Lufthansa Celebrates 50 Years in Croatia

For over 50 years Lufthansa connects travelers from Croatia via its European hubs with more than 308 destinations in 103 countries worldwide.

Author: Martina Lucić Čanak - Date: 26/05/2017


This year Lufthansa in Croatia has an important birthday to celebrate: in 2017 the airline is proud of its 50th anniversary of flight service from Croatia.




On 25 August 1967 a Lufthansa Boeing 727 “Europa-Jet” landed the first time on a schedules service from Frankfurt and Munich in Zagreb. Since then Lufthansa connects Croatia via its hubs in Frankfurt and Munich to more than 200 world wide destinations.


Celebrating 50th anniversary of Lufthansa in Croatia with charity work

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary during the summer months on the streets of Zagreb, you will have the opportunity to meet branded Lufthansa padicabs with QR Code which will enable you to make a 20 Euro discount when you buy your next LH flight ticket.
“Lufthansa Group offers not only reliable and high quality flights, but takes also corporate and social responsibility, said Bernhard Wodl, General Manager Sales Croatia, Bosnia&Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia for Lufthansa Group.




On the occasion of the anniversary Lufthansa Group will attend several charity events at the Center for Rehabilitation of Children and Youth in Zagreb, where lives up to 50 people a day. The Lufthansa staff will paint the walls of the room to create a more comfortable environment in the daily life of children and young people from the Center. Center participants will also manually create photo frames with the message of Lufthansa’s 50th anniversary, which be presented at the closing event and celebration of the Lufthansa anniversary in September this year.


Lufthansa Group Members carry out more than 11.000 flights weekly

Lufthansa Group with its partner airlines, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS and Eurowings, offers global network with over 11.000 frequencies a week to 308 destinations in 103 countries in a world.
Large European hubs enable the Group to offer passengers the ideal connections right across the world:

  • with Austrian Airlines via Vienna to around 115 destinations worldwide, including more than 50 in Central and Eastern Europe
  • with Brussels Airlines via Brussels to around 95 destinations in Europe, Israel, Africa, Asia and North America
  • with Lufthansa via Frankfurt and Munich to more than 200 destinations worldwide
  • with SWISS and Edelweiss via Zurich to over 140 destinations in 54 countries
  • with Eurowings via Berlin, Cologne-Bonn, Dortmund, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Palma de Mallorca, Salzburg, Stuttgart or Vienna to more than 145 destinations in Europe and worldwide, e.g. the Dominican Republic, the USA, Cuba, Thailand and the Caribbean.




Lufthansa Fleet – Modern & Sustainable

With over 600 air crafts the Group maintains one of the world’s largest and most modern group fleets. They invest continuously in modernising their fleet. By 2025, more than 200 new aircraft will have been brought into service, including 59 ultramodern Boeing 777-9X and Airbus A350-900 long-haul aircraft. The focus here is on greater passenger comfort as well as lower fuel consumption and reduced noise emissions.
With the Airbus A320neo and the Bombardier C Series, the Lufthansa Group operates two of the most efficient and quietest types of aircraft on short and medium-haul routes.

Have a look on recent  LH Media Event in Zagreb

Photo credits: Lufthansa

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