Lufthansa enjoys profits rise

The Lufthansa Group’s revenue totalled EUR 22.4bn (previous year: EUR 19.8bn) at the end of the financial year 2007 according to preliminary figures.The operating result of EUR 1,378m (previous year: EUR 845m) exceeded the profit target. The positive business development and income from portfolio management also made their mark on the net profit for the period of EUR 1,655m (previous year: EUR 803m).

In continuation of the Group’s dividend policy and in view of the sound operating performance, the Executive Board proposes to the Supervisory Board to submit a dividend proposal of EUR 1.25 per share for the previous financial year to the Annual General Meeting, an increase of EUR 0.55. The Supervisory Board’s meeting will be held on 10 March and the Annual General Meeting on 29 April 2008.