How to meet the germans? Lufthansa gives passengers tips for Euro 2024

The brochure “How to meet the Germans” is designed to help foreigners better understand what to expect in Germany/photo: dpa-tmn

Germany wants to present itself as the perfect host for the 2024 European Championships. To help foreign fans and tourists adjust to the peculiarities of the people between Lake Constance and Buxtehude, Lufthansa has published a brochure that gives passengers a few insights into the country and its people before they arrive.

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Lufthansa share price slips – risk of strike and Executive Board restructuring

A CEO with a frown – Carsten Spohr/Photo: Lufhansa

Four out of six members of the Executive Board are leaving the Group almost simultaneously, and the Supervisory Board is also eliminating one Executive Board position entirely. Only the CEO Carsten Spohr and the former Chief Human Resources Officer Michael Niggemann will remain.

Lufthansa announced this Group Executive Board mega-restructuring on February 22 in the evening. From July 1, Continue reading “Lufthansa share price slips – risk of strike and Executive Board restructuring”

Lufthansa Group expects record result in 2023

Lufthansa Group is heading record result in 2023/Photo: Lufthansa Group

Lufthansa posted a record result in the second quarter of 2023. 2023 should be one of the most successful in the Group’s history, according to the German airline. It tripled its profits compared with the previous year. Increased demand and higher ticket prices were responsible for the significant rise.

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Emirates continues to expand flight operations on all continents

Photo: Emirates

Emirates is planning a further increase in seat capacity for its summer schedule, which will be in effect from March 26, 2023. In recent months, the airline has expanded its route network with the resumption of flights to five cities and the addition of 251 weekly departures to existing routes, as well as other service improvements in the air and on the ground.

Adnan Kazim, Emirates chief commercial officer wants to further expand Emirates global route network to meet global flight demand. Continue reading “Emirates continues to expand flight operations on all continents”

First flight without conventional kerosene

First A319neo flight with 100% sustainable aviation fuel, 29 Oktober 2021/Photo: Airbus


The European aircraft manufacturer Airbus could have succeeded in taking an important step in the ecological competition with Boeing and Co: For the first time, Airbus is flying an aircraft entirely without conventional kerosene: with SAF (Sustainable Aviation Fuel).

As Airbus announced on 29 October, this is the first time that the company and French aviation company has operated an aircraft with regenerative fuel. An Continue reading “First flight without conventional kerosene”

Lufthansa takes off with polar explorers to a 13,700-kilometer Nonstop Journey

Routing Hamburg-Falkland Islands/Image: Lufthansa

On Sunday, January 31, 2021, a Lufthansa Airbus A350-900 will take off for the longest nonstop flight in Lufthansa history: 13,700 kilometers from Hamburg to the military base Mount Pleasant in the Falkland Islands. On board there will be scientists and crew members of the research vessel “Polarstern”.

At 9:30 p.m., it’s “Ready for take-off” for 16 crew members and 92 passengers. On board the special flight are Continue reading “Lufthansa takes off with polar explorers to a 13,700-kilometer Nonstop Journey”

DLR starts planning production of climate-neutral kerosene

Refueling the Airbus A320-232- D-ATRA with synthetic fuel/Photo: DLR


Synthetic fuels, along with battery and fuel cell propulsion systems, are another technological building block for making the mobility of the future sustainable and climate-neutral. The German Aerospace Center (DLR) has now been commissioned by the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) to plan a pilot plant for the production of climate-neutral synthetic fuels on an industrial scale.

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