Lufthansa Charges Traveler $2,700 For Grossly Abusing Lounge Access

Lufthansa has charged a crafty traveler 1,980 Euros for abusing the privileges of a business class fare, by eating for free at the lounge in Munich airport, then leaving and rebooking his flight for another day. The man did this thirty-five times. » 7/03/14 2:30pm 7/03/14 2:30pm

Boeing Delivers 1,500th 747 As Future Of The Model Remains In Doubt

Boeing delivered its 1,500th 747 to Germany's Lufthansa Airlines today at Paine Field in Everett, Washington. No other widebody aircraft has reached this milestone. It's a 747-8i model, the longest passenger jet in the world. This aircraft, registered D-ABYP is the 14th 747-8i for Lufthansa's fleet. » 6/28/14 8:36pm 6/28/14 8:36pm

Lufthansa Renames Eight Of Its Planes For The World Cup

German airline Lufthansa is encouraging passengers and soccer football fans to "get the football fever, experience Lufthansa, and discover Brazil" by swapping titles on eight aircraft - calling them "Fanhansa." » 5/16/14 2:00pm 5/16/14 2:00pm

Wireless Entertainment Is Coming To A Plane Near You

Imagine sitting on your flight, and having the choice of hundreds of movies, TV shows, songs and games, right at your fingertips, from your Tablet or smart phone. It's not as far off as you think as Lufthansa announced yesterday it will step into the realm of wireless in flight entertainment. » 3/06/14 12:45pm 3/06/14 12:45pm

Off-Duty Pilot Assists Landing A Boeing 747

When the first officer of Lufthansa flight 403 became ill yesterday, an off-duty airline pilot flying as a passenger took the controls and helped land the plane in Dublin. » 11/20/12 5:30pm 11/20/12 5:30pm

How Lufthansa gets the world's most exotic cars airborne

To celebrate their 100th anniversary in the air cargo business, Lufthansa's pulled together a gallery of fascinating cars they’ve made airborne over the years. Lamborghini Diablo? Check. Bugatti EB110? Check. Ferrari F1 cars for Niki Lauda and Michael Schumacher? Check and check—and check out the full gallery. » 8/22/11 4:00pm 8/22/11 4:00pm

I Flew On The World's Largest Airliner

Miklós Tallián caught the first flight of an Airbus A380, the largest passenger jet ever built, from Tokyo to Frankfurt. This is what it's like to fly on one of the world's most complex aircraft. —Ed. » 7/14/10 4:00pm 7/14/10 4:00pm