German pilots' union VC called a strike at Deutsche Lufthansa for October 20 and 21, targeting the airline's Airbus 320 planes as well as Boeing 737s.
The union said on Sunday the walkout would last from Monday 1100 GMT un
Travellers face continued disruption as Air France pilots began a week-long strike in a dispute over cost cuts, but a pilots union at the last minute called off a strike planned for Tuesday at Germany's Lufthansa.
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Pilots locked in a row with Lufthansa over an early retirement scheme announced the second strike within a week at the German airline, this time affecting thousands of travellers at Europe's third-largest airport in Frankfurt.
Pilots at Lufthansa's budget carrier Germanwings staged a six-hour strike on Friday, disrupting travel plans of thousands of people returning from summer holidays and putting pressure on Lufthansa management in a pension scheme dispute.
German airline Deutsche Lufthansa said it would resume flights to and from Erbil in northern Iraq starting on Monday, but would continue to avoid airspace above the area controlled by the Islamic State militant group.
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German airlines Lufthansa and Air Berlin said they will resume flights to Israel on Saturday, lifting a ban imposed in response to fears that rockets being fired from the Gaza strip could pose a threat to aircraft.
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Lufthansa, Europe's largest airline by revenue, joined rival Emirates in calling for an airline summit to discuss the industry's response to the downing of an airliner over Ukraine, saying international security protocols should be revie
Turkish Airlines on Thursday said it did not have any long-haul projects with Lufthansa after media cited the German carrier as saying the airlines are in advanced talks.
"We constantly have open dialogue towards any cooperat
Deutsche Lufthansa AG is recovering from a pilot strike in April and views competition from state-owned carriers as one of its biggest challenges, its new chief executive told Reuters in an interview.
Carsten Spohr, in Washington