It’s all about the money! Long haul airlines continue to invest in in-flight luxuries

While there has been a clear trend for airlines to reduce their premium cabins, it is clear from their investments in new products that Business…..

Parties interested in airberlin ‘sufficiently large to offer airberlin a secure future’: CEO

airberlin CEO Thomas Winkelmann commented on parties interested in acquiring parts of the carrier, stating all three potential investors are “reputable in terms of their finances,…..

German Transport Minister: ‘Imperative’ for Lufthansa to acquire lion’s share of airberlin

Germany‘s Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure Alexander Dobrindt stated it is “imperative” that Deutsche Lufthansa AG be “able to take over significant parts of airberlin” (Rheinische Post/focus.de/Reuters/AFP/Sueddeutsche Zeitung,…..

Lufthansa circles with intent as airberlin relies on government loan to continue flights during administration process

German carrier airberlin has become the second major European airline to file for insolvency proceedings after Gulf carrier Etihad Airways pulled the plug on its…..

Lufthansa finds a new home for the A380 in Munich, as Frankfurt loses five SuperJumbos

After selecting its Bavarian hub for the deployment of its initial batch of Airbus A350s at the start of this year, German flag carrier Lufthansa…..

Europe’s legacy airline groups upbeat on unit revenue despite wider Q1 losses

Europe’s big three legacy airline groups collectively reported a wider net loss in 1Q2017 compared with the same period a year earlier. However, this deterioration…..

Lufthansa and Etihad – Perhaps a tipping point in global alliances

Although it happened on the other side of the world, the potential change this weekend’s partnering agreement between Lufthansa and Etihad will have for Australia…..