Torn-up sick notes show crash pilot grounded

2015-03-27 22:35

German authorities found torn-up sick notes showing that the pilot who crashed a plane into the French Alps was suffering from an illness that should have grounded him on the day of the tragedy.

Lufthansa, Airbus shares slide on plane crash

2015-03-24 15:22

Shares in European planemaker Airbus and German airline Lufthansa have tumbled after a plane in its low-cost division Germanwings with 150 people on board crashed in the French Alps.

Lufthansa cancels flights as strike continues

2015-03-19 20:30

Lufthansa pilots this week have announced a third consecutive day of strikes, forcing hundreds of flight cancellations and ramping up pressure on management.

German pilots' union to strike at Lufthansa

2015-03-17 18:45

German pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit says it would take strike action against Lufthansa, targeting the airline's short- and medium-haul flights.

Lufthansa says must keep cutting costs

2015-03-12 18:37

Stiff competition from rivals in Europe and the Middle East and falling ticket prices mean Lufthansa must keep cutting costs if it wants to remain a global airline, the German carrier says.

Lufthansa, cabin crew seek mediation

2015-01-19 19:30

Lufthansa and cabin crew have agreed to mediation in their dispute over retirement benefits, the airline and trade union UFO says.

Approval of key actions by Lufthansa

2014-12-08 17:52

Lufthansa's supervisory board has approved certain key focuses and actions for the group.

Lufthansa pilots to strike again on long-haul

2014-12-03 09:00

Pilots at Lufthansa says they will strike again on long-haul and cargo flights, after a two-day stoppage stranded thousands of travellers.

German pilots' union calls Lufthansa strike

2014-12-01 10:03

German pilots' union VC is calling a strike at carrier Deutsche Lufthansa after talks over early retirement benefits have broke down.

IAG signals maiden dividend

2014-11-07 13:50

British Airways owner IAG has laid out plans to pay a maiden dividend, coming of age three years after it was created in a merger between BA and Iberia.


Lufthansa group further refines safety structures

2015-03-27 17:48

The airlines of the Lufthansa Group are to adopt a new cockpit occupancy procedure as a precautionary measure.

Lufthansa says dark day for airline after plane crash

2015-03-24 14:59

The head of Lufthansa says it has been a dark day for the German airline after an airbus operated by Germanwings and carrying 148 passengers crashed in a remote area of the French Alps.

Lufthansa halts 750 flights as pilots strike

2015-03-18 17:52

Lufthansa has cancelled 750 flights due to a strike by pilots affecting thousands of passengers in a long-running dispute over early retirement benefits.

Lufthansa achieves projected operating profit

2015-03-13 10:10

Lufthansa Group's results for 2014 show all the business segments are profitable and it has achieved its projection in a far-from-easy year, says the CEO.

Lufthansa to fly to Panama for the first time

2015-02-09 17:30

Lufthansa is further expanding its route network to South America and the airline hopes to offer year-round flights to Panama City for the first time.

Ryanair wants to expand to Germany

2015-01-07 19:25

Budget airline Ryanair's chief executive says his company wants to take on Lufthansa in Germany and says Lufthansa will fail in low cost business.

Lufthansa braces for next strike

2014-12-03 14:52

Lufthansa's board meets to approve expansion of its budget flights against the backdrop of deteriorating relations with pilots.

Lufthansa cancels 1 350 flights as pilots strike

2014-12-01 15:15

Lufthansa plans to cancel about 1 350 of its scheduled flights over the next two days after the German airline's pilots launched their ninth strike this year.

Air Namibia spreads wings to Middle East

2014-11-24 20:32

Namibia's national carrier Air Namibia is seeking partnerships with Fly Emirates, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines to open routes to the Middle East.

Lufthansa cuts 2015 forecast

2014-10-30 12:34

Lufthansa, Europe's biggest airline, has reduced its profit forecast for 2015 in face of the global economic slowdown.

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