BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Lufthansa says it is ordering dozens of new Boeing 787 and Airbus A350 long-haul jets, and will sell six of its Airbus A380 superjumbo aircraft in the coming...
Lufthansa chief urges rethink on closure of Berlin airport
BERLIN (AP) — The head of German airline Lufthansa has suggested that plans to close Berlin's aging Tegel airport should be reconsidered.
German news agency dpa reported Wednesday that Carsten Spohr cited growing passenger numbers in the airport and doubts about whether a long-overdue airport slated to be opened in 2020 has sufficient capacity.
Lufthansa CEO Spohr gets contract extension
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German airline Lufthansa has extended the contract of CEO Carsten Spohr, who has led the airline through an expansion of its budget arm Eurowings and the response to the 2015 crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 that killed 150 people.
The board of directors said in a statement that Spohr's contract would be extended through 2023. Spohr, 51, became CEO in May 2014.
Germany’s bankrupt Air Berlin operates its last flights
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's bankrupt Air Berlin is operating its last flights, leaving employees facing an uncertain future and — at least for a while — a likely gap in the country's aviation schedules.
Lufthansa to buy large parts of bankrupt Air Berlin
BERLIN (AP) — Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr said Thursday that the airline will sign an agreement to buy large parts of the bankrupt carrier Air Berlin, the German news agency dpa reported.
Spohr said that both airlines will sign the agreement later in the day in Berlin.
"Today is a big day, which we will seal in a few hours with a signature," he said.