FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Random checks of pilots' psychological fitness could help reduce risks in the aviation sector, Lufthansa Chief Executive Carsten Spohr said in his first newspaper interview since the crash of a Germanwings plane in March.
FRANKFURT, May 22 (Reuters) - Random checks of pilots' psychological fitness could help reduce risks in the aviation sector, Lufthansa Chief Executive Carsten Spohr said in his first newspaper interview since the crash of a Germanwings plane in March.
VIENNA, May 19 (Reuters) - Austrian Airlines said it expected revenues to rise about 10 percent and wants to hire around 400 new employees over the next three to five years, adding it also planned to start offering no-frills flights.
LONDON, May 15 (IFR) - The fate of a capital boosting exercise for Deutsche Lufthansa hung in the balance this week after the issuer failed to surface with a hybrid bond that it hopes will relieve some of its burning equity pressures.
FRANKFURT, May 13 (Reuters) - German pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit said it was prepared to enter mediation with Lufthansa on a wide range of pay issues, trying to end a long-running dispute that has resulted in more than a dozen costly strikes.
May 7 (Reuters) - Bombardier Inc said Lufthansa 's Swiss International Air Lines will be the first customer to take delivery of the Canadian company's CSeries aircraft once the aircraft enters service in the first half of 2016.
* Shares drop 2 percent (Recasts with more on strike costs, outlook, adds analyst, updates shares)
BERLIN, May 5 (Reuters) - Lufthansa posted a smaller operating loss in the first quarter, but said further action was needed to lower costs, especially in light of a rising pension burden and staff-related expenses.
* Shareholders question low-cost expansion (Adds shareholder comments, CEO responses)
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Lufthansa and the union representing pilots that have staged a series of a walkouts in a labor dispute with the German airline have resumed contact nearly a month after negotiations were put on hold.