New Cape Town direct flight means R43m over 1st 5 months

2017-11-08 18:09

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.

Iata award for Lufthansa

2017-09-28 15:31

The International Air Transport Association has presented Lufthansa with the Fast Travel Platinum Award for its mobile self-service solutions.

Lufthansa Group making the most of Cape Town potential

2017-07-26 17:53

Dr Andre Schulz, general manager of Lufthansa for Southern Africa, talks to Fin24 about the latest trends in the SA market.

Lufthansa named best airline in Europe

2017-06-22 18:31

Lufthansa has been voted the “Best Airline in Europe” at the Paris Air Show by market research institute Skytrax, which specialises in aviation.

Ryanair squeezes Lufthansa by tripling jets

2017-02-28 14:16

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.

Air access project generates R3bn for Cape Town

2016-12-21 16:55

A project to improve air access into the Western Cape has played a key role in generating R3bn in direct tourism spend for the province.

Lufthansa celebrates new Frankfurt/Cape Town flights

2016-12-02 19:15

Lufthansa celebrates its new direct year-round flight between Frankfurt and Cape Town and explains why it has made such a strategic move.

Update on Lufthansa pilot strike

2016-11-23 16:46

More than two thirds of all Lufthansa Group flights are taking place according to a special schedule that has been introduced.

Fake Germanwings victim relative convicted in Germany

2016-10-26 21:04

A German court has given a woman a year's suspended jail sentence for posing as the cousin of a victim in last year's Germanwings plane crash and obtaining compensation offered by the airline.

Lufthansa announces acquisition

2016-09-28 16:02

The supervisory board of Lufthansa has approved the exercising of a call option to acquire the remaining shares in SN Airholding.


Lufthansa pleased with business uptake of more direct Cape Town flights

2017-10-17 20:52

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.

Lufthansa supports restructuring of airberlin

2017-08-15 14:49

In order to continue with its restructuring, airberlin has filed a provisional insolvency proceeding in self-administration.

Lufthansa struggles to rein in costs as fare pressures loom

2017-07-18 10:30

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 warns Brexit to hit UK airlines

2017-03-28 14:12

Lufthansa CEO expects France and Germany to take a hard line against the UK aviation industry in Brexit negotiations, threatening to disrupt flight connections.

Etihad, Lufthansa extend cooperation

2017-02-01 19:02

Etihad Aviation Group and Lufthansa German Airlines, part of Europe’s largest aviation group, have unveiled details of a new commercial partnership.

Etihad, Lufthansa conclude codeshare agreement

2016-12-20 14:22

Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, and Lufthansa German Airlines have concluded a codeshare agreement.

Lufthansa CEO: Company must defeat pilot strike to survive

2016-11-24 13:32

Deutsche Lufthansa's CEO says Europe’s third-largest airline must hold its nerve and face down striking pilots if it’s to deliver meaningful savings and survive.

Lufthansa cancels about 900 flights amid pilot strike

2016-11-23 10:00

Deutsche Lufthansa has cancelled at least 876 flights, disrupting travel for about 100 000 people, due to a strike by pilots that is set to continue.

Lufthansa aims for Eurowings, Air Berlin collaboration

2016-09-29 19:00

Lufthansa has signed a letter of intent on a wet lease of up to 40 aircraft which will be operated by the Air Berlin Group for Eurowings and Austrian Airlines.

Luggage change for Lufthansa passengers out of SA

2016-09-15 15:48

Lufthansa passengers travelling in economy class out of South Africa globally will now be allowed two pieces of checked-in luggage.

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