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New Website, AirlineCheckins.com, Simplifies Online Check-In for Airlines Worldwide

New Website, AirlineCheckins.com, Simplifies Online Check-In for Airlines Worldwide

A website launched by Lufthansa Innovation Hub, a subsidiary of Lufthansa, will allow travelers to automatically check in for flights online, regardless of the airline they are flying provided the carrier offers online check-in.
The website, AirlineCheckins.com, was available in beta last year, and only officially launched this month.
Passengers can register on the website and store their travel documents, personal information, and seating preferences all in their own profile. They will …

Lufthansa to Add More Destinations from Frankfurt, Munich

Lufthansa to Add More Destinations from Frankfurt, Munich

Lufthansa announced that it plans to offer new flights from both Frankfurt and Munich next summer, as well as increase its flights to existing destinations.
The carrier will begin service between Frankfurt and San Diego next year, with five weekly flights between the two cities.
From Munich, Lufthansa plans to begin new service to Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and Beijing. The carrier will use Airbus A380 aircraft to operate the new routes.
In …

Lobby Bar – June 9: Portable Fireplaces, Bring Your Own Restaurant, and Why Muggles Hate the Theater

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Something missing. Join Jonathan Spira and Jeremy Del Nero at Upper Story, a restaurant by Charlie Palmer. Upper Story is a new concept: BYO restaurant. What started with us bringing our own coffee creamer and dessert and has since evolved into a full-fledged operation that requires dining guests to bring their own tables, chairs, and napkins as …

Lufthansa to Issue iPads to Flight Attendants

Lufthansa to Issue iPads to Flight Attendants

Lufthansa announced that it will go paperless in flight by distributing iPads minis to its over 20,000 flight attendants.
The Cabin Mobile Device will give cabin crew online access the Lufthansa crewFlight app, which provides them with detailed information on passengers as well as access to their manuals, while in flight. It will also provide up-to-date information on flight plans and seating charts.
Lufthansa said it will plans to roll out iPads …

Lufthansa Debuts New Lounge in Boston

Lufthansa Debuts New Lounge in Boston

Lufthansa debuted its new premium lounge at Boston’s Logan International Airport on Wednesday. The 6,400-square-foot (594-square-meter) Lufthansa Lounge, which is nearly twice the size of the carrier’s previous lounge at the airport, is located on the top floor of Terminal E.
The space can seat up to 162 passengers, and features windows that offer views of Boston’s waterfront.
The space is divided into what the airline calls the “Living Room,” which offers …

Sixt Expands Partnership with Lufthansa

Sixt Expands Partnership with Lufthansa

Sixt rent a car and Lufthansa announced the addition of new customer benefits that are part of the two German companies’ partnership.
Passengers will now be able to simultaneously book a car rental from Sixt when making a flight reservation on the Lufthansa website. All passenger information including name and address and flight data will automatically be carried over to the Sixt system when reserving a car.
In addition, members of Lufthansa’s …

Cathay Pacific, Lufthansa Group Announce Partnership

Cathay Pacific, Lufthansa Group Announce Partnership

Cathy Pacific Airways announced a new partnership with the Lufthansa Group, building on the existing cooperation the two airlines have on freight flights.
Under the new agreement, Lufthansa, Swiss International Air Lines, and Austrian Airlines will be able to place their codes on Cathay Pacific flights from Hong Kong to Sydney, Melbourne, and Cairns, Australia as well as Auckland, New Zealand beginning April 26.
In addition, Cathay Pacific will be able to …