Lufthansa pays back state aid earlier than planned | 11/12/21

As announced, Lufthansa has completely repaid the financial aid from the German state that it needed in the Corona crisis. The outstanding sum of one billion euros from a silent participation had been repaid to the Federal Economic Stabilization Fund (WSF), Lufthansa announced on Friday. The funds not yet drawn were canceled at the same […]

Short-haul flights: Lufthansa cancels Nuremberg-Munich connection

Lufthansa planes are no longer to take off from Munich to Nuremberg in the future. imago images/MIS Munich / Frankfurt. The airline Lufthansa does not want to offer any more flights between Nuremberg and Munich. Customers should take the bus or train. Lufthansa is no longer taking on its controversial ultra-short flights between Nuremberg and […]

Lufthansa is permanently closing lounges at some airports

Lufthansa planes in Frankfurt Aviation is one of the industries hit particularly hard by the consequences of the corona pandemic. (Photo: Reuters) Frankfurt For Lufthansa frequent flyers, traveling will be less comfortable in the future. The Lufthansa lounges in Bremen, Dresden, Cologne / Bonn, Leipzig and Nuremberg as well as Delhi will remain permanently closed, […]

Lufthansa Technik wants to close locations

Lufthansa Technik Verdi sees 780 of the 1,350 jobs being directly threatened with so-called line maintenance. (Photo: dpa) Frankfurt Lufthansa Technik is once again using the red pencil because of the corona consequences. The maintenance and technology subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group wants to close several locations, in technical jargon stations. According to the company, […]

Olaf Scholz wants to participate in airports

Berlin Federal Finance Minister Olaf Scholz (SPD) only wants to help distressed airports if he receives shares in the airports in return: As the Handelsblatt learned from government circles, the Vice Chancellor is relying on state participation if the federal government should jump to the airports that are in dire straits due to the corona […]

Lufthansa and Eurowings reduce the offer at Saxony’s airports

Due to the corona crisis, Lufthansa and its subsidiary Eurowings have significantly reduced their capacities at Leipzig / Halle and Dresden airports and this is likely to remain the case for the winter flight schedule. As Lufthansa announced at the request of MDR SACHSEN, the connection from Leipzig to Munich will be suspended until summer […]

Canceled Flights: Getting Your Money Back Easier

The corona pandemic has slowed air traffic – and the rights of millions of air passengers at the same time. Because it was difficult for them to get money back for canceled flights. That should change now. Customers of Lufthansa, Ryanair, Eurowings and 13 other airlines will be able to get refunds for flights canceled […]

NLR, TUI fly and Lufthansa make test flights at Twente Airport

Weather permitting, NLR’s Cessna Citation, the PH-LAB, will operate 200 to 250 flights at Twente Airport between 28 September and 8 October. A Boeing 737 from TUI fly and an Airbus A319 from Lufthansa will also participate on 5 and 6 October, each with approximately ten flights. This concerns so-called approach flights: sometimes a touch-and-go […]

The federal government pledges aid to twelve airports

Empty check-in counters at Düsseldorf Airport The federal government now wants to grant subsidies to the corona-stricken airports. (Photo: dpa) Berlin At German airports there is one thing above all in these difficult Corona times: empty. The number of passengers has collapsed almost unprecedented. The economic pressure on the airports has increased immensely, and the […]