Lufthansa Group fares to be distributed via Korean messenger platform Kakao

    Deutsche Lufthansa AG entered (27-Apr-2018) a partnership with Korean online messenger company Kakao, for air services by LufthansaSWISS and Austrian Airlines to be offered via the ‘Flights by Kakao’ booking platform from 2H2018. The cooperation is based on a direct link to the Lufthansa booking system. Lufthansa Group will become the first airline group on the platform, with only travel agencies currently represented on Flights by Kakao. Travellers will be able to purchase Lufthansa Group tickets via the Kakao Messenger app without having to open another app or browser. [more – original PR – English/German]