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  1. September 15, 2014

    Strikes by pilots at Air France cause huge disruption to flights

    More than half of Air France flights were cancelled on Monday after a strike by pilots, in a week when industrial action is...

  2. September 11, 2014

    Air France-KLM chief raises stakes in dispute with pilots

    The chief executive of Air France-KLM is threatening to halt the development of the Franco-Dutch airline group’s budget...

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  1. September 9, 2014

    Credit markets: High altitude

    What’s the worst that could happen to Lufthansa in the next five years? It is an airline – which may be enough to set nerves...

  2. September 7, 2014

    Demand for corporate credit takes off with Lufthansa bond

    The buoyant European market for corporate credit reached a new high with Lufthansa issuing a €500m bond with a yield of just...

  3. September 5, 2014

    Lufthansa hit by pilot strikes for the second time in a week

    Thousands of passengers at Lufthansa saw their flights cancelled on Friday as a fresh strike by pilots took its toll on the...

  4. August 28, 2014

    Germanwings pilots set to to go on strike Friday

    Pilots at Lufthansa’s low-cost Germanwings unit are set to strike on Friday after the airline failed to reach an agreement...

  5. August 25, 2014

    Lufthansa faces fresh threat of pilots’ strike

    Lufthansa said it was keen to negotiate further with unions after the breakdown of pay discussions triggered the threat of...

  6. August 19, 2014

    Digital transformation is just the ticket for airlines

    It is hard enough to predict the result of a football match on the day of the game. But try making a prediction several...

  7. August 7, 2014

    Lufthansa plots another German winner

    Germany’s victorious football team was preparing to board the Lufthansa “Siegerflieger” in Rio de Janeiro last month when...

  8. August 7, 2014

    Lufthansa seeks help from spy networks

    Lufthansa’s chief executive has called on governments and the military to improve their sharing of intelligence with the...

  9. July 31, 2014

    Capacity glut hurts Lufthansa profits

    A capacity glut triggered lower ticket prices and hit Lufthansa’s second-quarter profits as Europe’s biggest airline by...

  10. July 29, 2014

    UN body reviews rules on conflict zone flights

    The UN body that oversees the co-ordination of international aviation regulations has pledged to re-examine rules for flying...

  11. July 25, 2014

    Air France-KLM sets out new restructuring as competition grows

    Air France-KLM launched a new five-year restructuring plan to drive down costs and expand its low-cost operations as the...

  12. July 24, 2014

    Gaza conflict: US and Europe lift bans on flights to Tel Aviv

    Flights to Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion airport looked set to return to normal after the US and European air safety regulators...

  13. July 23, 2014

    Q&A: Why are airlines allowed to fly over war zones?

    Why are we seeing many airlines stop flying to Israel’s Tel Aviv airport? On Tuesday at 12.15 EST, the Federal Aviation...

  14. July 22, 2014

    Flights to Israel halted after rockets land near airport

    A series of international airlines halted flights to Tel Aviv and the US airline regulator banned all flights to the city...

  15. July 18, 2014

    US airlines recover after Ukraine crash

    US airline shares capped a volatile two days of trading on Friday, recovering the declines they had sustained in the wake of...

  16. July 13, 2014

    Budget carriers create a new map for airlines

    When two airlines started offering cut-price fares in the 1990s they fired up a process of change that is reshaping Europe’s...

  17. July 10, 2014

    United soars on airline optimism lift-off

    A turbulent month for the US airline sector, marked by pockets of pessimism from Europe’s two largest carriers, came to an...

  18. July 9, 2014

    Lufthansa considers launching low-cost long-haul service

    Lufthansa is considering setting up a no-frills long-haul airline as part of a strategic overhaul to head off competition...

  19. July 8, 2014

    Airlines bounce back after Air France-KLM warns on profits

    US airlines began to climb on Wednesday after a months-long retreat, after being dragged down earlier in the day by a profit...

  20. June 12, 2014

    Crude oil spike hits US airline sector

    US airline stocks continued on a sudden turbulent decline as sectarian violence across Iraq sent crude oil prices to a...

  21. June 11, 2014

    CBS rise on split from the great outdoors

    Shares in CBS, the owner of the most-watched US television network, bucked the weaker trend among US equities, after...

  22. June 11, 2014

    Lufthansa: plane crazy

    The airline industry is unstable? Who knew? Shares in Lufthansa fell 14 per cent on Wednesday when the company cut its 2014...

  23. June 11, 2014

    Rivals send Lufthansa profits into a tailspin

    Lufthansa issued a profit warning on Wednesday, blaming ongoing strikes by workers as well as strong competition from...

  24. May 6, 2014

    Lufthansa achieves target but warns of competitive pressures

    Lufthansa on Tuesday stuck to its 2014 operating profit target but cautioned the goal was becoming increasingly dependent on...

  25. March 31, 2014

    Pilots’ strike forces Lufthansa to cancel flights

    Lufthansa is cancelling 3,800 flights from Wednesday because of a three-day strike by pilots which is set to cost the German...

  26. March 25, 2014

    Departing Lufthansa chief warns of threat posed by Gulf airlines

    Under clear blue skies and watched by a crowd of camera-wielding plane spotters, a Boeing 777 operated by Emirates surged...

  27. March 13, 2014

    Lufthansa revives dividend as restructuring efforts take effect

    Lufthansa reinstated its dividend as the restructuring of its European network began to bear fruit; the German airline also...

  28. March 3, 2014

    European airlines: near cruising altitude

    Call it winning the treble. Shares in Europe’s flag carriers have been buoyed by three considerations recently. First, there...

  29. February 7, 2014

    Lufthansa insider Carsten Spohr to be next chief executive

    The main challenges facing Lufthansa’s new chief executive Carsten Spohr will be to complete the German airline’s...

  30. October 22, 2013

    Lufthansa disappoints on profit forecast

    Lufthansa on Tuesday warned that its full-year operating profit would fall short of analysts’ expectations, as the German...

  31. October 2, 2013

    Japanese airline dogfight takes public turn

    In a country where businesses abstain from mentioning rivals’ names in news releases and television adverts, an unusually...

  32. September 19, 2013

    Lot chief Sebastian Mikosz plans quick turnround

    An enormous picture of tattooed former boxer Mike Tyson glowering from the tail fin of a Lot airliner shows that something...

  33. September 19, 2013

    Lufthansa makes record German investment

    Lufthansa has ordered 59 wide-body jets for long-haul routes, the German airline announced on Thursday, as it seeks to cut...

  34. September 16, 2013

    Roche poaches Lufthansa chief executive Christoph Franz

    Christoph Franz is to step down as chief executive of Lufthansa midway through the German airline’s restructuring programme...

  35. September 4, 2013

    Ryanair setback weighs on airline peers

    Airline stocks were the poorest performers on pan-European indices after Ireland’s Ryanair warned it was unlikely to meet...

  36. September 4, 2013

    Ryanair warns it may miss profit target

    The prospect of a costly price-war weighed on European airlines’ shares after Ryanair warned it could miss its full year...

  37. August 29, 2013

    Brazil fines American Airlines and Alitalia over cartel claims

    Brazil’s antitrust regulator is fining American Airlines, Italy’s Alitalia and two Brazilian companies over an alleged air...

  38. August 28, 2013

    Accor slips after earnings warning

    Earnings from two of France’s blue-chip stocks were responsible for the best and one of the worst performances on...

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