Articles tagged “lufthansa”

Business Travel

Consulting Giant EY Dives Into Direct Blockchain Travel Bookings With American Airlines

Blockchain distribution, and how it can eliminate the need for intermediaries, has been discussed for some time in travel. When these bigger players take a seat at the table, the rest of the industry needs to pay attention.

Consulting Giant EY Dives Into Direct Blockchain Travel Bookings With American Airlines

Airline Weekly

Lufthansa Uses Eurowings Expansion to Defend Against Budget Carrier Onslaught

Europe's legacy carriers aren't taking the challenge from low-cost airlines lying down. Lufthansa is using its own budget arm, Eurowings, to retain leisure-travel market share coveted by the likes of Ryanair, Wizz Air, and EasyJet.

Lufthansa Uses Eurowings Expansion to Defend Against Budget Carrier Onslaught

Airline Weekly

Delta and Lufthansa Seek Partnership With Alitalia Successor ITA

There's a "beauty contest" on for new Italian carrier Italia Trasporto Aereo's (ITA) loyalty. Delta and Lufthansa are jockeying for its allegiance, and a greater slice of Europe's fourth largest airline market.

Delta and Lufthansa Seek Partnership With Alitalia Successor ITA

Airline Weekly

Lufthansa, EasyJet Lean Into European Recovery as U.S. Flounders

In this pandemic, a couple of months can change everything. In July, U.S. airlines projected confidence in autumn demand, while their European counterparts were more measured. The Delta variant's spread in the U.S. has upended that calculus, with American carriers now more cautious and European airlines buoyant on the continent's travel recovery.

Lufthansa, EasyJet Lean Into European Recovery as U.S. Flounders

Airlines

Lufthansa Will Raise $2.5 Billion to Help Pay Off Some of Its State Loan

From the outset, CEO Carsten Spohr appeared determined to pay back the government as soon as possible. He's sticking to that.

Lufthansa Will Raise $2.5 Billion to Help Pay Off Some of Its State Loan

Airline Weekly

Eurowings Leads Lufthansa Group’s Expansion Into Scandinavia

With its budget airline Eurowings expanding into Sweden, the Lufthansa Group is getting a toehold in Scandinavia. With both SAS and Norwegian Air downsizing, Lufthansa and other European airlines think the region is ripe with opportunity.

Eurowings Leads Lufthansa Group’s Expansion Into Scandinavia

Airlines

Hopper Partners With Spirit Airlines to Help It Sell More Extras

A significant ancillary play from the Canadian online travel agency, but not quite the leap forward for so-called new distribution capability in the U.S. many would want to see, given Spirit's reach and target flyers.

Hopper Partners With Spirit Airlines to Help It Sell More Extras

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

Online Travel

Lufthansa Frequent Flyer Program Tests a Direct-to-Consumer Warby Parker Model

Lufthansa's test partnership may or may not work out. But what's certain is that all major travel rewards programs have broad opportunities to use their customer databases in ways that luxury retailers such as Aston Martin and Omega will actually like.

Lufthansa Frequent Flyer Program Tests a Direct-to-Consumer Warby Parker Model

Airlines

The New Wellness Imperative for Long-Haul Travel

It's time to recognize long-haul travel for what it is: an endurance event. For those making the trip instead of the Zoom, there are new imperatives that premium brands need to serve up to cater to these travelers. Hint: it doesn't look like the luxury of the past.

The New Wellness Imperative for Long-Haul Travel