Lufthansa

Lufthansa is the biggest airline within the Lufthansa Group.
As one of the world's largest and most prestigious airlines, Lufthansa currently flies to 165 destinations in 73 countries on 4 continents. In the 2015 business year, the airline welcomed around 80 million passengers on board its flights. Headquartered in Cologne and with hubs in Frankfurt/Main, Munich and Dusseldorf, Lufthansa employs more than 55,000 people.
As an industry innovator, Lufthansa has long been committed to environmental care and sustainability, operating one of the most technologically-advanced and fuel-efficient fleet in the world. Its long-haul fleet includes the Boeing 747-8 and the Airbus A380 – the  industries’ two most environmentally-friendly passenger aircraft. The airline is the largest European operator of the A380 and was also the launch customer for the new Boeing 747-8. Lufthansa’s fleet currently consists of 424 aircraft. The airline will receive another 225 scheduled for delivery between 2015 and 2025.

Facts & Figures

May 1997 Joined Star Alliance

165 Airports Served

382 Daily Departures

424 Aircraft

Carsten Spohr Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Deutsche Lufthansa AG

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Carsten Spohr Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Deutsche Lufthansa AG

Carsten Spohr was born in Wanne-Eickel, Germany, on December 16, 1966. He has been Chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer of Deutsche Lufthansa AG since May 1, 2014. In this role, he is responsible for the Lufthansa Group, which comprises the Passenger Airline Group, Logistics, MRO, Catering and IT Services segments and has around 117,000 employees worldwide.

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Full Facts & Figures

Joined Star Alliance May 1997
Airports Served 165
Daily Departures 382
Aircraft 424
Frequent Flyer Programme Miles & More
Passengers Annually 80 m
Countries Served 73
Hub Airport(s) Frankfurt am Main, Munich
Revenue Passenger KM 157 bn
Sales Revenue (in US$) 30 BUSD
Employees 55,000
Aircraft Types A319, A320, A320 neo, A321, A330, A340, A380, B747, Bombardier CRJ, Embraer ERJ
Updated As Of Nov 2016