Condor News Stories

Condor Airline Gets EU Approval for Bridging Loan

October 14, 2019

European Union competition regulators have given the go-ahead for a German loan to former Thomas Cook airline Condor.


Germany’s Condor Airline Gets Government Loan

September 24, 2019

Thomas Cook-owned airline Condor has received the backing of the German government and the state of Hesse with a bridging loan to secure its operations over the quieter winter travel period.


Condor To End Laudamotion Bookings This Month

April 9, 2018

German leisure airline Condor will end its brief partnership with newly launched Laudamotion at the end of the month after Ryanair agreed to take a controlling stake in the Austrian carrier.


Niki Lauda's Laudamotion To Launch March 25

March 16, 2018

Laudamotion, Niki Lauda’s rebranded airline that he bought from bankrupt Air Berlin as leisure carrier Niki, will launch flights from March 25.


Condor Starts Selling Laudamotion Flights For Niki Reboot

February 16, 2018

German leisure airline Condor has started selling flights of Niki Lauda’s Laudamotion, the vehicle Lauda used to buy the Niki airline, formerly part of bankrupt carrier Air Berlin.



Thomas Cook Sees Progress Despite Spanish Softness

November 22, 2017

Thomas Cook Group said it made good financial progress during its fiscal full year, with demand for Greece and long-haul destinations balancing out a more competitive market in Spain.


Air Berlin To Negotiate With Lufthansa, easyJet

September 22, 2017

Air Berlin’s creditors have selected Lufthansa and easyJet to negotiate with on the possible sale of all or parts of the insolvent airline.


Condor To Fly Some Air Berlin Routes

September 19, 2017

Thomas Cook Group airline Condor has announced plans to fly some long-haul routes abandoned by bankrupt German carrier Air Berlin.


Lufthansa Seeks Deal With Thomas Cook's Condor

April 22, 2016

Lufthansa is seeking a partnership with, or a complete takeover, of leisure airline Condor to further expand its low-cost Eurowings business.


Condor Received 'Unspecified Threat' On Egypt Flight

December 7, 2015

German airline Condor said it received an "unspecified threat" made via phone, forcing it to divert an Egypt-bound flight to land in Budapest on Monday.