Articles tagged “Lufthansa Group”

Airlines

Airline CEOs Want Governments to Mandate Covid Vaccines for International Travelers

Global airlines said Monday they don't want to take the responsibility mandating Covid-19 vaccines for travelers. Instead, they're more than happy to stand behind national governments as they make jabs a condition for international arrivals.

Airline CEOs Want Governments to Mandate Covid Vaccines for International Travelers

Online Travel

Lufthansa and Travelport Reach Ceasefire in Distribution Battle

Lufthansa appears to be playing well what could've been a weak hand in its negotiations with distribution middlemen. But this deal also may help tech player Travelport level the playing field with some of its rivals.

Lufthansa and Travelport Reach Ceasefire in Distribution Battle

Coronavirus

Amadeus Streamlines the Travel Check-In by Verifying Digital Health Passports Ahead of Time

A growing number of digital health passports could be a risk by overcomplicating things, but folding them into an established digital ID platform should address that.

Amadeus Streamlines the Travel Check-In by Verifying Digital Health Passports Ahead of Time

Business Travel

The Hidden Costs of Airlines Selling Direct

The surcharges may be disappearing, but the pressure will be on travel agencies to keep up with the airlines, and passengers may ultimately be left picking up the tab.

The Hidden Costs of Airlines Selling Direct

Online Travel

Lufthansa and Sabre Sign a Truce After Long-Running Airline Distribution Tussle

Lufthansa Group has led a years-long uprising by large airlines against the tech middlemen Sabre, Amadeus, and Travelport. This new pact validates a changed commercial, technological, and marketing strategy at Sabre under CEO Sean Menke in recent years.

Lufthansa and Sabre Sign a Truce After Long-Running Airline Distribution Tussle

Online Travel

Lufthansa Group Shifts to Next Phase of Its Pioneering Distribution Strategy

Lufthansa Group may have done more than any other airline group to aggravate Amadeus, Travelport, and especially Sabre in recent years. Yet a grudging truce in the distribution battle may be possible, according to this exclusive interview with a top executive.

Lufthansa Group Shifts to Next Phase of Its Pioneering Distribution Strategy

Online Travel

Lufthansa Hikes Its Third-Party Booking Fee Despite the Crisis

If you think all airlines will lower their fees to encourage more bookings during the pandemic, think again.

Lufthansa Hikes Its Third-Party Booking Fee Despite the Crisis

Airlines

United and American Air CEOs Ask European Governments to Loosen Restrictions on Transatlantic Travel

This reeks of desperation. What the CEOs are suggesting likely would be a logistical nightmare. How about the United States gets Covid-19 under control, and then the governments can figure out a solution?

United and American Air CEOs Ask European Governments to Loosen Restrictions on Transatlantic Travel

Airlines

Lufthansa Starts Deep Job Cuts After State Rescue

You knew this was coming. Lufthansa will cut a fifth of its management positions, plus about 1,000 other jobs.

Lufthansa Starts Deep Job Cuts After State Rescue

Airlines

Putting Europe’s Low-Cost Carriers in Peril Should Not Be a Lasting Legacy From Government in This Crisis

Legacy airlines are in trouble. Many deserve bailouts. But let's not take it too far. There's no reason to penalize low-cost airlines. If they can make money with cheap fares, let them.

Putting Europe’s Low-Cost Carriers in Peril Should Not Be a Lasting Legacy From Government in This Crisis