At Lufthansa's technical training center in Hamburg, trainees need sharp eyes. When it comes to aircraft upkeep, not even the tiniest nuts and bolts can be overlooked. The aim is to teach perfect maintenance procedures.
There are still too many aviation competitors in the skies over Europe. A looming carve-up of Germany's second-largest and insolvent carrier, Air Berlin, is pointing to even more consolidation in the sector.
On September 5, 1977, the Red Army Faction abducted industrialist Hanns Martin Schleyer, unleashing the German Autumn of terror. Filmmaker Andres Veiel talks to DW about the RAF and how the events shaped his childhood.
The striking cabin crew union’s strategic secrecy has surprised throngs of customers and led Lufthansa to prepare for the worst. Jeffrey Michels reports from the Frankfurt Airport.
Political leaders from Germany and East Africa are set to attend the second German-African Economic Summit in Nairobi this week. But how friendly or cordial are Berlin's ties with Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania?
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