Lufthansa introduces Lufthansa Private Jet service to
Lufthansa Private Jet tailors customers’ premium travel itineraries; full range of
aircraft available through expanded cooperation with NetJets® Inc.
East Meadow, NY, January 23, 2012 – Announced today, Lufthansa will introduce its
premium Lufthansa Private Jet service to the North American market on February 1, 2012.
Made possible by an expanded relationship with NetJets® Inc., the worldwide leader in
private aviation, the new service builds upon the popular Lufthansa Private Jet product that
is already operated in Europe in conjunction with NetJets Europe.* Lufthansa Private Jet will
provide flights tailored to the customer’s itinerary throughout North America on a world-class
fleet of aircraft managed and operated by NetJets.** Lufthansa Private Jet service in North
America is available through an interchange program with NetJets Europe. Travel can be
booked through Lufthansa and in seamless combination with transatlantic flights arriving or
departing from the 21 North America destinations serviced by Lufthansa and SWISS or for
direct point-to-point travel within the North America coverage area, which includes over
“Lufthansa Private Jet has been hugely successful in Europe, enhancing the region’s luxury
travel options with service to more than 1,000 destinations in Europe and the Russian
Federation,” said Jürgen Siebenrock, Vice President The Americas. “Lufthansa and NetJets
complement each other’s product offerings and, with this partnership expansion, premium
passengers in North America can also access the same flexible, convenient and tailored
Lufthansa Private Jet experience.”
With Lufthansa Private Jet, a dedicated customer care service team provides a unique single
point of contact to fully address all passenger needs, from flight arrangements to ground
transportation and special requests. Moreover, the price structure is based on the aircraft
and estimated flight time, and imposes no additional charges per traveler or as the result of
delays or other unforeseen circumstances.
Passengers also enjoy many ground services that are exclusive to Lufthansa Private Jet,
including a personal escort and VIP transfer service between the long-haul Lufthansa and
Private Jet flights, as well as access to Lufthansa’s award-winning premium lounges and
partner lounges when traveling via one of Lufthansa’s 21 North American gateways. For an
additional charge, limousine service from the airport to the traveler’s final destination is also
Through the relationship with NetJets, Lufthansa Private Jet provides access to the world’s
largest and most diverse private jet fleet. The aircraft in the NetJets fleet vary in size and
range to suit individual requirements, including the light cabin Hawker 400XP, midsize cabin
Cessna Citation X, and large cabin Gulfstream G450/G400/GIV-SP as well as the
Gulfstream G550/GV which accommodates up to 14 passengers.
Lufthansa Private Jet maintains the distinguished touches premium passengers have come
to expect from the airline, including Lufthansa’s trademark First Class rose that greets each
guest. A dedicated flight attendant is available on all large cabin aircraft.
Lufthansa Private Jet passengers accrue 10,000 Miles & More status and HON miles per
flight leg. Special offers commemorating the introduction and further details are available at
For additional advice, trip inquiries and bookings, a professional from the Lufthansa Private
Jet service team is available 24/7, and can be reached at 1-888-261-0814 (hearing and
speech impaired customers can use the Text Telephone number (TTY) 1-866-846-4283) or
via email at email@example.com. Bookings will be accepted in as few
as twelve hours prior to flight departure.
* All flights in Europe are operated, maintained, and crewed by NetJets Transportes Aéreos, SA, a
Portuguese/EU air carrier.
** Flights will be operated by NetJets Aviation, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of NetJets Inc. NetJets Aviation
holds authority from the U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration to operate flights
under 14 CFR Parts 135 and 298. All flights will be subject to NetJets Aviation’s conditions of carriage.
*** Product coverage area: United States (excluding Hawaii), Canada (except within Canada), Mexico, Bermuda,
Anguilla, Antigua, Aruba, Bahamian Islands, San Salvador, British Virgin Islands, Barbados, Cayman Islands,
Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, Caribbean, Netherlands Antilles
(Bonaire, Curacao, St. Eustatius, St. Martin/St. Maarten), Puerto Rico, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & The
Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos, U.S Virgin Islands.
One of the world's largest and most prestigious airlines, Lufthansa currently flies to 211 destinations in
84 countries, with hubs in Frankfurt, Munich, and with its recent acquisition of Austrian Airlines and
SWISS - Vienna and Zurich. From its 21 North American gateways, Lufthansa- recently voted by
Fortune as one of the five most admired airlines in the world- and its partners serve over 450
destinations in more than 120 countries. An industry innovator, Lufthansa has long been committed to
environmental care and sustainability, operating the most technically-advanced and fuel-efficient fleet
in the world. Its long-haul fleet to and from North America includes the Boeing 747-400, as well as the
Airbus A340 sub fleet. Currently, Lufthansa has over 150 new aircraft worth about $18 billion on
order. It will be the largest European operator of the A380 and is also the launch customer for the new
Boeing 747-8, the industries' two most fuel-efficient passenger aircraft. Known for its premium
services, Lufthansa continues its $150 million program earmarked for building new or upgrading
existing lounge facilities across its worldwide network and will spend more than $1.4 billion in new
onboard products and services by 2015. In 2010, Lufthansa re-launched its broadband wireless
Internet service onboard, FlyNet. For more information or reservations, visit www.lufthansa.com.
About NetJets Inc.
NetJets® Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the worldwide leader in private aviation with the
largest and most diverse private jet fleet in the world. NetJets began in 1964 as the first aircraft
charter and management company in the world. In 1986, NetJets pioneered the concept of fractional
aircraft ownership -- offering individuals and businesses all of the benefits of whole aircraft ownership
and more, at a fraction of the cost. Today, NetJets offers a full range of private aviation solutions,
including the NetJets ShareTM, the NetJets LeaseTM and the Marquis Jet Card®, which provides
access to NetJets through 25 hours at a time; as well as aircraft management and on-demand charter
services through its subsidiary, Executive Jet Management. NetJets has programs in North America
and Europe as well as worldwide flight operations. More information on NetJets, NetJets Europe, the
Marquis Jet Card and Executive Jet Management is available at www.netjets.com .
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