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Lufthansa signs codeshare accord with JetBlue

Lufthansa is offering customers extended travel options in the USA and Puerto Rico under a codeshare agreement with the US-airline JetBlue.

Construction begins on pier A-Plus at Frankfurt Airport

Construction is about to begin on one of the biggest future-oriented projects at Frankfurt Airport – the foundation stone for the new pier A-Plus was laid on the first of this month at a ceremony signalling the start of construction and attended by about 250 invited guests.

Lufthansa concludes successful merger with Austrian

Lufthansa has executed the successful take over of Austrian Airlines, with Austrian becoming part of the Lufthansa Group as of this month.

Discover a flavour of Berlin with Lufthansa

Over the next few weeks, Lufthansa will be treating its passengers to a wide range of gourmet treats during a series of culinary campaigns it is running on board its aircraft and at airport lounges.

Lufthansa expands online services

Lufthansa is expanding its online services at - not only can customers make flight bookings online, they can now also obtain any necessary ticket refunds. The booking service has also been enhanced with the additional option of paying for flight tickets through the PayPal e-commerce payment system.

Creole cuisine in the aircraft cabin

Lufthansa First and Business-Class passengers can look forward to the savoury aroma of exotic in-flight fare on long-haul flights in September and October.

Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines launch joint flights to Africa

Lufthansa and Brussels are now offering codeshare flights on selected long-haul routes as part of their agreement to expand their cooperation and open up their networks to each other's passengers.

Apprentices get career start with Lufthansa

More than 330 young people are to begin their apprentice training at Lufthansa in 2009. Most of them are commencing their new courses in the next few weeks.

Lufthansa wins renowned red dot design award

Lufthansa’s new inflight tableware for Economy Class has been named the “best of the best” in the “product design - tableware” category at the 2010 red dot design awards. The “Leaves” design beat more than 3,200 other entries submitted by about 1,400 companies from 49 countries.

Lufthansa offers ultimate comfort in Munich

As of now, First Class passengers and HON Circle members will find an even more calming and relaxing environment at the First Class Lounge in Terminal 2.

Lufthansa expands in Africa

Lufthansa is expanding its services in West and Central Africa and adding another new destination to its network. From 15 July 2009, the airline will fly five times per week from Frankfurt via Accra, Ghana, to Libreville, the capital of Gabon. The route will be operated by Airbus A340 and A330 aircraft with a First, Business und Economy Class cabin.

EC approves Lufthansa tie up with Brussels Airlines

Green light for Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines: the European Commission has granted regulatory approval for the tie-up of the two airlines. The decision paves the way for Lufthansa to acquire an initial 45 per cent stake in SN Airholding SA/NV, the parent company of Brussels Airlines.

Lufthansa makes adjustment to fuel surcharge

Prices of crude oil have risen by more than 50 per cent since December 2008, resulting in higher fuel procurement costs for Lufthansa. In response to this development in recent months, the airline is therefore slightly increasing its fuel surcharge on domestic German and European flights by three euros to 24 euros per flight leg.

Worldwide ‘paperless’ travel from Lufthansa

The mobile boarding pass service introduced recently by Lufthansa on its Frankfurt-Vancouver route has been extended and is now available on many other routes, including almost all long-haul flights departing from Germany.

Lufthansa's profits feel the pinch

Lufthansa has made an operating loss of 44 million euros in the traditionally tough first three months of 2009. In the current business year the biggest German airline was not able to live up to its record success of the previous year, due to a world-wide depression as well as the on-going poor economic climate.