Lufthansa has said it is cancelling 290 flights, as the German airline's flight attendants began a rolling eight-day strike in Frankfurt and Düsseldorf. Should a dispute over retirement benefits not be resolved, strike action in Munich could follow.
Air Berlin's filing for insolvency after Etihad withdrew its financial support has created an uncertain future. Staff and clients, including Berlin's new BER airport, face an anxious few months.
Germany's flagship carrier has settled a long-running dispute with the cabin crew union UFO after six months of arbitration. Full details of the plan will be revealed next week.
Ending a long standoff laced with strikes, the German airline reached a complex agreement with crew union Ufo. Salary raises and job security have been cemented, while the pension system has been turned on its head.
Germany's biggest airline has reached a pay and pensions deal with the flight attendants' union Ufo, averting a looming threat of more industrial action at Lufthansa which was hit by a wave of strikes last year.
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