Lufthansa will operate Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental jets on the airline’s Frankfurt-New York JFK route this summer, the first time it has scheduled the type for regular commercial service to New York.

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Lufthansa is re-launching service between Munich and Miami in December, for the third time. From December 2, Lufthansa will operate five round-trips a week between Munich Airport and Miami International Airport.

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Lufthansa has taken delivery of its 75th Boeing 747, a new Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental passenger jet which it received on April 30.

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Air Dolomiti, an Italian regional airline owned by Lufthansa Group, will soon sign its first three codeshare agreements outside the close relationship it has with Lufthansa German Airlines.

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The airline’s new travel class will be bookable from May and will be available for travel from November, initially on the airline’s Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental jets.

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Located in the huge ‘groundscraper’ known as The Squaire, the recently opened Hilton Frankfurt Airport and the HIlton Garden Inn Frankfurt Airport right next door are steps away from the airport’s inter-city rail station and about a 10-minute indoor walk from the airport’s Terminal 1.

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During February and March, Lufthansa is taking delivery of three Boeing 747-8Is, one Airbus A380, one A330-300 ‒ the last of 19 on order ‒ and two A320s. Overall, Lufthansa Group expects to receive 23 new commercial aircraft this year.

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Dr. Christoph Franz, Lufthansa Group’s executive board chairman and CEO, says the SCORE restructuring program the group’s supervisory board launched in 2012 “is on course, despite massive headwinds: We are very confident we will achieve our targets.”

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A United Airlines service from Chicago landing early on the morning of June 4 will be the first flight to use London Heathrow Airport’s new Terminal 2. United Airlines will be alone for two weeks as the first user of the new Terminal 2 main building.

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All Nippon Airways will launch daily services between Tokyo Haneda Airport and Munich and between Tokyo Narita and Düsseldorf on March 30. It will also add a daily daytime flight on its existing route between Haneda and Frankfurt Airport. However, ANA is dropping its services to Tokyo Narita from Frankfurt and Munich, to codeshare on Lufthansa’s flights instead.

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Boeing 777X orders and commitments include Lufthansa with 34 aircraft; Etihad Airways with 25; Qatar Airways with 50 and Emirates with 150. The combined value of the agreements is more than $95 billion at list prices, according to Boeing.

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Together, Lufthansa and fast-growing low-cost subsidiary Germanwings will serve 211 destinations in 81 countries in their forthcoming winter flight schedules, a marginal expansion of services which includes at least one new destination, the Russian resort city of Sochi on the Black Sea.

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The Air Canada group of carriers is expanding its international services to Europe from Toronto, Montréal, Vancouver and Calgary in its summer 2014 Europe schedule.

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Lufthansa Group’s planned firm orders include 34 Boeing 777-9Xs and 25 Airbus A350-900s. The group will also take options on another 30 A350-900s, the deal giving it the flexibility to convert part of its Airbus A350 XWB buy to specify the larger A350-1000 if it wishes.

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On August 10, Lufthansa Group is commemorating the 75th anniversary of the first non-stop transatlantic flight of a land-based passenger aircraft to New York. A Focke-Wulf Fw 200 Condor of the original Deutsche Lufthansa landed at New York’s Floyd Bennett Field on August 11, 1938, nearly 25 hours after taking off from Berlin Tempelhof

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Included in the Lufthansa order ‒ signed at the Paris Air Show ‒ are 100 35 Airbus A320neo jets, 35 A321neos and 30 A320ceo (current engine option) aircraft fitted with Sharklets.

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Lufthansa, the launch customer of the Boeing 747-8 passenger version, took delivery of the milestone 747-8 almost a year after the first revenue flight of the 747-8 Intercontinental.

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Lufthansa Group’s supervisory board has approved orders for 100 Airbus A320-family aircraft and two A380s, as well as six Boeing 777-300ERs – the Boeing widebodies being destined for Lufthansa Group subsidiary Swiss International Air Lines.

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German flag carrier Lufthansa has taken delivery at the Airbus A320 final-assembly line in Hamburg of its first Airbus A320 equipped with Sharklets. The airline will receive 21 more new A320-family aircraft equipped with Sharklets by 2015.

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