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Lufthansa A340 reaches the Atlantic, U-turns back to Germany

If long-haul flights were not exhausting enough, passengers on a scheduled Lufthansa flight to New York on December 9, 2019, learned how frustrating the trips can be. Especially when you end up where you started (or somewhere nearby). Having reached the Atlantic, Lufthansa Flight LH404 was forced to turn back to Germany due to an issue with the hydraulics system, but could not land at its point of origin....


Zivile Zalagenaite
FAA accuses Lufthansa of 900 unapproved flights, urges $6.4M fine

Lufthansa is facing an over $6.4 million reaching fine after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) accused the airline of operating around 900 flights to and from the United States without having full permits to do so. The German carrier’s spokesperson claims safety was never compromised and that the airline is “fully cooperating” with the regulator....


Rytis Beresnevicius
LSG Sky Chefs strike, Lufthansa adjusts catering on some flights

A union, which represents LSG Sky Chefs employees, decided to take short-term action regarding Lufthansa's plans to sell the catering subsidiary. Some flights in Europe are affected, leaving them without food or drinks....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Lufthansa profits plummet amid “pricing pressure” in Europe

The German airline group has announced its Q3 2019 financial results. While the quarterly results are fairly positive, the year-to-date, together with the outlook, show worrisome sings. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Brussels Airlines is rebooting: what changes are coming?

Brussels Airlines has announced a reformation plan called Reboot. But what does the future hold for the carrier?...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Lufthansa slightly increases passenger numbers in September 2019

Lufthansa has announced its latest traffic results, including figures for its two mainline subsidiaries and the low-cost carrier, Eurowings. While the three network airlines, namely Austrian Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines and Lufthansa, foresaw great results, Eurowings is showcasing worrying trends as the calm flight season of fall begins....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian replace Adria Airways frequencies

What was initially predicted as a huge capacity gap, Adria Airways bankruptcy won't be as detrimental, as several airlines, including Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and SWISS, are replacing the capacity void left by the airline:...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Lufthansa Group grows in August; provides update on Eurowings

As Lufthansa keeps fighting price wars within Europe, the Germany-based airline group announced its results for August:...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Lufthansa, Eurowings announce North American and Indian routes

Lufthansa Group has announced new routes to North America and India. In the announcement, surprisingly, the group announced that Eurowings will extend its long-haul network and will serve new destinations together with Lufthansa....


AeroTime Team
Despite growing revenues, Lufthansa remains at loss in H1 2019

Lufthansa reports losing €116 million in the first half of 2019 financial year. While the last three months were better for business than the previous three and business results of long-haul flights are rising steadily, fierce competition at home ‒ in Germany and Austria ‒ puts strong pressure on yields.   Lufthansa group recorded € 9.6 billion in revenues in the second quarter of 2019, which marks a 4% rise when compared to Q2 201...