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    Capacity glut hurts Lufthansa profits

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  2. July 29, 2014

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

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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. August 16, 2013

    Italian banks shine as borrowing costs fall

    Italian banks led on pan-European bourses as yields on the country’s government debt fell. Italy’s 10-year yield dropped 3.9...

  30. August 14, 2013

    IAG places $5.4bn order with Airbus for Vueling expansion

    International Airlines Group on Wednesday highlighted an aggressive expansion plan for Vueling, its new budget airline, by...

  31. August 12, 2013

    Ryanair slips as pilots call for inquiry

    Ryanair fell to the foot of a flat FTSE Eurofirst after pilots at the Dublin-listed budget airline called for an inquiry...

  32. August 11, 2013

    Big air alliances rule out move from Heathrow

    The world’s biggest airlines have ruled out moving from Heathrow to another UK airport, bolstering the chances of a highly...

  33. July 3, 2013

    Airlines hit by fuel cost turbulence

    Rising oil prices took their toll on European airline stocks as equity markets across the continent retreated for a second...

  34. June 17, 2013

    Airbus confident of climbing above Boeing

    The head of Airbus on Monday insisted the European company could replace Boeing as leader in the lucrative long-haul,...

  35. June 11, 2013

    IAG paves way for first dividend

    International Airlines Group on Tuesday paved the way towards a maiden payout to shareholders when British Airways, its UK...

  36. June 4, 2013

    Banks and chip stocks lift Europe’s bourses

    Banks provided the weight behind the move higher for European equities on Tuesday as better news on the Spanish labour...

  37. June 3, 2013

    Iata upgrades airline profit forecast

    The airline industry’s main representative body on Monday raised its profit forecast for carriers in 2013 because they are...

  38. May 30, 2013

    Chip stocks help lift European indices

    European semiconductor stocks were boosted on Thursday after a positive outlook on the sector from analysts at JPMorgan....

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