Deutsche Lufthansa AG ranks upfront among the world?s leading airlines. As an Aviation Group, Lufthansa adheres firmly to economic and strategic criteria, focusing on the core competencies of its six business areas: passenger traffic, logistics, MRO, catering, leisure travel, and IT services. The Group attaches overriding importance to quality and innovation, safety and reliability.
The German airline Lufthansa took over the Austrian airline Austrian Airlines (AUA). By Lufthansa' s accounts it is now Europe's largest airline bigger than its main competitor, Air France / KLM.