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Lufthansa reaches settlement with pilots' union in salary dispute

German airline Lufthansa and pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit have agreed to a settlement proposed in mediation, ending a long-running and bitter dispute over salaries.

Singapore Airlines and Lufthansa cleared for joint venture

Singapore's competition watchdog cleared a proposed joint venture by Singapore Airlines and Germany's Lufthansa on Monday.

Pilots resume negotiations with Lufthansa in long-running pay battle

Pilots working for Germany's flagship airline, Lufthansa, have returned to the negotiating table with their employers, marking progress in a long-running pay dispute that has dogged the company with strike action.

Strike forces Lufthansa passengers to find alternative transport

About 98,000 Lufthansa passengers were forced to make alternative travel plans on Wednesday as a pilots' strike forced the German airline to slash 890 flights.

Lufthansa flyers face travel chaos as pilots step up strike action

About 180,000 Lufthansa passengers are facing a round of travel chaos this week after the German airline was forced to ground more than 1,700 flights scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday in the wake a strike by pilots.

Lufthansa slashes flights as pilots strike escalates

Lufthansa has slashed more than 1,700 flights scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, throwing into chaos the travel plans of about 180,000 passengers as the airline's pilots threatened to step up their strike action.Lufthansa said on Monday it had cancelled 816 short- and medium-haul flights scheduled for Tuesday, affecting 82,000 passengers.

Lufthansa pilots set to continue strike on Tuesday, Wednesday

Lufthansa pilots are set to continue their strike over salaries on Tuesday and Wednesday, the Vereinigung Cockpit pilots' union said late Sunday.

Lufthansa: 35 cancellations on Sunday despite end of strike

A four-day pilots' strike at German carrier Lufthansa ended Sunday, but the previous days' labour action is still causing cancellations.

Lufthansa: Possible cancellations on Sunday despite end of strike

A four-day pilots' strike at German carrier Lufthansa ends Sunday, but there may still be delays and cancellations, the company said in a statement issued Saturday.

Pilots reject latest Lufthansa offer, but strike to end Sunday

A new wage package is on the table from Lufthansa as it seeks to end an open-ended pilots' strike.

Lufthansa pilots' union says strike is indefinite

No end date has been set for the current round of strikes by Lufthansa pilots, a spokesman for the pilots' union said on Friday, as the strike entered its third day.

Lufthansa strike to hit weekend flights amid pay deadlock

Weekend flights operated by German airline Lufthansa are set to be disrupted after a pilots union said Thursday it would extend its strike action to a fourth day.

Lufthansa cancels 830 flights on Friday as third day of strikes looms

The pilots’ strike at Lufthansa will result in the cancellation of 830 flights on Friday, affecting the travel plans of some 100,000 passengers, the German flagship carrier said on Thursday.

Lufthansa cancels 912 flights as pilots strike enters second day

The strike by Lufthansa pilots in support of a pay demand went into its second day on Thursday, with the German flagship carrier cancelling 912 flights for the day, hitting the travel plans of some 100,000 long

Lufthansa cancels 912 flights for second day of strike on Thursday

Germany's flagship airline Lufthansa has cancelled 912 flights scheduled for Thursday, the second day of a strike by its pilots in a long-running and costly pay dispute.

German court says pilots can strike at Lufthansa

A Frankfurt court has decided against Lufthansa's request for an injunction to stop a pilots' strike scheduled for Wednesday.

Lufthansa takes legal action against pilots' strike

Lufthansa says it is seeking an injunction to stop a pilots' strike scheduled for Wednesday as part of a long-running battle with its employees over pay.

Ryanair to step up battle with Germany's Lufthansa

Europe's biggest low-cost airline Ryanair is to take on Lufthansa on its home turf by beginning to fly out of Frankfurt airport, the German national carrier's main hub.

Lufthansa mulls renting 40 aircraft from troubled carrier Air Berlin

The supervisory board of German airline Lufthansa is set to meet Wednesday to consider letting its low-cost subsidiary Eurowings rent about 40 aircraft currently operating under the banner of loss-making carrier Air Berlin.

Lufthansa seals joint flights deal with "ideal partner" Air China

The Lufthansa Group and Air China signed a partnership agreement Tuesday enabling the two airlines to operate joint flights between Europe and China. 

New Belgian airline to target Chinese market from 2017

​A new Belgian airline is planning to offer several direct weekly flights to China as of June 2017, local media reported Wednesday.

German police searching for drone pilot after close call with Airbus

German police were searching for the pilot of a drone after a near-collision with a Lufthansa passenger plane in Munich airspace last week.

Lufthansa avoids naming new profit outlook amid terrorist threat

Lufthansa shied away from specifying a new full-year profit outlook for 2016 nearly two weeks after revising it downward, saying uncertainty due to terrorist fears made it hard to get an idea of how many people would book flights in the near term.

Lufthansa: 895 flights cancelled in anticipation of Wednesday strikes

German airline Lufthansa says it has cancelled 895 flights to and from Munich and Frankfurt due to labour union strikes set for Wednesday, affecting some 87,000 passengers.

Passengers on the flight Frankfurt - Belgrade stopped a Jordanian who tried to enter the cockpit

Passengers quoted by Belgrade media said the man banged on a cockpit door threatening to bring down the plane while it was flying over Austria if he was not allowed inside.