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Austrian Starts Training for Its Own Pilots at the European Flight Acade

• 23 pilot trainees started their training as “first officers” yesterday • Further courses will take place in April and August • Prospective pilots can apply on In the year 2016, Austrian Airlines hired 145 fully qualified pilots. Now Austria’s flag carrier is launching training for its own pilots in cooperation with the European… Read More ›

New look for the Premium Economy comfort kit!

Since January 2017, Air France has been offering its Premium Economy customers a brand new travel kit on board long-haul flights. This new model aims to reflect the image of the Premium Economy cabin, with a relaxed, chic and dynamic design. Available in a choice of two colours, the new comfort kit highlights the accent,… Read More ›

JetBlue’s Coast-to-Coast Mint Expansion Continues With On-Sale of Flights Between New York and San Diego

Launch Set for August 15, 2017, With Introductory Fares Starting at $499 One Way (a) JetBlue Is Only U.S. Airline to Offer Regularly Scheduled Lie-Flat Seating on a Domestic Flight in San Diego – See more at: JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) today announced that San Diego will be the next city in the airline’s network to… Read More ›

Aeroflot named world’s second-best airline by National Geographic Traveller

Aeroflot has been voted second-best airline globally and undisputed leader of the Russian market by Russian readers of National Geographic Traveller, one of the world’s most popular travel magazines. Aeroflot ranked second behind only Emirates – named world’s best airline at this year’s World Airline Awards and like Aeroflot a Four Star Airline according to… Read More ›

Air Malta assists The Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation

Air Malta will again be assisting The Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation during the months of November and December. During these months, Air Malta Cabin Crew will be collecting funds on board the airline’s flights towards this cause. The Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation is an organisation aimed at promoting solidarity among people living in… Read More ›

Tamara Christ Appointed the New Chief Legal Officer of Austrian Airlines

Tamara Maria Christ (34) will assume the position of Head of Legal Affairs & Compliance as of December 1, 2016. In this position she will serve as Secretary General and Chief Legal Officer of Austrian Airlines, succeeding Stefan Mara, who took on new Group-level responsibilities at Lufthansa in the field of data protection in October…. Read More ›

Etihad Airways Partners continue plans to align global loyalty programmes

Etihad Airways Partners (EAP), a unique partnership of eight airlines, has announced further steps aimed at aligning the benefits for tiered members of the separate frequent flyer programmes operated by each airline. The latest enhancements incorporate customer feedback on benefits they value and are part of an ongoing strategy to enhance the customer proposition and… Read More ›

Austrian Embraer with Star Alliance Livery Took Off on Maiden Flight

• First aircraft with new red-white-red Austrian Airlines and Star Alliance livery • Almost new Embraer jets are replacing Fokker aircraft: greater traveling comfort for passengersYesterday evening, another Embraer aircraft took off on its initial flight OS 657 from Vienna to Chişinău, the capital city of the Republic of Moldova. This jet is the first… Read More ›

Twenty years of commitment to climate research.

Lufthansa has performed airborne measurements since August 1994 / Wide-ranging contribution to weather forecasting and climate models. The Lufthansa Group has been involved in climate research for 20 years. During this time, a number of Lufthansa passenger aircraft have been operating as “flying laboratories” with the aim of analyzing the composition of the middle atmosphere,… Read More ›

Lufthansa: Pioneer in aviation.

80th anniversary of trailblazing airmail flight across the South Atlantic. On 3 February 1934, the predecessor of today’s Lufthansa launched a scheduled transatlantic airmail service from Germany to South America – a pioneering achievement that received international acclaim. Lufthansa covered the distance of more than 13,000 km from Berlin to Buenos Aires in just six… Read More ›

More destinations in winter timetable 2013/14

Lufthansa and Germanwings increase capacity together Lufthansa and Germanwings are marginally expanding their services in the forthcoming winter flight schedules. Their joint capacity in terms of available seat-kilometers will increase overall by 1.1 per cent. This growth is attributable to the deployment of larger aircraft. In combination with Germanwings, Lufthansa is offering customers an even… Read More ›

Boeing Celebrates Delivery of 50th 747-8.

Boeing (NYSE: BA) celebrated the 50th delivery of a 747-8 today. Deutsche Lufthansa AG, the launch customer of the passenger version, took delivery of the milestone aircraft almost one year after the first revenue flight of the 747-8 Intercontinental. It is the airline’s seventh 747-8 and its 82nd 747. “Lufthansa is very proud to have… Read More ›

Lufthansa welcomes opening of information centre at the Environment and Community Centre in Kelsterbach.

For many years now, the Lufthansa Group has been engaged in a community dialogue with people living in the vicinity of Frankfurt Airport, as well as with politicians and experts, and attaches great importance to this exchange of views. On 12 April, an information centre will be inaugurated at the Environment and Community Centre in… Read More ›

New fares can be booked now – Firm transition dates for routes ex Hamburg, Berlin and Dusseldorf – New codeshare agreement between SWISS and Germanwings.

The “new Germanwings” is evolving very much faster than planned: It´s new “Best” and “Smart” fares will be available for booking at travel agencies for flights from early July from tomorrow (Friday), 12 April 2013. The lowest “Basic” fare is available in the online booking channels at Germanwings. Flights with the “new Germanwings” will be on… Read More ›

Austrian joins ‘Ärzte an Bord’ programme of Lufthansa.

The Austrian Airlines Group is to join the ‘Ärzte an Bord’ (‘Doctors on Board’) programme run by the Lufthansa Group. Doctors can register immediately, free of charge. Registration is rewarded with a credit of 5,000 premium miles and a pocket book of aviation medicine. In this way, the airlines want to improve their provision of… Read More ›

Arik Air Boeing 737-800 landing at London Heathrow

Arik Air, Lufthansa Technik seal new partnership deal.

  Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest carrier and world renowned aircraft maintenance service provider, Lufthansa Technik of Germany have sealed a new partnership deal that will maintain the safe operations and support further growth of the Nigerian airline. During a meeting held at Arik Air corporate head office in Lagos on Tuesday, September… Read More ›

Austrian Airlines

World Airline Awards 2012: Top Position in Europe, Second Best Catering Worldwide for Austrian.

  • Austrian Airlines among the ten best airlines in Europe • Ranked one of the top three worldwide for business class catering for the third straight year • Third place in the category Signature Dish with its Viennese coffee house service Austrian Airlines has maintained its position as one of Europe’s top airlines, and… Read More ›

Aviation progressing rapidly on biofuels.

This article source belongs to: Green Aviation The “World Biofuels Markets” to which Green Aviation was a media partner saw its largest ever attendance from the aviation sector during 13-15 March 2012. This annual conference and exhibition covers all transportation sectors and traditionally Aviation has occupied a small side room for half a day. This year… Read More ›

Star Alliance celebrates its 15th anniversary.

15 years ago today an event took place which would forever change the landscape of commercial aviation. Five forward looking and like-minded CEOs took the bold decision to create the first ever multilateral airline alliance, the Star Alliance network. Founding carriers Air Canada, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, THAI and United all realised that with growing globalisation,… Read More ›

Queen of the Skies in all dimensions.

Special edition of the Lufthansa Magazin iPad app for the Boeing 747-8 Lufthansa has just welcomed the world’s first passenger version of the Boeing 747-8 into its fleet. To mark the occasion, it has released a special multi-media edition of the Lufthansa Magazin iPad app dedicated to the Queen of the Skies. Exclusive film and… Read More ›

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