Germany's largest airline Lufthansa welcomed investors for its annual stockholder's meeting today. And CEO Crasten Spohr had a pretty picture in tow: 2017 brought more passanger, more cargo and more profit.
Pilots at Lufthansa subsidiary Brussels Airlines have announced strikes on Monday and Wednesday as they seek higher wages. Three-quarters of all flights were expected to be canceled, the carrier said.
Tourism has a growing impact on the climate — particularly with regard to flights. Many aviation companies offer an option to offset carbon emissions. But where does that money go, and how effective is this contribution?
Germany's biggest lender has teamed up with global airlines' association IATA to launch a new real-time electronic payment system for plane tickets in a challenge to credit card companies and their transaction fees.
Italy's government is leaning toward Germany's flagship carrier as the number one candidate to take over the country's insolvent airline Alitalia, with a minister calling Lufthansa's bid the "most promising."
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