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  • Lufthansa confirms Spohr as new chief executive

    ​Lufthansa Group has confirmed Carsten Spohr as its new chief executive.

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  • Airlines begin push for discounted end-of-line 777s

    ​Airlines are beginning to push for discounts on current generation Boeing 777s, as the airframer looks to bridge a gap...

  • Boeing stands by dedicated freighter market

    ​Boeing anticipates continued demand for new dedicated freighter aircraft, despite recent weakness in the cargo market.

  • ANALYSIS: Is the weakness in the cargo market a temporary dip or a long-term trend?

    "Our approach has primarily been to build our existing... large palletised bellyholds and combi capacities" ...

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  • Swiss and MRO unit lead Lufthansa profits in first half

    News | 31 Jul 2014 17:18 | Graham Dunn

    Strong contributions from MRO unit Lufthansa Technik and Swiss International Air Lines helped Lufthansa overcome challenges elsewhere in the group to improve overall operating profit in the first half.
  • ​Lufthansa to consider A340-300 retirements

    News | 01 Jul 2014 14:49 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Lufthansa Group is considering retiring its Airbus A340-300 fleet, says head of leasing Markus Ohlert.
  • Lufthansa rejigs board functions after leadership change

    News | 02 May 2014 16:52 | Michael Gubisch

    Lufthansa has reorganised responsibilities among its executive board members as Carsten Spohr takes over the helm at the German airline group.
  • ​ANALYSIS: Bellyhold favoured over freighters in Europe

    News | 26 Mar 2014 14:40 | Michael Gubisch

    European airlines are cutting back their freighter fleets as they aim to transport more cargo on passenger aircraft. But the growing focus on belly freight – while Middle Eastern counterparts are gaining ground in the freighter arena – does not automatically mean that the continent’s carrier are retreating from the cargo market.
  • Lufthansa Cargo operating profit down a quarter in 2013

    News | 14 Mar 2014 09:52 | Michael Gubisch

    ​Lufthansa Cargo’s operational profit has declined 26.7% to €77 million ($107 million) in 2013 as revenue fell 9.2% to €2.44 billion compared with the previous year.
  • Lufthansa Cargo chief to take helm at passenger division

    News | 12 Mar 2014 10:53 | Michael Gubisch

    Lufthansa has appointed its cargo chief, Karl Ulrich Garnadt, to lead the airline’s passenger division, while senior executive Peter Gerber will take the reins at the freight arm.