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.

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 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.

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.

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