Lufthansa Airlines is the largest airlines company in Europe in terms of passengers carried as well as fleet size. It is also known as Deutsche Lufthansa and came in existence in year 1953 but started to operate in 1955 as flag carrier of Germany. It has two major operating hubs in Europe. One is Frankfurt Airport and another is Munich Airport. It is founding member of Star Alliance and serves various destinations worldwide. It connects many destinations like Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Munich, Zurich, Hannover and Nuremberg. Top cities of many countries are covered by it. Many city of India are also covered by it. Hundreds of destinations in 6 continents are covered by this airline. Its main operational hubs are Frankfurt Airport, Munich Airport and two others. It has also code share agreements with Air India, Luxair, Air Malta and JetBlue Airways. The three travel classes which are offered by it are First Class, Business Class and Economy Class. First class, Business class and economy class services are offered in international flights but business class and economy class services are offered in European domestic flights. This airline offer services to more than 78 countries in which Asia, Europe, America and Africa are main continents. Within South Africa its services are limited. Johannesburg, Cape Town, East London, Durban and Port Elizabeth are connected to each other by this airline.
The original Lufthansa Airlines was founded in January 1926 with the name Deutsche Luft Hansa Aktiengesellschaft. However, at the end of World War II, the airline was completely grounded. Lufthansa Airlines resumed its services in 1955 within Germany using Convair 350. The current Lufthansa was recreated in January 1953 with the name Deutsche Lufthansa Aktiengesellschaft and commenced operations in April 1955. Ever since, Lufthansa has consistently multiplied its fleet and range of services.
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With more than 500 flights under its wing, the Lufthansa Group boasts of being the third largest airline fleet in the world! Subsidiaries within the Lufthansa Group include Lufthansa CityLine, Lufthansa Italia, Air Dolomiti, Eurowings, Germanwings, Augsburg Airways, Contact Air, SWISS, Lufthansa Regional and Lufthansa Cargo. In addition, Lufthansa has codeshare agreements with various airlines from around the world besides the Star Alliance members. The prominent carriers amongst these are Air India, Brussels Airlines, Air One, Ethiopian Airlines, Jet Airways, and Qatar Airways. Lufthansa was the first foreign launch customer for a Boeing commercial plane while in 1970, along with Swissair, it was the launch customer for the Airbus A310. Today, Lufthansa�s fleet comprises of A319-100 (28 nos), Airbus A320-200 (44), Airbus A321-100 (20), Airbus A321-200 (23),, Airbus A330-300 (15), Airbus A340-300 (26), Airbus A340-600 (24), Boeing 737-300 (33), Boring 737-500 (30), Boeing 747-400 (30) and Embraer E-190.