Lufthansa Airlines is the largest airline in Europe and the fifth in the world in terms of the number of passengers carried.
Home Port – Airport in Dusseldorf (Airport Dusseldorf EDDL). The main hubs (hub airports) are located in Munich and Frankfurt.
Every day the company operates hundreds of flights around the world and its annual passenger turnover is about 100 million people. This is a lot.
The Lufthansa group of companies is constantly expanding. So, it has shares and stocks of a large number of European airlines: Austrian Airlines (part of the Star Alliance), Germanwings (low-cost), UIA, Swiss Airlines, Brussels Airlines, and others.
In 1997, Lufthansa, together with 4 major airlines around the world, formed the Star Alliance.
Today it includes about 30 airlines with a total annual passenger turnover of 700 million people and it is the largest in the world.
- According to the influential British consulting agency SKYTRAX, specializing in the study of the quality of services provided by various air carriers, the airlines were awarded five stars. There are eight such airlines in the world.
- Lufthansa takes the 21st place in the ranking of the safest airlines in the world in 2019 from Jacdec.
As of January 24, 2020, there are 288 airliners in the Lufthansa fleet, another 6 are ordered. The average age of aircraft is 12.1 years.
The oldest is Airbus A320-200, with tail number D-AIPB. His age is 29.5 years. The newest is the Airbus A320-200, with tail number D-AIWC. He is 0.1 year old.