Deutsche Lufthansa AG, usually known as ‘Lufthansa’ or ‘Lufthansa German Airlines’ is primarily a German airline.
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It is also the biggest air company in Europe, both in terms of general passengers carried and fleet-size when united with its holdings. The firm was created on January 6, 1926 and is currently based at Cologne in Germany. ‘Deutsche Lufthansa’ AG delivers customer, cargo and other carrier services. It functions through the commercial divisions which include the Passenger Airline Group, logistics, maintenance and repair, renovation, catering, and IT Services. The ‘Passenger Airline Group’ section provides commuter services. The ‘Logistics’ section provides a variety of load conveyance services for numerous cargos, counting live animals, treasured freight, postal letters, hazardous goods, heat sensitive goods and street feeder services. The Maintenance, Repair and Renovation segment works on conservation, reparation, overhaul, alteration and conversion of engines and other components for commuter aircrafts. The Catering section provides Air Company cooking, and correlated upstream and downstream facilities; in-flight gear and logistics facilities; supervision of aboard service; and in-flight selling.
Revenue in the FY 2014: $ 39.21 B
Market Cap: $6.5 B
No. of Passengers Carried: 105.9 Million
Ranking Criteria Used
It is based on the total no. of scheduled and chartered passengers they have carried in the financial year 2014.The no. of passengers served by the top airlines of Europe was surveyed and the top 10 among the highest were selected as the largest Airline companies of Europe.