All posts tagged "Lufthansa"

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    Lufthansa Triples Capacity from Dublin to Munich

    Lufthansa is tripling capacity from Dublin to Munich this winter. The German airline will operate the Dublin-Munich...

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    Lufthansa Cancels 60th Anniversary Celebrations

    Live coverage of the memorial service on 17th April 2015 at Cologne Cathedral in memory of the victims of flight 4U95245 will be broadcast, instead of Lufthansa’s originally planned 60th anniversary festivities.   Out of respect for the crash victims of flight 4U9525, Lufthansa is cancelling the originally planned festivities for the...

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    Passengers Will Experience the Best Lufthansa Ever in 2015

    “This the biggest innovation in the history of Lufthansa,” said Jens Bischof, the airline’s Chief Commercial Officer, at a press conference at ITB Berlin when a wide-sweeping range of initiatives by the airline  were announced for 2105.   “As an airline, we are once again where Lufthansa belongs – namely in the leading...

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    Lufthansa Will Continue to Work with Irish Travel Agents

    German carrier Lufthansa was well pleased with its Irish business last year. Indeed, 2014 was another record-breaking year for Lufthansa in Ireland with almost 377,000 passengers travelling in and out of Dublin – an increase of just over 5% on 2013. The figures also show that around three-quarters of Lufthansa passengers from Dublin...

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    Lufthansa Voted Best Short-Haul Airline

    Lufthansa has been named Best Short-Haul Airline in the Business Travel Awards 2015. Now in their 20th year, the Business Travel Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of the industry’s leading players who have performed outstandingly in their chosen field over the past 12 months. Each year categories are carefully chosen to...

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    Lufthansa Goes Daily on Dublin-Munich for Summer 2015

    Lufthansa is continuing to expand flights between Dublin and Munich by announcing that the service will become daily for the first time during summer 2015. Announcing the extension of the service, Christian Schindler, General Manager UK & Ireland said: “This further increase in our flights between Dublin and Munich shows the importance of the...

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    Lufthansa Unveils Premium Economy to Irish Passengers

    Lufthansa has announced that, commencing this October, Premium Economy Class will be fitted to all its long-haul fleet. The new seat will have a 96.5cm (38″) seat pitch, providing up to 50% extra leg room, and an industry best angle of recline at 130 degrees. Another benefit is that passengers will be...

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    Lufthansa to Go Year-Round on Dublin-Munich

    Dublin Airport has welcomed Lufthansa’s announcement that it will continue its Dublin-Munich service throughout the winter. This news comes weeks after Lufthansa announced a 16% increase in frequency on the Dublin-Munich route for the summer months. Vincent Harrison, Dublin Airport Managing Director, said: “I am delighted that Lufthansa has decided to go year-round on...

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    LH New Premium Economy Class Now Open for Irish Bookings

    Lufthansa’s new Premium Economy Class is now available for booking on flights flown by Boeing 747-8 aircraft. From 10th December 2014, the Premium Economy Class will have guaranteed availability on all flights served by the new jumbo. Destinations that can now be booked for onward connecting flights from Frankfurt include Buenos Aires,...

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    Lufthansa to Charge for Seat Reservation with Certain Economy Fares

    Lufthansa has decided to charge for advance seat selection on certain Economy Class fares on long-haul routes.    Early seat reservation for passengers booked in selected booking classes (designated W, S, T, L, K) will incur a €25 per seat charge on long-haul flights in the future. The optional service will be...

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    Lufthansa Strike May Affect 425,000 Passengers

    The current Lufthansa strike has resulted in the cancellation of 3,800 flights, which means that more than 90% of regular scheduled flights are grounded. The union has stated that the strike will end on Friday.  On Wednesday 2nd April and Thursday 3rd April all of the three daily Lufthansa flights from Dublin to...

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    Lufthansa to Increase Summer Capacity from Dublin

    Lufthansa is increasing capacity on services from Ireland for the summer. The airline claims that the  changes are in response to increased customer demand and reflect the general economic upturn currently being experienced by the airline.   Overall Dublin capacity is increased by over 16%. This is made up of an 11.5%...

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    Sun Express for Dublin-Antalya?

    Sun Express, a 50/50 joint venture airline owned by Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines, is doing a route feasibility study on a Dublin – Antalya year-round service. This has been triggered by the departure of Thomas Cook from the Irish charter market.Sun Express operates a fleet of 63 Boeing 737 aircraft and carried 6.7...

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    Lufthansa to Introduce Wi-Fi Streaming Inflight Entertainment

    In the second half of this year, Lufthansa will be introducing wi-fi streaming on its short-haul A320 fleet, enabling passengers to view films, music videos, sports events, and games etc on their own personal devices such as mobiles and tablets. This was revealed by Christian Schindler, Director – UK & Ireland, in...

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    Lufthansa Simplifies Online Booking and Operates B747-8 to World Cup

    Lufthansa has made it easier to book tickets and a wide range of other services with a new shopping cart function on its website – and from 29th March will fly its newest B747-8 on the Frankfurt – Sao Paolo route, just in time for the World Cup. The individual booking steps...

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    Lufthansa Reports Record Numbers from Dublin

    Lufthansa enjoyed its most successful year ever in Dublin during 2013 with passenger figures of over 369,676, beating the previous record set in 2012 by 6.75%. The figures also show that almost three-quarters of Lufthansa passenger from Dublin are taking advantage of the quick and easy onward connections to the airline’s worldwide...