Lufthansa employs around 138,000 people and owns brands including Eurowings and Austrian Airlines

Lufthansa’s shareholders have voted through a €9 billion bailout package that gives the German government a stake in the group almost a quarter of a c(...)

The Vienna base, the main hub for Laudamotion, will close on May 29th, Ryanair said Friday in a statement blaming the Vida union for the breakdown. Photograph: iStock

Ryanair’s Laudamotion unit will close its Airbus SE A320 base in Vienna, following through on a threat to cut more than 300 jobs after it failed to re(...)

Ryanair expects to carry 80 million passengers this year, close to half it expected before the pandemic.

Ryanair shares surged almost 16 per cent on Monday despite the group predicting that it would lose €200 million in the three months to the end of June(...)

Ryanair said that it was cutting the jobs through ending probation periods and fixed-term contracts, resignations and redundancies. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ryanair is cutting 250 jobs across four offices, including Dublin, as Covid-19 travel bans continue to hit aviation. The news comes as Europe’s bigge(...)

Ryanair’s chief executive  Michael O’Leary said  Lufthansa’s bid for aid from various EU governments would distort competition. Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/ AFP

Ryanair’s group chief executive, Michael O’Leary, claimed German rival Lufthansa was “hoovering up state aid like a drunken uncle at a wedding” on Thu(...)

 Ryanair jets at Dublin Airport. The airline says both it and its Vienna-based subsidiary, Laudamotion, would oppose the subsidy the Austrian government is giving to Austrian Airlines. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ryanair says it will oppose the near-€800 million government aid to rival Austrian Airlines but does favour transparent support for European airlines (...)

 Passengers in the departure halls that are still open at Schiphol, the Netherlands. Photograph: Robin Van Lonkhuijsen/EPA

The next test of strained relations between the Dutch and their EU neighbours, after the fortnight-long car crash of a negotiation that resulted in Th(...)

 Aer Lingus planes grounded at Dublin Airport due to Covid-19. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The first faint stirrings of economic revival are in the air. Denmark is planning to start reopening schools next week and Austria has announced a pha(...)

Lufthansa will close its Germanwings low-cost airline as part of a broader overhaul including capacity cuts across the group

Lufthansa will close its Germanwings low-cost airline as part of a broader overhaul including capacity cuts across the group, as it warned it could ta(...)

Lufthansa had already said on Friday it would reduce the number of short- and medium-haul flights by up to 25 per cent in the coming weeks. Photograph: AFP via Getty

Lufthansa has cut its flight capacity in a move equivalent to grounding almost a fifth of its fleet, it said on Wednesday, confirming what company sou(...)

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