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Wages strike by Lufthansa staff grounds 1,755 flights

Nearly 150,000 passengers were affected as Germany's largest airline Lufthansa suspended almost its entire service for a full day because of a pay strike.

Tuesday, 23 April, 2013, 3:27am

Lufthansa strike has limited impact on Hong Kong

Germany’s largest airline Lufthansa said it was cancelling almost 1,700 flights on Monday, mostly on domestic and short-haul European routes, as a result of planned strike action by thousands of workers calling for higher pay.

22 Apr 2013 - 9:52pm

Lufthansa to cut back on long-haul first-class seat numbers

Lufthansa is to reduce the proportion of long-haul planes with first-class seats in its fleet to 75 per cent, in a response to falling demand for airfare tickets that can command the price of a small car.

22 Feb 2013 - 5:02am

World news in brief - September 1, 2012

China and US light up Pacific Islands Forum

1 Sep 2012 - 4:42am

Lufthansa gives First Class an upgrade

Flying first class is becoming an increasingly rare experience as major airlines scale down or eliminate luxury cabins from their long-haul flights.

Some - such as Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Air New Zealand, and Air Canada - have dropped their first-class offerings for expanded business class cabins.

7 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Lufthansa Technik aims to double business in Shenzhen on growth

Whenever a jet flies overhead while Wolfgang Breckau is playing golf in Shenzhen he stops and listens for a few seconds before deciding whether it is being powered by a Pratt & Whitney, a General Electric or a Rolls-Royce engine.

19 May 2010 - 12:00am

Strike cancels Lufthansa flights

A four-day Lufthansa pilot strike will see at least eight Lufthansa flights to and from Hong Kong cancelled. The Airport Authority said Lufthansa had said that tomorrow two Hong Kong-Munich flights, and two Hong Kong-Frankfurt flights would be cancelled. Two Wednesday Hong Kong-Munich flights and two Thursday Hong Kong-Frankfurt flights would also be cancelled.

22 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Inside information

Lufthansa Technik offers phenomenal interior design ideas for the super jumbo Airbus 380. Approved by both Boeing and Airbus, the aircraft is perfectly crafted to indulge every whim, and includes luxurious fittings such as a movie theatre. For more information visit www.lufthansa-technik.com

1 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Cathay offices raided in price-fixing probes across globe

Air-cargo industry rocked as US and European authorities investigate surcharges for fuel and security

Competition watchdog authorities raided the offices of Cathay Pacific Airways in Frankfurt, Los Angeles and San Francisco yesterday as the carrier was caught up in global probes into price fixing in the air-cargo industry.

16 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Lufthansa first-class terminal

Where? At Frankfurt International Airport, adjacent to Terminal 1, in an understated two-storey grey structure fronted by bamboo shoots and zen-inspired stone sculptures.

Luxurious or basic? Awash with creamy leather furnishings, hand-tufted woollen carpets and bespoke designer fixtures, the Euro30 million ($300 million) terminal resembles a five-star hotel.

15 Feb 2005 - 12:00am