Interesting rumours are circulating about Lufthansa. The airline’s management will reportedly present plan for an entirely new low-cost airline at the supervisory board meeting later this week according to the German business magazine WirtschaftsWoche.
The carrier refused to comment on the issue so we have no choice but to wait and see if there comes an announcement within the course of this week.
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There is no end to the misfortunes around the new Berlin airport. The opening date of Berlin Airport has now been officially postponed even further, to be precise to October 27, 2013. The question that is up in the air is that of whether and how the new financial requirements can be met.
An update on the Lufthansa strike – after three rounds of industrial action, both sides in the conflict agreed on arbitration. On their part the flight attendants of Lufthansa pledged there would be no more labour actions unless the arbitration talks do not reach any conclusion.
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The hottest aviation-related topic that has made to the headlines these days is the strike of Lufthansa flight attendants. After the first round of the strike action on Friday, the UFO union annouces its members will resume strike.
The second round will affect Lufthansa‘s passengers on Tuesday, September 4, 2012. Just as was the case on Friday, the details will be provided 6 hours ahead of the walkout.
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Hurricane Isaac is causing headaches for US travellers. Even though the hurricane is reported to be weakening, it has affected among others operations to New Orleans Airport.
Delta Air Lines had a total of 107 cancelled flights on Tuesday and 60 flights on Wednesday across the Gulf Coast region. Most likely the carrier will resume its operations to Pensacola and Mobile today afternoon. As far as the flights to Mobile and New Orleans are concerned, they will probably be resumed by tomorrow morning (Thursday 30 August)
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Read the hottest airline news. To begin with – Ryanair. This Irish lowcost airline will dramatically reduce its operations to Finland for profitability reasons. The carrier will give up the flights to Turku Airport altogether for the winter season as of November.
In addition the reduction will affect its flights to Tampere and Lappeenranta as well. These will be reduced by half.
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Here comes a little wrap up of some of the most interesting flight offers we’ve come across the last couple of days.
First of all, the ultimate airfare deal for you who travel with family from Abu Dhabi. The renowned carrier Etihad is ready to carry up to two kids (between the age of two and eleven) for free with an accompanying adult. Details on the website of Etihad.
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We are right in the middle of the holiday season and we are being flooded by tempting offers on airfares from numerous airlines and travel agents.
We chose just a couple from the countless bargain fares we have come across these days. Can you find your airport of departure below?
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Let us start off the week with a little update on what is happening the world of airports and airlines. First we will have a look at airlines.
Travellers departing from Airport Glasgow may want to know that the low-cost carrier Jet2 recently has added two news services to leisure destinations, both in Greece. Both the Glasgow – Heraklion and Glasgow – Rhodes flights are in operation from now to the end of September.
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Want to keep abreast of what is going on in the fascinating world of low-cost airlines and traditional carriers? Read our weekly update!
The Spanish-based Vueling, the winner of Budgie Awards 2011, has recently launched a new service to the Netherlands from its base in Barcelona. The Barcelona – Groningen route operates twice a week.
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There is a lot happening in the European aviation recently and airlines going bust is not the only kind of things that grab headlines. Some airlines disappear while new ones emerge.
Lufthansa seems to be going down the same route as Iberia according to the German newspaper Bild. Lufthansa’s financial state forces this giant carrier to look for savings. The plans to merge the routes network of its daughter company Germanwings with parts of Lufthansa’s European routes and brand it as Direct 4 You may be a way of cutting costs.
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