ARTICLES RELATING TO LUFTHANSA

Lufthansa expanding capacities to Poland

2014-04-11 15:04

Lufthansa will be linking Frankfurt Airport with Lublin in eastern Poland for the first time, making it Lufthansa's eighth destination in Poland.

Lufthansa refuses new offer as strike winds down

2014-04-07 11:06

Lufthansa ruled out any concession to pilots, whose three-day strike to demand better pension benefits forced cancellation of 3 800 flights.

Lufthansa pilots' strike continues

2014-04-03 19:15

Lufthansa's pilots say they hope to resume talks with management over a retirement scheme dispute that grounded Germany's largest airline for another day.

No end in sight for Lufthansa strike

2014-04-02 16:40

A three-day strike by pilots at Lufthansa shows no sign of ending early after management said there would be no further talks during the strike period.

Lufthansa pilots embark on strike

2014-04-02 09:59

Lufthansa pilots have started a walkout over early retirement that has led to 3 800 cancelled flights, in what could become one of the airline's biggest strikes.

Lufthansa pilots press in, warn of next three-day strike

2014-03-30 10:00

Lufthansa pilots say they are tired of being given the runaround as they seek to pressure Germany's largest airline in pay and contract negotiations.

Lufthansa cancels 600 flights

2014-03-26 15:41

Lufthansa has been forced to cancel about a third of its services due to a planned strike by public-sector workers across the country's airports.

European shares edge higher

2014-03-13 14:04

A leading European share index edged off 1-month lows in cautious trading, led by Lufthansa, after its profits beat expectations.

Lufthansa, Qatar Air clash over movies

2014-03-06 13:58

Lufthansa plans to offer wirelessly streamed movies to passengers on trans-European flights has sparked a clash over the future of traditional seatback systems.

Passenger numbers rise - Lufthansa

2014-02-11 15:45

Lufthansa has announced that it carried 6.943 million passengers in January, 2.0% more than during the same month last year.

Lufthansa flies hourly

2014-02-04 09:26

Lufthansa will soon be offering cross-border hourly flights across Europe for the first time.

Lufthansa faces strike at Paris airport

2014-01-02 20:50

French unions have called on Lufthansa workers at Charles de Gaulle airport, Paris, to strike from Friday morning to Sunday evening.

Strike hits Lufthansa flights to Paris

2013-12-26 17:41

Lufthansa flights to and from Charles De Gaulle airport in Paris have been disrupted after workers staged a wildcat strike.

Lufthansa to stop Sudan flights - source

2013-11-10 12:04

A source has leaked that Lufthansa plans to halt flights to Sudan because of economic reasons, but there's no official word yet.

Roche picks Lufthansa boss as new chair

2013-09-16 10:35

Airline Lufthansa head, Christoph Franz, will step down in May 2014 to head the board of directors at Roche pharmaceutical group, the companies have announced.

Lufthansa's pilot diary in pics

2013-08-12 12:03

Check out the German airline's super cool social media campaign chronicling the busy life of one of their pilots.

Lufthansa passenger numbers increase

2013-06-11 16:59

Lufthansa says that its passenger numbers increased slightly in May as it cut the number of flights due to the timing of public holidays.

Emergency landing for Lufthansa plane

2013-05-05 08:48

A Lufthansa flight from Helsinki to Frankfurt has been forced to make an emergency landing due to a damaged motor.

Strikes ground most Lufthansa flights

2013-04-22 14:43

German airline Lufthansa has cancelled most of its domestic, European and long-haul flights as thousands of staff walked out in pursuit of higher pay.

Lufthansa faces strike action from Monday

2013-04-19 16:18

A union representing 33 000 employees of the airline group has called on workers to go on strike, with Munich and Frankfurt airports among those to be affected.

Union rejects Lufthansa wage offer

2013-04-17 20:26

Lufthansa is being threatened with further strikes after a labour union representing thousands of staff rejected a wage offer from the company.

German court rejects airlines' suit

2013-03-25 15:35

A German court threw out a lawsuit by Lufthansa, Air Berlin and airport operator Fraport for €9.2m compensation over strike action at Frankfurt last year.

Strike prompts Lufthansa to cancel flights

2013-03-20 18:00

Deutsche Lufthansa has cancelled more than 500 flights after German union Verdi called on 33 000 workers at the company to go on strike over a wage dispute.

Lufthansa aircraft get their fins

2013-03-05 15:24

Lufthansa pilots have picked up the airline’s first Airbus A320 airplane equipped with extended wingtips, commonly called sharklets.

 

Lufthansa to hold new talks with pilots' union

2014-04-08 14:53

German airline Lufthansa is to meet with its pilots' union to discuss demands for an early retirement scheme and higher pay, but has not revised its offer.

Lufthansa refuses new offer for pilots

2014-04-04 15:49

Lufthansa has ruled out any concession to pilots, whose three-day strike to demand better pension benefits forced cancellation of 3 800 flights.

Lufthansa pilots strike continues

2014-04-03 10:58

Lufthansa pilots are on strike for a second day, grounding Germany's largest airline in a row over retirement conditions.

Chaos ahead of Lufthansa strike

2014-03-31 15:10

Air travellers in Germany are set to face chaos after the country's largest airline, Lufthansa, announced plans to cancel 200 flights.

German airports hit by strikes

2014-03-27 11:49

Germany's main airports were hit by a strike as public sector workers expanded industrial action to put more pressure on the government in pay talks.

Lufthansa to cancel 600 flights due to strike

2014-03-26 14:10

Travellers across Europe are being warned they could be affected by Lufthansa's pay dispute with its staff.

Lufthansa profits nosedive in 2013

2014-03-13 13:13

Lufthansa, Germany's biggest airline, said Thursday that its bottom-line profit nosedived in 2013, but it will resume dividend payments to shareholders.

African roses for European lovers

2014-02-12 17:10

Tons of roses from Africa and South America will be flown to Europe so that millions of people can express their love on Valentine's Day.

Lufthansa names new chief executive

2014-02-07 14:58

Lufthansa has appointed 47-year-old Carsten Spohr to take over as its new chief executive in May.

Lufthansa still seeking new CEO

2014-01-17 13:00

Lufthansa says it is still looking for a successor to outgoing chief executive Christoph Franz and no final decision has yet been made.

Lufthansa faces strike at Paris airport

2014-01-02 19:00

French unions have called on Lufthansa workers at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris to go on strike over the weekend.

Lufthansa ditches deal with Turkish Airlines

2013-11-26 19:40

Lufthansa is set to rescind its code-sharing agreement with Turkish Airlines because the deal is not economically attractive enough, the firm says.

Lufthansa 'could consider' SAS buyout

2013-09-26 19:15

Lufthansa chief executive Christoph Franz says that his group could consider making a bid for the Scandinavian airline SAS.

Lufthansa boss plans to quit - report

2013-09-15 18:55

The head of German airline Lufthansa, Christoph Franz, plans to step down, according to a report, quoting his inner circle.

Lufthansa’s first class is first class

2013-07-02 14:44

A survey was done among about 18 million airline passengers from over 100 countries over the past ten months.

Passenger value key for SAA survival

2013-06-03 08:55

SAA's biggest challenge is whether it can successfully compete on the routes between southern Africa and Europe, says Lufthansa CEO Dr Christoph Franz.

Lufthansa strike affects SA flights

2013-04-22 14:18

German airline Lufthansa's Johannesburg-Frankfurt route has been affected by the cancellation of most of their Monday flights, due to a ground crew strike.

Pay strike grounds Lufthansa flights

2013-04-21 17:06

German flag carrier Lufthansa says that most of its domestic, European and long-haul flights will be cancelled on Monday due to a pay strike.

Strike will cost Lufthansa millions

2013-04-19 14:28

Lufthansa considers taking legal action on threats of a strike that will cost the airline tens of millions, the company says.

SAA takeover reports 'just gossip'

2013-03-27 10:07

One of the world's leading airlines has denied an interest in taking over an equity stake in South African Airways.

Lufthansa strike forces flight cancelations

2013-03-21 12:00

Ground staff at Lufthansa, Germany's biggest airline, are staging a several-hour strike that has prompted the company to cancel hundreds of flights.

Lufthansa hopes to keep profits flying

2013-03-14 13:23

German flag carrier Lufthansa says it hopes to improve operating profit and turnover despite a 36% drop in operating profit in 2012.

Lufthansa puts in $12.1 billion order

2013-02-20 15:12

Lufthansa, Europe's biggest airline, said it plans to order eight long-haul aircraft and 100 short- and medium-haul aircraft from Airbus and Boeing for a total 9.0 billion euros ($12.1 billion).

 
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