Deutsche Lufthansa AG (, commonly known as Lufthansa (sometimes also as Lufthansa German Airlines), is a German airline and, when combined with its subsidiaries, the largest airline in Europe, both in terms of passengers carried and fleet size.. Lufthansa is one of the five founding members of Star Alliance, the world's largest airline alliance, formed in 1997. The name of the company is derived from Luft (the German word for "air"), and Hansa (a Latin term meaning "guild" most commonly used historically in reference to the Hanseatic League).Besides its own passenger airlines Austrian Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines, Eurowings and Germanwings, Deutsche Lufthansa AG owns several aviation-related companies such as Lufthansa Technik as part of the Lufthansa Group.. Lufthansa’s registered office and corporate headquarters are in Cologne. The main operations base, called Lufthansa Aviation Center (LAC), is at Lufthansa's primary hub at Frankfurt Airport. The majority of Lufthansa's pilots, ground staff, and flight attendants are based there. Lufthansa's secondary hub is Munich Airport.
Combined with its subsidiaries, the group has over 615 aircraft, making it one of the world’s largest Fleet. Lufthansa alone stands with a fleet side of 280 aircrafts with 187 still in the order phase.
It operates services to 18 domestic destinations and 197 international destinations in 78 countries across Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe.
Enjoy the perfect service on board with Lufthansa. Selected food and beverages on board Lufthansa flights worldwide. More than 90% of all Lufthansa long-haul aircraft are already fitted with Lufthansa FlyNet, the world’s first broadband Internet service on board. Lufthansa in-flight entertainment guarantees you great entertainment on board – current blockbusters, classics of film history; music and games ensure an interesting and entertaining flight and the Lufthansa in-flight magazine.