Lufthansa http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26061/all en Lufthansa falls on market talk of stock placement http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/lufthansa-falls-market-talk-stock-placement <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON/FRANKFURT, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Shares in German airline Lufthansa were among the worst-performing blue-chip stocks in Europe on Tuesday as three traders cited market speculation of a placement of shares in the company.</p> <p>The traders cited market rumours that Lufthansa shares were being placed at 14.43 euros a share. One trader said the rumoured placement was being handled by UBS.</p> <p>Lufthansa shares were down 2.2 percent at 14.32 euros by 0820 GMT, underperforming a 0.3 percent decline on Germany's benchmark DAX equity index.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/lufthansa-falls-market-talk-stock-placement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Investment Lufthansa Star Alliance Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 09:00:05 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734576 at http://www.globalpost.com Lufthansa trims services to Berlin as airport woes drag on http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130301/lufthansa-trims-services-berlin-airport-woes-drag <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Lufthansa, Germany's biggest airline, said Friday it will cut back flights to and from Berlin in face of the seemingly never-ending debacle surrounding the German capital's new airport.</p> <p>From the end of March, the carrier will scrap services between Berlin and a number of European cities, including Manchester in Britain, Lyon in France and the Hungarian capital Budapest, a Lufthansa spokesman told AFP.</p> <p>It will also halve flights to Geneva, Milan and Stockholm and also scale back services to the German cities of Stuttgart, Cologne and Duesseldorf, he added.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130301/lufthansa-trims-services-berlin-airport-woes-drag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Business Lufthansa States of Germany AFP Fri, 01 Mar 2013 14:47:06 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5770955 at http://www.globalpost.com Lufthansa sees profit gains hit by revamp costs in 2013 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130314/lufthansa-sees-profit-gains-hit-revamp-costs-2013 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Lufthansa &lt;LHAG.DE&gt; said it expected its operating profit to improve this year and next year but warned that economic headwinds and restructuring costs would limit gains.</p> <p>"We should not get our expectations too high for 2013," Chief Executive Christoph Franz told journalists as he presented full 2012 financial results. "Our 2013 result shall have to bear the burden of the restructuring and project costs."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130314/lufthansa-sees-profit-gains-hit-revamp-costs-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Lufthansa Star Alliance Thomson Reuters Thu, 14 Mar 2013 07:45:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5783081 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130320-16 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Lufthansa to cancel nearly 500 Europe flights due to strike</p> <p>etb-spm/dlc/arp</p> Lufthansa AFP Wed, 20 Mar 2013 13:01:07 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5788700 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Lufthansa to cancel nearly 500 flights Thursday on strike http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130320/urgent-lufthansa-cancel-nearly-500-flights-thursday-strike <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>German airline Lufthansa said Wednesday it will cancel nearly 500 European flights on Thursday owing to planned warning strikes by ground staff and other divisions within the group.</p> <p>"Due to announced strikes of Lufthansa staff at the airports Frankfurt, Munich, Duesseldorf, Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne as well as several other locations on March 21, between 5:00 a.m. and midday (0400-1100 GMT), Lufthansa will cancel most of its domestic and short-haul flights. Long-haul flights are expected to operate on time," the carrier said on its website.</p> <p>spm/dlc/wai</p> Aviation Lufthansa Star Alliance Technology AFP Wed, 20 Mar 2013 13:01:40 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5788709 at http://www.globalpost.com Lufthansa to cancel nearly 500 flights Thursday over strikes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130320/lufthansa-cancel-nearly-500-flights-thursday-over-strikes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>German airline Lufthansa said Wednesday it will cancel nearly 500 European flights on Thursday owing to planned warning strikes by ground staff and other divisions within the group.</p> <p>"Due to announced strikes of Lufthansa staff at the airports Frankfurt, Munich, Duesseldorf, Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne as well as several other locations on March 21, between 5:00 a.m. and midday (0400-1100 GMT), Lufthansa will cancel most of its domestic and short-haul flights. Long-haul flights are expected to operate on time," the carrier said on its website.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130320/lufthansa-cancel-nearly-500-flights-thursday-over-strikes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Business Labor Law Lufthansa Politics Technology Transport AFP Wed, 20 Mar 2013 13:46:24 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5788741 at http://www.globalpost.com Lufthansa cancels 670 due to strikes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130321/lufthansa-cancels-670-due-strikes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>German airline Lufthansa said Thursday it has cancelled more than 670 European flights owing to warning strikes by ground staff and other divisions within the group.</p> <p>Already on Wednesday, Lufthansa had said it would cancel most of its domestic and short-haul flights between 5:00 a.m. and midday (0400-1100 GMT) at the airports of Frankfurt, Munich, Duesseldorf, Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne as well as several other locations.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130321/lufthansa-cancels-670-due-strikes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Business Labor Law Lufthansa Politics Transport AFP Thu, 21 Mar 2013 08:00:41 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5789588 at http://www.globalpost.com Lufthansa cancels 670 due to strikes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130321/lufthansa-cancels-670-due-strikes-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>German airline Lufthansa said Thursday it has cancelled more than 670 European flights owing to warning strikes by ground staff and other divisions within the group.</p> <p>Already on Wednesday, Lufthansa had said it would cancel most of its domestic and short-haul flights between 5:00 a.m. and midday (0400-1100 GMT) at the airports of Frankfurt, Munich, Duesseldorf, Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne as well as several other locations.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130321/lufthansa-cancels-670-due-strikes-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Business Labor Law Lufthansa Politics Transport AFP Thu, 21 Mar 2013 10:01:14 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5789691 at http://www.globalpost.com Pay strike grounds 40 percent of Lufthansa flights http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130321/pay-strike-grounds-40-percent-lufthansa-flights <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Peter Maushagen</p> <p>FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Lufthansa &lt;LHAG.DE&gt; cancelled close to 40 percent of its flights on Thursday as staff went on strike on the eve of wage talks with the German airline, which is trying to cut costs to compete with Middle East and low-cost carriers.</p> <p>The strike, announced by labour union Verdi on Wednesday, left exasperated passengers stranded as they waited in long lines snaking through Frankfurt airport's Terminal 1, the home of Lufthansa.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130321/pay-strike-grounds-40-percent-lufthansa-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Lufthansa Lufthansa Systems Transport Thomson Reuters Thu, 21 Mar 2013 11:45:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5789777 at http://www.globalpost.com Pay strike grounds 40 percent of Lufthansa flights http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130321/pay-strike-grounds-40-percent-lufthansa-flights-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Peter Maushagen</p> <p>FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Lufthansa &lt;LHAG.DE&gt; cancelled close to 40 percent of its flights on Thursday as staff went on strike on the eve of wage talks with the German airline, which is trying to cut costs to compete with Middle East and low-cost carriers.</p> <p>The strike, announced by labour union Verdi on Wednesday, left exasperated passengers stranded as they waited in long lines snaking through Frankfurt airport's Terminal 1, the home of Lufthansa.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130321/pay-strike-grounds-40-percent-lufthansa-flights-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Lufthansa Lufthansa Systems Transport Thomson Reuters Thu, 21 Mar 2013 14:45:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5789974 at http://www.globalpost.com Lufthansa Cargo keen on Turkish Airlines tie-up http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130321/lufthansa-cargo-keen-turkish-airlines-tie <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Marilyn Gerlach</p> <p>FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Lufthansa's &lt;LHAG.DE&gt; cargo unit is keen for a tie-up with Turkish Airlines &lt;THYAO.IS&gt;, its chief executive said on Thursday, a move that would expand the German airline's presence in growth markets such as Turkey and the Middle East.</p> <p>Lufthansa, Europe's biggest airline in terms of sales, and Turkish Airlines, the world's fastest growing airline, already have code share agreements and jointly operate charter carrier SunExpress.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130321/lufthansa-cargo-keen-turkish-airlines-tie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Lufthansa Transport Thomson Reuters Thu, 21 Mar 2013 15:45:39 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5790054 at http://www.globalpost.com Trade union rules out strikes at Lufthansa over Easter http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130323/trade-union-rules-out-strikes-at-lufthansa-over-easter <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BERLIN (Reuters) - German trade union Verdi said Deutsche Lufthansa's &lt;LHAG.DE&gt; air traffic over Easter would not be disrupted by strikes in the ongoing wage dispute at Germany's largest airline.</p> <p>The union said in a statement late on Friday that no agreement was reached in the latest round of talks and that another walkout was possible before the next round, which is due to start on April 17, but not over Easter.</p> <p>The union's demands and Lufthansa's offers so far have been "far apart", Verdi said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130323/trade-union-rules-out-strikes-at-lufthansa-over-easter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Lufthansa Lufthansa Systems Transport Thomson Reuters Sat, 23 Mar 2013 14:00:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5791860 at http://www.globalpost.com Lufthansa willing to accept more strikes for flexibility http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130325/lufthansa-willing-accept-more-strikes-flexibility <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - German airline Lufthansa &lt;LHAG.DE&gt; is willing to accept more strikes, including the participation of its pilots, if that's what it takes to gain the flexibility it needs, Chief Financial Officer Simone Menne said on Monday.</p> <p>"We are ready to go for further strikes, including with pilots, if necessary," she said at a press briefing in New York.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130325/lufthansa-willing-accept-more-strikes-flexibility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Catering Lufthansa Thomson Reuters Mon, 25 Mar 2013 19:15:10 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5793562 at http://www.globalpost.com Lufthansa readies to dig in heels in wage dispute http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130325/lufthansa-readies-dig-heels-wage-dispute <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Alwyn Scott</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lufthansa &lt;LHAG.DE&gt; on Monday signalled its readiness to take a tough stance in a wage dispute, even risking strikes by pilots and other employees, as the German airline widens a cost-cutting drive to cope with cutthroat competition.</p> <p>"We are ready to go for further strikes, including with pilots, if necessary" to achieve the needed flexibility, Luthansa Chief Financial Officer Simone Menne told a press briefing in New York on Monday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130325/lufthansa-readies-dig-heels-wage-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Business Labor Law Lufthansa Lufthansa Systems Transport Thomson Reuters Mon, 25 Mar 2013 21:00:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5793635 at http://www.globalpost.com Lufthansa threatened with strikes as union rejects wage offer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130417/lufthansa-threatened-strikes-union-rejects-wage-offer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Peter Dinkloh and Maria Sheahan</p> <p>FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Lufthansa &lt;LHAG.DE&gt; was threatened with a second round of strikes as labour union Verdi, representing thousands of staff at the airline, rejected as "unacceptable" an offer for wage increases from the company.</p> <p>Lufthansa offered to raise salaries by 1.2 percent from October this year and a further 0.5 percent a year later, in a deal that would run for 29 months and would not contain job guarantees, a spokeswoman for Verdi said on Wednesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130417/lufthansa-threatened-strikes-union-rejects-wage-offer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Business Labor Law Lufthansa Transport Thomson Reuters Wed, 17 Apr 2013 18:15:12 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5818591 at http://www.globalpost.com