansa Group reported a huge Q2 2020 loss and confirmed that it will cut 22,000 jobs from the group, including 14 Airbus A380 aircraft that will be permanently retired....


Lufthansa Group joins fuel from sunlight and air project

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) have found a way to make fuels from sunlight and air. Now, Lufthansa Group companies are joining the scientists to help prepare these technologies for production on an industrial scale in the future. ...