Press Release: Lufthansa significantly bolsters IFE content line-up

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Good news for travellers just in time for the summer months: Lufthansa has significantly upgraded and expanded its in-flight entertainment program on long-haul flights.

Now passengers have a choice of approximately 180 films in all travel classes – around 30 percent more than before. Based on feedback from customers, the focus is on current Hollywood productions. The new category, “Hollywood Recent Hits”, allows you to choose from numerous Hollywood films from the past 12 to 24 months.

Of course, there are still the popular Hollywood classics offered as well. Additionally, more productions from Europe, China, India, Japan and Korea can now be seen on board.

Lufthansa has also significantly increased the number of TV productions available in the in-flight entertainment program, including popular series. More than 270 broadcasts are now offered. Documentaries, drama series and sitcoms, which are in high demand, have been increased and for families, the summer season flights are enhanced with 22 films and 31 TV programs suitable for children.

A highlight for international guests is the wide range of languages on the Lufthansa Inflight Entertainment program. For example, the films and TV productions are offered as dubbed versions in up to eight languages and in many cases also broadcast with subtitles in Chinese or Arabic. To make the selection of the desired program on the screen as easy as possible, you can navigate in ten languages. The program overview can be viewed online at any time, up to six weeks before departure, by entering the date and the flight number or the flight destination at http://www.lufthansa-inflightentertainment.com.

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About The Lufthansa Group
The Lufthansa Group is the world’s biggest airline group in in terms of revenue, and is also the market leader in Europe’s airline sector. The Group strives to be the “First Choice in Aviation” for its customers, employees, shareholders and partners. And safety, quality, reliability and innovation are the prime credentials and priorities of all its business activities.

The Lufthansa Group is divided into the three strategic areas of Hub Airlines, Point-to-Point Business and Service Companies. The Group’s network carriers, with their premium brands of Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines, serve its home market from their Frankfurt, Munich, Zurich and Vienna hubs. With its Eurowings brand, the Group also offers short- and long-haul point-to-point services in the growing private travel market. And with its service companies, which are all global market leaders in their individual industries, the Lufthansa Group has found success in further areas of the aviation business.

The Lufthansa Group’s airlines currently (Summer Schedule) serve 343 destinations in 103 countries on four continents and offer 25,128 weekly frequencies. The Group’s total fleet comprises some 728 aircraft and its member airlines will be taking delivery of 174 new aircraft between now and 2025. In 2017, the Lufthansa Group employed around 130,000 personnel, welcomed 130 million passengers aboard its flights and generated sales of around EUR 35.6 billion.

The Lufthansa Group is headed by its five-member Executive Board. Carsten Spohr is Chairman & CEO; Thorsten Dirks is in charge of Eurowings and aviation services; Harry Hohmeister bears responsibility for the commercial management of the Group’s hub airlines and airports; Ulrik Svensson is head of finance and IT; and Dr. Bettina Volkens is in charge of HR and legal affairs. For further information please visit www.lufthansagroup.com.

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