Posted November 3, 2015

While Lufthansa Downplays Booking Decline, Others See Notable Shift

Last week, Lufthansa Group chairman and CEO Carsten Spohr told investors that the Sept. 1 enactment of its global distribution system surcharge had been "neutral" on the company's bottom line for the third quarter but acknowledged "some headwinds" from non-home travel markets. He was the latest and highest ranking Lufthansa official to downplay the impact of its new distribution strategy. Read More »
Posted October 5, 2015
Juergen Siebenrock

INTERVIEW: Lufthansa’s Siebenrock On The Hot Seat

Arlington, Va.—Lufthansa German Airlines vice president of the Americas Juergen Siebenrock took the Hot Seat at The Beat Live on Sept. 30 here, answering questions from attendees and The Beat editors. Unsurprisingly, the conversation centered mostly on Lufthansa’s introduction of a distribution cost charge, a fee of €16 on tickets sold via global distribution systems. Read More »
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