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Domestic air travel could shrink because of 'flight shaming': Lufthansa Munich CEO

Domestic air travel could shrink because of 'flight shaming': Lufthansa Munich CEO

The domestic air travel market in Germany will face growth challenges due to ‘flight shaming’, according to Lufthansa’s Hub Munich CEO, Wilken Bormann.

Lufthansa criticized over 'absurd' 40-minute inter-city flight

Lufthansa criticized over 'absurd' 40-minute inter-city flight

A roughly 40-minute Lufthansa flight between the southern-German cities of Nuremberg and Munich was Friday criticized by a state lawmaker, who described it as an "absurdity."

Investigation opened after Avianca and Lufthansa planes almost crash

Investigation opened after Avianca and Lufthansa planes almost crash

The Colombian Unit of Civil Aeronautics has opened an investigation into an incident between an Avianca and a Lufthansa plane which on Saturday reportedly went close to colliding before landing in the country's south-west.

Lufthansa and Ryanair settle dispute over leased planes

Lufthansa and Ryanair settle dispute over leased planes

Lufthansa and Ryanair-backed carrier Laudamotion settled a dispute over leasing contracts, avoiding a London court hearing that was scheduled for November, both airlines said on Tuesday.

Oman Air announces new codeshare agreement with Lufthansa

Oman Air announces new codeshare agreement with Lufthansa

Oman Air has announced that it is continuing its expansion across Europe by extending its codeshare agreement with Lufthansa.

Ten slightly injured as fire breaks out at Frankfurt airport

Ten slightly injured as fire breaks out at Frankfurt airport

Neither crew nor passengers were aboard the aircraft when the towing vehicle steering it onto the apron for a later departure burst into flames.

Ryanair to buy Niki Lauda airline in challenge to Lufthansa

Ryanair to buy Niki Lauda airline in challenge to Lufthansa

Ryanair has agreed to buy a majority stake in the new Austrian leisure airline founded by former motor racing champion Niki Lauda in a major push on the German and Austrian markets dominated by Lufthansa.

Lufthansa bids for Alitalia as European deals take off

Lufthansa bids for Alitalia as European deals take off

German airline Lufthansa has submitted an offer for parts of Alitalia and a plan to reshape Italy's ailing national carrier just days after agreeing to buy some of Air Berlin's assets.

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.

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 ...

Lufthansa names former CFO Kley as new chairman

Lufthansa names former CFO Kley as new chairman

German airline Lufthansa named its former finance chief Karl-Ludwig Kley as new chairman of its supervisory board, replacing Wolfgang Mayrhuber, who resigned six months before the end of his term.