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Company Watch - Lufthansa.

Oct 16, 2006

Lufthansa Confirms 35 Plane Airbus Order. Lufthansa has signed a contract for 35 new aircraft from Airbus, confirming a September announcement, the pan-European plane maker said on Friday. Oct 13, 2006

Lufthansa's winter schedule will include a new thrice-weekly Frankfurt-Kolkata service beginning Dec. 1 and a daily FRA-Cape Town flight in addition to the codeshare service operated by South African Airways. Both routes will be served with an A340-600. In all, LH's winter schedule will comprise flights to 183 destinations in 78 countries, representing a 3.3% year-over-year increase in capacity. The winter timetable runs to March 24, 2007. Oct 13, 2006

Lufthansa's long-haul additions include a new daily Munich-Sao Paulo flight and more weekly frequencies to what will become a daily Munich-San Francisco service. In Europe, LH will operate flights to four new destinations from Hamburg: Moscow, Palma de Mallorca, Valencia and London City. It also will codeshare on flights to Innsbruck and Geneva operated by Austrian Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines respectively. It will serve Palma de Mallorca and Valencia from both Hamburg and Dusseldorf and offer a six-times-weekly Stuttgart-Geneva and a weekday Nuremburg-LCY service. Oct 13, 2006

Lufthansa's will reduce the fuel surcharge on intercontinental flights to [euro]52 ($65.20) from [euro]62 on each segment effective Oct 16. It also announced the appointment of Andreas Bartels as the a director and head of media relations. He comes from Deutsche Bank. Oct 13, 2006

Lufthansa Cargo will launch a twice-weekly MD-11F service from Frankfurt to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare on Oct 29. It also will increase frequencies to Osaka Kansai from thrice-weekly to four while New York JFK, Seoul Incheon and Hong Kong also will see one additional weekly flight. LHC operates 19 MD-11Fs and will lease five additional aircraft for the winter season. Oct 10, 2006

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