Lufthansa voted Europe’s leading airline

2014-08-04 20:00

For the fourth time in a row Lufthansa German Airlines has been voted “Europe’s Leading Airline” at the World Travel Awards.

Lufthansa reports net profit drop

2014-07-31 12:45

German airline Lufthansa says its second-quarter net profit has fallen year-on-year due to pilots strikes, excess capacity on transatlantic.

Top airlines cancel Tel Aviv flights

2014-07-22 21:16

Major US, European and Canadian airlines have cancelled flights to and from Israel after a rocket fired from Gaza struck near its main international airport in Tel Aviv.

Sinking travel sector impacts European shares

2014-06-11 14:15

European stocks have turned negative after a profit warning from German airline Deutsche Lufthansa rocked the travel and leisure sector.

Lufthansa confirms full-year goals

2014-05-06 10:20

Lufthansa, Germany's biggest airline, has narrowed its losses in the first quarter of 2014 and is sticking to its targets despite a "difficult" environment.

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.


Lufthansa suspends flights to Tel Aviv

2014-07-23 16:00

German aviation group Lufthansa says it was suspending services to Tel Aviv for another day over security concerns amid the escalating Gaza conflict.

Lufthansa to boost low-cost operations

2014-07-10 12:27

German airline Lufthansa says it is sticking to recently revised full-year profit targets and plans to expand its operations in the low-cost sector.

Lufthansa cuts profit target for this year

2014-06-11 11:07

German airline Lufthansa has cut its earnings targets for this year and next year in the face of disappointing developments in passenger and freight business.

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.

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