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Encyclopedia > LTU International
Lufttransport-Unternehmen
IATA
LT
ICAO
LTU
Callsign
LTU
Founded 1955
Hubs Düsseldorf International Airport

Munich International Airport IATA airline designators, sometimes called IATA reservation codes, are two-character codes assigned by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to the worlds airlines in accordance with the provisions of Resolution 762. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with ICAO airline code. ... Most airlines employ a distinctive and internationally recognised call sign that is normally spoken during airband radio transmissions as a prefix to the flight number. ... Year 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1955 Gregorian calendar). ... An airline hub is an airport that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination. ... LTU Airbus A330-200 aircraft at DUS Düsseldorf International Airport (German: ) (IATA: DUS, ICAO: EDDL), is the third largest airport in Germany with 16. ... Munich International Airport (IATA: MUC, ICAO: EDDM), officially named Franz Josef Strauss International Airport (German: Flughafen München Franz Josef Strauß) is located 17. ...

Berlin-Tegel International Airport
Frequent flyer program topbonus
Member lounge LTU Lounge
Fleet size 26
Destinations 75
Parent company airberlin
Headquarters Düsseldorf, Germany
Key people Jürgen Marbach, Peter Oncken (both CEOs)
Website: http://www.ltu.de/

LTU Lufttransport-Unternehmen GmbH is an airline based in Düsseldorf, Germany. The initials stand for the German phrase LuftTransport-Unternehmen ("air transport enterprise"). It operates scheduled services on medium and long-haul routes, as well as charter services. Its main bases are Düsseldorf International Airport and Munich International Airport. In November 2007 LTU opened the third base Berlin-Tegel International Airport.[1] Berlin International Airport in Tegel Otto Lilienthal (IATA: TXL, ICAO: EDDT) (often shortened to Tegel) is an airport in Berlin, Germany. ... Membership cards of FFP This article is about airline frequent flyer programs. ... The lounge at ZRH, Switzerland An airport lounge is a lounge owned by a particular airline (or jointly operated by several carriers). ... A holding company is a company that owns enough voting stock in another firm to control management and operations by influencing or electing its board of directors. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Düsseldorf (IPA: ) is the capital city of the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia and one of the economic and cultural centres of Germany and western Europe. ... Düsseldorf (IPA: ) is the capital city of the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia and one of the economic and cultural centres of Germany and western Europe. ... LTU Airbus A330-200 aircraft at DUS Düsseldorf International Airport (German: ) (IATA: DUS, ICAO: EDDL), is the third largest airport in Germany with 16. ... Munich International Airport (IATA: MUC, ICAO: EDDM), officially named Franz Josef Strauss International Airport (German: Flughafen München Franz Josef Strauß) is located 17. ... November 2007 is the eleventh month of that year. ... Berlin International Airport in Tegel Otto Lilienthal (IATA: TXL, ICAO: EDDT) (often shortened to Tegel) is an airport in Berlin, Germany. ...

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History

LTU was established in May 1955 as Lufttransport Union and started operations on October 20, 1955, in Frankfurt. It adopted its present name in 1956 and has been based in Düsseldorf since 1961. is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1955 Gregorian calendar). ... For other uses, see Frankfurt (disambiguation). ... A car from 1956 Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


LTU runs very popular USA routes from its Düsseldorf hub and directly competes on some of them with Lufthansa, Germany's flag carrier. LTU did run well frequented services from Düsseldorf to Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai, but they were dropped.[citation needed] Düsseldorf (IPA: ) is the capital city of the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia and one of the economic and cultural centres of Germany and western Europe. ... Deutsche Lufthansa AG (ISIN: DE0008232125) (pronounced ) is the largest airline in Europe in terms of overall passengers carried (second is Air France - KLM), and the flag carrier of Germany. ... Düsseldorf (IPA: ) is the capital city of the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia and one of the economic and cultural centres of Germany and western Europe. ... Beijing Capital International Airport, (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ) (IATA: PEK, ICAO: ZBAA) is the main international airport that serves the capital city of Beijing, Peoples Republic of China. ... Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (IATA: (CTU, ICAO: ZUUU) Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ) is the major airport in Chengdu, China. ... Shanghai Pudong International Airport (Exterior) September 2004 Pudong International Airport (Chinese: 浦东国际机场 pinyin: Pǔdōng Guójì Jīcháng) is an airport located in the eastern part of Pudong district of Shanghai, Peoples Republic of China. ...


The airline was owned (at March 2007) by Intro Verwaltungsgesellschaft (55%) and Marbach Beteiligung und Consulting (45%) and has 2,892 employees.[1] March 2007 is the third month of the year. ...


In March 2007, Air Berlin took over LTU International, creating the fourth largest airline group in Europe in terms of traffic. Between them the airlines carried 22.1 million passengers in 2006. The take over was driven by the prospect of branching into long-haul operations and the chance to establish a stronger presence at Düsseldorf International Airport. LTU will retain its name on its leisure routes, but routes to the United States and China will be branded by Air Berlin. [1] March 2007 is the third month of the year. ... Air Berlin (FSE: AB1) is Germanys second largest airline after Lufthansa. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... LTU Airbus A330-200 aircraft at DUS Düsseldorf International Airport (German: ) (IATA: DUS, ICAO: EDDL), is the third largest airport in Germany with 16. ... Air Berlin (FSE: AB1) is Germanys second largest airline after Lufthansa. ...


On May 1, 2007 LTU operated the first Arctic & North Pole Sightseeing Flight from continental Europe in aviation history for their charter customer Deutsche Polarflug. The flight took 12h55m and the aircraft, an A330-200 took a group of 283 passengers from Düsseldorf via Norway, Svalbard, The North Pole, Eastern Greenland and Iceland back to Düsseldorf. is the 121st day of the year (122nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Air Canada Airbus A330 The Airbus A330 is a large_capacity medium_to_long_range commercial passenger airplane manufactured by Airbus. ... Düsseldorf (IPA: ) is the capital city of the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia and one of the economic and cultural centres of Germany and western Europe. ... For other uses, see North Pole (disambiguation). ... Düsseldorf (IPA: ) is the capital city of the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia and one of the economic and cultural centres of Germany and western Europe. ...


LTU opened a third long-haul base (to add to Düsseldorf and Munich) at Berlin-Tegel International Airport in October 2007 when it has based a single Airbus A330-200 there to launch flights to Bangkok, Punta Cana and Varadero.[2] Düsseldorf (IPA: ) is the capital city of the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia and one of the economic and cultural centres of Germany and western Europe. ... For other uses, see Munich (disambiguation). ... Berlin International Airport in Tegel Otto Lilienthal (IATA: TXL, ICAO: EDDT) (often shortened to Tegel) is an airport in Berlin, Germany. ... October 2007 is the tenth month of that year. ... The Airbus A330 is a large-capacity, wide-body, medium-to-long-range commercial passenger airliner. ... Location within in Thailand Coordinates: , Country Settled Ayutthaya Period Founded as capital 21 April 1782 Government  - Type Special administrative area  - Governor Apirak Kosayothin Area  - City 1,568. ... Punta Cana, named after a local cape, is a region in the easternmost tip of the Dominican Republic. ... , Aerial photo of Varadero Varadero is a popular resort town in the province of Matanzas, Cuba, and one of the largest in the Caribbean. ...


Destinations

LTU Airbus A330-200

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Africa

Nickname: Motto: Spes Bona (Latin for Good Hope) Location of the City of Cape Town in Western Cape Province Coordinates: , Country Province Municipality City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality Founded 1652 Government [1]  - Type City council  - Mayor Helen Zille  - City manager Achmat Ebrahim Area  - Total 2,499 km² (964. ... Cape Town International Airport (CTIA) (IATA: CPT, ICAO: FACT) is an airport in Cape Town, South Africa. ... Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (IATA: MRU, ICAO: FIMP), also known as Plaisance International Airport, is an airport located in Plaine Magnien, near Plaisance and 26 nautical miles southeast of Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius. ... Mombasa is the second largest city in Kenya, lying on the Indian Ocean. ... Moi International Airport (IATA: MBA, ICAO: HKMO), also Mombasa Airport, serves the city of Mombasa, and is the second most important airport in Kenya after Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. ... --193. ... Windhoek Hosea Kutako International Airport (IATA: WDH, ICAO: FYWH) is the main international airport serving the Namibian capital city of Windhoek. ...

Asia

Location within in Thailand Coordinates: , Country Settled Ayutthaya Period Founded as capital 21 April 1782 Government  - Type Special administrative area  - Governor Apirak Kosayothin Area  - City 1,568. ... Departure screen at Suvarnabhumi Structure at Suvarnabhumi Airport Terminal Suvarnabhumi Airport (Thai: ),(IATA: BKK, ICAO: VTBS), also known as (New) Bangkok International Airport, is the international airport serving Bangkok, Thailand. ... Phuket (Thai ภูเก็ต) is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand. ... Phuket International Airport (IATA: HKT, ICAO: VTSP) is an airport in Phuket, Thailand. ... Map of Colombo with its administrative districts Coordinates: , District Colombo District Government  - Mayor Uvaiz Mohammad Imitiyaz (Sri Lanka Freedom Party) Area  - City 37. ... Bandaranaike International Airport (IATA: CMB, ICAO: VCBI) is Sri Lankas only international airport. ... Malé (Dhivehi: މާލެ), (pronounced: Maa-lay) population 81,647 (2004), is the capital of the Republic of Maldives located at the southern edge of North Male Atoll Kaafu Atoll. ... Malé International Airport (IATA: MLE, ICAO: VRMM), formerly known as Hulhulé Airport, is the main international airport in the Maldives. ...

North America

Queen Beatrix International Airport (IATA: AUA, ICAO: TNCA), in Oranjestad, Aruba, is a fairly large aviation facility that has flight services to the United States, most countries in the Caribbean, the northern coastal countries of South America and some parts of Europe, notably the Netherlands. ... Location of Cancún Location of Cancún Coordinates: , Country Mexico State Municipality Benito Juárez Foundation April 20, 1970 Government  - Mayor Francisco Antonio Alor Quezada (PRI) Highest elevation 10 m (30 ft) Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft) Population (2005)  - Total 572,973  - Demonym Cancunense Time zone CST (UTC... Cancún International Airport (IATA: CUN, ICAO: MMUN) is located in Cancún, Quintana Roo, on the Caribbean coast of Mexicos Yucatán Peninsula. ... , Holguín is the capital of the Cuban Province Holguín. ... Frank Pais Airport (IATA: HOG, ICAO: MUHG) is an international airport that serves the city of Holguín in Cuba. ... , Aerial photo of Varadero Varadero is a popular resort town in the province of Matanzas, Cuba, and one of the largest in the Caribbean. ... Juan Gualberto Gomez Airport (IATA: VRA, ICAO: MUVR) is an international airport serving Varadero, Cuba and the province of Matanzas. ... Doctors Cave Beach Club is a popular tourist destination in Montego Bay Montego Bay is a city in Jamaica that contains Jamaicas largest airport, Sangster International Airport. ... The entrance of Sangster Airport. ... Samana is a town or community in eastern Dominican Republic. ... Samaná El Catey International Airport (IATA: AZS, ICAO: MDCY) is a new international airport that opened on 6 November 2006, serving the province of Samaná in the Dominican Republic. ... Puerto Plata is one the northern provinces of the Dominican Republic. ... Gregorio Luperón International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional Gregorio Luperón) (IATA: POP, ICAO: MDPP), also known as Puerto Plata Airport, is located in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. ... Punta Cana, named after a local cape, is a region in the easternmost tip of the Dominican Republic. ... Punta Cana International Airport (IATA: PUJ, ICAO: MDPC) is a privately owned commercial airport in Punta Cana, eastern Dominican Republic. ... For other uses, see Vancouver (disambiguation). ... Vancouver International Airport (IATA: YVR, ICAO: CYVR) is located on Sea Island in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, about 15 kilometres from downtown Vancouver. ...

Polar

Fleet

The LTU International fleet consists of the following aircraft (at February 2008): February 2008 is the second month of the leap year and has yet to occur. ...

LTU Airbus A320-200 Borussia Mönchengladbach D-ALTB in Düsseldorf
LTU International Airways Fleet
Aircraft # of Aircraft
Airbus A330-200 9
Airbus A330-300 3

As of February 2008, the average age of the LTU International fleet is 6.6 years ([2]). Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1457x873, 779 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): LTU International ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1457x873, 779 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): LTU International ... The Airbus A330 is a large-capacity, wide-body, medium-to-long-range commercial passenger airliner. ... The Airbus A330 is a large-capacity, wide-body, medium-to-long-range commercial passenger airliner. ... February 2008 is the second month of the leap year and has yet to occur. ...


On April 20 LTU received its 12th long-haul jet a Airbus A330-200.The registration will be D-ALPI. In receiving this jet, LTU have introduced a new livery. After Air Berlin has bought LTU, from the 27 aircraft in the fleet only 7 of them will remain in the LTU colours. Air Canada Airbus A330 The Airbus A330 is a large_capacity medium_to_long_range commercial passenger airplane manufactured by Airbus. ... Air Berlin (FSE: AB1) is Germanys second largest airline after Lufthansa. ...


References

  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines", Flight International, 2007-04-03, p. 107. 
  2. ^ "LTU base", Airliner World, August 2007, p. 9. 

Flight International (or Flight) is a leading global aerospace weekly. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Airliner World is an aviation magazine that is published by Key Publishing LTD from Lincs, United Kingdom and distributed by Seymour Distribution LTD in London. ...

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