Eurowings A320 (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Civil Aviation

Lufthansa Group to resume UK flights

Lufthansa Group has become the latest group of airlines to announce it will be resuming flights from the UK & Ireland to Germany from next month. The German airline will resume flights from Birmingham, Edinburgh & Manchester in the UK, as well as increasing its Heathrow flights. In Ireland, the [read more]

A Lufthansa Airbus A321 at Frankfurt Airport
New Routes

Lufthansa to start flying from Bristol Airport

German airline Lufthansa (LH/DLH) is to commence flying from Bristol Airport (BRS/EGGD) next year with the launch of a direct service to Frankfurt (FRA/EDDF). Frankfurt is a popular destination for British travellers and business and has been on one of the few major German cities not served from the regional [read more]

Norwegian 787 Dreamliner at London Gatwick
Civil Aviation

Lufthansa set to make a bid for Norwegian

German carrier Lufthansa looks set to make a bid for low-cost airline Norwegian.com as Lufthansa CEO confirms the two airlines are in talks. The news comes after British Airways parent International Airlines Group (IAG) failed in their bid to take control of the airline earlier this year when it had [read more]

News

New Lufthansa livery leaked online

Just days before a planned unveiling, the new Lufthansa livery has leaked online including pictures of the airlines CEO admiring it. The new livery, which was due to be unveiled on the 7th February, is a dramatic departure from traditional yellow & blue Lufthansa liveries and brings a Qantas-like tail design to [read more]

Air Berlin's NIKI to Cease Operations
Civil Aviation

Air Berlin’s NIKI to Cease Operations

German carrier Lufthansa shocked the aviation industry yesterday when the announcement came they were to abandon a deal to buy defunct Air Berlins leisure carrier, NIKI leaving the airline insolvent. The news means that the Austrian leisure carrier has now been forced to cancel all flights from December 14th after [read more]

Easyjet agrees deal for Air Berlin
News

Easyjet agrees Air Berlin deal

Easyjet has agreed a deal to purchase part of Air Berlin’s Berlin Tegel (TXL/EDDT) operation. The deal, worth around €40m, will see the UK Based Low-Cost Carrier (LCC) take on leases for 25 Air Berlin Airbus A320 aircraft, taking over slots at Berlin Tegel Airport and preserving jobs for around [read more]

Lufthansa Planning 'New Alitalia'
Features

Lufthansa Planning ‘New Alitalia’

It’s emerged in the last few weeks that Germany’s largest airline, Lufthansa has been in talks with Alitalia and the Italian Government to acquire some of the failing airline’s assets. In particular, Lufthansa wants to buy the Italian airlines Aircraft, Runway slots and their route network. The German carrier has said [read more]

Lufthansa set to sign air belin deal
News

Lufthansa to buy majority of bankrupt Air Berlin

Lufthansa (LH/DLH) is set to buy the majority of bankrupt Air Berlin’s fleet and network including Fly Niki & Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter. Air Belin filed for insolvency in August but has remained operating thanks to a 150m euro loan from the German Government. Talks have been ongoing with Lufthansa and Easyjet being [read more]

AirBerlin B737-800 By Felix Gottwald - www.felixgottwald.net
Civil Aviation

IAG to bid for Air Berlin?

IAG, the parent company of British Airways as well as Iberia, Aer Lingus & Vueling, has apparently tabled a bid for Air Berlin according to Handelsblatt, the German business paper. It’s not known what parts IAG is bidding for and what price it’s offering. The IAG group already has two [read more]