Lufthansa awarded for luggage innovation

2015-09-14 16:24

At the Future Travel Experience airline industry conference Lufthansa and Rimowa have been jointly awarded for best baggage initiative.

Lufthansa strikes possible - pilots' union

2015-09-08 11:30

Lufthansa pilots could extend the two-day strike to step up pressure on management in their long-running dispute over cost cuts, retirement benefits and pay.

Germanwings relatives to launch legal proceedings in US

2015-08-09 14:03

The relatives of those killed in the Germanwings plane crash are reportedly launching legal proceedings in the US against parent company Lufthansa after turning down a payout deemed too low.

Visa hot potato provokes emotional responses

2015-07-03 20:30

The impact of SA's new visa regulations continues to be a hot topic in the local tourism industry and has provoked a variety of opinions.

Germanwings crash: Lufthansa offer 'inadequate'

2015-06-30 21:00

German airline Lufthansa says it has offered compensation of €25 000 to the families of the German passengers who were killed in the Germanwings crash in March.

Bodies of teens from Germanwings crash arrive in home town

2015-06-10 21:16

The bodies of German schoolchildren killed in the Germanwings plane that was deliberately crashed in the French Alps, have arrived in their grieving home town.

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.

Germanwings crash: Call to stop shaming mental illnesses

2015-04-01 17:13

The stigma associated with mental health is once again being questioned following the Germanwings plane disaster that claimed the lives of 150 passengers.

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 pilots strike for second day, flights cancelled

2015-09-09 10:21

Pilots at German airline Lufthansa have begun a second day of strikes, grounding around 1 000 flights with more possible strikes to come.

Pilots' union calls for strike at Lufthansa

2015-09-07 17:53

German pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit has called an all-day strike at Lufthansa's long-haul and cargo flights in dispute over pay and retirement benefits.

Poland near-collision drone siezed

2015-07-22 16:13

A drone has been seized in Poland and a man questioned after a near-collision with a passenger plane.

Lufthansa making SA flight changes

2015-07-02 17:27

Lufthansa has announced an increase in its direct flights to Cape Town and is also making a change to its direct flights to Johannesburg.

German govt should compensate crash victims' families - airline

2015-06-29 17:07

People who lost relatives in March's Germanwings crash in France should turn to the German government for damages, a spokesperson for the airline's parent company says.

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 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.

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