ARTICLES RELATING TO LUFTHANSA

Air Namibia spreads wings to Middle East

2014-11-24 20:32

Namibia's national carrier Air Namibia is seeking partnerships with Fly Emirates, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines to open routes to the Middle East.

Lufthansa cuts 2015 forecast

2014-10-30 12:34

Lufthansa, Europe's biggest airline, has reduced its profit forecast for 2015 in face of the global economic slowdown.

Pilots propose talks with Lufthansa over pay

2014-10-23 14:45

The German pilots' union has proposed restarting talks with Lufthansa over pay and early retirement benefits but does not rule out further strikes.

Lufthansa cancels thousands of flights

2014-10-21 11:38

Lufthansa says almost all its long-haul flights out of its main hub, Frankfurt, have been cancelled, as pilots refused to fly over retirement benefits.

Lufthansa pilots to embark on eighth strike

2014-10-20 09:16

Lufthansa has cancelled flights after a pilots union called for a strike, adding to travellers' misery after millions were stranded by a train drivers' stoppage.

Lufthansa to drop services to Abu Dhabi

2014-10-16 13:30

Lufthansa has announced that it will pull the plug on its once-daily flights between Frankfurt and Abu Dhabi due to competition from its Gulf rival Etihad.

Lufthansa pilots begin walkout

2014-09-30 11:33

Lufthansa pilots have walked off the job for the fifth time this year over retirement benefits.

Lufthansa pilots plan Frankfurt strike

2014-09-29 11:00

Lufthansa pilots will strike after talks over an early retirement scheme have broken down again.

Lufthansa tests sugar-based biofuel

2014-09-19 11:15

As part of its testing of alternative fuels the Lufthansa Group has marked another milestone.

Lufthansa pilots to strike again

2014-09-15 18:25

Pilots at Germany's biggest airline Lufthansa are set to go on strike for the fourth time in three weeks over changes to early retirement rules, a union says.

Germanwings pilots strike

2014-08-29 17:00

Pilots at Lufthansa's budget carrier Germanwings have staged a six-hour strike disrupting travel plans of thousands of people returning from summer holidays.

Lufthansa pilots to strike again

2014-08-28 16:45

Lufthansa says talks with pilots over an early retirement scheme have ended without an agreement, leading to a strike that will affect thousands of travellers.

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.

 

IAG signals maiden dividend

2014-11-07 13:50

British Airways owner IAG has laid out plans to pay a maiden dividend, coming of age three years after it was created in a merger between BA and Iberia.

Air Berlin to slash 200 jobs

2014-10-27 19:03

Air Berlin says it is to lay off 200 staff as the problems mount at Germany's number-two airline.

Lufthansa pilots threaten more strikes

2014-10-21 14:45

Lufthansa pilots threatened to call further strikes this week after the latest stoppage in a dispute over retirement benefits grounded two-thirds of its flights.

Lufthansa pilots begin 35-hour strike

2014-10-20 19:30

Pilots at Lufthansa have embarked on a 35-hour strike, their eighth this year, to back demands to retain an early retirement scheme.

Lufthansa pilots to ground planes

2014-10-19 18:43

German pilots' union has called a strike at Deutsche Lufthansa, targeting the airline's Airbus 320 and Being 737 planes over retirement benefits.

Pilots to strike at Lufthansa's Germanwings

2014-10-15 18:30

Pilots at Lufthansa's low-cost unit Germanwings are to go on strike, forcing the cancellation of 100 flights as a dispute over an early retirement scheme drags on.

Strike to ground Lufthansa flights

2014-09-29 18:07

Lufthansa has been forced to cancel 50 long-haul flights to and from Frankfurt after its pilots called a strike in a dispute over their early retirement scheme.

Lufthansa cancels strike, Air France strike on

2014-09-16 09:10

A German pilots' union has called off a scheduled strike due to advances in talks with Lufthansa, while Air France pilots have embarked on a week-long strike.

Lufthansa on strike - 200 flights cancelled

2014-09-05 19:51

Pilots at German airline Lufthansa are on strike for six hours forcing the cancellation of more than 200 scheduled flights and disrupting travel for 25 000 passengers.

ANA, Lufthansa announce cargo business tie-up

2014-09-03 10:00

Japan's All Nippon Airways and Lufthansa of Germany have announced an air cargo tie up as they look to fight off intense competition from budget airlines.

Lufthansa pilots embark on strike

2014-08-29 11:00

Pilots at Lufthansa's Germanwings have started a six-hour strike, disrupting the travel plans of thousands of people returning from summer holidays.

Pilots ramp up pressure on Lufthansa

2014-08-28 13:30

Pilots at Lufthansa's budget carrier say they will walk off the job if an agreement on an early retirement scheme is not reached.

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.

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