Lufthansa Labor Dispute Leaves Thousands of Travelers Stranded

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Thousands of passengers are facing flight cancellations as airline staff at Lufthansa stage a walkout over retirement rules. The airline has said about 113,000 people will experience travel delays after 929 flights at Frankfurt, Munich and Düsseldorf airports were due to be cancelled on Monday. It is …

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Lufthansa Completes Implementation of Amadeus Fare Families

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Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines have completed implementation of Amadeus Fare Families to launch the group’s new branded fares consistently across the direct and indirect channels. As of today, Amadeus subscribers will be able to book Lufthansa’s and Austrian’s new Light, …

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Lufthansa Group establishes HQ for sub-Saharan Africa in Nigeria

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Lufthansa Group has designated Lagos, Nigeria as headquarters of airline’s sub-Saharan sales, station, marketing and administration across the African continent. The aviation group said the belief of the company in the possibility of growth and development in Nigeria and to …

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French Officials Announces Possible Manslaughter Charges In Germanwings Crash

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Officials in France have announced they will open a preliminary investigation into possible manslaughter charges following the crash of a Germanwings plane. All 150 people on board, mostly from Spain and Germany, died in the crash in March. A preliminary …

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Top 10 Travel Destinations In The World for 2015

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As summer 2015 chronologically kicks off in exactly a week (In 2015, the summer begins with the solstice on June 21 at 12:38 P.M. EDT), i still receive tons of questions about the top travel destinations passionate travelers can explore for …

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Amadeus Expresses Displeasure At Lufthansa’s GDS Surcharge

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Amadeus has led criticism of Lufthansa’s decision to add fees to global distribution system bookings, arguing costs will increase to the consumer as a result. The concern follows news from the German airline group earlier this week that it would …

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Iberia To Hire 120 Pilots After 11 years Hiatus

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Iberia will begin hiring to fill 120 pilot positions in the coming weeks, after 11 years without accepting applications. The new pilots will join Iberia over the next two years, starting this summer. Agreements between the company and the pilots …

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Top 25 Landmarks In The World for 2015

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TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site has announced the results of the Travelers’ Choice Landmarks 2015 survey, based on user reviews. The site makes use of an algorithm that takes into account the quantity and quality of reviews posted over the …

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BREAKING: Chinese cruise ship capsizes on Yangtze River with hundreds missing

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Five people have died and hundreds are missing after a cruise ship carrying 458 people capsized on the Yangtze River in China’s Hubei province. State media said rescuers heard calls from inside the upside-down hull and about a dozen people …

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Lufthansa offers further concession to crew union

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Lufthansa is offering a further concession to the Vereinigung Cockpit flight crew union in the ongoing round of collective bargaining talks. The union has repeatedly demanded general arbitration. In order to avoid new strikes at the expense of the passengers, …

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