BERLIN: Germany's flagship carrier Lufthansa on Friday offered pilots a new deal on wages to end a crippling three-day strike that has led to mass flight cancellations affecting over 300,000 passengers. The airline said it had been forced to cancel more than 2,700 flights since the start of the walkout, which was called by the pilots' union Cockpit and is currently set to last through Saturday. It is the pilots' 14th strike since April 2014. To resolve the long-running dispute, Lufthansa said it could offer a…
FRANKFURT: Germany's flagship carrier Lufthansa said it would cancel nearly 900 flights on Wednesday because of a strike by pilots, causing travel disruptions for tens of thousands of passengers in the latest escalation of a long-simmering pay dispute. The 24-hour stoppage, called by the pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit, will start at midnight and affect Lufthansa flights at airports across Germany. Out of the roughly 3,000 planned short- and long-haul flights, 876 will be cancelled due to the strike, "affecting some…
FRANKFURT, GERMANY: German flag carrier Lufthansa warned Tuesday that recent terror attacks in Europe were having a "tangible impact" on business, with second-quarter profits down 17 per cent.
LOS ANGELES: The pilot of a Lufthansa passenger jumbo jet reported a drone aircraft nearly collided with the airliner on Friday on its landing approach to Los Angeles International Airport, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
LONDON: US President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron both believe a bomb may have downed a Russian plane in Egypt, with reports Friday suggesting their view was based on intercepted communications between militants.
MONTABAUR: The German pilot believed to have deliberately crashed a plane in the French Alps killing 150 people broke off his training six years ago due to depression and spent over a year in psychiatric treatment, a German newspaper reported on Friday.
MARIGNANE, FRANCE: The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight appears to have deliberately crashed the plane after locking his captain out of the cockpit, French officials said, with the "unimaginable" development sparking global shock and anger among victims' loved ones.
FARNKFURT: Pilots at Lufthansa started a second day of walkouts on Tuesday, grounding long-haul and cargo flights in addition to domestic and European routes, with thousands of travellers stranded.
FRANKFURT: German flagship carrier Lufthansa canceled 1,350 flights, or 48 percent of scheduled services, for Monday and Tuesday as its pilots prepared to go on strike.
BERLIN: IBM has won an outsourcing contract from Germany's Lufthansa worth 1 billion euros ($1.25 billion) that will see the U.S. company take over the airline's information technology infrastructure services division and staff.