Lufthansa narrows loss on fuel, cost-cuts plan

2016-05-03 12:01

Lufthansa has reduced its loss for the seasonally weak first quarter by more than two-thirds after benefiting from lower fuel prices and cutting costs.

Unidentified Germanwings remains buried near crash site

2016-03-17 19:34

Local French officials have overseen the quiet burial of unidentified remains from the Alpine crash a year ago of a Germanwings plane flown into the side of a mountain by a suicidal co-pilot.

Reserve online for inflight shopping

2016-02-01 18:28

Leisure and business travelers can now reserve their desired items from the inflight shopping selection of Lufthansa WorldShop online before their flight.

Lufthansa launches new direct flights, transport option

2015-12-24 15:35

Lufthansa passengers can now fly directly from Frankfurt to the long-haul destinations of Cancún in Mexico, Malé in the Maldives and to Mauritius.

Lufthansa cabin crew union calls off strike

2015-11-25 12:38

Lufthansa cabin crew has called off a strike originally planned for later this week, a step toward ending a labour dispute.

Lufthansa cabin crews ignore new offer

2015-11-10 09:55

Lufthansa’s cabin crew union has ignored an offer for a higher one-time payment of €3 000 for flight attendants, continuing the strike.

Over 500 flights Lufthansa grounded as strike bites

2015-11-08 16:00

Lufthansa has cancelled 520 flights, leaving 58 000 passengers grounded as cabin staff kept up a strike in a long-running battle over cost cuts.

Lufthansa, Air France avoid flying over Sinai

2015-10-31 19:59

Two of Europe's largest airlines have decided to avoid flying over the Sinai peninsula while they wait for clarity on what caused a Russian airliner carrying 224 passengers and crew to crash in the area.

Update on Lufthansa, Edelweiss Cape Town routes

2015-10-20 18:13

Lufthansa is increasing its service between Cape Town and Munich and Edelweiss will connect Cape Town with Zurich non-stop during the high season.

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.


Lufthansa positive about results

2016-04-28 18:11

Lufthansa Group's 2015 results are some of the best in the company’s history, it claims.

Germanwings crash families sue pilot training school

2016-03-04 17:12

Some of the families of victims of last year's Germanwings disaster are suing the US training school attended by the co-pilot who deliberately crashed the jet, their lawyer says.

Lufthansa signs arbitration agreement

2016-01-22 16:17

Lufthansa and the Independent Flight Attendants’ Organisation have agreed on arbitration.

Lufthansa passenger restrained after threatening to open plane's door

2015-12-06 21:32

A passenger on board a Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt to Belgrade has threatened to open one of the aircraft's doors as it soared 11 000m over Austria.

Lufthansa unites transport modes

2015-11-16 16:49

All the road, rail and helicopter services that Lufthansa provides to travellers are to be operated under a single brand name.

Lufthansa cancels flights as strikes expand

2015-11-09 10:03

Lufthansa has cancelled almost 1 000 flights after a union for its striking cabin crews announced plans to expand its work stoppages to Munich airport.

Lufthansa strikes unavoidable: Cabin crew union

2015-11-05 12:18

The head of Lufthansa's main cabin crew union says strikes at the carrier are now 'unavoidable', after the union reviewed the latest proposals on pensions.

New stretched Boeing 747-8 heading to Africa

2015-10-22 18:18

History will be made when the new stretched Boeing 747-8 passenger version touches down on African soil for the first time.

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.

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