Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Germany, Austria, Belgium and Switzerland
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Air Transport
51 - Air transport

8,000 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
15 May 2023
Employment effect (start)
15 May 2023
Foreseen end date
29 December 2023


The German airline Luthansa has announced a plan for the creation of 8,000 jobs at various locations in Frankfurt, Munich, Hamburg (Lufthansa-2023-DE), Zurich, Vienna and Brussels. The airline is mainly looking for skilled workers such as technicians, IT specialists, pilots and lawyers at the locations as well as at Lufthansa Technik in Hamburg and at the locations of the Eurowings Group.

Since the beginning of 2023, 6,000 jobs have already been created by the wider Lufthansa Group. According to the annual report, around 112,400 people were employed by one of the Lufthansa companies at the end of March.



Eurofound (2023), Lufthansa, Business expansion in World, factsheet number 109190, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/109190.