Tag Archives | Lufthansa

Lufthansa Consulting to support Development at Erbil Airport

Erbil International Airport (EIA) this week signed a partnership deal with Lufthansa Consulting, part of the Lufthansa Group, to support the development and implementation of its masterplan. The contract, funded by EIA, will secure for the airport key expertise across a range of airport disciplines from project management, through planning, design, cargo, security and safety. […]

Lufthansa Consulting Helps Iraq upgrade Airports

The Iraqi Government and Lufthansa Consulting are continuing their longstanding relationship in order to further enhance the aviation system in Iraq. The country’s Ministry of Transport signed a comprehensive agreement for a long-term strategic advisory and implementation project that will focus on restructuring the national carrier Iraqi Airways and the Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) […]

Lufthansa Resumes Flights to Erbil

By John Lee. After renewed consultation with the relevant national security authorities, the Lufthansa Group has decided to resume flights to Erbil in northern Iraq from Monday. Erbil lies well outside the direct crisis zone in Iraq, and flights to and from the city will be routed to avoid overflying the zone. Lufthansa flies twice-weekly […]

Lufthansa Consulting Builds Business in Iraq

By John Lee. Lufthansa Consulting is pursuing at least 10 percent annual sales growth as clients such as Iraq, which is reviving its airline, tap into the German carrier’s experience in safety and infrastructure. Dr Andreas Jahnke, head of Lufthansa Consulting, told Bloomberg: “There are lots of opportunities for us helping clients set up a new business […]

Lufthansa Consulting Wins Mosul Airport Contract

By John Lee. The Iraqi Government and Lufthansa Consulting continue their successful collaboration to establish international standards for the country’s future aviation development: During the recent Iraqi-German Business Forum in Berlin, the Governor of the Nineveh Governorate, H.E. Athil Abdulazeez Al Najafi, and Lufthansa Consulting signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the development of Mosul […]

Iraq – the Next Tourism Hotspot

Iraq is poised to be a future tourism hotspot, reveals the new WTM Global Trends Report. The report, in association with Euromonitor International, shows Iraqi tourism is growing fast with increased airline and hotel capacity following the country’s successful attendance at World Travel Market 2009 – its first visit to a travel and tourism trade […]

Lufthansa Postpones Munich to Baghdad Route

German airline Lufthansa has postponed its scheduled Sept. 30 startup of a Munich-to-Baghdad route, citing a lack of customer interest, according to a report from Businessweek. Company spokesman Christoph Meier said that bookings “were far below the expectations”, and that no new date had been set for the launch of the service. The news is […]

More Flights to Baghdad

One of the fastest growing business jet destinations wasn’t much more than a smoking hole a few years ago but Baghdad is back. According to BusinessWeek, Lufthansa will start scheduled service next week and Royal Jet, which operates 11 corporate aircraft is reporting brisk business carrying oil executives and other business leaders to the calmer […]