Lufthansa Group

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

700,000€ - 799,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

5 Fte (7)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

3

High-level Commission meetings

55

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Lufthansa Group   (LHG)

    EU Transparency Register

    0714344663-32 First registered on 21 Nov 2008

    Goals / Remit

    The Lufthansa Group is an aviation group with operations worldwide. It is composed of the segments Network Airlines, Eurowings and Aviation Services. Aviation Services comprises the segments Logistics, MRO, Catering and Additional Businesses and Group Functions. The latter also include Lufthansa AirPlus, Lufthansa Aviation Training and the IT companies. All segments occupy a leading position in their respective markets.

    Main EU files targeted

    Main focus of the EU Liaison Office of Lufthansa Group is on legislative and non-legislative files concerning aviation, transport, environment, climate, consumer protection, competition policy, digitalisation and internal market.

    Address

    Head Office
    Venloer Straße 151-153
    Köln 50672
    GERMANY
    EU Office
    Rue du Luxembourg 3
    Brüssel 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    7

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%4
    50%1
    25%2

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    5

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    3 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 04 Mar 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Ruben Alexander SCHUSTER 26 Oct 2023 25 Oct 2024
    Mr Oliver Francois SIMONIS 26 Oct 2023 25 Oct 2024
    Mr Steffen VON EICKE UND POLWITZ 24 May 2023 23 May 2024
    Mr Oliver Francois SIMONIS 27 Sep 2022 27 Sep 2023
    Mr Menno VAN DER KAMP 27 Sep 2022 27 Sep 2023
    Mr Joerg MEINKE 24 Sep 2022 23 Sep 2023
    Ms Hannah CARTER 16 Sep 2021 16 Sep 2022
    Mr Oliver Francois SIMONIS 16 Sep 2021 16 Sep 2022
    Mr Menno VAN DER KAMP 16 Sep 2021 07 Sep 2022
    Mr Joerg MEINKE 16 Sep 2021 17 Sep 2022
    Mr Joerg MEINKE 14 Oct 2020 16 Sep 2021
    Mr Menno VAN DER KAMP 16 Apr 2020 16 Apr 2021
    Mr Thies Julius LORENZEN 07 Apr 2020 02 Dec 2020
    Mr Samuel ULITZE 22 Feb 2020 09 Apr 2020
    Mr Joerg MEINKE 05 Nov 2019 14 Oct 2020
    Ms Friederike BORNGRÄBER 29 Aug 2019 29 Feb 2020
    Mr Menno VAN DER KAMP 17 Apr 2019 16 Apr 2020
    Mr Carl Elimar VON GOTTBERG 26 Feb 2019 01 Sep 2019
    Ms Vicky BLUHM 22 Jan 2019 22 Mar 2019
    Mr Joerg MEINKE 19 Oct 2018 01 Nov 2019
    Ms Vicky BLUHM 30 Aug 2018 22 Jan 2019
    Ms Sinje ROHWEDDER 26 Apr 2018 01 Aug 2018
    Mr Menno VAN DER KAMP 18 Apr 2018 17 Apr 2019
    Ms Victoria NGUYEN 03 Jan 2018 12 Apr 2018
    Mr Joerg MEINKE 01 Nov 2017 19 Oct 2018
    Ms Victoria NGUYEN 10 Jan 2017 03 Jan 2018
    Mr Joerg MEINKE 17 Nov 2016 01 Nov 2017
    Ms Regula Dettling-Ott 05 Sep 2016 28 Jun 2017
    Ms Victoria NGUYEN 07 Jan 2016 05 Jan 2017
    Ms Regula Dettling-Ott 26 Sep 2015 06 Sep 2016
    Ms Regula Dettling-Ott 25 Sep 2014 23 Sep 2015
    Ms Rodica Schuller-Seles 16 Jan 2015 23 Dec 2015
    Mrs Regula DETTLING-OTT 25 Sep 2014 27 Jan 2015
    Ms Rodica Schuller-Seles 21 Jan 2014 16 Jan 2015
    Ms Stefanie Erdmann 16 Oct 2013 06 Jun 2014
    Mrs Regula DETTLING-OTT 03 Oct 2013 25 Sep 2014
    Mrs Regula DETTLING-OTT 22 Nov 2012 03 Oct 2013
    Ms Stefanie Erdmann 22 Nov 2012 16 Oct 2013
    Mrs Regula DETTLING-OTT 13 Oct 2012 14 Oct 2012
    Mrs Stefanie ERDMANN 13 Oct 2012 14 Oct 2012
    Mrs Stefanie ERDMANN 24 Jan 2012 01 Oct 2012
    Mrs Regula DETTLING-OTT 31 Jan 2012 01 Oct 2012

    Complementary Information

    Addtionally to the FTEs specified here, the EU Liaison office is occasionally supported by different experts from the Lufthansa Group.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Companies & groups

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    IATA - The International Air Transport Association
    A4E - Airlines for Europe
    ENAA - European Network Airlines Association
    E4FC - Europeans for Fair Competition
    BDI - Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie
    BDL - Bundesverband der Deutschen Luftverkehrwirtschaft

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    700,000€ - 799,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    700,000€ - 799,999€

    Other financial info

    The annual costs consist mainly of personnel costs and the office/infrastructure rent. To avoid duplication with other transparency registers (e.g. Germany), the membership fees of associations are not included in the amount specified above, but included in the budget of the corporate government affairs department of Lufthansa Group.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Consultative Forum on EU External Aviation Policy#E03519#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3519 #Member #C#Industry#Expert Group Global Gateway Business Advisory Group#E03898#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3898 #Member #C#Industry#Digital Transport and Logistics Forum#E03280#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3280 #Member #C#Industry#Expert Group on alternative transport fuels ('the Sustainable Transport Forum')#E03321#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3321 #Member #C#Industry

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Communication activities

    None

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    55 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 11 Jan 2024 Location Brussels
      Subject Decarbonization of aviation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Attending
      • Aleksandra Baranska (Cabinet member)
      • Dino Toljan (Cabinet member)
      • Maroš Šefčovič (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 11 Jan 2024 Location Brussels
      Subject Discussing the current situation and prospects of the aviation industry in Europe.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni
      Attending
      • Paolo Gentiloni (Commissioner)
    • Date 11 Jan 2024 Location Brussels
      Subject Aviation and decarbonization
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Attending
      • Aleksandra Baranska (Cabinet member)
      • Maroš Šefčovič (Executive Vice-President)
      • Dino Toljan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 06 Nov 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Aviation - Cargo operations and global supply chains
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Filip Alexandru Negreanu Arboreanu (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Mar 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Aviation, green transition, level playing field, competitiveness, connectivity
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Attending
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 28 Mar 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Exchange of views on the Fit for 55 policies affecting aviation and on current and future challenges of the European aviation industry
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 28 Feb 2023 Location Tokyo
      Subject Airlines operations in Japan
      DG Mobility and Transport
      Attending
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 21 Sep 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting CEO
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Adina-Ioana Vălean (Commissioner)
      • Rachel Smit (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Sep 2022 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject slot relief for winter season
      DG Mobility and Transport
      Attending
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 25 May 2022 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Fit for 55, slots
      DG Mobility and Transport
      Attending
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 30 Mar 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting with CEO
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Adina-Ioana Vălean (Commissioner)
      • Rachel Smit (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Mar 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Discussion on the Fit-for-55 package and the airline’s contribution to the EU’s climate goals
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 29 Nov 2021 Location Video Conferencing
      Subject Online meeting with Joerg Meinke and Oliver Simonis who presented Lufthansa and SN Brussels view over the Commission proposal on the ETS, ReFuelAviation and Energy Taxation Directive.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      Attending
      • Barbara GLOWACKA (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Nov 2021 Location hybrid meeting
      Subject EU Digital COVID Certificate, travel restrictions
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Didier Reynders
      Portfolio Justice
      Attending
      • Joachim Herrmann (Cabinet member)
      • Didier Reynders (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 28 Oct 2021 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Potential economic impacts of decarbonisation policies for the aviation sector. Current and future challenges of the aviation industry.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      Attending
      • Barbara GLOWACKA (Cabinet member)
      • Kadri Simson (Commissioner)
    • Date 28 Jun 2021 Location online
      Subject Discussion on Fit for 55 and the airline industry
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Johannes Hahn
      Portfolio Budget and Administration
      Attending
      • Kyriacos Charalambous (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Jun 2021 Location Brussels
      Subject Discussion on the Green deal and the Fit for 55 package and the Transport policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Johannes Hahn
      Portfolio Budget and Administration
      Attending
      • Johannes Hahn (Commissioner)
    • Date 12 May 2021 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Covid 19 impact on aviation, Sustainability
      DG Mobility and Transport
      Attending
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 11 Mar 2021 Location video call
      Subject Climate roadmap for aviation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Daniel Mes (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 28 May 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject EU transport and climate policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Günther Oettinger
      Portfolio Budget &amp; Human Resources
      Attending
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
    • Date 28 May 2019 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject aviation, SES
      DG Mobility and Transport
      Attending
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 15 May 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting with Annual Global Partner Council of Lufthansa Cargo
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Violeta Bulc (Commissioner)
      • Joshua Salsby (Cabinet member)
      • Silke Obst (Cabinet member)
    • Date 14 May 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject EU transport and climate policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Günther Oettinger
      Portfolio Budget &amp; Human Resources
      Attending
      • Michael Hager (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Sep 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject SES, CATAs, CORSIA
      DG Mobility and Transport
      Attending
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 30 Aug 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject EU Aviation sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Günther Oettinger
      Portfolio Budget &amp; Human Resources
      Attending
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
    • Date 04 Jun 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Aviation issues
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Joshua Salsby (Cabinet member)
    • Date 14 Feb 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject cargo issues
      DG Mobility and Transport
      Attending
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 08 Feb 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting with Mr Meinke
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Silke Obst (Cabinet member)
    • Date 25 Oct 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting Mr Meinke- aviation topics
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Joshua Salsby (Cabinet member)
    • Date 10 Oct 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject aviation strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Matej Zakonjsek (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Apr 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Aviation Strategy
      DG Mobility and Transport
      Attending
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 01 Mar 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Aviation issues
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Matej Zakonjsek (Cabinet member)
      • Joshua Salsby (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 09 Feb 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Aviation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Joshua Salsby (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Feb 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject European Air Trafic Policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Günther Oettinger
      Portfolio Budget &amp; Human Resources
      Attending
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
    • Date 19 Jan 2017 Location Davos
      Subject Aviation Strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Attending
      • Maroš Šefčovič (Vice-President)
      • Bernd Biervert (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Dec 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject GDS, A4E, drones
      DG Mobility and Transport
      Attending
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 08 Dec 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Aviation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Joshua Salsby (Cabinet member)
      • Matej Zakonjsek (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 May 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Current financial challenges for European airlines within the EU.
      DG Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Olivier Guersent (Director-General)
    • Date 23 May 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Development cost charges, Airline ownership and control, GDS
      DG Mobility and Transport
      Attending
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 07 Apr 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Mandates for EU Air service agreement, A4E, drones
      DG Mobility and Transport
      Attending
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 16 Feb 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject aviation strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Joshua Salsby (Cabinet member)
      • Matej Zakonjsek (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Feb 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject EU aviation industry
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      Attending
      • Julie Fionda (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 22 Jan 2016 Location Davos
      Subject Aviation Package
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Attending
      • Bernd Biervert (Cabinet member)
      • Maroš Šefčovič (Vice-President)
    • Date 20 Jan 2016 Location Amsterdam, The Netherlands
      Subject Meeting CEOs of european airline companies
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Matej Zakonjsek (Cabinet member)
      • Violeta Bulc (Commissioner)
      • Joshua Salsby (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 02 Dec 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Aviation Package
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Attending
      • Jakub Cebula (Cabinet member)
    • Date 25 Nov 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Aviation Package
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Attending
      • Bernd Biervert (Cabinet member)
    • Date 25 Nov 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Aviation package
      DG Günther Oettinger
      Attending
      • Eric Mamer (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Nov 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject EU Aviation Package
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Corina Crețu
      Portfolio Regional Policy
      Attending
      • Mathieu Fichter (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Oct 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Aviation package
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Matej Zakonjsek (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 02 Oct 2015 Location Brussels, Belguim
      Subject Meeting representives of 5 airline companies
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Joshua Salsby (Cabinet member)
      • Matej Zakonjsek (Cabinet member)
      • Violeta Bulc (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 15 Jul 2015 Location Brussels, Belguim
      Subject Meeting 4 CEO's of European airlines
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Violeta Bulc (Commissioner)
      • Joshua Salsby (Cabinet member)
      • Matej Zakonjsek (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 07 May 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Aviation Strategy
      DG Mobility and Transport
      Attending
      • Joao Aguiar Machado (Director-General)
    • Date 25 Feb 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Financial Services Policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Denzil Davidson (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Jan 2015 Location BERL 8/26
      Subject Presentation of Deutsche Lufthansa Group and Air France / KLM
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Violeta Bulc (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 20 Jan 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Challenges and vision, Level playing field, Capacity: Slots & new airport infrastructure, Airport charges
      DG Mobility and Transport
      Attending
      • Joao Aguiar Machado (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
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