Articles tagged “Lufthansa Group”

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Lufthansa Makes Official Bid for Italy’s ITA Airways

The Lufthansa Group has made an offer to buy a 40 percent stake in Italy's state-owned ITA Airways, it said Wednesday. The bid comes after a multi-year process, or "beauty contest" as it has been called, to find a strategic partner for ITA, and a dramatic change of fortune for Lufthansa after being counted out…

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Lufthansa Soon to Offer Bid for ITA Airways Stake

The Italian government is doing everything it can to entice Lufthansa to hurry up and make an offer for a stake in ITA Airways now that MSC dropped out.

Lufthansa Soon to Offer Bid for ITA Airways Stake

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Italy Prepping to Sell ITA Airways Stake to Lufthansa for $250 Million

The Italian government is ready to wrap ITA up in a Christmas bow for Lufthansa.

Italy Prepping to Sell ITA Airways Stake to Lufthansa for $250 Million

Airline Weekly

Airbus and Boeing Aircraft Delivery Delays Likely to Worsen: Udvar-Hazy

Supply chain issues at big planemakers Airbus and Boeing aren't going away anytime soon. Airfare sticker shock is here to stay for a while.

Airbus and Boeing Aircraft Delivery Delays Likely to Worsen: Udvar-Hazy

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Lufthansa CEO Sees Opportunities in Blended Travel Coming to Europe

Blended travel isn't the only thing that Lufthansa Group CEO Carsten Spohr is looking forward to. Limits on adding back flights and strong travel demand are boosting the bottom line.

Lufthansa CEO Sees Opportunities in Blended Travel Coming to Europe

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Eurowings Pilots to Strike After Wage Talks Collapse

The Lufthansa Group cannot catch a break. Pilots at its budget subsidiary, Eurowings, will go on strike Thursday unless a last minute deal on wages can be reached. Pilots union Vereinigung Cockpit said Tuesday that wage negotiations had "failed" and called for a one-day strike on October 6. The move came after 10 rounds of…

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Lufthansa, Ryanair Sign Sustainable Fuel Deals Ahead of EU Mandate

The Lufthansa Group and Ryanair have signed significant new sustainable aviation fuel agreements ahead of an expected EU mandate aimed at boosting demand for the fuels. Both airlines will take sustainable aviation fuel supplies from Austrian-based OMV beginning in 2023. Lufthansa has signed for 211 million gallons (800,000 metric tonnes) over seven years through 2030,…

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Lufthansa CEO Sees Some Flight Disruptions Continuing Into Next Year

Lufthansa sees schedules to remaining constrained through the fall as airlines recover from their bad summer. That means higher fares for travelers, but also profits for some carriers.

Lufthansa CEO Sees Some Flight Disruptions Continuing Into Next Year

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Swiss Air Cancels Hundreds of Flights Through October

Swiss International Air Lines is the latest to fall victim to the operational disarray European airlines find themselves in this summer. The Zurich-based Lufthansa Group carrier will cancel roughly 2 percent of its schedule in August, September, and October in order to minimize disruptions, Swiss said Tuesday. That represents 676 flights over the three month…

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Europe’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel Mandate Leads World in Policy — and Debate

Europe is taking the lead on sustainable aviation fuel that many see as key to cutting airline carbon emissions. The EU has until the end of the year to come to an agreement over the amount and what kind of these fuels to mandate.

Europe’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel Mandate Leads World in Policy — and Debate