Lufthansa CityLine marks 50th anniversary

CityLine is marking its 50th anniversary with special markings on its aircraft. The airline operated its first service, as Ostfriesische Lufttaxi (OLT), on 17 June 1959. It began scheduled regional services in 1974 under the name DLT Luftverkehrsgesellschaft. In 1978, it began cooperating with Lufthansa, a process which increased over […]

Lufthansa signs massive Jetspares contract

Lufthansa has signed the largest ever Jetspares support contract, a US$30 million deal covering the 18 Avro RJ85s of CityLine, the 14 BAe 146-200/300s of Eurowings, and the 5 BAe 146-300s of Air Dolomiti. JetSpares is an individually customised support program under which BAE Systems provides spares inventory, logistics, and […]

EU investigates Lufthansa takeover of Eurowings

The European Commission is investigating possible anti-competitive effects of Lufthansa‘s takeover of majority control of Eurowings. Lufthansa, which already owned 49% of Eurowings, recently agreed with majority shareholder Albrecht Knauff in November agreed to take over the majority of voting rights in the regional airline. Recent news items on Eurowings: