Brief profile

Lufthansa Group is a leading aviation group

The Lufthansa Group is an aviation company with operations worldwide. In the financial year 2017, the Lufthansa Group generated revenue of EUR 35.6bn and employed an average of 128,856 staff. The structure of the business segments was adjusted in line with the three-pillar concept behind the corporate strategy at the beginning of the financial year. Since then, the Lufthansa Group has been organised into the business segments Network Airlines, Point-to-Point Airlines, Aviation Services (comprising the segments Logistics, MRO and Catering), and Additional Businesses and Group Functions. All segments occupy a leading position in their respective markets.

Network Airlines

The Network Airlines segment comprises Lufthansa German Airlines, SWISS and Austrian Airlines. With their multi-hub strategy, the Network Airlines offer their passengers a premium product and a comprehensive route network combined with the highest level of travel flexibility.

Point-to-Point Airlines

The Point-to-Point Airlines segment is made up of the flight operations of the Eurowings group (Eurowings, Germanwings, Eurowings Europe) as well as Brussels Airlines and the equity investment in SunExpress. The Point-to-Point Airlines provide an innovative and competitive offering for price-sensitive and service-oriented customers in the growing direct traffic segment.


Lufthansa Cargo is the logistics specialist within the Lufthansa Group. The freighter fleet consisted of five Boeing 777F and twelve Boeing MD-11F aircraft as of the end of the financial year. Lufthansa Cargo markets capacities on its own freighters and chartered cargo aircraft, along with belly capacities on passenger aircraft operated by Lufthansa German Airlines, Austrian Airlines and on Eurowings long-haul flights.


Lufthansa Technik is the world’s leading independent provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul services (MRO) for civilian commercial aircraft. The portfolio covers a variety of different product structures and combinations, from the repair of individual components to consultancy services and the fully integrated supply of entire fleets.


The LSG group offers a complete portfolio of products related to in-flight service. Its established LSG Sky Chefs brand, the world’s largest network of catering facilities and its expertise make the group the market leader for high-quality in-flight catering. The company is present at 205 airports around the world, with 198 plants and several partnerships.