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Lufthansa offers traditional German cuisine

Throughout May and June the new Lufthansa Star Chef Alexander Herrmann will balance tradition and modernity with his special creations for Lufthansa passengers in First and Business Class.

Lufthansa board approves Bombardier CSeries order

The Supervisory Board of the Lufthansa Group approved the order for 30 short-haul aircraft in its meeting this week. The Bombardier CSeries aircraft will be used by Lufthansa’s subsidiary, Swiss International Air Lines, and will be ready for the fleet as of 2014. The new aircraft will replace the existing Avro RJ100 short-haul aircraft.

Lufthansa guests enjoy unique vista at Frankfurt Airport

Lufthansa guests enjoy unique vista at Frankfurt Airport

Lufthansa First and Business-Class passengers as well as customers with Hon Circle, Senator or frequent traveller status will enjoy a unique perspective at the end of March at Frankfurt airport: It comes on stream with the opening of the new Tower Lounge in Departures area A above gate 65.

Lufthansa opens training center in Seeheim

Lufthansa’s new Training & Conference Center in Seeheim went into operation last month, underlining Lufthansa’s strong commitment to the Rhine-Main region and the company’s Frankfurt base.

An oasis of calm at Frankfurt Airport

An oasis of calm and relaxation awaits Lufthansa First Class passengers and members of the HON Circle at the new First Class Lounge in Concourse B at Frankfurt Airport following the opening of an exclusive First Class Spa on the premises.

Successful start for Lufthansa Italia

Within just weeks of its inaugural flight, Lufthansa Italia is expanding its network in response to high demand. From 1 April, the airline will also offer flights on domestic routes from Milan Malpensa to Rome, Naples and Bari.

Lufthansa launches new website for A380 fans

Lufthansa’s brand new website is a rich source of information for anyone interested in the Airbus A380 – the future flagship of the airline’s fleet. Visitors to will have an opportunity to find out details about the current status of Lufthansa’s first Airbus A380 and to share in the fascination of flying.

Lufthansa introduces new check-in terminals

The new Lufthansa check-in terminals promise to boost the convenience factor for Lufthansa passengers. On 16 February, the German flag carrier will start replacing its 300 existing check-in terminals with new upgraded ones.

Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines commence cooperation

Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines are stepping up their cooperation within the framework of the planned admission of the Belgian carrier to the Star Alliance. From 15 February, passengers from both airlines will have access to both their lounges.

First Lufthansa flights to Rzeszów in Poland

Lufthansa is extending its route network in Poland by adding Rzeszów to its summer timetable 2009. From 27 April 2009, the Lufthansa CityLine regional airline subsidiary will begin operating five flights weekly on the Frankfurt-Rzeszów route with a Bombardier CRJ700.

Lufthansa opens first Welcome Lounge

Lufthansa is adding another highlight to its range of services for premium customers with the opening of the Welcome Lounge at Frankfurt Airport – the first lounge of its kind in Lufthansa’s worldwide network. The lounge concept is geared to the needs of passengers arriving on long-haul Lufthansa flights and can be used exclusively by First and Business Class passengers as well as by status customers.

Air Dolomiti takes delivery of first Embraer 195

The first Embraer 195 type aircraft has officially been handed over to Air Dolomiti. The event in São José dos Campos, the headquarters of Embraer in Brazil, marked the beginning of delivery of a total of 30 aircraft of the 190 family to the Lufthansa Group by the end of 2011. The modern and economically highly-efficient regional aircraft were ordered from the Brazilian manufacturer by Lufthansa in June 2007.

Lufthansa Italia cleared for take-off

The first scheduled service to be operated by the new Lufthansa Italia airline is scheduled for take-off at 6.15 hours on 2 February 2009. The maiden LH1790 flight is from Milan to Barcelona. A second flight, LH1770, will take off for Paris 35 minutes later. Customers from Milan and the Lombardy region will in future have a choice of eight new non-stop connections within Europe from Malpensa.

Lufthansa offer the best from Piedmont

In the months of March and April, Luisa Valazza will create menus for First and Business Class passengers on Lufthansa’s long-haul flights.

Lufthansa presents new lounge at New York JFK

Lufthansa presents new lounge at New York JFK

Resplendent in its new design, Lufthansa’s expanded and modernised lounge at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport opened its doors to guests. Covering a floor area of almost 1,500 square metres on three levels, the new facilities provide twice as much space for Lufthansa’s premium customers as the original lounge before refurbishment. The highlight is the new First Class area for HON Circle members and First Class passengers.