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Lufthansa announces huge job losses

Lufthansa announces huge job losses

11 June 2020 Airline News

German flag-carrier Lufthansa has said it will shed 22,000 jobs as it downsizes its operations in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak. The airline has predicted a slow recovery in demand and expected to have about 100 fewer aircraft after the crisis.

Austrian Airlines secures €600m in bailout funds

Austrian Airlines secures €600m in bailout funds

9 June 2020 Airline News

Austrian Airlines has secured a €600 million rescue package from the national government and owner Lufthansa Group. The carrier said the financial assistance was designed to support efforts to sustainably safeguard Vienna as an aviation hub in the long term.

Lufthansa to offer 115 weekly UK flights by mid-June

Lufthansa to offer 115 weekly UK flights by mid-June

1 June 2020 Airline News

Lufthansa Group has confirmed plans to significantly expand services in the second half of this month. The services on offer continue to focus on summer destinations and aim to make as many tourist destinations as possible accessible for holidaymakers.

Lufthansa to return to Dubai on June 7th

Lufthansa to return to Dubai on June 7th

16 May 2020 Airline News

Germany airline Lufthansa has unveiled plans to relaunch connections from financial capital Frankfurt to Dubai. The flag-carrier will connect the two cities from June 7th, with three weekly departures.

Lufthansa negotiating huge bailout with German government

Lufthansa negotiating huge bailout with German government

8 May 2020 Airline News

Lufthansa is negotiating a €9 billion bailout with German authorities as the coronavirus continues to have a severe impact on international travel. “The negotiations and the process of political decision-making are still ongoing,” the airline said in a statement.