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Air Berlin pilots suspended after farewell fly-by

Air Berlin pilots suspended after farewell fly-by

The pilots of an Air Berlin flight that performed a fly-past during the insolvent carrier's last long-haul flight to its hub in Duesseldorf have been suspended, the airline said on Wednesday.

Lufthansa spreads wings by snapping up parts of Air Berlin

Lufthansa spreads wings by snapping up parts of Air Berlin

Lufthansa plans to use the Air Berlin assets to quickly expand its Eurowings budget business. News of the deal pushed Lufthansa shares up more than 3% to their highest level in nearly 17 years.

Air Berlin to ground all flights by end of October

Air Berlin to ground all flights by end of October

Bankrupt German airline Air Berlin must ground all flights by the end of October, the firm said on Monday, as talks continue with prospective buyers Lufthansa and Easyjet.

Air Berlin jet overshoots runway on North Sea island; no injuries

Air Berlin jet overshoots runway on North Sea island; no injuries

An Air Berlin jet with 87 people on board overran the runway on the German North Sea island of Sylt and ended Saturday's flight in the grass.

Lutfhansa plans 1-bn-euro spending spree on planes

Lutfhansa plans 1-bn-euro spending spree on planes

Germany's largest airline Lufthansa said Tuesday it would push ‘rapid growth’ at low-cost subsidiary Eurowings by spending 1.0 billion euros ($1.2 billion) on acquiring more planes ...

Air Berlin cancels flights as pilots call in sick

Air Berlin cancels flights as pilots call in sick

Insolvent Air Berlin said it is cancelling around 70 flights on Tuesday after pilots called in sick in unusually high numbers.

Air Berlin files for insolvency after Etihad withdraws support

Air Berlin files for insolvency after Etihad withdraws support

Air Berlin, Germany's second biggest airline, filed for insolvency on Tuesday after its main shareholder, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways, withdrew financial aid for the loss-making carrier.

Lufthansa to decide on Air Berlin lease deal this month

Lufthansa to decide on Air Berlin lease deal this month

Germany's biggest airline Lufthansa is set to give the go-ahead for renting about 40 planes and crew from Air Berlin at a supervisory board meeting at the end of this month ...

German court allows Etihad to continue most Air Berlin code shares

German court allows Etihad to continue most Air Berlin code shares

A German appeals court has allowed Abu Dhabi-based airline Etihad to continue most of its code share flights with Air Berlin for the winter schedule ending in March.