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eTN ROAR: The truth about Euro skies

The European Commission found that the average fleet of British Airways is 12.9 years, Lufthansa [is] 11.2 and Etihad Airways is 4.9. It also focused on European Union airlines higher unit costs.

Lufthansa firms up order for 100 A320 Family aircraft

LE BOURGET, France - The Lufthansa Group has firmed up a previous Supervisory Board decision from March this year and signed for 100 A320 Family aircraft (35 A320neo, 35 A321neo and 30 A320ceo with Sh

Boeing celebrates delivery of 50th 747-8

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing celebrated the 50th delivery of a 747-8 today.

Passengers held for hours without air conditioning on delayed Lufthansa flight

DENVER, Colo. — A Lufthansa jet scheduled to fly from Denver to Frankfurt was delayed on the tarmac for 3 hours due to "unspecified technical problems".

Lufthansa Supervisory Board appoints two new members to the Group’s Executive...

At today’s meeting in Cologne, the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG appointed two new members to the Group’s Executive Board. Effective July 1, 2013, Dr.

Lufthansa reaches pay accord with employees

BERLIN, Germany - German flag carrier Lufthansa reached a pay accord with workers on Wednesday, unions and management said, resolving a bitter dispute that resulted in strikes which grounded hundreds

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Lufthansa Supervisory Board gives go-ahead for major Airbus order

The Lufthansa’s Supervisory Board has approved the acquisition of 100 A320 Family aircraft (35 A320neo, 35 A321neo and 30 A320ceo with Sharklets) and two A380s worth approximately US$ 11.2 billion a

Lufthansa donates 30,000 paper notebooks for schoolchildren in India, Thailand and...

COLOGNE, Germany - Passengers of Lufthansa German Airlines who have checked in fully paperless via mobile boarding passes on their smart phones have helped to save paper equivalent to 2,5 million prin

Lufthansa ups cabin crew pay to avoid Christmas strikes

WIESBADEN, Germany - German carrir Lufthansa agreed on Tuesday to raise cabin crew pay by almost 4% over next two years.

Over 100 million animals jetted in and out of Frankfurt’s Animal...

With 56.4 million passengers, Frankfurt was the world's ninth busiest airport in 2011, according to airport trade organization, Airport Council International.

Tanzania signs aviation agreement with Germany

(eTN) - In an attempt to revamp its transport sector, Tanzania is looking for financial and logistical support from Germany to speed up development of transportation industry.

Italian police detains fake pilot in Turin airport

Police in Italy detained a 32-year-old man, who was claiming to be a Lufthansa pilot, so he could fly in the cockpit of planes.

Well over 5 million passengers arrive at Frankfurt Airport last month

FRANKFURT, Germany – Despite the eight-hour-long strike by Lufthansa cabin crew at the end of the month, when Frankfurt had about 28,000 fewer passengers, Fraport AG achieved a new August monthly re

Lufthansa to resign from external cabin crew staffing in Berlin

Aviation Power flight attendants currently working on Lufthansa flights to receive offer for permanent employment within Lufthansa Group next year

Lufthansa flight attendants to strike throughout Germany on Friday

Lufthansa cabin staff will strike throughout Germany on Friday, upping the stakes in a battle over pay and conditions that threatens to drag on for weeks and cost Germany's biggest airline tens of mil

Lufthansa cabin staff strike begins on Friday

Cabin staff at German airline Lufthansa will begin their strike action on Friday, the workers' union has said.

Bangalore third Indian destination to be served by Lufthansa Boeing 747-8

Lufthansa passengers can now book flights to the latest Boeing 747-8 destination. Tickets for flights on the Frankfurt-Bangalore route with the Lufthansa flagship are now on sale.

Fraport, Lufthansa sue German trade union GdF

German trade union GdF being sued by German airline Lufthansa and airport operator Fraportover over a series of strikes by airfield workers at Frankfurt airport in February.

Lufthansa brings first-ever Airbus A380 to Texas

HOUSTON, Texas - Today, Lufthansa will be the first airline to introduce the Airbus A380, the world's most technologically-advanced and largest passenger aircraft, to the Lone Star State.

Lufthansa’s Business Class offering a flat-out cozy experience

Shoulder-to-shoulder discomfort on flights can now be left aground with new seats on Lufthansa’s Business Class offering – literally – a flat-out cozy experience.

Lufthansa calls for fair political playing field

Deutsche Lufthansa AG promised its shareholders a safe journey in its 2011 annual report, and it has kept its word and delivered a solid result.

First Lufthansa Boeing 747-8 arrives in Frankfurt

The new Queen of the Skies has arrived in Frankfurt. Today Lufthansa became the first airline in the world to take delivery of a Boeing 747-8.

Lufthansa plans to terminate half of 6000 administrative jobs

After German mass-circulation paper Bild reported Germany's biggest airline planned to slash about 3,000 administrative staff, Deutsche Lufthansa AG has issued a statement that said it was still evalu

Lufthansa cancels dozens of tickets on Tel Aviv flight

German airline Lufthansa canceled the tickets of dozens of pro-Palestinian activists scheduled to fly to Tel Aviv on Sunday as part of a mass fly-in dubbed "Welcome to Palestine," the organizers said

Airlines snapping up EU emission allowances at bargain prices

LONDON, England - Some major carriers are taking advantage of EU carbon law by grabbing emission allowances at bargain prices, shoring up demand in a market that saw prices cut in half last year.

Lufthansa announces Houston as first Texas destination for A380 service

HOUSTON, Texas - The Houston Airport System announces it will welcome its first double-deck A380 at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) on August 1, 2012, when Lufthansa upgrades the aircraft o

Berlin, Europe’s most desirable city for tourism and air transport

BERLIN (eTN) - In a European continent stroked by gloomy economic perspectives, Berlin seems to be an oasis of optimism fueled by economic growth. Tourism is especially booming in the German capital.

Lufthansa to expand fleet with more Airbus aircraft

Lufthansa’s Supervisory Board has approved the purchase of additional Airbus aircraft. The aircraft comprise two A380s, four A320s and one A330-300.