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Lufthansa ploughs 150 million Euros into lounges

Relax, rest, work or freshen up – Lufthansa lounges worldwide afford frequent travellers as well as First and Business-Class passengers a welcoming opportunity to unwind away from the busy airport environment. Up to 2013, Germany’s leading carrier in investing around 150 million euros on refurbishing its lounges at destinations in its global route network.

15 years and 15 million members

The Miles & More success story began in 1993 when Lufthansa launched its customer loyalty programme with seven partners from the hotel industry and car rental business. Fifteen years later, Miles & More is Europe’s largest frequent flyer progamme with a membership base of 15 million and over 200 diverse partners. No other frequent flyer programme in Europe has as many members or offers so many ways of earning or redeeming mileage credits.

Lufthansa adjusts fuel surcharge on European routes

In recent weeks, crude oil and kerosene prices have again reached a new peak. In response to this development, Lufthansa is adjusting its fuel surcharge on its flights on domestic and intra-European routes.

Lufthansa appoints station manager for Bristol

Lufthansa appoints station manager for Bristol

Lufthansa has appointed Helen Allen as Station Manager to oversee the running of the airline’s new operation in Bristol with flights to Frankfurt due to start at the end of March. It is a return to Bristol for Allen who studied German at the University of Bristol from 1983 to 1987.

Mediterranean cuisine for Lufthansa passengers

The legendary five-star "Hotel Elephant" on Weimar's market square is just a stone's throw away from the historic Anna Amalia Library, which was recently reopened. Since 2000, starstudded Italian chef Marcello Fabbri has been Directeur de Cuisine at the hotel's own gourmet restaurant, treating guests to outstanding culinary experiences.

Lufthansa to serve Mumbai

Lufthansa is continuing to expand its services to India. From 3 May 2008, it will be the only airline to connect the south German hub of Munich with Mumbai (Bombay). In future, the thrice-weekly flights from Munich, which will be operated with an Airbus A340-300, will supplement Lufthansa’s daily service from Frankfurt.

Lufthansa's champagne voted “Best First Class” fizz

Lufthansa's champagne voted “Best First Class” fizz

One of the champagnes served on board by Lufthansa has been voted the best in the world in the “Business Traveller“ Cellars in the Sky Awards 2007.

New Lufthansa connection to Equatorial Guinea

With the introduction of the summer flights schedules, Lufthansa is commencing its first flights to Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea, from 1 April 2008.

Lufthansa acquires JetBlue stocks

Deutsche Lufthansa AG and JetBlue Airways Corporation have this week completed their stock purchase agreement transaction in which Lufthansa now holds a 19 percent stake in JetBlue.

Lufthansa to open Frankfurt to Bergen route

Next summer, Lufthansa is opening a new route from Frankfurt to Bergen. The new Lufthansa service, which will operate twice daily, year round, will be launched on 30 March 2008, when the summer timetable goes into effect. Bergen is the third destination in Norway after Oslo and Stavanger to be served from Frankfurt by Germany’s largest carrier.

Lufthansa comes out on top for business travel

Readers of Business Traveller Deutschland magazine have ranked Lufthansa first in a total of eight categories for the year 2007. The airline is valued highly by business travellers because of its high safety standards. In the publication’s latest survey, Lufthansa came out top on domestic German and European routes as well as on flights to North and South America, the Middle East and Africa.

Lufthansa Technik restores Lockheed Super Star

Lufthansa Technik AG has been asked by Lufthansa’s historic flight foundation Deutsche Lufthansa Berlin-Stiftung (DLBS) to restore a historic Lufthansa aircraft to airworthy condition. A Lockheed L1649A Super Star, which in 1958 became the first long-haul airliner operated by Lufthansa capable of crossing the Atlantic without refuelling, is to take to the air again in 2010 as an unforgettable contributor to Lufthansa tradition.

Lufthansa opens new A380 hangar

Lufthansa Technik has today opened the first section of the new A380 maintenance hangar in Frankfurt within around 20 months since the start of construction on the first phase of the facility. On about 25,000 square metres of floor space, there is enough room already in the completed stage of the hangar to carry out maintenance work, simultaneously, on two Airbus A380s or three Boeing 747s.

Lufthansa to employ over 4,000 new staff in 2008

Lufthansa is all set to continue its growth in the New Year. To accommodate future expansion, Germany’s biggest airline will be taking on close to 4,300 new staff in 2008. The need for further employees is particularly great in operating areas, where Lufthansa is seeking 2,000 flight attendants and 1,000 other staff for passenger support as “Service Professionals” at Frankfurt and Munich Airports.

Three French stars in the Lufthansa sky

In January and February 2008, First and Business Class passengers on Lufthansa’s longhaul routes will have an opportunity to savour menus designed by a top international chef. For eight weeks, Anne-Sophie Pic from the Maison Pic restaurant in Valence in southern France will create palate-pleasing dishes for guests on board as part of the Lufthansa Star Chefs programme.