Lufthansa is the name of the German national airline company, headquartered in Cologne. Their main base is Frankfurt. Lufthansa is a founding member of Star Alliance, one of the world's major airline alliances. Currently, the Lufthansa Group operates more than 300 aircraft. It uses the IATA designator LH.
The company was founded in 1926, following a merger between "Deutsche Aero Lloyd" (DAL) and "Junkers Luftverkehr" on January 6 of that year. Its original name was Deutsche Luft Hansa Aktiengesellschaft.
See also: Condor
Lufthansa Avro RJ-85|