Lufthansa Goes Back to Its Happy Place By Starting a New Airline For No Good Reason

Lufthansa Goes Back to Its Happy Place By Starting a New Airline For No Good Reason

If there’s anything the Lufthansa Group loves, it’s complexity. The group has been fanatical about making things as confusing as possible from an operational perspective, and it has been quite successful. After finally clearing out some of the weeds, Lufthansa has apparently decided it over-simplified. Get ready for Ocean, a Read the post

3 Links I Love: LOT of Trouble, Tecnam Time, Cathay’s Unenviable Position

3 Links I Love: LOT of Trouble, Tecnam Time, Cathay’s Unenviable Position

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Lufthansa will Verträge mit Condor auslaufen lassenHandelsblatt
What, you don’t speak German? Neither do I, but that’s why Google Translate is my friend. Basically, this says that Lufthansa is going to let its agreements with Condor expire when they’re up. That’s somewhat surprising to … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Lufthansa Needs Another Subsidiary, The Atlas Mystery, A Lost Airplane

3 Links I Love: Lufthansa Needs Another Subsidiary, The Atlas Mystery, A Lost Airplane

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Lufthansa’s second approach at low-cost, long-haul will have new brandRunway Girl Network
Apparently Lufthansa will never learn. After realizing it had overextended the whole Eurowings frankenairline, it said it would pull back and stop flying long-haul. If you thought that meant Lufthansa was rationalizing, … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Explaining the Lufthansa Livery, Flight 1, California Pacific Tries Again

3 Links I Love: Explaining the Lufthansa Livery, Flight 1, California Pacific Tries Again

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Exclusive Interview: Lufthansa Explains Its New Livery, Why Yellow Was Dropped (+Photos)Airways
Though the commenters on this article trashed the piece for not really getting answers, I found it fascinating to hear the designer’s take on why Lufthansa ended up with the new livery … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Lufthansa’s Acceptable New Livery, JetBlue’s West Coast Strategy Turns Angry, A Brief Book Report

3 Links I Love: Lufthansa’s Acceptable New Livery, JetBlue’s West Coast Strategy Turns Angry, A Brief Book Report

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Heritage meets the future. Lufthansa presents a new brand design.Lufthansa Group Newsroom
The new Lufthansa livery is out and it’s… well, it’s fine. Basically, the tail just changed to a dark blue with the crane logo now in white. That’s it. There are other … Read the post

Lufthansa Group Slowly Chips Away at European Boundaries With Brussels Airlines Changes

Lufthansa Group Slowly Chips Away at European Boundaries With Brussels Airlines Changes

Airline consolidation in Europe has gone very differently from how it’s gone here in the US. Unlike the true mergers we have here, Europeans have instead delicately thrown together several different airlines under one larger umbrella. The differences can likely be attributed to the fact that those dotted lines on … Read the post

3 Links I Love: Berlin’s Terrible Airport Problem, Alitalia Fiddles While Rome Burns, Skytrax Shenanigans

3 Links I Love: Berlin’s Terrible Airport Problem, Alitalia Fiddles While Rome Burns, Skytrax Shenanigans

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The ongoing saga of Berlin’s unfinished airportCNN Travel
I’ve been watching with disbelief as the normally-efficient Germans find themselves completely incapable of opening the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport. I mean, it’s been years since the airport nearly opened, but now, it’s likely to be … Read the post

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