Lufthansa

As one of the world's largest and most prestigious airlines, Lufthansa currently flies to 209 destinations in 74 countries on 4 continents. In the 2017 business year, the airline welcomed around 66.2 million passengers on board its flights. Headquartered in Cologne and with hubs in Frankfurt/Main and Munich, Lufthansa employs more than 30,000 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 airline is the largest European operator of the A380 and was also the launch customer for the new Boeing 747-8. With the arrival of the A350-900, Lufthansa welcomes a state-of-the-art newcomer to its fleet. The A350-900 is currently the world's most modern and most environmentally-friendly long-haul aircraft. It uses 25 percent less kerosene, produces 25 percent fewer emissions and is significantly quieter on take-off than comparable types of aircraft. Lufthansa’s fleet currently consists of 357 aircraft. The airline will receive another 183 scheduled for delivery until 2025. Book a flight with Lufthansa.

Carsten Spohr

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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Last updated at 27 Jun 2019 04:05