Lufthansa is one of the world's largest and most prestigious airlines, with hubs in Frankfurt and Munich, currently fly to 211 destinations in 74 countries. Lufthansa is a German based airline company and subject to compensate its passengers facing with flight cancellation, delay or denial of boarding according to EC Regulation 261/2004. Technical problems, disruptions in flight coordination and weather conditions can result in delay of flights or even cancellations. Furthermore, in connected flights one small delay may result in missing the next flight which end up with longer waiting time at the airport, late arrivals and in some cases baggage loss.
Therefore, if you have experienced flight delays more than 3 hours compared to the original schedule, or cancellation without any prior notice or denial of boarding; you may be entitled to claim compensation up to 600 EUR per ticket from Lufthansa. Moreover, you are also entitled to reimburse your legitimate additional costs such as accommodation for long delays, transportation from/to airport, meals and refreshments from Lufthansa.
Lufthansa was founded in 1954 in Germany. Lufthansa’s headquarters are currently located in Cologne and the main base in Dusseldorf Airport. Lufthansa is a star alliance member. The company has 5 stars on Skytrax rating and has won the Skytrax awards Best Airline in Europe, Best Airline in Western Europe, Best Cabin Crew in Germany and Best Business Class in Europe. Wolfgang Mayrhuber leads the company as the CEO. Its subsidiaries include Swiss International Air Lines, Austrian Airlines, Eurowings, Germanwings Brussels Airlines, SunExpress , Edelweiss Air, Lufthansa Cargo, Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa Cityline, Lufthansa Technik, LSG Sky Chefs and Lufthansa Systems.
It has declared $ 35,579,000,000 in revenue. Lufthansa offers service to 211 destinations in 74 countries and they have carried more than 130 million passengers in 2017. Frankfurt-Berlin,Frankfurt-Kiev,Istanbul-Sarajevo,Munich-Cologne,Frankfurt-Krakow are some of the main flight destinations.
Lufthansa’s fleet consists of Airbus A320 model aircrafts. The average age of the fleet is 12.1 years. The youngest aircrafts are the Airbus A350 at 0.9 years old. They rank 10 among 23 airlines operating this type of aircraft. The most common aircraft in the fleet is the Airbus A320 with 82 of them at hand. They rank 139 among 259 airlines operating this type of aircraft.
Lufthansa have 3 accident reports to date. The most recent one is in 2010 at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia with McDonnell Douglas MD-11 aircraft.