For the first time in three years, the major German airline has turned a profit as millions of travelers return to the skies. But continuing workforce issues may hamper expansion in 2023.
7 Aug 2022
The deal would entail upcoming salary increases for thousands of ground staff workers at German airports. The breakthrough comes after a Lufthansa strike paralyzed operations on July 27.
2 Aug 2022
The vote by Germany's pilot union Vereinigung Cockpit comes days after the carrier's ground staff went on strike, prompting over 1,000 flights to be canceled.
28 Jul 2022
The carrier's ground staff went on strike, prompting more than 1,000 flights to be canceled. The walkout comes as air travel industry faces several crises.
26 Jun 2022
German airline Lufthansa has said it is canceling over 2,000 additional flights at its Frankfurt and Munich hubs due to staff shortages. Its low-cost subsidiary, Eurowings, is also expected to cancel flights.
14 May 2022
Lufthansa apologized for excluding a group of Jewish passengers after a few were not observing COVID protocols. The group consisted of the visibly Jewish Orthodox, who accused the airline of collective punishment.
24 Dec 2021
German airline Lufthansa is slashing its winter schedule as a result of reduced demand amid the omicron variant. Spohr said the airline was running just 60% of flights compared to the pre-pandemic year 2019, with "roughly half" the number of passengers.
22 Sep 2021
The €2.14 billion capital increase will shore up the German flag carrier's finances and help pay off a government bailout secured at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
22 Aug 2021
Shares in Lufthansa drop after the German government’s announcement that it will be selling a quarter of its stake in the airline. The complete stake will be sold before the end of 2023.
6 Mar 2021
Germany's national carrier Lufthansa has announced billions of euros worth of losses for 2020. Coronavirus disruption has catapulted the airline into an unprecedented crisis.
7 Nov 2020
Hit by a slump in global travel demand, Lufthansa has posted a €2 billion loss for the third quarter of 2020. The firm plans to cut thousands of jobs as the coronavirus pandemic weakens its business outlook.
6 Aug 2020
Infections in Germany have hit a three-month high. Ukraine has reported its highest figure yet. Meanwhile, Lufthansa has posted a net loss of €1.5 billion. Catch up with the latest news on the pandemic.