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Shape the travel and mobility experience of tomorrow
We are passionate about the opportunity to transform tomorrow's travel and mobility through digital solutions and are looking for top-notch talent to come aboard with us.

Our world-class multidisciplinary team is as diverse as today’s brave new world of transportation. What unites us is an entrepreneurial spirit and the unique opportunity to have a tangible impact on the way we travel by developing new digital business models that go beyond flying.

If you love to travel as much as we do and have the curiosity, drive and entrepreneurial passion to shape the travel and mobility experience of tomorrow, we want to hear from you.
The main disciplines of the Lufthansa Innovation Hub encompass five pillars.


Our Research & Intelligence team systematically analyses and explores the developments in the global Travel and Mobility Tech ecosystem. By using state-of-the-art research tools and methodologies, they uncover trends and insights that inform our teams as well as various Lufthansa Group units and turn them into industry experts.

They are masters in their field and regularly publish their unique research findings to a growing global audience and speak at leading industry event to help maintain the thought-leadership position of the LIH within the global Travel and Mobility Tech ecosystem.


Our Partner team builds commercial and strategic bridges between the Travel and Mobility Tech ecosystem and Lufthansa Group. They are constantly on the look-out to identify new partnering opportunities between our core organization and innovative start-ups, as well as established tech-players.
They are businesspeople who utilise the full set of Lufthansa Group assets to address tangible opportunities by building unique partnerships across the whole travel chain. They design and set up pilot projects to test hypotheses, optimize ongoing partnerships and scale up validated cases with the global reach of Lufthansa Group.


Our Venture Development managers are entrepreneurs operating with a high degree of creative freedom, operational flexibility and responsibility. They conceptualize, develop and test business model innovations, turn them into prototypes and validate them directly with customers. Upon market fit and commercial viability of a specific venture, they strive towards a potential spin-off as a separate company, or integration within the Lufthansa Group digital organization. Set up like a lean and nimble start-up, they work in close collaboration with our internal teams as well as a wide variety of Lufthansa Group partners.


Our Transform team acts as ambassador and evangelist for digital transformation within the Lufthansa Group. They constantly educate corporate decision makers on the latest relevant trends, methods and beliefs regarding digitization in general, as well as Travel and Mobility Tech specifically.
Through their proprietary knowledge transfer offerings and by leveraging the broad expertise of our LIH Capabilities, they help Lufthansa Group to embody ways of thinking and methodologies of successful tech companies in its own innovation culture for the years to come.


Our Strategic Investments team consists of deal-facilitators that support Lufthansa Group holistically around Venture Capital investments in the Travel and Mobility Tech context.
Together with our Discover and Partner teams, they proactively scout, approach and close strategically relevant Travel and Mobility Tech investments on a global scale. They also act as end-to-end dealmakers towards a wide variety of internal stakeholders, evaluate inbound investment proposals and steer the engagement between the involved parties.

Special Forces
The Special Forces act as domain experts to facilitate, accelerate and excel the work of our Capabilities.


Consisting of design-, public relations- and brand experts, our Communications team masterminds the outside perception of the LIH as well as its internal perception within the Lufthansa Group.
They are closely connected to all Capabilities to uncover and create stories that are amplified within Lufthansa Group as well as leading media outlets. Through a constant stream of ‘noise’, they ensure that the LIH and its ventures are recognized for their leading role within the Lufthansa Group’s digital innovation ecosystem, as well as an outstanding player in the global Travel and Mobility Tech scene.

Strategic Design

Our Strategic Design team combines the best of strategic thinking, design and methodical approaches to identify and push opportunities to create substantial value for our ventures and the Lufthansa Group.
They lead and support projects that seek to drive cultural change within the Lufthansa Innovation Hub as well as the Lufthansa Group together with our Transform and People & Organization teams.

People & Organization

Our People & Organization experts are the stars behind the scene that make the LIH one of the leading players in the global Travel and Mobility Tech ecosystem. They scout and recruit the best talent and support their individual career development once aboard. They are the guardians of our culture and values and drive team-focussed initiatives like our annual offsite or culture building events.
They are also in charge of the organizational setup and make sure we got the right processes and tools in place to shape the travel and mobility journey of tomorrow.

Meet the Team
Hear from our team what makes working at the LIH special.

Lena Hautzer

Director Transformation
'Working at the LIH allows me to apply unconventional approaches to support the digital and cultural transformation of Lufthansa Group. Our unique internal setup, independence and close proximity to an innovative tech startup scene, as well as a great team, makes my job really exciting and allows me to grow.'

Kristian Weymar

Senior Venture Development Manager
'I am fascinated by the opportunity to find answers to relevant questions such as climate-neutral flying or innovative ticket pricing. Besides the variety of projects and tasks, I really enjoy the camaraderie and positive spirit in the team.'

Joyce Huang

Partnership Manager Asia
'At LIH, I am surrounded by a supportive team who are curious, creative, driven and unafraid of challenges. I have the freedom to shape the future of travel through meaningful projects and develop multiple skillsets.'

Benefits we offer

Inspiring projects

Entrepreneurial freedom

Competitive compensation

Regular education formats

Flexible working hours

Flexible remote-working policy

Substantial travel perks

Stellar team & culture

Healthy food & beverages

Our recruitment process
We want to get to know you and give you the chance to learn more about us. You will meet the team as well as receive an assignment to demonstrate how you master a role specific business challenge.
Initial recruiter call
Hiring manager call
Case assignment
Case presentation to hiring manager and team members (focus on professional fit)
Meeting with team leads and LIH management (focus on cultural fit)
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