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# lufthansa - Monday 18 May, 2020

Ryanair expects passenger numbers to fall by nearly 50% this year
# Turbulent Times
# Turbulent Times

Ryanair expects passenger numbers to fall by nearly 50% this year

May 18th 2020, 11:00 AM 13,698 Views 33 Comments

The low-cost airline is preparing to lose €200 million in the first quarter as a result of Covid-19.

# lufthansa - Friday 20 December, 2019

Man resuscitated after suspected cardiac arrest on flight diverted to Shannon
# Urgent Assistance
# Urgent Assistance

Man resuscitated after suspected cardiac arrest on flight diverted to Shannon

Dec 20th 2019, 12:41 PM 26,052 Views 7 Comments

The plane was met by paramedics and airport staff when it landed.

# lufthansa - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Transatlantic flight forced to divert to Shannon over 'abusive passenger'
# Lufthansa
# Lufthansa

Transatlantic flight forced to divert to Shannon over 'abusive passenger'

Jun 20th 2019, 10:24 PM 64,723 Views 45 Comments

The flight crew requested to divert to Dublin Airport to have a male passenger “off-loaded”.

# lufthansa - Monday 23 April, 2018

Passenger jet makes emergency landing in Dublin due to crack in windscreen
# Lufthansa
# Lufthansa

Passenger jet makes emergency landing in Dublin due to crack in windscreen

Apr 23rd 2018, 1:43 PM 32,617 Views 27 Comments

Lufthansa flight LH-978 was en route to Dublin from Frankfurt when the crew declared an emergency.

# lufthansa - Thursday 24 November, 2016

CityJet strike averted, but more bad news for people flying to Germany

CityJet strike averted, but more bad news for people flying to Germany

Nov 24th 2016, 7:37 AM 7,494 Views 1 Comment

German carrier Lufthansa has cancelled 900 flights.

# lufthansa - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Flights to and from Dublin cancelled after Lufthansa pilots strike
# Grounded
# Grounded

Flights to and from Dublin cancelled after Lufthansa pilots strike

Nov 23rd 2016, 7:19 AM 9,480 Views 10 Comments

It is Lufthansa’s 14th strike since April 2014.

# lufthansa - Monday 6 June, 2016

'Lack of Dublin hotel rooms' forces flight back to Germany after medical emergency
# Flight Lh 444
# Flight Lh 444

'Lack of Dublin hotel rooms' forces flight back to Germany after medical emergency

Jun 6th 2016, 5:55 PM 62,169 Views 66 Comments

A female patient on her way to Atlanta is understood to have been taken to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin.

# lufthansa - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Irish MEP left behind in Dublin Airport by Lufthansa
# DONT LUFT ME THIS WAY
# DONT LUFT ME THIS WAY

Irish MEP left behind in Dublin Airport by Lufthansa

May 10th 2016, 1:57 PM 45,524 Views 118 Comments

Seán Kelly had been booked on the flight and had paid for his ticket well in advance. And he’s not happy with what happened…

# lufthansa - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Germanwings co-pilot 'tried out' descent on previous flight
# Alps Crash
# Alps Crash

Germanwings co-pilot 'tried out' descent on previous flight

May 6th 2015, 8:04 AM 24,688 Views 17 Comments

An interim report to be published today says Andreas Lubitz practiced a descent on a previous outbound flight.

# lufthansa - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Lufthansa gives emails on Germanwings co-pilot's depression to investigators
# Andreas Lubitz
# Andreas Lubitz

Lufthansa gives emails on Germanwings co-pilot's depression to investigators

Mar 31st 2015, 7:37 PM 13,069 Views 26 Comments

It included correspondence to his flight training school.

# lufthansa - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Police search home of co-pilot who's believed to have crashed plane
# Germanwings
# Germanwings

Police search home of co-pilot who's believed to have crashed plane

Mar 26th 2015, 10:26 PM 139,605 Views 259 Comments

French authorities believe 28-year-old Andreas Lubitz deliberately brought down the plane, killing all 150 people on board.

Germanwings: One pilot 'locked out' of cockpit before crash
# Germanwings
# Germanwings

Germanwings: One pilot 'locked out' of cockpit before crash

Mar 26th 2015, 9:45 AM 89,789 Views 6 Comments

“You can hear he is trying to smash the door down.”

# lufthansa - Monday 20 October, 2014

Flights to Germany cancelled as 10,000 Lufthansa pilots strike
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

Flights to Germany cancelled as 10,000 Lufthansa pilots strike

Oct 20th 2014, 5:09 PM 8,746 Views 23 Comments

A small number of flights to and from Ireland have had to be cancelled due to the strike which is causing major disruption in Germany.

# lufthansa - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Russia's threatening to block its airspace - Irish airlines say it's grand
# Empty Threat
# Empty Threat

Russia's threatening to block its airspace - Irish airlines say it's grand

Sep 9th 2014, 6:30 AM 16,761 Views 31 Comments

If Russia did press ahead with a ban, it would have an impact on some European airlines, but this move would likely hurt Russia more than anyone.

# lufthansa - Friday 20 December, 2013

400 jobs to go at Lufthansa Technik in ‘devastating’ blow
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

400 jobs to go at Lufthansa Technik in ‘devastating’ blow

Dec 20th 2013, 10:25 PM 26,291 Views 84 Comments

Workers had been warned last month that the company faced closure as revenues declined.

# lufthansa - Friday 15 November, 2013

“You could hear a pin drop” – 400 jobs at risk at Lufthansa Technik in Dublin
# Lufthansa
# Lufthansa

“You could hear a pin drop” – 400 jobs at risk at Lufthansa Technik in Dublin

Nov 15th 2013, 9:05 PM 20,019 Views 41 Comments

The company said it will now begin immediate negotiations with trade unions.

Fears for jobs at Lufthansa Technik as staff called to meeting
# Bad News
# Bad News

Fears for jobs at Lufthansa Technik as staff called to meeting

Nov 15th 2013, 11:53 AM 6,297 Views 25 Comments

The 400 plus positions at the Irish operation in Rathcoole are in jeopardy.

# lufthansa - Monday 22 April, 2013

Strike action sees Lufthansa flights cancelled across Europe
# Strike
# Strike

Strike action sees Lufthansa flights cancelled across Europe

Apr 22nd 2013, 10:08 AM 4,112 Views 12 Comments

Dozens of flights to and from Ireland and the UK have been affected, with Frankfurt, Munich, Dusseldorf and Hamburg airports all targeted by the strikes.

# lufthansa - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Lufthansa flights cancelled as staff strikes commence
# Industrial Relations
# Industrial Relations

Lufthansa flights cancelled as staff strikes commence

Mar 21st 2013, 10:01 AM 4,044 Views 11 Comments

Workers at Frankfurt, Munich, Dusseldorf, Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne have walked out.

# lufthansa - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Off-duty pilot helps to land Lufthansa plane at Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Off-duty pilot helps to land Lufthansa plane at Dublin Airport

Nov 20th 2012, 11:29 AM 26,533 Views 68 Comments

A Boeing 747 en route to Frankfurt made an emergency landing at Dublin Airport yesterday morning after one of the pilots became incapacitated with a migraine.

# lufthansa - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Lufthansa cabin crews go on strike
# Strike
# Strike

Lufthansa cabin crews go on strike

Sep 4th 2012, 11:10 AM 2,568 Views 6 Comments

The crew were called on to strike again today by the Independent Flight Attendants Organisation. The dispute centres on a pay rise and the use of temporary cabin staff.

# lufthansa - Friday 31 August, 2012

Lufthansa cancels 64 flights after cabin crew walkout
# Strike
# Strike

Lufthansa cancels 64 flights after cabin crew walkout

Aug 31st 2012, 8:33 AM 3,371 Views 8 Comments

The eight hour strike follows a breakdown of talks between the airline and trade union UFO over pay increases and temporary staff.

# lufthansa - Friday 21 October, 2011

Plane diverted over "strange smell"
# Plane
# Plane

Plane diverted over "strange smell"

Oct 21st 2011, 3:56 PM 1,012 Views 17 Comments

This is the second time in two days that a plane has been diverted because of a strange smell on board.

# lufthansa - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

German air traffic controllers appeal court ruling banning strike action
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

German air traffic controllers appeal court ruling banning strike action

Aug 3rd 2011, 5:42 PM 799 Views 7 Comments

3,400 flight controllers were due to stop work for six hours tomorrow – but a German court has banned the strike.

# lufthansa - Friday 8 July, 2011

Lufthansa Technik meeting over Dublin jobs fears
# Lufthansa Technik
# Lufthansa Technik

Lufthansa Technik meeting over Dublin jobs fears

Jul 8th 2011, 8:32 PM 348 Views 10 Comments

Over 460 workers at Rathcoole-based plant told earlier this week that their jobs were in danger over an overtime ban.

Pro-Palestinian activists blocked from flying into Israel
# Israel
# Israel

Pro-Palestinian activists blocked from flying into Israel

Jul 8th 2011, 9:29 AM 958 Views 10 Comments

Hundreds of activists are expected to arrive at Ben Gurion airport at the weekend. Israel has asked foreign airlines to block blacklisted travellers.

# lufthansa - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Fears for Dublin jobs over industrial dispute
# Lufthansa Technik
# Lufthansa Technik

Fears for Dublin jobs over industrial dispute

Jul 5th 2011, 8:59 PM 452 Views 12 Comments

Lufthansa Technik Airmotive dispute saw workers’ unions introduce overtime ban three months ago, which the company claims is harming operations.

# lufthansa - Monday 14 February, 2011

Boeing unveil new jet in bid to boost sales
# Air Travel
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# Air Travel

Boeing unveil new jet in bid to boost sales

Feb 14th 2011, 4:29 PM 446 Views 0 Comments

The new 747 jetliner is the world’s longest and will seat 467 passengers.