Europes biggest airline company group celebrates 55 years of financial investment in the Kansai area


With a custom that extends more than 5 years, Lufthansa Group commemorates 55 years linking Japans Kansai area with Germany. Explained by lots of as the cultural center and the historic heart of Japan, the Kansai area – consisting of Kyoto, Osaka, Nara and Kobe – has actually had a direct connection to the European country of Germany because 1969 thanks to Lufthansa German Airlines.

While a lot has actually altered in the previous 55 years, the relationship in between Lufthansa Group and Japan stays strong and continues to grow. Late in 2015 Lufthansa reestablished Japanese catering in all cabins on flights in between Japan and Germany (and vice versa), while sis airline company SWISS presented Japanese catering in Business Class for connections in between Switzerland and Tokyo (and vice versa).

The Lufthansa Group network into Japan consists of direct connections to Haneda, Narita and Osaka airports with 31 weekly flights throughout the 2024 summertime schedule. Connections from Munich to Kansai airport will be increased substantially this year. According to Larry Ryan, Senior Director Sales, Japan and South Korea:

Based upon consumer requirements, were very happy to be able to go back to day-to-day operations from Kansai to Munich, allowing connections through our 5-star center to the whole European continent and beyond. This is especially interesting as we see a lot of our partners preparing for Expo25 in the Kansai location.

In acknowledgment of Japans strong heritage and our deep ties to the nation, Lufthansa Group is pleased to honor this essential anniversary by increasing capability and enhancing our financial investment in the Kansai area of Japan.

About Lufthansa Group

The Lufthansa Group is an air travel group with operations worldwide. With 100,000+ staff members, Lufthansa Group created income of 35.4 bn in the fiscal year 2023. Our biggest organization section is Passenger Airlines while other essential company sections consist of Logistics and Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO). Other business and Group functions such as IT business and Lufthansa Aviation Training type complimentary elements of the Group. All airline companies and company sections play leading functions in their particular markets.

(Press Release Image:


This news material was set up by WebWire editorial personnel. Connecting is allowed.

Press Release Distribution and Press Release Circulation Services Supplied by WebWire.

Find out more