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The Lufthansa Group: The World's Largest Network

About Lufthansa Group: the Leading Airline Group

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Did you know that the Lufthansa Group is the airline group with the largest network in the world?

The Lufthansa Group comprises Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines. We carry more than 100 million passengers a year and offer ideal connections throughout the world.

Together we offer our customers the best possible combination of all travel options. By harmonizing schedules and having joint airport facilities wwe create a seamless travel experience.

Our fleet – big, modern and environmentally friendly

With over 620 aircraft we maintain one of the world’s largest and modern group fleet:

  • The Lufthansa Group fleet consists mainly of Airbus and Boeing aircraft
  • The fleet is enhanced by a variety of regional aircraft
  • The right aircraft is deployed for every market and every demand

The airline group companies are also well aware of their ecological responsibility and are pushing on with the reduction of fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by modernising their fleets                                                     

Our worldwide network

Together we cover a growing network of worldwide destinations with well-timed connections from many UK and 1 Irish airport. Offering quick and easy transfers through the hubs of Brussels, Geneva, Frankfurt, Munich, Vienna and Zurich jointly serving 250 destinations in over 100 countries.

Lufthansa offers over 350 services a week to Frankfurt and Munich from London Heathrow, London City, Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Dublin, Edinburgh, Manchester and Southampton.  

In short haul Business Class you receive lounge access, priority boarding, magazines and newspapers and the middle seat is always vacant.

Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines operate services from London Heathrow and Manchester to Vienna. In Vienna you have one of the shortest connections times of any airline of just 25 minutes in the new state of the art Star Alliance Terminal. On short-haul European flights, we serve small snacks, complimentary beverage service and a superior DO & CO à la carte meal can be purchased in advance on Economy Class for only 15 EUR.

On Business Class European flights, the seat next to you is kept free and passengers have the choice of exclusive DO & CO menus, including hot and cold beverages and selected wines. In Vienna, Austrian Airlines are operating six modern, luxurious lounges 3 Schengen and 3 Non-Schengen lounges, each with a dedicated section for HON Circle, Senator/ STAR ALLIANCE Gold members and Business Class passengers.

Swiss air cabin


Brussels Airlines operates nearly 100 weekly flights to Brussels from London Heathrow, Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester and Edinburgh. In addition   bmi regional offers code share flights from East Midlands and Newcastle. They    also have a new lounge in terminal B called “The Suite” where all the flights to the UK depart from.

SWISS flies more than 170 times per week from the UK and Ireland to Switzerland.

Birmingham – Zurich: 12 weekly              London Gatwick – Zurich 1 weekly

Dublin – Zurich: up to 9 weekly               Dublin – Geneva: 4 weekly

Edinburgh – Zurich: 3 weekly                  Manchester – Zurich: up to 13 weekly

LondonHeathrow – Zurich: 49 weekly    London Heathrow – Geneva: 34 weekly

London City – Zurich: 36 weekly            London City – Geneva: 18 weekly

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