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The beginning of the year has always been the time to plan the next vacation. This is why Luxair and LuxairTours are launching their Festival Vakanz 2024 from January 19 to 31, offering a multitude of choices at exceptional prices.
Luxair experienced an exceptional year in 2023, achieving a historic milestone by transporting over 2.5 million passengers for the first time. This achievement represents a significant 22% increase compared to the two million passengers in 2022, and also surpasses the pre-health crisis figures of 2019, when two million passengers were transported from Luxembourg airport.
ERA (European Regions Airline Association) General Assembly, Innsbruck, Austria, 11 October 2023 – Embraer and Luxair, flag carrier of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, have signed a firm order for four E195-E2; the most efficient regional aircraft in the single aisle segment. The aircraft will complement the larger narrowbody aircraft recently ordered by the airline.
Summer 2023 might not be over yet, but that does not stop Luxair from already thinking about strengthening its offer for the next summer season. The airline is announcing its brand new destination starting from April 2024: Manchester, a youthful, dynamic, and cultural city in the north of Great Britain.
The airports of Milan-Linate, Praia, La Palma and Ljubljana will be added, from the next winter season, to the destinations already served by Luxair. The reinforcement of the offer and the flight schedules meet the needs of regular travellers, amateurs of discovery weekends as well as travellers in search of sun.
Just before the summer holidays, Luxair announces the addition of a 93rd destination to its flight plan – Ljubljana! From 14 September, in barely two hours of flight, from Luxembourg, travellers will be able to fly with Luxair to the capital of Slovenia to discover its irresistible mix of history, culture and natural beauty. This city will enchant and inspire all who venture there.
Luxair and Boeing today announced at the Paris Air Show 2023 that the Luxembourgish airline has selected the 737-7 as it continues its single-aisle growth strategy.
In selecting the 737-7 Luxair will become the European launch customer for the airplane with an agreement to purchase four jets.
In order to better satisfy its valued passengers, Luxair is reinventing its Economy Class menus in partnership, once again, with the École d’Hôtellerie et de Tourisme du Luxembourg (EHTL). Following a first collaboration which led to the elaboration of the new menus for its Business Class in October 2021, Luxair wished to renew its trust in young Luxembourgish talents to democratize excellence and delight the taste buds of its passengers of its Economy Class.
On Sunday 14 May 2023 and following the temporary closure of the runway at Luxembourg airport due to an incident not related to the airline, Luxair had to divert several of its flights to Liege airport and was forced to cancel several of its flights while waiting for the normal traffic to resume.
60 years later: 2022 is the year of recovery and expansion of Luxair
Despite the turbulence caused by the restrictions of the Covid-19 pandemic in the beginning of the year followed by the increase in energy and fuel prices, 2022 turned out to be a brighter year than 2021, allowing Luxair to welcome more passengers and to expand its destinations’ portfolio.
Following its Board of Directors’ meeting on Friday, 3 March, Luxair is pleased to announce the purchase of two Boeing 737-8 aircraft to be delivered in 2026. Meanwhile, as a bridge solution, Luxair will temporarily lease from Boeing two other 737-8 which will be operated by its own crews, until the delivery of new aircraft.
On the occasion of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Luxair dresses up in pink and shows its support to this cause by joining forces with Luxembourg artist Lisa Junius and the Think Pink charity organisation, which supports women with breast cancer in Luxembourg.
Le 22 septembre, le Conseil d’administration de Luxair, en préparation de la tripartite aviation de lundi 26 septembre 2022, s’est entretenu au sujet des discussions menées sur la place publique au cours des dernières semaines
Renaissance, future, tradition ... so many illustrations tell the story of Luxair' on its new special livery. Drawn by the Luxembourgish artist Marco Weiten, this mix of colors represents the indisputable Luxembourgish symbol Roude Léiw which rises from its ashes like a phoenix, to celebrate the 60 years of Luxair.
Over the past months, Luxair has reiterated its commitment to decarbonisation and its support for the promise of "carbon neutrality by 2050". Today, the airline is officially introducing a new scheme to start achieving this goal.
Luxair and the ERA (European Regions Airline Association) as a trade association, reaffirm their support for the promise of “Net-Zero carbon emissions by 2050” and for the request for the easing of restrictions linked to Covid-19, submitted by IATA in October 2021.
In reference to the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November 2020, Luxair joins the movement initiated by the United Nations World Organization and dresses its identity up in orange. The objective? #OrangeTheWorld.
Luxair is joining forces with the formidable Luxembourgish artist Sumo to celebrate the art of travel.
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