Articles tagged “lufthansa”

Airlines

Lufthansa Now Lets Passengers Bid for Seat Upgrades Until the Last Minute

Live auctions have been around for a while, but this is the first time a major airline is testing the waters, and leaving the chance to upgrade so late. It won't appeal to larger corporations, but the blended travel market could make a perfect fit.

Lufthansa Now Lets Passengers Bid for Seat Upgrades Until the Last Minute

Airlines

Lufthansa Soon to Offer Bid for ITA Airways Stake

The Italian government is doing everything it can to entice Lufthansa to hurry up and make an offer for a stake in ITA Airways now that MSC dropped out.

Lufthansa Soon to Offer Bid for ITA Airways Stake

Airline Weekly

Why Germany Lags Europe’s Air Traffic Recovery

Germany, with roughly 24 million seats scheduled this quarter, is now the world’s eighth largest country market, a full 32 percent smaller than it was in early 2019.

Why Germany Lags Europe’s Air Traffic Recovery

Business Travel

Business Travel Accelerates Sustainable Aviation Fuel Momentum

More companies are buying the fuel, which of course reduces their carbon footprints. But for how long will they pay this premium, and will governments further incentivize purchases?

Business Travel Accelerates Sustainable Aviation Fuel Momentum

Hotels

Hyatt’s Dream Acquisition

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at Hyatt's acquisition of Dream Hotels, Lufthansa's World Cup advertising, and notes from WTTC in Riyadh.

Hyatt’s Dream Acquisition

Media and PR

Lufthansa Puts Diversity Up Front in World Cup Advertising Campaign

Lufthansa’s primary message, “Diversity Wins,” communicated in such a light-hearted and celebratory tone, quietly asserts the brand’s value of acceptance, and its disagreement with some of Qatar's discriminatory stances.

Lufthansa Puts Diversity Up Front in World Cup Advertising Campaign

Airline Weekly

Europe’s Airline Merger Mania

Air France-KLM wants TAP Air Portugal, but so does International Airlines Group. IAG also wants Air Europa, and maybe even EasyJet. And the Lufthansa Group is back in play for ITA Airways.

Europe’s Airline Merger Mania

Business Travel

Behind the Dutch Government’s Arduous Bid to Wrest Back Its Travel Program

After a vendor price-gouging lawsuit, the government is moving away from legacy travel companies and instead stitching together its own program to better control costs and gain access to a wider range of airlines and hotels. It took awhile to get there.

Behind the Dutch Government’s Arduous Bid to Wrest Back Its Travel Program

News Blog

Europe and Southeast Asia Open Skies to Fuel Airline Expansion

The European Union and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have signed a new open skies agreement aimed at recovering and expanding airline links between the two regions. The agreement is unique as it covers two blocs of countries — the EU has 27 members and ASEAN 10 — rather than two countries or between…

Tourism

The Future of Travel in 175+ Charts

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at the state of travel in 2022 and beyond, Montage’s expansion plans, and upgrades to upper class passenger experience.

The Future of Travel in 175+ Charts