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  • Lufthansa pilots planning 3-day strike next week
    Lufthansa pilots planning 3-day strike next week
    In response to a pay dispute, it was announced on Friday that pilots working for Germany's largest airline will be going on strike for three days next week.The announcement comes from the Vereinigung Cockpit union and says members "won&...
  • If you like airports, you'll love this one
    If you like airports, you'll love this one
    You're at an airport, and you've got a long layover between flights. How would you like to duck into your own little pod – right at the terminal – complete with a comfy bed, a little desk and lots of free electronic perks?Or...
  • Lufthansa buys 55 Airbus 350 planes
    Lufthansa buys 55 Airbus 350 planes
    Lufthansa, Airbus’ biggest airline customer and operator, has decided to expand and modernize its long-haul fleet with a commitment for up to 55 A350-900 aircraft (25 firm and 30 options). Lufthansa also has the flexibility to convert some...
  • Supreme Court of Canada Justice Morris Fish
    Air Canada loses constitutional battle at Supreme Court of Canada
    3 justices of the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed, yesterday, Air Canada and its partner Lufthansa’s applications for leave to appeal BC courts’ decisions in what is known as the “fuel surcharge class action.” Dismissal...
  • Germanwings strike threat
    Germanwings strike averted
    By David Stewart WhiteLufthansa's discount subsidiary airline Germanwings mas avoided a strike by members of the UFO cabin crew union. A potential strike came just days after Lufthansa Group launched New Germanwings, transferring aircraft and...
  • Adler Arena Skating Center ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships
    Lufthansa and Virgin Atlantic add a few more choices for Sochi 2014 Olympics
    Lufthansa has started accepting reservations for non-stop flights from its global hub in Frankfurt, Germany to Sochi, Russia, site of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. While some “Economy Saver” special excursion fares under $500 round...
  • Lufthansa
    Flight with no air conditioning: Lufthansa passengers sit for 3 hours on tarmac
    A flight with no air conditioning during a delay at the gate left many passengers quite frustrated. The Associated Press via Yahoo! News shared the details on May 13 of the Lufthansa flight that led to paramedics being called.The flight in...
  • Lufthansa strike April 22
    Lufthansa cancels most flights
    By David Stewart WhiteA strike by ground workers at Lufthansa may nearly shut down the German airline on Monday, April 22. A statement a company negotiator calls the strike situation "absurd" and the airline admits that flight operations...
  • Lufthansa strike might effect Fort Lauderdale flights
    Lufthansa strike might effect Fort Lauderdale flights
    Lufthansa's crews going on strike on Monday was just announced several hours earlier today April 20, 2013.If you were planning to make a trip to or from Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport, Miami Airport or Palm Beach International...
  • Lufthansa cancels flights
    Lufthansa cancels flights for April 21 and April 22
    Due to a planned strike by the Lufthansa crew and ground staff union Lufthansa has canceled hundreds of flights scheduled for departure Monday April 22. In addition to cancellingvirtually all Lufthansa flights within Germany and Europe, Lufthansa...
  • Lufthansa cancels 1700 flights due to strike
    Lufthansa cancels flights Monday: 1700 flights canceled due to union strike
    Lufthansa, Germany's largest airline, said it canceled almost 1700 flights on Monday, April 22, 2013 due to a planned strike by thousands of workers looking for higher pay. The flights will mostly be domestic and short-haul European routes...
  • Obese wife dies after denied return flight to U.S.  (Video)
    Obese wife dies after denied return flight to U.S. (Video)
    Janos Soltesz and his wife, Vilma Soltesz, 56 and 425 lbs, made their annual visit to Hungary to visit their home there. Unfortunately the couple found themselves in the middle of a travel nightmare as they fought the clock and the airlines when...
  • Experience great Lufthansa service on a nonstop flight LAX-FRA flying with the brand new "Queen of the Skies" Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental
    Consider LAX for nonstop international flights
    When booking international air travel, San Francisco travelers have more than obvious local options of SFO and SJC (San Jose) for nonstop international flights.When traveling abroad, I like to select nonstop flights into the destination country....
  • Catch Me If You Can movie
    Shades of DiCaprio; fake airline pilot apprehended after traveling in cockpit
    In a case of 'you can't make this stuff up', a 32-year-old Italian man whose name has not yet been released, was arrested at the Turin, Italy airportpassenger check-in areaonFriday after posing as a Lufthansa pilot named Andrea Sirlo....
  • Lufthansa flying  with "biofuel"
    Lufthansa still buys into "biofuel" solutions at any price
    Lufthansa German Airlines wants to be and stay "green" at any price - even if this means to fly with kerosene produced from "biofuel", which quality does not match the characteristics of a conventional fuel. Are Lufthansa...