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How Lufthansa Grew To Dominate Europe

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A brief summary of the history of Lufthansa

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Fleet History #4: Lufthansa

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10 things to know about Lufthansa airlines

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG, commonly known as Lufthansa, is the largest German airline and, when combined with its subsidiaries, also the largest airline in Europe both in terms of fleet size and passengers carried during 2017. The name of the company is derived from the German word, Luft 'air' and Hansa, the Hanseatic League. Lufthansa is one of the five founding members of Star Alliance, the world's largest airline alliance, formed in 1997.
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  • Other companies based in Cologne  

  • 1950s: Post-war (re-)formation 

  • 1960s: Introduction of jetliners 

  • 1970s–1980s: The wide-body era 

  • 1990s–2000s: Further expansion 

  • 2010s: Belt-tightening 

  • 2020s: COVID-19 pandemic and recovery 

  • Ownership 

  • Headquarters 

  • Airline subsidiaries 

  • Other subsidiaries 

  • Brand history 

  • Commercial 

  • Technology 

  • Partner airlines 

  • Sponsorships 

  • Codeshare agreements 

  • Aircraft naming conventions 

  • Vintage aircraft restoration 

  • Airbus A380 

  • Frequent-flyer programme 

  • First Class 

  • Premium Economy Class 

  • Airport lounges and terminals 

  • Bus service 

  • Fatal 

  • Non-fatal 

  • Hijackings 

  • Germanwings crisis management