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Lufthansa InTouch, the customer service network of the Lufthansa Group, has marked a 20-year milestone in South Africa.
Lufthansa shares sank as much as 11% on Monday morning after a late Sunday warning that profits could fall far short of forecasts.
SA is not a cheap destination for international travellers, but it still offers value for money, says the general manager of Lufthansa for Southern Africa.
After an absence of 19 years, Austrian Airlines returns to SA with a seasonal direct flight between Vienna and Cape Town.
Eurowings is now offering a long-haul connection between Windhoek in Namibia and Munich in southern Germany.
The Cape Town water crisis has certainly not created any slow-down in business for the Lufthansa Group, chair and CEO Carsten Spohr tells Fin24.
The business potential of outbound traffic from Cape Town on Lufthansa's direct flights is forming a good complement to the inbound tourist focus during the summer season.
In order to continue with its restructuring, airberlin has filed a provisional insolvency proceeding in self-administration.
Deutsche Lufthansa has struggled to reduce operating costs, setting up the German airline for a difficult second half with pressure on fares set to intensify.
Lufthansa CEO expects France and Germany to take a hard line against the UK aviation industry in Brexit negotiations, threatening to disrupt flight connections.
British Airways and Lufthansa have suspended flights to Egypt's capital, Cairo, over unspecified security concerns, giving no details about what may have prompted the move.
Lufthansa Group generated its second-best result in the history of the company in its 2018 financial year, the group announced on Thursday.
Lufthansa Group has achieved EBIT of €2.4bn for the first nine months of 2018 – a 7.7% decline on the prior-year period which is primarily attributable to the integration costs at Eurowings.
Boeing and the Lufthansa Group have completed an order for four more 777 airplanes, valued at $1.4bn at list prices.
Earnings growth by the Lufthansa Group was primarily by its airlines, including cargo, the group said when it announced its results for 2017.
It is estimated that the tourism spend in the Western Cape over the first five months of the new direct Eurowings flight will be R43m.
The International Air Transport Association has presented Lufthansa with the Fast Travel Platinum Award for its mobile self-service solutions.
Dr Andre Schulz, general manager of Lufthansa for Southern Africa, talks to Fin24 about the latest trends in the SA market.
Lufthansa has been voted the “Best Airline in Europe” at the Paris Air Show by market research institute Skytrax, which specialises in aviation.
Ryanair plans to more than triple the number of planes based at Frankfurt airport next winter, boosting the low-cost carrier’s position in Deutsche Lufthansa’s backyard.
Cape Town CBDO'Dwyer PersonnelR6 500.00 - R7 000.00 Per Month
DurbanvilleZaPOP Media (Pty) LtdR1 000.00 Per Month
Atlantic SeaboardShimansky Jewellers
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