Press releases, reports and stories

01 Dec 2023

Lufthansa Consulting awarded again “Best of Consulting” by WirtschaftsWoche

Third place in the category “Strategy” with TAAG Angola Airlines project

13 Oct 2023

Lufthansa Consulting presents exclusive solutions at Routes World in Istanbul

Best in class and award-winning services for airports, airlines and tourism organizations

30 May 2023

Advanced Air Mobility – Mobility of the Third Dimension

Aviation companies should decide now how to invest in AAM: Future integration into existing systems, processes and customer journeys is key

16 May 2023

Asia Connect: MRO - Latest trends in aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul focused on Central Asia

Lufthansa Consulting speaks about A380 reactivation and MRO challenges and insights

09 May 2023

Investing in the future of European aviation connectivity

Lufthansa Consulting experts look forward to meeting you at Routes Europe 2023

05 Apr 2023

Airport Master Planning seminar for Kazakhstan's airports

Lufthansa Consulting, with the support of the Civil Aviation Administration of Kazakhstan, held a seminar on Airport Master Plan Development

28 Mar 2023

Guest lecture on Network and Fleet Planning for Masters students at Cranfield University

Lufthansa Consulting continues relationship with renowned British academy

20 Mar 2023

Senior decision makers discuss the region's air services at Routes Americas 2023

Lufthansa Consulting experts are ready for exchange with the aviation community

16 Mar 2023

Comeback of travel to and from China: Is the aviation industry prepared?

The impact on wide-body aircraft through increasing demand – a Lufthansa Consulting analysis

10 Mar 2023

brand eins ranking “Best Consultants 2023”: Lufthansa Consulting did it again

Listed as one of Germany’s top consultancies with best rating from aviation clients.


06 Mar 2023

Back at ITB: Tourism professionals and key players from the global travel industry reunited in Berlin

Lufthansa Consulting experts present best-proven services for tourism and aviation stakeholders

24 Feb 2023

Shaping up a Sustainable African Airport Industry: ACI Africa Regional Conference & Exhibition

Lufthansa Consulting plays major role in ACI Africa’s extensive event program

13 Feb 2023

Routes Asia 2023: Further rebuild route networks across the region and drive future market growth

Lufthansa Consulting experts stage best-in-class and award-winning services for airports, airlines and tourism stakeholders

20 Jan 2023

Media Coverage: Aviation Week Network

Lufthansa Consulting expert statements from Asia Connect Airline Network Development Conference

14 Dec 2022

EASA review of standard passenger weights 2022

Lufthansa Consulting conducted field survey to obtain the average weight of passengers

08 Dec 2022

Emerging stronger and bolder from the crisis

Five things airlines must get right coming out of the pandemic

28 Nov 2022

Will the skies become green by 2050?

IATA plan: The untapped but substantial potential of operational excellence deserves much more emphasis

01 Nov 2022

How to enhance cost management and ROI with new approaches to agile airport operations

Lufthansa Consulting moderates panel session at GAD World 2022 in Amsterdam

31 Oct 2022

Lufthansa Consulting and ATBD celebrate five years cooperation

Offering time-tested aviation advisory and contract services

30 Aug 2022

Always safety first – It’s all about data management and monitoring

Lufthansa Consulting and zeroG offer innovative Safety Excellence tool for aircraft operators to control and mitigate aviation risks

29 Jul 2022

Expert opinion: Air Cargo yields – Quo Vadis? Cargo business is booming but for how long?

Ongoing stable development expected, but also potential limitations

15 Jun 2022

Expert aviation solutions for ever-changing realities

Airlines benefit from Lufthansa Consulting’s comprehensive and tailored consultancy services

29 Apr 2022

Lufthansa Consulting in the media: Airline Business/ and Airliner World

Read the articles about airline dept and Africa's aviation potential with statements from our Lufthansa Consulting experts.

10 Feb 2022

Operational excellence in clinic operations

Lufthansa Consulting and Rottal Inn Kliniken explore commonalities between aviation and health care

02 Feb 2022

Podcast: The great awakening – Back to operational stability

The pre-pandemic years were characterized by growth, tight schedules and congestion both on the ground and in the air. Airline and airport operations were under pressure, leading to delays, flight disruptions, cancellations and overall poor operational stability. With the pandemic in 2020, air traffic came to a halt and subsequently went through ups and downs.

17 Jan 2022

Media coverage: Aviation & Allied Business Journal

Cover feature by our experts Arvind Chandrasekhar and Matthias Kern: Potential for African airline partnerships and consolidation as a lever for post Covid-19 growth

01 Dec 2021

Challenges and opportunities for Ukrainian aviation at Aviation and Tourism forum

Lufthansa Consulting joins expert panel at Large Construction: Aviation and Tourism forum at Boryspil International Airport in Kyiv, Ukraine

27 Oct 2021

Podcast: Making air cargo more digital

Air cargo has become more digital in the past decade by initiatives like IATA’s eFreight program promoting the paperless transport of cargo. Yet a huge amount of potential for digitalization remains to be unlocked by the industry

22 Oct 2021

Bringing customers back: CX workshop co-hosted with AFRAA

Main drivers for creating a positive environment for customers are trust, a level of carefreeness and using the digital potential in service development

15 Sep 2021

Beyond the crisis: Leveraging airline consolidation for air transport industry sustainability

African Airlines Association (AFRAA), Lufthansa Consulting and Kenya Airways staged a high level workshop on African airlines consolidation

08 Sep 2021

Podcast: Challenges and solutions for Ground Operations – GO2030

Aviation Talk now streaming on Spotify, Apple Podcast and Amazon Music

04 Aug 2021

The future of crew sourcing and training

Which trends will influence pilot demand and how can the airline industry prepare?

28 Jul 2021

Stronger together: surviving the COVID 19 crisis with airline partnerships

Article in the series “Airline Business Models” published in

16 Jul 2021

The future of airline business models for Africa post-COVID

Becoming a master of survival in the African airline industry

27 May 2021

Impact of Covid-19 on material management practices

The challenges for airline operators and MROs of being prepared for the time after

05 May 2021

Podcast: Airline consolidation and operational integration – Key considerations and challenges

Aviation Talk now streaming on Spotify, Apple Podcast and Amazon Music

28 Apr 2021

Monetizing customer experience: how to create value for your customers and your business

A quick guide to achieving the much sought-after return on investment

22 Apr 2021

Travel bubbles as a means to revive air travel: potential, pitfalls and implementation

Travel bubbles are seen as one of the most promising ways to gradually reopen global air travel.

22 Apr 2021

Podcast: Bringing Customers Back, Part 2

Sustainability and personalized offers can be key for aviation stakeholders to win customers back

07 Apr 2021

Podcast: Bringing Customers Back, Part 1

New health and hygiene measures complement the trend of the seamless travel journey. Both are of utmost importance to succeed in creating a positive customer experience in aviation

31 Mar 2021

White Paper: Bringing customers back

Aviation experts share their perspective on trends in customer experience and how they will matter on the way out of the Covid-19 crisis

24 Mar 2021

Podcast: EASA's Third-Country Operators Concept

New podcast in our series Aviation Talk now streaming on Spotify, Apple Podcast and Amazon Music

17 Mar 2021

Preparing for the next wave of airline operational integration

Aviation industry eagerly awaits traffic recovery later this year

03 Mar 2021

Wet lease agreements: universal remedy for airlines post crisis or risky business?

The challenge of airline profitability vs customer satisfaction

24 Feb 2021

Air cargo under pressure? How learnings from 2020 can enhance future network and fleet planning

How can cargo and combination carriers prepare networks to succeed post-crisis?

17 Feb 2021

Podcast: Airport business models - Adapt or perish

New podcast in our series Aviation Talk now streaming on Spotify, Apple Podcast and Amazon Music

05 Feb 2021

Challenges facing MRO operations to comply with the implications of Brexit

Assessing the impacts on regulatory requirements and safety certificates

27 Jan 2021

Podcast: Managing remote work as well as planning and leading virtual workshops

New podcast in our series Aviation Talk now streaming on Spotify, Apple Podcast and Amazon Music


21 Jan 2021

Collaboration, personalization and creating value with your distribution strategy

Is your airline distribution strategy prepared for the road to recovery?

06 Jan 2021

Exploring larger UAV market opportunities

Breakthrough technology with the potential to both increase efficiency and reduce costs is now progressing significantly, involving UAV manufacturers, authorities and users

14 Dec 2020

Podcast: Rethinking Airline Organizations

How to develop a future-ready and unique airline organization with an archetype approach to cluster organizational functions

09 Dec 2020

Rethinking Airline Organizations: What if we could start from scratch?

Aviation experts take a fresh perspective on the way we think about and design airline organizations in a new white paper

07 Dec 2020

Podcast: Air Service Development crisis recovery strategy focusing on Air Cargo

New podcast in our series Aviation Talk now available for streaming

02 Dec 2020

Through severe turbulence to new heights for regional airports

The future of regional airports is tangible for those actively mastering the challenges

26 Nov 2020

Initial results of the Airline Operational Excellence Survey

When rebuilding their operations for the "new normal“, airlines should consider learning from the past


23 Nov 2020

AVIATIONVSCOVID19: Key takeaways from the industry’s first virtual innovation challenge

New podcast in our series Aviation Talk. Now also available for streaming

18 Nov 2020

Digital solutions, services and technologies improve passenger travel experience

Shaping flexible organizations – How digital solutions, services and technologies make organizations more flexible and improve the passenger travel experience


10 Nov 2020

Airports en route to the “New Normal” – Rightsizing of infrastructures and operations

Airports and investors need to reassess airport assets, and manage infrastructures and resources to ensure financial stability

05 Nov 2020

Podcast: The need for aviation customer experience management during COVID-19

Insights into managing customer experience in our podcast series: Aviation Talk

02 Nov 2020

Potential of flexible rightsizing for European MRO organizations through adaption of aviation law

Illustrated by the proposal of a consolidated CAMO for European airline groups

14 Oct 2020

Podcast: How airlines deal with the financial impacts of the COVID Crisis

Experts share insights into strategy and finance in the Lufthansa Consulting podcast series: Aviation Talk

05 Oct 2020


Virtual Innovation Challenge from 21 - 23 October 2020

30 Sep 2020

Flexible rightsizing of airline staff in times of uncertainty

Airlines are now facing the challenge of reducing staff while ensuring flexibility for ramp-up, managing public opinion and corporate culture

23 Sep 2020

Shaping flexible organizations: an organizational perspective

As the ground keeps shifting below them, aviation organizations must adapt for increased decision and execution speed with potentially fundamental organizational changes on the horizon

17 Sep 2020

Stronger together: airline partnerships as a means of surviving COVID-19 and thriving thereafter

Airline partnerships, even with former rivals, may offer a financially sustainable path

09 Sep 2020

Shaping flexible organizations: how to deal with COVID-19-induced uncertainties

Taking a detailed look at how to approach strategy, market, customer and operations to shape organizations for optimum flexibility in the months to come

26 Aug 2020

The coming air cargo reality check: how the industry will evolve through COVID-19

Air cargo has become a significant factor in airline strategic planning, necessitating a robust view of its development as the industry recovers


17 Aug 2020

Podcast: Ground Handling Ramp Up. Why an immediate start is essential

What can ground handling companies do today, in the midst of the pandemic, to set themselves up for industry revival and future growth?

13 Aug 2020

Webinar ACI Africa: Time to fly again - Shaping a world of trust

Now available on YouTube Catrin Drawer, Associate Partner and Head of Market Africa joins a panel of industry experts to discuss the way forward for airports in Africa.

05 Aug 2020

Podcast: Covid-19 as an opportunity to boost operational efficiency

Experts share insights into airport operational efficiency in the Lufthansa Consulting podcast series: Aviation Talk

29 Jul 2020

The return of the state-owned carrier?

State aid in one or multiple forms will likely be required by most if not all carriers and can be immensely beneficial, if provided intelligently.

22 Jul 2020

Is your IOSA renewal audit due in the current difficult times?

If you are preparing for an initial or renewal audit in any form and need support, do not hesitate to contact us

08 Jul 2020

Getting ready for take-off: Ramping up airport operations

Airports are now dealing with the challenge of adapting operational procedures and terminal infrastructure to the industry’s new normal

06 Jul 2020

The role of regional airlines in supporting post-COVID-19 industry recovery

Deploying small aircraft within a geographic niche is still highly relevant as the industry slowly recovers

06 Jul 2020

Lufthansa Aviation Talk Podcast: Creating flexibility in fleet through premature lease returns

Welcome to Aviation Talk - the Lufthansa Consulting podcast series

01 Jul 2020

New challenges for policy makers

How to re-think civil aviation policy in pandemic times

29 Jun 2020

Capacity adjustments caused by Covid-19: The challenges of accelerated lease returns

Unprecedented challenges for aircraft operators and leasing companies

24 Jun 2020

AIR Convention Digital Week: "Comeback to the skies” video – How to navigate through uncertain times

Managing Director Hannes Müller and Associate Partner Christine Weigner share “Next steps for aviation amid COVID-19 - a survival guide for aviators”

15 Jun 2020

The new ‘sanitized’ air travel customer journey: possibilities for a post-COVID-19 world

The passenger journey as the vehicle to re-establish travelers’ confidence, satisfaction & loyalty

10 Jun 2020

Secure your airport the pole position during the recovery phase

Airports, that succeed beyond the obvious initiatives of increased hygiene and sanitizing measures, will be the ones leaving a lasting impression

08 Jun 2020

Podcast: Rethinking the basis for revenue management and pricing

Welcome to Aviation Talk - the Lufthansa Consulting podcast series

05 Jun 2020

Cargo – driving revenue in the crisis and beyond

Will cargo become a focal point of airlines’ post Covid-19 recovery?

03 Jun 2020

Physical distance creates need for emotional proximity

Understanding Covid-19 as a trigger for a future digitally engaged customer journey

29 May 2020

Shaking up the foundations of revenue management and pricing

Real-time data will play a significant role for airline decision-making

27 May 2020

Loyalty programs during COVID-19 – a silver lining in times of crisis

A customer-centric approach to emerge from the crisis

20 May 2020

Revamping passenger demand models for a post-COVID aviation world

With the aviation world slowly initiating a recovery from the capacity shock resulting from Covid-19, stakeholders require reliable demand forecasts to plan for the future

13 May 2020

Regional airports: alliances and cooperation for better connectivity

To revive traffic, regional airports will need to think creatively – including exploring greater cooperation among themselves to ensure viable service.

06 May 2020

Should regional airports get state aid?

It is not a question of if, but rather how key regional airports should be bailed out

30 Apr 2020

Personalizing the passenger experience as a way out of the Covid-19 crisis

A customer centric approach to recover revenues after the crisis

29 Apr 2020

Operations 2.0: Leveraging the Covid-19 disruption to meet the challenges of future airline operations

Emerging from the crisis is an opportunity to reevaluate an airline’s approach

23 Apr 2020

How airlines can prepare for ‘Day 1’ after Covid-19

Insights by Lufthansa Consulting from the webinar ‘Partnering for a Better Tomorrow’ by RateGain

20 Apr 2020

Expect the unexpected: How airports can prepare for the next crisis

A comprehensive Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) enables airports to respond faster and more efficient to any crisis whenever it may come.


16 Apr 2020

MRO operations and Covid-19: leveraging the enforced ground time and planning for the future

How airline MRO organizations can emerge stronger, smarter and more efficient

09 Apr 2020

Navigating an airline through the COVID-19 crisis: turbocharging the CXO checklist

The drastic impact on the aviation industry will last for some time. Basic measures for crisis response and cash conservation will not suffice; it is time to act aggressively.


08 Apr 2020

Airports in crisis: Measures to respond to and recover from COVID-19

In the face of an unprecedented crisis, airports should respond pro-actively and plan for the aftermath in order to recover and come back strong.


27 Mar 2020

Navigating an airline through the COVID-19-Crisis

How to maneuver an airline through these stormy times? Six questions to Lufthansa Consulting's Associate Partner Christine Weigner

03 Mar 2020

Using your potential to increase revenues

Understanding your customer is the key to revenue growth

21 Feb 2020

Designing successful loyalty programs of tomorrow

Sharing our expertise in developing loyalty programs in the airline industry

19 Feb 2020

Multiple opportunities for airports in Africa

Lufthansa Consulting gives speech at Annual Africa Airport Expansion Summit

06 Dec 2019

Awarded again “Best of Consulting” by WirtschaftsWoche

Lufthansa Consulting wins “Excellent” prize with Air Service Development project for Auckland International Airport


02 Dec 2019

Lufthansa Consulting supports establishment of new Lufthansa Group subsidiary

Foundation of Lufthansa Group Security Operations GmbH

14 Nov 2019

Aviation industry in Latin America facing tough challenges due to growing demand in the region

Lufthansa Consulting recommends airports to count on operational transparency

08 Nov 2019

AFRAA Annual General Assembly: Success in an integrated and interconnected Africa

Lufthansa Consulting moderates "Breaking the mould - working differently" panel

29 Oct 2019

Enabling a new level of customer centricity in the Middle East

Sharing data along the customer travel journey

27 Oct 2019

Lufthansa Consulting takes part in ALTA Airline Leaders Forum 2019

Joint Lufthansa Group booth together with Lufthansa Systems and Lufthansa Technik

15 Oct 2019

Turkmenistan Airlines resumes European operations supported by Lufthansa Consulting

EASA reauthorizes Turkmenistan’s flag carrier as Third Country Operator

11 Oct 2019

Lufthansa Aviation Training and Lufthansa Consulting cooperate in specialized training of consultants

Transfer of aviation know-how to employees and thus added value for clients

19 Sep 2019

Driving connectivity: the benefits of Air Service Development

Understanding the airline planning process and commercial decision criteria are crucial success factors

16 Sep 2019

Stress test for airport investors

Lufthansa Consulting speaks at Air Convention Europe 2019

15 Jul 2019

Lufthansa Consulting and German Aerospace Center agree strategic innovation partnership

Promotion of technology transfer and innovation for joint projects

25 Jun 2019

Award for Lufthansa also honors Lufthansa Consulting

Inkometa Award for successful internal communication of Lufthansa's new brand design

13 Jun 2019

Continued support for Turkmenistan Airlines to achieve compliance with international air safety standards

Turkmenistan Airlines updated EASA on status of implementation of corrective action

25 Feb 2019

Future airport development in Africa

Expansion is not always the only right way to go

14 Feb 2019

Supporting Turkmenistan Airlines to access compliance to international air safety standards

Turkmenistan’s flag carrier pushes action to raise safety standards to meet EASA requirements

Best Consultants 2022

Best Consultants 2022: Lufthansa Consulting ranked among the top consulting firms in Germany

Listed by brandeins, the renowned German business and trend magazine, for the seventh time. Lufthansa Consulting ranked top of the category "aerospace and defense" and ranked high in the area "transport, traffic and logistics". The rating is greatly respected throughout a wide range of industries and is based on recommendations from industry experts and client assessments.