An electronic baggage tag developed by Lufthansa and suitcase maker Rimowa is set to make processing baggage much more convenient.
Passengers affected won’t be surprised, but the announcement by Lufthansa that the airline group was forced to cancel 18,000 flights up to the end of August shows the headwinds the aviation industry has faced this year.
Federal police had stopped boarding at Terminal 1 of Germany's busiest airport and evacuated part of the security area. Passengers were cleared from the airport a week earlier because of a security breach.
Holiday travelers in Germany ought to brace themselves for an uncomfortable summer: Germany’s airline industry is suffering a sharp increase in delays and cancellations. Carriers face multi-million damage claims.
Several hundred flights from Germany's main airports have been canceled, affecting an estimated 90,000 passengers. Public sector workers across the country are demanding a pay rise of six percent.
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