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Lufthansa pilots are not getting enough of their comfortable strike life and called for another labor action on 29th November (continental routes) and 30th November (worldwide routes).

lh-strikeTravelers will have to face the consequences and once more monitor their flights closely and be prepared to get rebooked onto another carrier in order to reach their destination. [click to continue…]

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After Lufthansa failed to get a court injunction to prevent the scheduled pilot strike for today the pilot union announced that they will actually extend the strike to include tomorrow November 24th as well.

lh-strikeThe strike will include all routes, continental and intercontinental, that Lufthansa operates and passengers should see to get themselves rebooked onto alternate connections at the earliest convenience. [click to continue…]

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Lufthansa’s pilot union announced today that they would go on strike this Wednesday November 23, 2016. This would be the 14th time the pilots are on strike after the previous pay deal ended back in 2012.

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The cockpit union has called the strike for all continental and intercontinental routes on that day. The management pilots may be able to operate some flights. This will not affect flights that are operated by other airlines of the Lufthansa group such as Swiss and Austrian. [click to continue…]

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Ryanair made an announcement yesterday that the airline would open a base in Frankfurt and start flying from the airport (Lufthansa’s hub) to four destinations early next year.

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The first destinations are in Spain and Portugal but Ryanair plans significantly expands its Frankfurt operations later in 2017/2018 to include more business friendly destinations. [click to continue…]

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Germany’s Lufthansa board of directors has approved a complete takeover of Brussels Airlines which will completely integrate the Belgian carrier into the Lufthansa Group.

lh-brusselsLufthansa is currently on an aggressive expansion course to prep up their Eurowings low cost carrier network in order to compete against Ryanair and Easyjet in the European market. [click to continue…]