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Wednesday, October 28, 2020



India-Germany air bubble suspended; airlines from both nations cancel flights

October 03, 2020 8:50 am

On Tuesday, Lufthansa had said that it will have to cancel all planned flights between India and Germany between September 30 and October 20 because of an “unexpected rejection” of its flight schedule by Indian authorities.

Lufthansa cancels all India flights from Sept 30 to Oct 20, citing ‘rejection’ of schedule by authorities

September 30, 2020 12:23 am

Aviation regulator DGCA said India formalised an air bubble with Germany in July this year. "However, there are restrictions in place for Indian nationals desiring to travel to Germany which was putting Indian carriers at a significant disadvantage," the DGCA stated.

Lufthansa to operate 160 flights between India and Germany in September

September 01, 2020 8:04 pm

In a press release, Lufthansa said, "In September, 10 weekly flights are scheduled for each of these city pairings -- Delhi-Frankfurt, Delhi-Munich, Mumbai-Frankfurt, Bangalore-Frankfurt."

Explained: Why Lufthansa, IATA don't see air travel taking off soon

August 08, 2020 12:43 pm

International Flights Resumption: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has recently projected that global passenger traffic will not return to pre-Covid-19 levels until 2024, a year later than previously estimated

Germany stamps authority on Lufthansa with $9.8 billion lifeline

May 26, 2020 8:59 am

Berlin, which has set up a 100 billion euro fund to take stakes in companies struck by the coronavirus crisis, said it plans to sell the Lufthansa stake by the end of 2023.

Merkel Says Lufthansa deal close as airline warns on urgency

May 21, 2020 7:08 am

Lufthansa confirmed in a statement it’s in advanced talks with Germany’s Economic Stabilization Fund for aid of as much as 9 billion euros ($9.9 billion).

Lufthansa to pay no dividend for 2019 as airline seeks bailout

May 06, 2020 10:06 am

Lufthansa needs to be rescued after coronavirus travel bans forced the German group to ground 700 of its aircraft, leading to a 99% drop in passenger numbers and causing the group to lose about 1 million euros ($1.1 million) in liquidity reserves per hour.

Vistara inks codeshare agreement with Lufthansa

December 09, 2019 11:40 am

As part of the agreement, Lufthansa would add its 'LH' designator code to nearly 18 Vistara-operated flights every day covering 10 Indian cities.

Apart from VIP treatment on flights, man who posed as pilot wanted to impress women: Police

November 21, 2019 11:52 am

An officer said that during questioning, Mahbubani told police he was “charmed by uniforms and the stereotypes that followed a uniformed man.”

Lufthansa strike kicks in, no end in sight to dispute

November 08, 2019 8:14 pm

The 600 cancelled flights were out of a total of 1362, and mainly departed from the Munich and Frankfurt hubs. Approximately 180,000 of Germany's flagship airline's passengers were affected.