Lufthansa appoints first female Nigerian as GM Sales
Lufthansa Group has appointed Mrs. Adenike Macaulay General Manager, Sales Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea. The apoointment take effective from January 1, 2019. Macaulay is the first female and Nigerian to hold such position in the airline group. She succeeds Mr. Robin Sohdi, who held the position since January 2016. She will be responsible for all…
Lufthansa debuts distribution capability programme
The Lufthansa Group has launched its New Distribution Capability (NDC) Partner Programme, offering agents a preferred value proposition encompassing technology, servicing, offers and strategic cooperation components.
Panic aboard Lufthansa as plane drops 30,000 feet
Lufthansa Airbus 330 flight last Sunday, caused a scare among 197 passengers when the plane allegedly dropped to as low as 5,000 feet from 35,000 shortly after take-off.The Guardian learnt that the suddenness of the descent and without prior notice caused some of the Abuja-Frankfurt travellers....
Foreign airlines, travel agencies earn N503b from tickets
Foreign airlines operating in Nigeria earned $1.4 billion (N503.3 billion) from tickets in 2017. Travel agencies, however, attributed the record sale to...
Lufthansa reaches all-time high of 130m passengers
With 130 million passengers, the airlines of Lufthansa Group reached an all-time high in 2017, setting a new passenger record.In December 2017, the airlines welcomed around 9.3 million passengers. This shows an increase of 19.9 per cent compared to the previous year’s month.
Lufthansa changes passenger mileage rewards
The airlines of Lufthansa Group are changing how award miles are credited to participants in the frequent flyer and reward programme Miles & More. Beginning in March 2018, the number of award miles that are credited will be based on the price of the flight, i.e. the price of the ticket plus any additional fees…
Lufthansa wins award
Lufthansa has been voted the best airline in Europe at the Paris Air Show recently held at Le Bourget, Paris, France.
More foreign airlines may quit Nigeria over stuck fund
The development is not unconnected with fall in passenger demand and inability to repatriate funds in the last one year – both of which are fallouts of an ailing economy.
Insurers set aside $300 mn in provisions for Germanwings crash: Lufthansa
Insurers are setting aside $300 million (279 million euros) in provisions for the air crash in the French Alps that killed 150 people, German airline Lufthansa said on Tuesday.