Lufthansa and Deutsche Bahn: Take the train to long-haul flights

economy Express rail network Extra-fast ICE – that’s behind the cuddle course from Lufthansa and Deutsche Bahn Published on March 8th, 2021| Reading time: 4 minutes Feeder: A train journey from Munich to Frankfurt / Airport should take less than three hours in the future Source: picture alliance / Arne Dedert / d Lufthansa has […]

Frankfurt Airport benefits from new fast trains

KShort flights over a few hundred kilometers are generally not very attractive for Lufthansa from an economic point of view. Not to mention the negative image against the background of the discussion about CO2 emissions and climate change. That is why CEO Carsten Spohr recently said when the balance sheet was presented that the Lufthansa […]

Lufthansa suffers record loss due to corona crisis | Currently Germany | DW

The collapse of business in the corona pandemic caused Lufthansa the biggest loss in the company’s history in 2020. The bottom line was a minus of 6.7 billion euros after a profit of 1.2 billion in 2019, as the state-backed company in Frankfurt am Main announced. In the past year, the turnover of the MDax […]

Lufthansa before the general meeting: Thiele can block rescue package

FThe week started well for Heinz Hermann Thiele. He was able to record a success on Monday. The Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Finance and the Chief Executive Officer of the country’s largest airline welcomed the billionaire and major shareholder in Berlin – three days before the most important general meeting in the history […]

Economy: Lufthansa plans more flights from June – Economy

This was announced by CEO Spohr at the airline’s digital general meeting. The traffic level of 2019 will probably not be reached before 2023. Here you will find the latest business news in chronological order, with the latest news coming first. Tuesday, May 5th, 2020, 12 noon: Lufthansa plans to offer more flights again from […]

Lufthansa receives first state aid from Switzerland

NAfter hesitating negotiations in Berlin, the Lufthansa Group received state aid in Switzerland. The subsidiaries Swiss and Edelweiss are to receive loans of CHF 1.5 billion (EUR 1.4 billion) through a bank consortium, of which 85 percent are guaranteed by the federal government. The funds should only serve the Swiss infrastructure and should not flow […]

Airline wants state aid: Lufthansa loses one million an hour

Lufthansa normally transports around 350,000 passengers a day. Because of the Corona crisis, there are currently only around 3,000. The losses are gigantic. CEO Spohr speaks of the “biggest challenge in our history”. Lufthansa is negotiating state aid because of the Corona crisis – it is now also clear what costs the sharply reduced passenger […]

Comment: The problems of Lufthansa

Ayears again. This is – somewhat late shortly after the contemplative days – the unwanted motto at Lufthansa, After Christmas carols, however, the company management is not brave. She has to fight a labor dispute again, like almost every year. This time the flight attendants face her. The duel will escalate on Monday. Then a […]