Posts Tagged ‘Lufthansa’

July 30th, 2010

Lufthansa tests tastes at 35,000 feet

Airlines meals aim to offer tasty treats to their passengers, but have long struggled with the effects that low humidity and high altitude have on the taste buds. Lufthansa is facing the challenge head-on in one of the largest low-pressure chambers in the world, the tubular laboratory at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics. They […]

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April 24th, 2010

Lufthansa offers Gray Powell free flight

Lufthansa wrote an open letter to Gray Powell, offering him a free Business Class seat on one of their flights to return to Munich to “literally pick up where you last left off.” The stint comes after Powell, an Apple engineer, left a highly-classified iPhone prototype at a German bar. No wonder we’re friends with […]

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February 22nd, 2010

Lufthansa pilot strike called off

Both sides in a pilots strike against Lufthansa have agreed to suspend the standoff — which has canceled hundreds of flights — at midnight (6 p.m. Monday ET). Visit Lufthnsa’s website for the latest news and see below for related articles: New York Times: Striking Lufthansa Pilots Agree to Suspend Walkout BBC News: Lufthansa pilots […]

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February 19th, 2010

Lufthansa pilots set to strike; Customer and pass travel info here

Pilots at Lufthansa are set to strike for four days (February 22 – 25), in what has been billed as the largest pilot strike in the airline’s history. The strike will impact our codeshare Customers and will also impact pass travel for our Crewmembers and eligible pass riders. Pass travel for Crewmembers Lufthansa strongly discourages […]

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November 13th, 2009

Now even more international

One of the striking things about our Lufthansa codeshare beginning is seeing Customers with far-away airprots on their itineraries. This Customer, who was the first PIT Customer on a codeshare flight, was jetting to JFK before heading straight to FRA (that’s Frankfurt, Germany — I’m expecting to be looking up plenty of mysterious city codes […]

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November 12th, 2009

Lufthansa codeshare launch in pictures

Yesterday’s kick off celebrating the first day of our codeshare operation with Lufthansa was an impressive event — it certainly stood out as one of T5′s shining moments, and that’s a venue that’s had its share of big events during its short history. With more updates to come, a great way to get a feel […]

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November 11th, 2009

Live coverage from today’s Lufthansa celebration

Greetings from Alex from Corp Comm! A little over a month ago, we put our first Lufthansa codeshare flights on sale. Today, the first flights connecting into our network take off, marking the official start of our codeshare agreement. This is a big day for us, and an exciting step forward in our growing partnership […]

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