Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Frankfurt, Munich
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Air Transport
51.1 - Passenger air transport

500 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
4 September 2013
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2014
Foreseen end date
31 December 2015


On 4 September 2013, the airliner Lufthansa announced to hire 500 new flight attendants for Frankfurt and Munich. Lufthansa plans to adopt a new working time model (for two years). New employees will be employed for the whole year on a part-time basis (50 per cent). During the year, the hired staff will work full-time from March to October and ‘zero’ hours for the remaining six months. Lufthansa was employing a total of 117,000 workers at the end of 2012. For information on a previous Lufthansa's restructuring in Germany see Lufthansa 2013.


  • 5 September 2013: Die Welt
  • 4 September 2013: Lufthansa (press release)


Eurofound (2013), Lufthansa, Business expansion in Germany, factsheet number 75817, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/75817.