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Eurowings Discover Inaugurates its First Long-Haul Service with flights to East Africa

Lufthansa Group's newest airline, Eurowings Discover, yesterday made its first commercial long-haul flight, inaugurating its flights to Mombasa's Moi International Airport and then onwards to Zanzibar, Tanzania. After obtaining its Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) by the German Federal Aviation Authority on June 16, Eurowings will be commencing flight operations under the airline’s own flight code “4Y”. The airline is the only European airline currently offering scheduled direct flights to Moi Intl. Airport and is taking advantage of the demand for…

Lufthansa Cargo Eyes Intra-European Services with A321 Conversions

The rise of e-commerce has been amplifying since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, whereby many brands with physical retail stores worldwide had to shift to e-commerce as an effort in surviving through such uncertain times. This brought on a bright side of the crippling aviation industry, as despite the…

Lufthansa to Reinstate Five A340-600s For First Class Cabins to…

As an inevitable result of the Covid-19 global pandemic, many international airlines have had to prematurely shortened the operating lifespan of their aircraft fleet, sending the majority either to long-term storage or retiring an entire fleet completely. The German national carrier Lufthansa was also a victim of such tragedy, having…

Lufthansa Group Takes Strict Measures to Seize Recovery Opportunity

The worst part of the pandemic seems to be winding up in Europe and the US, and the demand for travel is finally rising. Like the rest of the European operators that are beginning to accommodate to the post-pandemic world, Lufthansa Group took drastic measures to begin to mitigate the…

Lufthansa Increases Widebody Orders

Lufthansa Group announced on Monday the expansion of its widebody orders with the acquisition of five additional Airbus A350-900s and other five Boeing B787-9s. This operation is part of the modernization process of the German carrier, which aims to reduce the average age of its long-haul fleet. The first 787-8s…

Lufthansa Cargo Launches Regular Carbon Neutral Flight

Lufthansa Cargo, the cargo arm of German flag carrier Lufthansa, and DB Schenker, one of the world’s leading logistics providers, have announced the launch of the first regular carbon-neutral cargo flight. The announcement follows the first carbon-neutral freighter flights operated by the two companies in November 2020. The carbon-neutral cargo…

Lufthansa Becomes Latest Airline to Integrate CommonPass

Lufthansa has become the latest airline to integrate CommonPass, a digital COVID test certificate app. The German flag carrier joins fellow Star Alliance airlines United and Swiss International Air Lines in supporting the initiative. CommonPass is available for customers on all Lufthansa flights from Frankfurt to the U.S. Customers can also use the…

Airbus Sends Off Last Toulouse-Built A380

The Airbus A380 has departed Toulouse, France, for the final time, 15 years after being unveiled to the world as Airbus' challenge to the Boeing 747. The aircraft, carrying MSN (Manufacturers Serial Number) 272, will eventually be delivered to Emirates. The airframe itself was first spotted back in September 2020…

Lufthansa, Deutsche Bahn Expand Joint Rail Initiative to Frankfurt Airport

Lufthansa and Deutsche Bahn have announced an expansion of their joint train-to-flight services at Frankfurt Airport. Lufthansa Express Rail already connects 17 German cities to Frankfurt Airport, with 134 daily trains. Starting in July, the Lufthansa Express Rail network will begin to reach Hamburg and Munich from Frankfurt Airport. Moreover,…

Lufthansa Signs New Codeshare Agreement with airBaltic

Lufthansa is one of the largest operators in the world with different network airlines under the same group and destinations all over Europe, America, Asia and Africa. However, the carrier is continuously looking for new opportunities in the market and for new ways to grow. In that trend, Lufthansa has…