Deutsche Lufthansa AG (LHAG.DE)
26 May 2017
Wed, May 10 2017
BERLIN, May 10 Lufthansa said passenger traffic in April jumped 25 percent in April and its planes flew at record load factors, boosted by the late timing of Easter this year and growth from Eurowings and Brussels Airlines.
HAMBURG, Germany Lufthansa has held talks with the Abu Dhabi government about the future of loss-making Air Berlin , its chief executive said on Friday, although debt and other obstacles to a takeover of its smaller rival remain.
* IAG CEO says would not create difficulties to consolidation (Adds comments from IAG CEO, Lufthansa shareholder)
* Ceo says does not currently plan ipo for budget unit eurowings Further company coverage:
HAMBURG, Germany, May 5 Lufthansa has held talks with Abu Dhabi about the future of loss-making Air Berlin, its chief executive said on Friday, but debt, costs and anti-trust issues remain obstacles to taking over the rest of its smaller rival.
* Speculation Lufthansa will buy Air Berlin (Adds comments from CEO)
BERLIN, April 27 Germany's Lufthansa played down prospects of acquiring more airlines on Thursday and said it would work harder on costs after it swung to a first-quarter profit, its first since 2008 in what is traditionally a weak quarter for airlines.
BERLIN Lufthansa said it was not interested in buying Italian rival Alitalia, whose future is unclear after workers this week ruled out a rescue plan.
BERLIN, April 27 Lufthansa said it was not interested in buying Italian rival Alitalia, whose future is unclear after workers this week ruled out a rescue plan.
BERLIN, April 27 Germany's Lufthansa swung to a profit in the first quarter, driven by improved demand at its air freight division and maintenance unit, and said on Thursday it was seeing improved price trends at its airlines.