Munich Airport announced that its new satellite terminal will open to passengers on April 26.
The new terminal, a joint venture between the airport and Lufthansa, serves as an extension of Terminal 2 and will add 27 new gates for boarding, eliminating the need for most bus transportation. It is the country’s first midfield terminal and was designed by Koch + Partner.
Facilities in the new terminal,which will be used by Lufthansa …
Lufthansa announced financial results for 2015.
The German flag carrier’s net profit rose to €1.7 billion ($1.93 billion) from €55 million in 2014, which had ben heavily impacted by several one-time items. The airline’s loss in the fourth quarter fell to €50 million from a €427 million loss a year earlier.
Lufthansa’s adjusted earnings before interest and taxes rose 55.2% to €1.82 billion. Sales were up 6.8% to €32.1 billion.
The airline’s increase …
Lufthansa announced that it plans to launch 11 new routes this summer from Munich and Frankfurt.
Beginning May 11, the carrier will begin new flights to Denver, Colorado, followed by service to Tehran, Iran on July 4 from its Munich hub. Lufthansa will operate the Denver flight five times a week, and the Tehran flight three times a week.
From Munich, the airline plans to add new flights to Porto, Portugal, as …
In commemoration of International Women’s Day, various airlines reported operating flights with all-women crews. The day is intended to commemorate the social and political achievements of women and has been observed since the early 1900s.
Lufthansa Group airlines including Lufthansa, Swiss International Air Lines, Austrian Airlines and Brussels Airlines, operated flights with all-female crew from Frankfurt, Munich, Geneva, Vienna, and Brussels to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.
“We hope that …
Lufthansa announced the launch of new service between Frankfurt and Panama City, Panama. The airline will operate the route five times a week, using Airbus A340-300 aircraft.
Flights will depart Frankfurt Airport at 10:15 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, and arrive at Panama City’s Tocumen International Airport at 4:40 p.m. From Panama City, flights are scheduled to depart at 6:45 p.m. and arrive back in Frankfurt at 11:35 …
Lufthansa announced that it will deploy its first ten Airbus A350-900 aircraft on long-haul routes from Munich next January.
The planes are among 25 A350-900s that Lufthansa currently has on order.
The A350-900 is part of Airbus’ all-new A350 XWB family, which can seat up to 369 passengers in a typical two-class layout. It has a carbon fuselage and new wings, and is powered by Rolls Royce Trent XWB engines, all of …
Lufthansa announced that it took delivery of the world’s first Airbus A320neo aircraft.
The carrier said it received two of the planes at Hamburg-Finkenwerder Airport. The first, with the registration D-AINA, has been flying scheduled service since last month.
The plane was outfitted with a special logo, reading “First to fly A320neo – Less noise. Less fuel. Less CO2.”
Lufthansa says that the second will be added to its fleet in the near future.