Lufthansa Group | Newsroom > News https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/all a969d743-666e-4241-8c58-9d3ea26ce4cf/Aircraft shopping for the Lufthansa Group https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/aircraft-shopping-for-the-lufthansa-group/s/a969d743-666e-4241-8c58-9d3ea26ce4cf Aircraft shopping for the Lufthansa Group Last week, the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG approved the order of up to 16 additional aircraft. Jörg Hennemann, Head of Commercial Fleet Management Lufthansa Group, explains in an... ]]> 5/15/2018 9:27:00 AM 93625aa2-bd6b-46e4-a2a0-80e029ad0756/Huge revenue for help alliance from on-board sales https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/huge-revenue-for-help-alliance-from-on-board-sales/s/93625aa2-bd6b-46e4-a2a0-80e029ad0756 Huge revenue for help alliance from on-board sales Fundraiser raises nearly €80,000 for an educational project in India ]]> 4/26/2018 8:36:00 AM a8b47567-fe88-413e-9a26-52428e2cf95c/Eurowings: Extraordinary Women in Leadership https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/eurowings--extraordinary-women-in-leadership/s/a8b47567-fe88-413e-9a26-52428e2cf95c Eurowings: Extraordinary Women in Leadership On the occasion of today's International Women's Day, our Eurowings colleagues interviewed two women in exceptional management positions. Captain Kirsten Jansen and First Officer Alina Käufer fly... ]]> 3/8/2018 8:11:00 AM 6a880b88-ce74-45e4-9711-859d3badeabd/"It is also about cultural change in the company" https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/-it-is-also-about-cultural-change-in-the-company-/s/6a880b88-ce74-45e4-9711-859d3badeabd "It is also about cultural change in the company" Why are there not more women in management positions and what is Lufthansa Group doing about that? Simone Marshall, Project Manager "Women in management positions", has some answers. ]]> 3/7/2018 4:34:00 PM d97f76e4-a34e-494a-8ade-2e4feec07b27/Gluing. Screwing. Wrapping. https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/gluing.-screwing.-wrapping./s/d97f76e4-a34e-494a-8ade-2e4feec07b27 Gluing. Screwing. Wrapping. The electronic luggage tag BAGTAG complements the Lufthansa Group's digital luggage services with immediate effect ]]> 1/9/2018 9:39:00 AM 519580f7-b7fe-487c-834e-6ce00cf993b1/Technology in the ear, technology at work https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/technology-in-the-ear--technology-at-work/s/519580f7-b7fe-487c-834e-6ce00cf993b1 Technology in the ear, technology at work Tests in the cockpit despite hearing loss? Lufthansa Technik employee Michael Kalinowsky has found the ideal solution for his bodily limitations ]]> 11/16/2017 3:47:00 PM a7855bac-fae0-4bfd-bc2c-8cd77cf173bb/Swiftly measured and weighed https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/swiftly-measured-and-weighed/s/a7855bac-fae0-4bfd-bc2c-8cd77cf173bb Swiftly measured and weighed Thanks to Smartwatch and SMARTGate, SATS ground handlers in Singapore have the edge as the forces driving innovation ]]> 11/15/2017 1:06:00 PM 107ebf25-2802-46dd-8cc9-1041876b4da3/Pilots training doctors https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/pilots-training-doctors/s/107ebf25-2802-46dd-8cc9-1041876b4da3 Pilots training doctors In the airline sector, Human Factors training is a matter of course. Now, Lufthansa Aviation Training is also providing help in hospitals in order to reduce human error ]]> 11/9/2017 8:05:00 AM 5fc92a82-2c40-4d0a-b60d-d8ea43437258/“I want to understand flying completely” https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/-i-want-to-understand-flying-completely-/s/5fc92a82-2c40-4d0a-b60d-d8ea43437258 “I want to understand flying completely” A380 captain Claus Cordes flies anything with wings “I am supposed to come back to Frankfurt on Friday morning”, Claus Cordes notes down in his personal log book on 1st March 2017 at the Hong Kong... ]]> 10/17/2017 9:34:00 AM f46e52f9-3a2d-4ac2-91ab-7f2770147512/Help for Puerto Rico and Mexico: help alliance calls for donations https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/help-for-puerto-rico-and-mexico--help-alliance-calls-for-donations/s/f46e52f9-3a2d-4ac2-91ab-7f2770147512 Help for Puerto Rico and Mexico: help alliance calls for donations Following the devastating hurricane on the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico, Lufthansa Technik's aid measures for the approximately 400 employees and their families are in full swing. ]]> 9/27/2017 2:51:00 PM d875f539-30d5-4b63-a235-51dca6932e5c/La dolce vita https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/la-dolce-vita/s/d875f539-30d5-4b63-a235-51dca6932e5c La dolce vita As a pastry chef, Mathieu Castex supports airlines in developing desserts to reflect their identity and brand. How does he do it? With a lot of creativity – and some very special tools ]]> 9/25/2017 9:53:00 AM 980eafb4-4086-4a1c-b611-16297d3c798e/Of marriage proposals and shitstorms https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/of-marriage-proposals-and-shitstorms/s/980eafb4-4086-4a1c-b611-16297d3c798e Of marriage proposals and shitstorms Who monitors Lufthansa's social media channels? They're quick-witted and charming and satisfy the most unusual customer wishes. That includes researching for poems about crumbs or advising on the... ]]> 9/15/2017 9:16:00 AM 9d9a42ba-4aa0-4c65-81c4-b83ee7439872/Tracking down aircraft https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/tracking-down-aircraft/s/9d9a42ba-4aa0-4c65-81c4-b83ee7439872 Tracking down aircraft To this day, the fate of the passengers is unclear: On March 8 2014, Malaysian Airlines flight MH 370 disappeared on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. After some three years, the search was... ]]> 9/5/2017 9:42:00 AM 32447ed1-906b-4fce-8363-e5d60bf3426c/Pinterest is female https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/pinterest-is-female/s/32447ed1-906b-4fce-8363-e5d60bf3426c Pinterest is female Goodbye Tumblr, hello Pinterest: what can Lufthansa’s followers expect in the coming months? Benita Struve, head of the “Marketing Communication” department, discusses Lufthansa’s plans for social... ]]> 9/4/2017 2:55:00 PM 7d57ccf5-4b2b-42d1-a48b-408979071a68/Eclipse flight to Munich, Germany - footage https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/eclipse-flight-to-munich--germany---footage/s/7d57ccf5-4b2b-42d1-a48b-408979071a68 Eclipse flight to Munich, Germany - footage Lufthansa passengers will be in the center of a rare cosmic event during today's LH521 flight from Mexico City to Munich. While on its way to the German metropolis, the Airbus A340 will be flying... ]]> 8/21/2017 4:26:00 PM 56b8e323-1d7e-4a30-8f1e-6db04ab81810/Lufthansa A350-900 - Ni hao Hong Kong! https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/lufthansa-a350-900---ni-hao-hong-kong-/s/56b8e323-1d7e-4a30-8f1e-6db04ab81810 Lufthansa A350-900 - Ni hao Hong Kong! Starting 12 September Fourth and fifth Lufthansa A350-900s to enter commercial service from Munich From 12 September, Lufthansa will be offering flights to Hong Kong on an Airbus A350-900. "Our... ]]> 8/9/2017 10:43:00 AM 0afe008d-0c7a-4f66-b97d-1e26617d5250/Dimensions of Digitization https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/dimensions-of-digitization/s/0afe008d-0c7a-4f66-b97d-1e26617d5250 Dimensions of Digitization There is no doubt that digitalization has changed the way we live. By now, it has also permeated almost every aspect of aviation. And this is why we here at the Lufthansa Group are using... ]]> 8/4/2017 8:00:00 AM 8b93eb72-9fb3-454d-8d2d-3cb33a406b3e/Holiday stress instead of freight doldrums https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/holiday-stress-instead-of-freight-doldrums/s/8b93eb72-9fb3-454d-8d2d-3cb33a406b3e Holiday stress instead of freight doldrums Summertime is usually meagre rations at Lufthansa Cargo in Frankfurt, but this year business is also buzzing in the summer months of July and August Summer holidays and bank holidays usually mean... ]]> 8/3/2017 12:19:00 PM 76b888ec-4dd0-4487-87ea-d8d82f1b43c6/BoardConnect by Lufthansa Systems https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/boardconnect-by-lufthansa-systems/s/76b888ec-4dd0-4487-87ea-d8d82f1b43c6 BoardConnect by Lufthansa Systems With BoardConnect by Lufthansa Systems, passengers can access the airline's entertainment program during the flight with their own tablets and smartphones via streaming technology. The flexible state- ]]> 8/1/2017 8:02:00 AM 8b662724-f201-4d01-9a1a-2eb33c3adae4/A Shark Takes to the Skies https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/a-shark-takes-to-the-skies/s/8b662724-f201-4d01-9a1a-2eb33c3adae4 A Shark Takes to the Skies Research project "FAMOS" enables automated coating of large surfaces Lufthansa Technik AG and its partners have succeeded in developing a guidance system for the automated application of multifunction ]]> 7/28/2017 8:00:00 AM a0600a34-d167-4bc0-88e4-05063d0768d7/Aviatar: Lufthansa Develops Digital Twin https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/aviatar--lufthansa-develops-digital-twin/s/a0600a34-d167-4bc0-88e4-05063d0768d7 Aviatar: Lufthansa Develops Digital Twin How many aircraft are currently in the air? Where is a repair required? Users of the AVIATAR platform from Lufthansa Technik have their eye on all of the data regarding their fleet. Having an... ]]> 7/26/2017 11:19:00 AM 24e7a92c-010c-4f21-b04a-b05db09b5b4b/LH license plates are in demand https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/lh-license-plates-are-in-demand/s/24e7a92c-010c-4f21-b04a-b05db09b5b4b LH license plates are in demand Strange, surprising, unexpected. Our discovery Vehicle license plates with the letters LH in have been available again in Lüdinghausen in North Rhine-Westphalia since 2014. Mayor Richard Borgmann... ]]> 7/21/2017 4:26:00 PM 90d26693-0b01-46d9-80dc-71c10af12d75/Digitalized trust https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/digitalized-trust/s/90d26693-0b01-46d9-80dc-71c10af12d75 Digitalized trust Dr. Carsten Böhle of Lufthansa Industry Solutions explains blockchains and bitcoins While several months ago, you could lean back with superficial knowledge, if at all, and wait for technological... ]]> 7/12/2017 8:00:00 PM d420659b-5942-4352-9783-62c062d88749/Closer to the World. Closer to its People https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/closer-to-the-world.-closer-to-its-people/s/d420659b-5942-4352-9783-62c062d88749 Closer to the World. Closer to its People help alliance is making targeted investments in projects, which enable in particular disadvantaged children and young people to access schools and training facilities. An overview For help... ]]> 5/31/2017 10:09:00 AM a2469a91-9454-4fa2-9040-d9940c4fbe05/Four-legged guests in the Animal Lounge https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/four-legged-guests-in-the-animal-lounge/s/a2469a91-9454-4fa2-9040-d9940c4fbe05 Four-legged guests in the Animal Lounge Lufthansa Cargo flew Mesopotamian fallow deer from the Opel Zoo to Jerusalem – accompanied by a television crew Two of the animals lovingly referred to as “Mesos” were taken to the Jerusalem... ]]> 3/2/2017 8:25:00 AM 25fb384e-005a-4c81-bd7f-a62760ac7b04/Waypoints show pilots the way https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/waypoints-show-pilots-the-way/s/25fb384e-005a-4c81-bd7f-a62760ac7b04 Waypoints show pilots the way And one is named in honor of a Lufthanseat There is little that sports fans would not do to express their devotion to a team, from shirts and scarves to oversized car stickers. But one idea... ]]> 2/21/2017 11:30:00 AM e696d0b7-fb16-4a4a-b131-8378eb29b1f6/Lufthansa brings German Olympic team back to Germany from Rio de Janeiro https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/lufthansa-brings-german-olympic-team-back-to-germany-from-rio-de-janeiro/s/e696d0b7-fb16-4a4a-b131-8378eb29b1f6 Lufthansa brings German Olympic team back to Germany from Rio de Janeiro The German Olympic team has returned home, landing on time at 11.10 a.m. local time at Frankfurt Airport with flight number LH 511. The Boeing 747-8 with the registration D-ABYK was specially... ]]> 8/23/2016 12:05:00 PM 9f704127-c3b1-4ec5-9f14-b8bd4cee9860/Lufthansa Launches Internet Connectivity on Short- and Medium-Haul Flights https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/lufthansa-launches-internet-connectivity-on-short--and-medium-haul-flights/s/9f704127-c3b1-4ec5-9f14-b8bd4cee9860 Lufthansa Launches Internet Connectivity on Short- and Medium-Haul Flights In October of this year, the first Lufthansa short- and medium-haul aircraft will take off with broadband internet on board. Lufthansa’s entire A320 family fleet is expected to have the innovative... ]]> 6/27/2016 11:21:00 AM 0cd76b8d-f7ae-413f-aa16-f8c827079185/German football team takes off with Fanhansa https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/german-football-team-takes-off-with-fanhansa/s/0cd76b8d-f7ae-413f-aa16-f8c827079185 German football team takes off with Fanhansa The German national team departed from Frankfurt Airport today with Lufthansa special flight LH342 for the European Championship in France. At exactly 14:02, the “Fanhansa” aircraft, with Captain... ]]> 6/7/2016 1:20:00 PM 4638aa1c-8b98-45ff-ad98-fe5e2144bd8c/Lufthansa Enters into Partnership in Silicon Valley https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/lufthansa-enters-into-partnership-in-silicon-valley/s/4638aa1c-8b98-45ff-ad98-fe5e2144bd8c Lufthansa Enters into Partnership in Silicon Valley Lufthansa Innovation Hub is cooperating with start-up accelerator 'Plug and Play' Lufthansa Innovation Hub is the central interface between the Lufthansa Group and the global start-up scene. It is... ]]> 5/10/2016 10:45:00 AM 09d6e237-1f53-44d5-8d5c-7fe5a43ef071/A Matter of the Heart: Crane Protection https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/a-matter-of-the-heart--crane-protection/s/09d6e237-1f53-44d5-8d5c-7fe5a43ef071 A Matter of the Heart: Crane Protection Committed to its heraldic animal: 25 years ago Lufthansa co-founded the Crane Protection Society A messenger from heaven, a good luck charm and a symbol for long life - the crane is emblematic for... ]]> 5/10/2016 10:42:00 AM 9e79fdfa-b3e0-4dee-97f0-d77df03a6d73/A Quiet Visitor https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/a-quiet-visitor/s/9e79fdfa-b3e0-4dee-97f0-d77df03a6d73 A Quiet Visitor A320neo drops by at Hamburg Harbor birthday party Over the past couple of days, the port of Hamburg has celebrated in the air as well as on the water. The A320neo, the newest and most quiet member... ]]> 5/9/2016 2:56:00 PM 267cc1ce-9c32-417b-ae27-c750f91ad5e6/"To fly or not to fly" https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/to-fly-or-not-to-fly/s/267cc1ce-9c32-417b-ae27-c750f91ad5e6 "To fly or not to fly" Lufthansa surprises passengers with Shakespearean announcements Lufthansa adopted a novel way of marking the 400th anniversary of the death of English playwright William Shakespeare on April 23rd 2016 ]]> 4/23/2016 12:51:00 PM a849a297-2196-4453-b78d-ae9c5e9b5076/500 Years Beer Purity Law in Germany - Lufthansa says: Cheers! https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/500-years-beer-purity-law-in-germany---lufthansa-says--cheers-/s/a849a297-2196-4453-b78d-ae9c5e9b5076 500 Years Beer Purity Law in Germany - Lufthansa says: Cheers! Beer is in the Air – On the occasion of 500 years beer purity law in Germany an infographic of German airline Lufthansa shows how much beer is served above the clouds ]]> 4/22/2016 10:05:00 AM b719bed9-5459-41c8-a346-7730c4e9b49b/"To Fly or Not to Fly" https://newsroom.lufthansagroup.com/english/news/announcing-the-announcement/s/b719bed9-5459-41c8-a346-7730c4e9b49b "To Fly or Not to Fly" Lufthansa adopts a novel way of marking the 400th anniversary of the death of English playwright William Shakespeare. On the airline's flight on April 23rd 2016 from Frankfurt to Birmingham, the onboa ]]> 4/21/2016 8:58:00 AM