Dreams of flying have been dashed as Lufthansa's in-house flight academy advises student pilots to consider other careers since the industry will not require their services for a long time because of COVID-19's impact.
Despite the pandemic, Deutsche Bahn is expecting a surge in holiday travelers — and beefing up its fleet to cope. The German rail company also plans to only reserve 60% of train seats and carry out regular mask checks.
The third financial aid package for pandemic-crippled TUI has prompted opposition calls that the German travel giant also fulfil climate and job safeguards. Already built in, says Berlin, are bans on management bonuses.
A German IT company has started an academy to train Palestinians in software development. Despite the pandemic's challenges, it managed to run its first boot camp in Ramallah in the West Bank.
Hit by a slump in global travel demand, Lufthansa has posted a €2 billion loss for the third quarter of 2020. The firm plans to cut thousands of jobs as the coronavirus pandemic weakens its business outlook.
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