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Lufthansa Cargo will take on the role of anchor partner with global technology accelerator Plug and Play. Based in Sunnyvale, Calif., the company is the world's largest technology accelerator that brings technology startups and companies together. Established companies work with startups on within the ...
While it is retaining tradition by keeping the crane and its yellow-and-blue colour scheme, Lufthansa is changing just about everything else associated with the airline and the Group to give it a contemporary look. The series of changes announced in Frankfurt and Munich earlier this month -- unveiling for ...

Lufthansa is receiving flak, after it decided to remove Dokdo from its in-flight maps. Dokdo, which are referred to as "Takeshima" in Japan or "Dokdo" in South Korea, are tiny islets located in the East Sea (Sea of Japan) that have been the source of a longstanding conflict between South Korea and Japan.
Lufthansa Air on Tuesday said no passenger was injured on its Frankfurt-bound flight on Sunday. A statement by the airline's spokesperson in Nigeria, Hakeem Jimo, said what happened was a mere 'moderate turbulence'. PREMIUM TIMES had reported how passengers on the flight said they were "thrown ...
Lufthansa and Munich Airport have started testing of a humanoid robot in Terminal 2 of the airport. The robot, given the name "Josie Pepper," is there to provide information and answer questions for passengers in Terminal 2. Passengers can ask for directions to their gate or certain shops or restaurants, ...

Lufthansa has apologised after a sequence of errors left an injured passenger, a mother and an infant trapped in a stairwell at Munich airport, while their plane to Heathrow prepared to depart without them. One of them was the leading professional singer, Annabel Williams, who is the vocal coach for ITV's ...
Lufthansa revealed last Feb. 7 its new, modernized brand image to customers and employees at two major events at the Frankfurt and Munich hubs. The most visible change is the new aircraft livery. In front of more than 3,000 guests in Frankfurt and Munich, Lufthansa officially presented a Boeing 747-8 ...
Panama-based Copa airlines and Lufthansa Group have agreed to expand the scope of their existing codeshare to allow Copa to commercialize and market the Panama-Frankfurt-Panama route, which is operated by Lufthansa. Copa will now be able to codeshare the route with a Copa Airlines flight ...
Panama-based Copa airlines and Lufthansa Group have agreed to expand the scope of their existing to allow to commercialize and market the Panama City-Frankfurt route, which is operated by Lufthans Copa will now be able to codeshare on the route with a Copa Airlines flight number. "With this ...
Passengers traveling through the non-public, post-security area of Munich Airport's Terminal 2 in coming weeks will be met by a humanoid robot offering airport directions and information. Munich Airport and Lufthansa, which jointly run Terminal 2, will gauge passenger interaction with the 47in.-tall robot in ...
Starting today, 15 February, Munich Airport and Lufthansa will start testing the use of a humanoid robot equipped with artificial intelligence at a German airport. Munich Airport and Lufthansa will jointly operate the pioneering project, and the "Josie Pepper" robot will welcome travellers to the non-public area ...
In an effort to modernize its aircraft appearance, Lufthansa recently updated its branding. This update is the first to the logo that has been on the fleet of 330 jets since 1989. The objective in refreshing its image after thirty years was to embody the more dynamic, digital age that is today's world. The new ...
A heads-up to spotters and Lufthansa fans: on Thursday, February 8, a very special Lufthansa Boeing 747-8 and an Airbus A321 will be touring Germany and Europe. The jumbo jet and the A321 are the first Lufthansa airplanes in the new livery - and will make an appearance at ten German airports as well ...
One of San Jose's most important international flight additions in 2016, a Lufthansa nonstop to Frankfurt, Germany, is about to resume as part of a broader service expansion by the carrier at four California gateways including San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego. San Jose service resumes March 25 ...
Lufthansa passengers will now be able to start their journey feeling more relaxed: From now on, they will benefit from an automatic check-in procedure for all flights within Germany and to destinations in Europe. The boarding pass for flights booked up to 24 hours before departure will then be sent ...
After a busy week for Lufthansa, it was time for the final event for the launch of the rebranding: the first commercial flight in the new livery on a Boeing 747. For the historic flight, Lufthansa chose its flagship route, Frankfurt to New York on flight LH400, and one of its newest and largest aircraft, a Boeing ...

Germany-based airline company Lufthansa has overhauled its iconic 100-year-old logo from yellow to dark-blue, marking the first major change to the world's oldest airline logo in over 50 years. The new logo has been in effect since 7 February 2018 and will be rolled out across the fleet of 330 aircraft over the next eight ...
Acknowledging the rumblings of discontent around the decision to focus on a dark-blue paint job for its aircraft fleet, group chief executive Carsten Spohr showed off his "Lufthansa yellow" socks to laughs from 3,000 staff members at the launch event. Spohr says the simplified livery is aimed at reflecting ...
Lufthansa rolled out a new blue and white look this week which at first appeared to remove the well-known yellow tone from its corporate palette. But once social media got ahold of a few leaked photos, the yellow came back...sort of. In a press release, Lufthansa doused a pro-yellow firestorm stating, "The ...
Deutsche Lufthansa logo Deutsche Lufthansa (OTCMKTS:DLAKY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a "hold" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a research note issued on Thursday, January 4th. The firm presently has a $43.00 price objective on the transportation company's stock.
But the finance Ministry could not figure out whether Lufthansa's proposal to become a strategic management partner in NAC should be treated as a part of the privatisation process or something else. So, it decided to set up another committee comprising under secretaries of finance and tourism ministries.
They initially will be operated by Lufthansa and Swiss International Air Lines, the two carriers that will take the types next year. Austrian airlines, Brussels Airlines and Eurowings will follow, but the exact schedule has not been determined. The aircraft will feature standard galleys, cargo loading systems, ...
From mid-2018, Lufthansa Technik AG will start connectivity modifications on several Boeing 737 MAX aircraft of an undisclosed airline customer at its overhaul facility Lufthansa Technik Budapest. The five-day modification includes the installation of a broadband antenna on the aircraft's external structure, ...
Eight years ago, Lufthansa, The Indus entrepreneurs (TiE) and ET-NOW got together and embarked on a journey to create the Lufthansa Runway to Success, a platform and TV show that celebrates the spirit of entrepreneurship in India. Over the past few years, the programme has provided startups and ...
Frankfurt (Reuters) - Lufthansa faces possible strike action after a union threatened on Tuesday to call walkouts if the next round of wage talks for around 33,000 service staff fails to yield results. Citing record profits at the German airline, the Verdi union is calling for a 6 percent pay increase for 12 ...
North-east air links have suffered a massive blow after German flagship carrier Lufthansa axed its flights from Aberdeen to Frankfurt. The twice-daily flights from Aberdeen- there were three a day before the oil price slump - will end on March 25, with the airline saying the route is no longer commercially ...
"We're delighted to be working with Lufthansa Group in China. Our social offering, made specifically for forward-thinking brands in China, will ensure these best-in-class airlines stand out in this highly competitive industry," said Richard Tan, Chief Executive Officer of MullenLowe Group China.
Frankfurt - Lufthansa InTouch, responsible for managing customer service across the Lufthansa Group, has again selected SITA to manage its service center communication network and key infrastructure elements, ensuring that more than 11-million customers are connected to service agents every ...
Though Deutsche Lufthansa might be a good choice for value investors, there are plenty of other factors to consider before investing in this name. In particular, it is worth noting that the company has a Growth grade of B and a Momentum score of B. This gives DLAKY a VGM score-or its overarching ...
"While recognising the valuable measures that have been undertaken to date... we strongly believe that there remains a considerable amount of work to be achieved before Lufthansa would be in the position to enter comprehensively into the next phase of the process," Spohr said in the letter.
OAKLAND -- A Lufthansa flight from Germany to San Francisco was diverted to Oakland International Airport due to a weather delay Friday afternoon. The Lufthansa flight #454 departed Frankfurt, Germany at 10:46 Central European Time and was scheduled to arrive at San Francisco International Airport ...
Frankfurt - The airlines of Lufthansa Group are changing how award miles are credited to participants in the frequent flyer and reward program Miles & More. Beginning in March 2018, the number of award miles that are credited will be based on the price of the flight, i.e the price of the ticket plus any ...
Germany's Lufthansa airline group plans to recruit more than 8,000 new employees this year across the business -- a move that will result in 500 new staff joining its Lufthansa Technik division. In a statement released on Jan. 8, Lufthansa confirmed the recruitment drive will encompass new staff joining the ...
IN BRIEF | Lufthansa hopes that travellers flying out of Frankfurt will feel less stressed and more spoiled following the debut of a day spa at the airport's first class and Senator lounges. Run by the CHI-MAS Institute, the spa areas offer a wide range of services from massage and facials to manicures, ...
Passengers on a Lufthansa flight from Nice airport say they feared for their lives after the plane was forced to turn around shortly after take off following a massive jolt. The Frankfurt bound flight took off from Nice airport as usual at 7.10am on Friday morning. But as it gained altitude the flight was abruptly ...
The airlines of Lufthansa Group are changing how award miles are credited to participants in the frequent flyer and reward program Miles & More. Beginning in March 2018, the number of award miles that are credited will be based on the price of the flight, that the price of the ticket plus any additional fees ...
Lufthansa has extended its LoungeNet digital services, enabling guests to access Yoga routines and to print from an increasing number of lounge locations. Lounge guests are directed to the LoungeNet portal when logging onto the free wifi at Lufthansa lounges worldwide, and the platform adapts its ...
The new reward system applies to flights with the Lufthansa Group airlines Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian, Brussels Airlines and Eurowings, as well as to all other Miles & More partner airlines, provided the ticket for the flight was issued by a Lufthansa Group airline. Specifically, this means that Miles & More ...
Frankfurt AM MAIN: Germany's competition watchdog on Thursday rubbished Lufthansa's claim that recent price hikes on domestic routes were purely down to automated booking software, saying companies shouldn't "hide behind algorithms". Germany's Federal Cartel Office (FCO) is currently probing ...
Britain's EasyJet is gearing up to break Lufthansa's short-lived monopoly on domestic German flights. The budget airline will spend around €40 million ($47 million) acquiring the 25 Air Berlin planes that weren't scooped up by Lufthansa when the German carrier bought up the bulk of its bankrupt rival in ...
The most obvious change to Lufthansa's design can be seen by looking at the tailpiece. The rudder now has a blue varnish with a white crane on it. The former yellow circle -- often dubbed the "fried egg" by mocking observers -- is no longer. Also, the belly of the plane will now be sprayed white, instead of ...
German airline Lufthansa has overhauled its livery, changing the background of its iconic 100-year-old logo from yellow to blue. Images of the new look - the first major change to the world's oldest airline logo in over 50 years - were leaked ahead of the official unveiling, due to take place on 7 February ...
In 2017 the Lufthansa Group has reclaimed from Ryanair the title of Europe's biggest airline group by passenger numbers. Lufthansa's 18.6% increase, to 130 million passengers, was fuelled by its Jan-2017 acquisition of Brussels airlines and strong growth by Eurowings (which benefited from airberlin's ...
OAKLAND, Calif, (KTVU) - A Lufthansa flight from Germany circled San Francisco International Airport for 30 minutes before landing at Oakland International Airport to refuel. Fog density diverted the Airbus A380 -- the world's largest passenger aircraft -- and prompted the circling. Landing for fuel is routine ...
Some 2,500 of the new hires will go to Lufthansa proper, while 2,700 take up jobs at Eurowings. The subsidiary has been the focus of Lufthansa's expansion, as chief executive Carsten Spohr seeks to ward off the challenge from low-cost competitors like Ireland's Ryanair or UK-based Easyjet. In December ...
Germany's Federal Cartel Office (FCO) is currently probing complaints that Lufthansa fares shot up on some routes after bankrupt rival Air Berlin stopped flying in late October. Lufthansa has denied changing its pricing methods, arguing that its fully-automated booking system was simply responding to a ...
The FINANCIAL -- The summer brings many changes for Lufthansa in Munich. The biggest event will be on March 25, at the very beginning of the new flight schedule period - Lufthansa will be stationing five A380 aircraft in Munich and will operate daily flights to Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Beijing ...
The move came after Lufthansa abandoned plans to buy Niki, a holiday airline with 21 aircraft, together with large parts of Air Berlin because of EU competition concerns. Lauda, 68, a former Formula One champion, had said last week he was potentially interested in again acquiring the airline he sold to Air ...
"We have quite deep competition concerns because there is a risk that on some routes Lufthansa becomes de facto a monopoly," EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said at a news conference. The warning comes a week after Lufthansa offered concessions to encourage the European ...


 

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