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Lufthansa launches non-stop service to Angola

Lufthansa is continuing to extend its route network to growth markets in Africa. On 1 April 2008, following the introduction of the summer timetable, a new service will be launched between Frankfurt and the Angolan capital, Luanda. The non-stop route will be operated once a week by an Airbus 340-300 with 221 seats.

Lufthansa flights to two new destinations in China

Lufthansa is expanding its route network from three to five destinations in China in the year of the Olympic summer games in Peking. Starting summer 2008 it will then be laying on the first flights by a European airline to route newcomers Nanjing from Frankfurt and Shenyang from Munich alongside its existing services to Peking, Shanghai and Guangzhou (Canton).

Lufthansa Private Jet on course for success

Two years after the introduction of the Lufthansa Private Jet (LPJ), demand for individual, flexible air travel is so strong that Lufthansa is expanding its premium service. The company is investing in its own private jets to augment the existing Lufthansa Private Jet service.

Munich will be Lufthansa’s “football hub” for 2008

With only 186 days to go until the kick-off of the 2008 European Football Championship in Austria and Switzerland, Lufthansa has good news for all soccer fans. It will be the only European airline to fly to all the EURO 2008 venues. A total of 31 European Cup games will be played in Vienna, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Klagenfurt, Basle, Zurich, Berne and Geneva between 7 and 29 June 2008.

Lufthansa launches Miles & More credit card

Lufthansa is offering an enhanced mode of transacting cashless purchases to holders of a German Lufthansa Miles & More credit card. In cooperation with the BayernLB bank and its wholly-owned Deutsche Kreditbank AG subsidiary, Miles & More and MasterCard are issuing a new generation Lufthansa Miles & More Credit Card to all existing German card holders from January 2008.

German Football Federation flies on with Lufthansa

Lufthansa has underscored its commitment to football by penning a renewed deal as official partner of the German Football Federation (DFB). At a joint press conference in Frankfurt today, the airline and DFB announced that they are extending their cooperation agreement for a further three-year term.

Bayern Munich to continue flying with Lufthansa

Lufthansa will remain the "Official Carrier" for Germany’s record league champions Bayern Munich for the next three years. The two sides announced that they were extending their partnership today.

Lufthansa adapts fuel surcharge on long-haul flights

With the crude oil price peaking to new heights in recent weeks, Lufthansa is reacting to the concomitant increase in the price for kerosene by raising the fuel surcharge on long-haul flights by ten euros.

New cabin design for Lufthansa’s European fleet

In the next few days, Lufthansa will take delivery of the first of 60 new Airbus A320 family aircraft. The new jets will bring considerable improvements in terms of customer comfort.

Lufthansa expands long-haul network

From next summer, Lufthansa is expanding its long-haul network. In April 2008, Germany’s largest carrier will launch a new route to Seattle and recommence services to Calgary from Frankfurt. Flights from Munich to Singapore will also be resumed.

New Bristol to Frankfurt service connects South West

New Bristol to Frankfurt service connects South West

A new service from Bristol to the German city of Frankfurt will offer a quick and easy connection into Lufthansa’s ‘Gateway to the World’ for both business and leisure travellers in the South West.

Lufthansa launches flights to Newark

With the start of the winter timetable, Lufthansa has launched a new flight that will land at Newark, only ten kilometres from the Big Apple, at 11.20 hrs local time. Until 31 March 2008, passengers travelling on this flight can also book a free helicopter or limousine service from the airport to Manhattan.

Lufthansa to launch new Billund service

To mark the 50th anniversary of its first flight to Denmark, Lufthansa has important news for its Scandinavian neighbour. From the end of March 2008, western Denmark will be linked to the airline’s worldwide route network with a service that will be operated for the first time by Lufthansa itself. Flights will connect Billund Airport in Central Jutland to Lufthansa’s Frankfurt hub three times a day.

Lufthansa to launch Frankfurt to Bristol route

More good news for fans of the British Isles who get even more possibilities to cross the Channel. Next year, Lufthansa is launching a thrice-daily service to Bristol in South West England from Frankfurt, its major hub. "Bristol and its environs are one of the most important economic regions in the UK," says Dr. Karl-Rudolf Rupprecht, Head of Hub Management at Frankfurt.

Lufthansa voted leading business class airline

Lufthansa voted leading business class airline

Travel professionals from around the world have voted Lufthansa “Europe's Leading Business Class Airline” in the 2007 World Travel Awards. Hailed by the Wall Street Journal as the "Travel industry's equivalent to the Oscars", the World Travel Awards are the most comprehensive and most prestigious awards programme in the global travel industry today.