25 Jun 2020
The German airline's top shareholder has said he will back the deal, quashing fears he would scupper the government's proposed rescue package. The €9 billion deal is set to be voted on by investors on Thursday.
12 Jun 2020
Tens of thousands of jobs could be cut at German airline Lufthansa. Executives said Thursday personnel costs had to be reduced drastically to ensure a better restart following the coronavirus crisis.
4 Jun 2020
The German airline group Lufthansa says it will undergo "far-reaching restructuring" after reporting a net loss of €2.1 billion in the first three months of the year. The changes will include job cuts at its Brussels Airlines and Austrian Airlines brands. Lufthansa's board agreed on Tuesday to a €9 billion German government rescue loan to help it through the crisis. Also today, shares in French carmaker Renault jumped in early trading in Paris after it formally secured a €5 billion government-backed loan to shore up its finances.