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Lufthansa Winter Capacity To Rise 2.9 Percent

October 22, 2014

Lufthansa will offer 2.9 percent more seats for the 2014/2015 winter schedule, a slight increase on previous plans for a 2 percent increase.
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Lufthansa Winter Capacity To Rise 2.9 Percent

Turkish Airlines To Restart Libya Flights Next Week

October 22, 2014

Turkey's special envoy to Libya said that THY Turkish Airlines would resume flights to the eastern Libyan city of Misrata next week, the first foreign carrier to fly to the country since fighting there worsened in July.
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Turkish Airlines To Restart Libya Flights Next Week

Lufthansa To Sell IT Business

October 22, 2014

Lufthansa is close to a deal to sell its IT infrastructure unit to IBM, including an outsourcing agreement for the services, as part of a shake-up of its technology activities.
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Lufthansa To Sell IT Business

Pilots Threaten More Strikes At Lufthansa

October 21, 2014

Lufthansa's pilots' union said it could call for further strikes this week if the German airline fails to resume negotiations over retirement benefits, heaping pressure on management as the eighth walkout this year continued.
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Pilots Threaten More Strikes At Lufthansa

Airlines Offer Concessions To Settle EU Probe

October 21, 2014

Skyteam alliance partners Air France-KLM, Delta Air Lines and Alitalia have offered to give up slots at three airports and made other concessions to try to settle an EU antitrust investigation.
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Airlines Offer Concessions To Settle EU Probe

Lufthansa Pilots Extend Strike To Long-Haul

October 20, 2014

German pilots raised the pressure on Lufthansa management, widening a two-day strike to include long-haul flights that are among the airline's most profitable.
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Lufthansa Pilots Extend Strike To Long-Haul

Lufthansa Cancels Flights Due To Pilots Strike

October 20, 2014

Lufthansa cancelled 1,450 flights after a pilots union called for a strike on Monday and Tuesday, after millions were left stranded by a weekend-long train drivers' stoppage.
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Lufthansa Cancels Flights Due To Pilots Strike

Germany Blames Rebels For MH17 Crash

October 20, 2014

Germany's BND foreign intelligence agency has concluded that pro-Russian rebels are to blame for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine in July, Der Spiegel weekly reported.
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Germany Blames Rebels For MH17 Crash

US Airlines Raise Fares By USD$2 On Average

October 21, 2014

Major US airlines have raised domestic one-way fares by USD2 on average since Thursday, marking the first industry wide increase in half a year.
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US Airlines Raise Fares By USD$2 On Average

Singapore Airlines Rides To Tiger's Rescue

October 17, 2014

Singapore Airlines is injecting up to USD$110 million to take control of loss-making affiliate Tiger Airways, shoring up the budget carrier while scrapping its regional ambitions as competition rages.
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Singapore Airlines Rides To Tiger's Rescue

Virgin Australia Buys Out Tiger Australia JV

October 16, 2014

Virgin Australia will buy full control of its ailing 60 percent-owned Tiger Australia Airways business for just AUD$1, with plans to cut a bloated fleet that has hobbled turnaround efforts.
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Virgin Australia Buys Out Tiger Australia JV

Ryanair Sees Plenty More Growth Within Europe

October 17, 2014

Ryanair's bid to become one of the world's biggest airlines will focus on higher-frequency routes and more domestic flights in core European markets rather than venturing further afield.
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Ryanair Sees Plenty More Growth Within Europe

Air France, Pilots See Transavia Deal Next Month

October 16, 2014

Air France and its main pilots' union SNPL said they have reached a tentative deal aimed at ending a dispute over the airline's low cost unit Transavia France.
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Air France, Pilots See Transavia Deal Next Month

PAL Offers To Buy Out Minority Shareholders

October 16, 2014

Philippine Airlines owner Lucio Tan is buying out minority shareholders in parent PAL Holdings at a discount.
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PAL Offers To Buy Out Minority Shareholders

Pilots Strike At Germanwings

October 16, 2014

Pilots at Lufthansa's Germanwings unit went on strike on Thursday in a long-running dispute over an early retirement scheme, the seventh walkout pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit has staged this year.
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Pilots Strike At Germanwings
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