It pays to be aware of your rights to ensure you’re not the unfortunate lottery loser at the departure gate. Photograph: Getty Images

It’s a sad truism that you usually realise the extent of your consumer rights only when those rights have been trampled upon. I am now s(...)

Cologne: the launch of the new winter service means Germanwings is boosting its overall annual capacity on the route between Dublin and the German city by 31 per cent.

Lufthansa subsidiary Germanwings is planning to launch a Dublin-Cologne service this winter in a move that wi(...)

Joerg Handwerg, spokesman for Vereinigung Cockpit, the union for pilots of German air carrier Lufthansa,  in front of a flight schedule board showing mainly cancelled Lufthansa flights at Fraport airport in Frankfurt this morning. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

German airline Lufthansa says it has cancelled almost 900 domestic and international flights on the first day of a three-day strike by the pilo(...)

Dublin-listed Datalex is announcing today that Brussels Airlines has chosen its travel distribution platform to support online ticket sales and other products.

Datalex, the travel software firm backed by businessman Dermot Desmond, has recruited Lufthansa subsidiary Brussels Airlines a(...)

Analysts  estimate Lufthansa’s staff costs are 15 per cent lower than Air France, but still around 10-15 per cent higher than British Airways. Photograph:  Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

Pilots at German flagship carrier Lufthansa voted in favour of going on strike in a dispute over pay and working conditions, union Vereinigung (...)

Ryanair’s Kenny Jacobs with Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar and Dublin Airport managing director  Vincent Harrison  yesterday when the airline  announced seven new routes from Dublin. Photograph: David Sleator

Ryanair is likely to borrow €500 million through a bond issue in early summer ahead of taking delivery of the first of 1(...)

Lufthansa carried 370,000 passengers on routes to Dublin from Frankfurt, which runs all year round, and Munich, which is a seasonal service during the summer.  Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

The number of passengers travelling on Lufthansa’s two routes to Dublin rose 5.6 per cent last year, according to figures given to (...)

Hundreds of flight passengers wait past closed security gates during a strike in Frankfurt airport yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Ralph Orlowski

Almost 40,000 passengers were left stranded yesterday at Frankfurt airport, one of Europe’s busiest hubs, when security staff walked (...)

Lufthansa is battling competition from budget carriers Ryanair and EasyJet as well as Gulf airlines like Emirates, which are expanding rapidly in the market for lucrative long-haul customers. Photograph: Federico Gambarini/EPA

German airline Lufthansa has picked Carsten Spohr to succeed Chief Executive Christoph Franz, naming a company veteran to lead the battle against low-(...)

Lufthansa Technik confirmed last month it was closing its aircraft engine overhaul plant in south county Dublin with the loss of 411 jobs. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Some of the 400 Lufthansa workers at Rathcoole, Co Dublin, due to lose their jobs in coming weeks, are appealing to Government to protect the viabilit(...)

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