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Deutsche Lufthansa AG, commonly known as Lufthansa, is the flag carrier and largest German airline which, when combined with its subsidiaries, is the second largest airline in Europe in terms of passengers carried. The name of the company is derived from the German word Luft meaning "air" and Hansa for the Hanseatic League. Lufthansa is one of the five founding members of Star Alliance, the world's largest airline alliance, formed in 1997.


Lufthansa Group grounds 13 aircraft over coronavirus cancellations

lufthansa group grounds 13 aircraft over coronavirus cancellations
BERLIN — German airline group Lufthansa said on Thursday it had grounded 13 long-haul aircraft after the company...
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Lufthansa Group extends China flight cancellations to March 28 over virus outbreak

Germany's Lufthansa on Friday said it would suspend all flights to mainland China until March 28 due to the new coronavirus, which is spreading in China and around the world.
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Delta, American suspend all U.S.-China flights [Video]Delta, American suspend all U.S.-China flights

Delta and American Airlines decided on Friday to temporarily suspend all remaining U.S.-China flights after the U.S. State Department elevated a travel advisory over concerns about the coronavirus...

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China virus fear slams European shares [Video]China virus fear slams European shares

European shares were on pace for their sharpest decline in three weeks on Tuesday, as mounting concerns over a new coronavirus outbreak originating in China sparked a rush to safe-haven bets. David..

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Storm Sabine: Lufthansa cancels Monday flights to Munich from Delhi, Mumbai

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Lufthansa warns of flight cancellations ahead of storm Sabine

German airline Lufthansa said that storm Sabine, which is expected to hit parts of Europe over the weekend with gale-force winds, will lead to flight cancellations and delays.
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Lufthansa, British Airways to pay Rs 65L for lack of facilities, detention at the Airport due to rerouting of flights

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Lufthansa extends flight suspension to Beijing and Shanghai until February 28

Lufthansa is extending until Feb. 28 its suspension of flights to Beijing and Shanghai, the German airline said on Monday, citing the coronavirus outbreak.
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Lufthansa, Swiss and Austrian flights suspended to and from China

Lufthansa is suspending its own, Swiss and Austrian Airlines flights to and from China until Feb. 9, the German airline said on Wednesday.
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Lufthansa cancels flights to and from Tehran due to uncertain security

Germany's flagship carrier Lufthansa said on Friday that its group airlines were cancelling flights to and from Tehran until Jan. 20 inclusive due to the uncertain security situation of the airspace..
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Lufthansa says it will resume flights to Tehran on Thursday

Germany's largest airline Lufthansa on Wednesday said it would resume flights to Tehran on Thursday after earlier cancelling its daily flight to the Iranian capital due to the situation in the country.
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Lufthansa cancels daily flight between Frankfurt and Tehran

Germany's flagship carrier Lufthansa is cancelling its daily flight between Frankfurt and Tehran due to the situation in Iran, a spokesman said on Wednesday.
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More than 150 flights canceled in Germany as Lufthansa's Germanwings hit by strikes

more than 150 flights canceled in germany as lufthansa's germanwings hit by strikes
COLOGNE — Around 180 flights in Germany were canceled on Monday due to cabin crew strikes at Lufthansa’s budget airline Germanwings, in a bid to put pressure on management in wage talks. The Ufo..
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German cabin crew plans to strike next week

german cabin crew plans to strike next week
German cabin crew will go on strike from Monday through to Wednesday next week at Lufthansa's budget airline Germanwings. The strike is an escalation of a month-long dispute with Lufthansa and...
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Germany's Lufthansa says not open to Qatar investment

germany's lufthansa says not open to qatar investment
Lufthansa responded coldly on Monday to a report that rival Qatar Airways was interested in taking a stake in or collaborating with the German airline. The Gulf carrier, which holds minority stakes in..
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Delhi man impersonating as Lufthansa pilot with 'fake ID' nabbed at IGI airport

CISF said the man used the fake ID to get privilege at airports.
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Con man boards over 15 flights as pilot, held

CISF apprehended a person impersonating a as Lufthansa pilot while boarding an AirAsia India flight from Delhi to Kolkata on Monday and handed him over to the police. The impersonator is learnt to have..
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German airline Lufthansa’s crews on strike for 2nd day

german airline lufthansa’s crews on strike for 2nd day
BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s flagship airline, Lufthansa, has canceled hundreds of flights as a strike by cabin crews enters its second day. Some 600 flights, primarily...
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Lufthansa plans more cost cutting as cabin crew strike over pay

lufthansa plans more cost cutting as cabin crew strike over pay
Lufthansa announced plans on Thursday for more cost cuts and delivered better-than-expected results, sending shares higher even as a cabin crew strike posed a further challenge to the German airline's..
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Lufthansa ready for arbitration as cabin crew strike begins

Lufthansa is ready to go into arbitration to resolve a long-running staff dispute, the CEO of Germany's largest airline said on Thursday, as a walkout by flight attendants disrupted travel plans of..
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Lufthansa scraps 1,300 flights in 48-hour strike

About 180,000 passengers face travel disruption after the airline failed to halt the two-day action.
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Lufthansa cancels 700 flights on first day of cabin crew walkout

Lufthansa flight attendants went on a 48-hour strike over pay and pensions on Thursday, forcing the biggest German airline to cancel hundreds of flights.
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Lufthansa crew strike to result in 1,300 canceled flights

lufthansa crew strike to result in 1,300 canceled flights
A strike by Lufthansa cabin crew over two days this week will result in the cancellation of 1,300 flights and affect 180,000 passengers, the German carrier said on Wednesday. ......
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Alitalia administrators neutral on Delta, Lufthansa offers

alitalia administrators neutral on delta, lufthansa offers
MILAN — Alitalia’s administrators said they had no preferred option between Delta Air Lines and Lufthansa, the two groups talking with rail operator Ferrovie dello Stato about a rescue for the..
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'All Lufthansa passengers' to be hit by cabin crew strike

'all lufthansa passengers' to be hit by cabin crew strike
A German union on Monday said it had called on Lufthansa cabin crew to stage a strike Thursday and Friday in an escalating battle for better pay and conditions. ......
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Union calls on Lufthansa cabin crew to strike on Sunday

union calls on lufthansa cabin crew to strike on sunday
BERLIN (AP) — A union is calling on cabin crew at German airline Lufthansa to walk off the job for five hours next weekend in a long-running dispute over pay and the...
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'A nightmare I never even considered': Lufthansa passenger's cat goes missing during transit

Molly McFadden flew with her cats Milo and Beau from Munich to Washington, D.C. on Oct. 3 ⁠— only to find Milo missing upon landing at the airport. - Published

Germany Lufthansa not interested in Thomas Cook bid: Die Welt

Lufthansa has no plans to acquire insolvent British travel company Thomas Cook , the airline told German newspaper Die Welt on Monday.
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Heathrow in talks with union to stop Tuesday’s strike

heathrow in talks with union to stop tuesday’s strike
Heathrow and union officials are locked in talks to avert a strike by airport workers on Tuesday. Monday’s strike was called off on Sunday night, just hours before it was due to begin. Airlines..
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Lufthansa profit drops as short-haul weighs

lufthansa profit drops as short-haul weighs
Deutsche Lufthansa AG (LHA.XE) said Tuesday that its second-quarter net profit dropped sharply due to intense price competition on short-haul routes, and confirmed previous cuts to its 2019 guidance...
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British Airways, Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo for a week, citing security concerns

The airlines paused flights to the Egyptian capital amid tensions tensions over Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the region. - Published Also reported by •WorldNewsFrance 24

Lufthansa resumes Cairo flights, British Airways stays away

lufthansa resumes cairo flights, british airways stays away
Lufthansa resumed flying to Cairo Sunday following a one-day suspension due to safety concerns. The German airline's website shows LH582 took off from Frankfurt after a two-hour delay and...
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Air France, Emirates maintain Cairo flights after British Air suspension

Air France , Emirates and Etihad Airways are continuing to operate flights to Cairo after British Airways and Lufthansa suspended services to Egypt's capital.
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Air France to keep flying to Cairo

Air France is maintaining its flights to Cairo, a spokesman for the airline said on Sunday, following the decision by rivals British Airways and Lufthansa to suspend flights to Egypt's capital over..
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Cairo flights: Lufthansa resumes services but BA cancellations continue

But British Airways says flights from Heathrow to the Egyptian capital remain cancelled.
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Serb hoping for date with flight attendant confesses to Lufthansa bomb threat

A 65-year old Serbian man confessed in court on Saturday to calling in a false bomb threat to stop a Lufthansa flight attendant from leaving the country because he hoped she would go on a date with..
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Serbian interior ministry says Lufthansa bomb threat was fake

The Serbian interior ministry said a bomb threat which prompted the evacuation of a Lufthansa plane bound for Frankfurt on Thursday morning was fake.
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Lufthansa plane evacuated at Belgrade airport after bomb threat call

A Lufthansa plane bound for Frankfurt was evacuated at Belgrade airport on Thursday after police received a call saying a bomb was on board, the Serbian interior ministry said.
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Lufthansa CEO calls low-cost flights ‘economically, ecologically and politically irresponsible’

lufthansa ceo calls low-cost flights ‘economically, ecologically and politically irresponsible’
An airline boss has gone after low-cost flights, calling them “economically, ecologically and politically irresponsible”. Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr criticised super-cheap air fares during an..
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Lufthansa Cabin Crew Union Threatens To Strike In July

lufthansa cabin crew union threatens to strike in july
The German cabin crew union UFO on Thursday called on flight attendants with the German carrier Lufthansa to go on strike in July, Germany’s Deutsche Welle news service reported. The union's acting..
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Lufthansa shares plunge after profit warning

lufthansa shares plunge after profit warning
FRANKFURT AM MAIN: Shares in German airline giant Lufthansa plunged more than 12 per cent on Monday after the group posted a profit warning. At 0753 GMT, the...
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