All posts tagged "Lufthansa"

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    End-March for EU Ruling on BMI Deal?

    The earliest date for an EU ruling on IAG’s proposed acquisition of British Midland International from Lufthansa has now been confirmed as 30th March. BMI has always based its working assumptions on this deadline and IAG has confirmed that it is “continuing to talk to the EU”. IAG has said that it...

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    Frankfurt Airport Strike Continues to Friday

    The German union for air traffic workers, GdF, has extended its strike action until 11.00pm on Friday 24th February. Due to the strike, flight cancellations and delays are likely to occur at Frankfurt Airport. Lufthansa cancelled 200 flights yesterday and expects to cancel a further 160 today. Passengers are being offered refunds...

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    IAG Buys BMI for £172.5m Cash

    British Airways and Iberia parent company International Airlines Group and Deutsche Lufthansa AG have today reached a binding agreement for IAG to acquire British Midland International for £172.5 million (€206.8m) in cash, although the price is subject to significant reductions. BMI comprises three distinct business units – bmi mainline, bmi regional and...

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    Lufthansa to Fly Knock – Düsseldorf Next Summer

    Starting 7th May 2012, Lufthansa will operate a weekly direct service between Ireland West Airport Knock and Düsseldorf every Saturday until 29th September. Connecting services to Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Munich will also be available. Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Leo Varadkar TD, said: “I would like to congratulate the team...