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    1. July 30, 2015

      Lufthansa battles budget rivals on home turf

      Lower fuel costs helped Lufthansa lift operating profit by more than half in the second quarter but warned that ticket...

    2. July 27, 2015

      Ryanair targets ‘strong’ German growth in expansion drive

      Ryanair is preparing an aggressive expansion drive in Germany aimed at capturing up to 20 per cent of the market. The...

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    1. July 22, 2015

      Drone users face jail if they break UK safety rules

      Recreational drone users face jail if they endanger aircraft, the UK Civil Aviation Authority has said, underlining how...

    2. July 21, 2015

      Lufthansa passenger jet in near-miss with drone

      A reported near-collision between a drone and a Lufthansa jet with 108 passengers on board in Poland has revived...

    3. June 30, 2015

      Lufthansa offers families of Germanwings victims additional €25,000

      Some 100 days after Germanwings flight 9525 crashed and killed all 150 people on board, parent company Lufthansa has...

    4. June 30, 2015

      Sky-high demand curbs impact of cheap oil on cost of flights

      If you were hoping to bag cheaper flight tickets in the near future, think again. Airlines may be benefiting from the...

    5. June 30, 2015

      Lufthansa aims to swoop on growing demand for civilian drones

      Lufthansa, the German flag carrier, is examining possible ways to tap into the nascent civilian drone market, chief...

    6. June 17, 2015

      Europe’s 5 largest airlines set up lobby group

      Europe’s five largest aviation groups are to form a trade body taking in flag carriers and budget airlines to lobby for...

    7. June 3, 2015

      Investors take flight from Amadeus after Lufthansa clash

      Shares in Amadeus fell as much as 10 per cent on Wednesday after Lufthansa lashed out at the business model the Spanish...

    8. June 3, 2015

      Amadeus: book ’em

      Lufthansa, like many good companies, wants the middlemen out of its distribution chain. On Wednesday it announced a €16...

    9. May 8, 2015

      Week in Review, May 9

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. UBS cheers investors with striking...

    10. May 5, 2015

      Lufthansa: senior discounts

      The big news in Lufthansa’s first-quarter results on Tuesday was not planes, but pensions: the German airline group’s...

    11. May 5, 2015

      Lufthansa pension deficit balloons amid low interest rates

      Lufthansa on Tuesday warned of an “urgent” need to overhaul the way the German airline group provides retirement...

    12. April 29, 2015

      Following crash tragedy, Lufthansa seeks new deal with pilots

      At Lufthansa’s annual shareholder meeting in Hamburg on Wednesday, 150 candles burnt in the hallway in memory of the...

    13. April 23, 2015

      Aircrash will spur debate on mental health

      Exactly a month ago, Andreas Lubitz, a co-pilot with a previous diagnosis of severe depression, is believed to have...

    14. April 16, 2015

      Low-cost airlines: sitting comfortably?

      US airline Southwest just loves to love its customers. It trades on the ticker symbol LUV; it offers free mid-air...

    15. April 1, 2015

      Lufthansa’s grim struggle in crash aftermath

      Carsten Spohr looked shell-shocked as he faced the press in Cologne last week. The normally self-confident Lufthansa...

    16. March 31, 2015

      Lubitz alerted Lufthansa flight school to ‘severe depression’

      Lufthansa has revealed that Andreas Lubitz told its pilot training school in an email that he had previously suffered...

    17. March 27, 2015

      Insurers face €300m payout for French Alps air crash

      Insurers of the Germanwings airliner that crashed into a French mountain, killing all 150 on board, may pay out up to...

    18. March 27, 2015

      Lubitz: the mystery at the centre of an Alpine tragedy

      When Germanwings flight 9525 departed Barcelona on Tuesday morning for Düsseldorf, co-pilot Andreas Lubitz should have...

    19. March 27, 2015

      Germanwings co-pilot concealed illness, say investigators

      Andreas Lubitz, the Germanwings’ co-pilot who is thought to have deliberately crashed a jet into the French Alps, had a...

    20. March 26, 2015

      Lufthansa chief shaken by findings on Germanwings crash

      Wearing a black tie and a grave expression, Lufthansa’s chief executive on Thursday pronounced the apparently...

    21. March 26, 2015

      Accused Germanwings co-pilot was ‘quiet, friendly’ man

      The co-pilot accused of deliberately crashing a Germanwings airliner and killing all 150 passengers on board was a...

    22. March 26, 2015

      Airlines toughen up cockpit rules after Germanwings Alps crash

      Airlines are toughening up cockpit rules after French prosecutors accused the co-pilot of the Germanwings airliner that...

    23. March 25, 2015

      Cockpit voice recording recovered in Alps air crash probe

      Germanwings flight crashes in France Investigators looking into the crash of an Airbus A320 in the French Alps said...

    24. March 24, 2015

      Crash is heavy blow for long-suffering Lufthansa

      The crash of a Germanwings flight with 150 passengers and crew on board is a heavy blow for its parent Lufthansa....

    25. March 24, 2015

      Crash investigators to examine Germanwings black box recorder

      Germanwings flight crashes in France Investigators were on Tuesday night preparing to examine a black box flight...

    26. March 18, 2015

      Stop trying to ground the Gulf airlines

      Nicole Kidman looks very relaxed in Etihad Airways’ new advertisements, as she floats gently down on to a bed in its...

    27. March 12, 2015

      Lufthansa warns pilots over costs

      Lufthansa warned its strike-prone employees yesterday that the German airline group’s cost structure must become more...

    28. February 20, 2015

      Lufthansa scraps dividend after €732m loss

      Lufthansa has scrapped its dividend for the second time in three years as rising pension costs and an accounting impact...

    29. February 11, 2015

      Former BP chief Lord Browne invests in gay news website

      Lord Browne has become one of the largest investors in a gay news website, with the aim of promoting greater coverage...

    30. February 8, 2015

      European companies dig deeper to fill pension holes

      Ultra low interest rates might be a boon for companies seeking finance for expansion, but they are having an unwelcome...

    31. February 2, 2015

      Ryanair: gloomy place

      Listen to Eeyore for long enough and you are sure to become depressed too. For months, Ryanair has been spreading a...

    32. January 30, 2015

      Q&A: Qatar’s swoop on IAG stake

      Qatar Airways has bought a 10 per cent stake in International Airlines Group, owner of British Airways and Iberia. Why?...

    33. January 26, 2015

      IAG and Aer Lingus: playing the slots

      Keep dropping coins in a slot machine and eventually you will win something. Whether the winnings cover your outlays is...

    34. December 16, 2014

      Industrial groups urge caution over falling oil price

      Airline executives should be crowing. Even as the oil price has tumbled, carriers’ shares have soared on the...

    35. December 3, 2014

      Lufthansa’s new budget airline cleared for take-off

      Lufthansa will press ahead with plans for new low-cost services in spite of the opposition of its pilots and doubts...

    36. November 28, 2014

      Why luxury air travel is taking off again

      British Airways’ Technical Block C does not have the feel of somewhere in the vanguard of luxury. A grey concrete...

    37. October 30, 2014

      Lufthansa and Linde temper forecasts as global gloom deepens

      The darkening outlook for the global economy has cast a shadow over two more German corporate mainstays with Lufthansa...

    38. 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...

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