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  • Germany's Spiegel magazine has reported an incident from 2010, when two pilots nearly passed out as they landed in Cologne. German media have widely reported an incident on Nov. 5 in which a Lufthansa A321-200 flying from Bilbao, Spain, to Munich, Germany, went into a sudden dive shortly after reaching cruising altitude. Germanwings, which has a fleet of around 78...

  • BERLIN— Lufthansa canceled hundreds more flights Friday as pilots at Germany's largest airline went on strike for the third consecutive day and announced they would continue the walk-out over the weekend. Lufthansa has been trying to find savings in the face of stiff competition from European budget airlines like Ryanair and EasyJet and major Gulf...

  • FRANKFURT, March 19- A pilots strike grounded more than half of Lufthansa's lucrative long-haul flights on Thursday, the latest action to pressure management in a protracted row over early retirement benefits and cost cuts. Lufthansa is trying to cut costs to levels nearer those of its rivals as it is squeezed by budget carriers Ryanair and easyJet on European...

  • Thousands stranded as Lufthansa strike grounds flights Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 8:24 AM ET

    BERLIN— Thousands of international travelers were stranded Thursday as a strike by Lufthansa pilots was extended to long-haul flights, and Germany's largest airline said it was preparing for even more cancellations on Friday. It noted subsidiaries Germanwings, Eurowings, Air Dolomiti, Swiss, Austrian Airlines, and Brussels Airlines flights would be...

  • *Strike cost estimated at 15 mln euros a day- analyst. BERLIN, March 18- Lufthansa pilots on Wednesday announced a third consecutive day of strikes this week, forcing hundreds of flight cancellations and ramping up pressure on management in a long-running row over early retirement benefits. The German airline is trying to cut costs and expand budget operations...

  • BERLIN, March 18- Lufthansa pilots began the first of two days of strike action on Wednesday in a long-running dispute over early retirement benefits and the carrier's cost-cutting plans which shows no sign of ending. The German airline is trying to cut costs and expand budget operations as it tries to compete with low-cost carriers like Ryanair and easyJet in...

  • Lufthansa pilot union's strike affects some 750 flights Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 4:09 AM ET

    Germany's major airports reported no major chaos, however, as word of the strike was spread by SMS and e-mail to passengers by the airline well in advance. Traditional national carriers like Germany's biggest airline are being squeezed both by European budget carriers such as Ryanair and EasyJet as well as major Gulf airlines like Emirates, Etihad and Qatar...

  • Faced with a Norwegian labour landscape of high wages, generous benefits and powerful unions, it has instead based some of its crew and jets in cheaper countries like Spain and Thailand. Norwegian Air saw off the crisis with more modest concessions- creating subsidiaries that would give Scandinavian pilots job security for nearly three years, but no...

  • LONDON, Feb 27- British Airways-owner International Airlines Group raised its 2015 profit forecast by more than 20 percent, outperforming struggling continental rivals and sending its shares to an all-time high. IAG, which is trying to acquire Ireland's Aer Lingus, said on Friday that the profit increase would be driven by cost control across the group and...

  • LONDON, Feb 27- British Airways-owner International Airlines Group increased its 2015 profit forecast by more than 20 percent, outperforming weaker continental rivals and sending its shares to an all-time high. IAG, which is trying to acquire Ireland's Aer Lingus, said on Friday that the profit increase would be driven by cost control across the group and...

  • BERLIN/ LONDON, Feb 16- Europe's airlines are racing to add Wi-Fi to their planes, eager to attract Internet-hungry customers in a cut-throat short-haul market and potentially add millions of dollars of revenue through entertainment, services and advertising. In Europe, adoption of a ground-to-air service such as that in the United States, is harder due to the...

  • DUBLIN, Feb 8- The owner of British Airways is running out of time to secure Ireland's Aer Lingus as questions over its commitment to keep jobs and key Heathrow routes stoke opposition from politicians facing a tough election next year. Aer Lingus' board recommended the 1.36 billion euro offer from International Consolidated Airlines Group last month, subject...

  • *Fuel price hedging means Ryanair locked into higher costs. DUBLIN/ LONDON, Feb 2- Ryanair cautioned on Monday that profits would only rise modestly in the year ahead as low oil prices help rivals to cut fares, taking the shine off its third profit upgrade in as many months for the year ending in March. Ryanair, Europe's largest airline by passenger numbers, has...

  • *IAG would operate Aer Lingus as separate brand. DUBLIN, Jan 27- The board of Irish airline Aer Lingus has recommended an improved 1.36- billion-euro takeover offer from the owner of British Airways which now must sooth government concerns to win shareholder approval. Aer Lingus said its recommendation is subject to being satisfied with how IAG proposes to...

  • Aer Lingus recommends $1.5 bln offer from BA-owner IAG Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 2:13 AM ET

    DUBLIN, Jan 27- Aer Lingus's board has recommended an improved 1.36 billion-euro takeover offer from International Consolidated Airlines Group, the Irish airline said on Tuesday. The new proposal by the owner of British Airways, its third in six weeks, is worth 2.55 euros per share, up from a previous 2.40 euros, and includes a cash offer of 2.50 per euros share and a...

  • IAG lands $1.5B offer for Irish airline Aer Lingus Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 5:11 AM ET
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    IAG approach on Aer Lingus looks set to land safely after the Irish flag-carrier said it is considering a deal to shareholders.

  • Flying round-trip? You're probably paying too much Saturday, 24 Jan 2015 | 5:12 PM ET

    Don't book that round-trip flight before trying these travel tricks to get a better deal.

  • IAG increases offer for Aer Lingus Saturday, 24 Jan 2015 | 8:01 AM ET
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    The owner of British Airways and Spain’s Iberia has increased its takeover bid for Aer Lingus, say sources. The Financial Times reports.

  • DUBLIN, Jan 20- Airlines enjoying a $100 billion windfall from lower oil prices this year are being urged not to let up on cost controls which helped them survive the recent oil price boom. Gerry Laderman, treasurer at United Continental Holdings, said that if oil prices stayed low, airlines could find themselves generating more cash than they expected.

  • Aer Lingus, Ryanair extending hedging position into 2016. SINGAPORE/ BERLIN, Jan 14- Global airlines, looking to lock in huge savings, are preparing to hedge more jet fuel to fix prices as they bet a slide in crude oil to six-year lows may peter out near $40 a barrel. In Europe, airlines such as Aer Lingus and Ryanair are aiming to take advantage of the low oil prices to...