Lufthansa now on the Apple Watch

2015-05-13 15:33

Lufthansa is now offering a new app for the Apple Watch, featuring personalised flight information and boarding passes available to passengers.

Germanwings co-pilot accelerated aircraft on descent

2015-04-03 13:02

The second black box recovered from the wreckage of Germanwings flight 4U9525 shows that the co-pilot accelerated the aircraft as it descended into the Alps, French aviation officials say.

Lufthansa says $300m set aside for Germanwings crash

2015-03-31 12:40

Lufthansa's insurance consortium has set aside $300m to meet costs connected with the Germanwings crash, a Lufthansa spokesperson says.

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.


German pilot doctors urge more tests

2015-04-07 20:38

German aviation industry doctors say pilots should undergo more extensive medical checks in the wake of the Germanwings crash in the French Alps.

Lufthansa execs visit French Alps crash site where 150 died

2015-04-01 13:25

Lufthansa's chief executive says it will take 'a long, long time' to understand what led to a deadly crash in the Alps, but refused to say what the airline knew about the mental health of the co-pilot suspected of deliberately destroying the plane.

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.

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