Tag: Eurowings

Germanwings Flight 9525 Probe Closed by German Prosecutors

Reading Time: 2 minutes Almost two years after the crash of Germanwings flight 9525 which killed all 150 passengers and crew on board, German prosecutors have closed the investigation, concluding that Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot, was solely responsible in the intentional crashing of the aircraft. A number of victims’ relatives have been upset by the closing of the investigation. […]

Eurowings Is Coming to Munich With 32 New European Routes

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s the final countdown: the German airline Eurowings is coming to Munich airport. Tickets for 32 new low-cost routes went on sale from Thursday (22/12.), perfect as last-minute presents. The quality low-cost airline from the Lufthansa Group will really take off in South Germany from March 2017. Eurowings will station four Airbus A320 jets in Munich […]

Lufthansa Strikes Affect Earnings By Approximately EUR 100 Million

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Lufthansa Group transported around 7.6 million passengers in November which corresponds to an increase of 5.9 percent compared to the previous year. The seat kilometres offered increased by 9.3 percent and sales were simultaneously up by 10.1 percent. Load factor thus increased by 0.5 percent to 75.8 percent. Austrian Airlines was able to record […]

Eurowings Cabin Crew Reach Wage Agreement

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lufthansa Group low-cost (LCC) subsidiary Eurowings and German public services trade union Verdi have reached a labor agreement for cabin crews. According to the agreement, flight attendants will see a 2.5% wage increase backdated from Oct. 1, 2016; a further 2.5% increase Oct.1, 2017; and another 1.25% increase Oct. 1, 2018. Eurowings cabin chiefs (Chefs […]

Lufthansa Faces One-Day Pilot Strike

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hundreds of Lufthansa flights may be delayed as Lufthansa’s pilots will be going on strike for 24 hours in support of a current pay dispute. Other Lufthansa-group airlines such as Lufthansa CityLine, Germanwings, Eurowings, Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines, SWISS and Brussels Airlines will not be affected by the pilots’ action. The 24-hour action will start […]

Ryanair On Collision Course with German Carrier Lufthansa

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ryanair has confirmed plans to move into Lufthansa’s home hub of Frankfurt, stepping up its push into bigger airports and ratcheting up pressure on the German carrier which is expanding its own budget flights. Lufthansa said earlier yesterday it would offer fewer seats than planned this quarter as it seeks to offset pressure on ticket […]

Lufthansa Group to Serve New Holiday Destinations Over Winter

Reading Time: 5 minutes The airlines in the Lufthansa group – Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings, Lufthansa and Swiss International Air Lines – will be even a more attractive option for winter holidaymakers and business travellers this winter. Lufthansa Group airlines to fly to 255 destinations in 101 countries this winter As always, passengers can rely on the high […]

Air Berlin To Cut 1,200 Jobs and Halve Airline Fleet

Reading Time: < 1 minute Struggling Air Berlin, Germany’s second-largest airline, announced on Wednesday a major restructuring plan that shrinks its fleet and cuts 1,200 jobs. In a statement, the loss-making company said it planned to “concentrate its core operations as a dedicated, focused network carrier serving higher-yielding markets, from its two key hubs in Berlin and Düsseldorf”. Air Berlin […]

Eurowings and Singapore Airlines to Work Closely Together

Reading Time: < 1 minute Eurowings and Singapore Airlines will work closely together in future.The Star Alliance partner will access the Eurowings route network for feeder flights to its long-haul connections from all over Europe. This means that Singapore Airlines’ passengers can begin their trip to the Southeast Asian city state in Europe with Eurowings. Singapore Airlines is one of […]

Lufthansa Group’s Summer Destinations

Reading Time: 4 minutes Group member airlines serve 316 points in 101 countries in 2016 summer schedules; numerous new and additional services for the benefit of air travelers The airlines of the Lufthansa Group – Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings, Lufthansa and SWISS – will be even more attractive this summer for business and leisure travellers alike. And, as […]