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Lufthansa deal with Air Berlin about to lift off

Lufthansa has confirmed it will sign a deal to buy parts of its insolvent smaller German rival Air Berlin. As Sonia Legg reports, Germany's second largest airline filed for insolvency on Aug. 15. A government loan has been keeping its planes in the air......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 12th, 2017

Lufthansa"s swoop on Air Berlin stirs competition concerns

LONDON/VIENNA (Reuters) - With the ink barely dry on Lufthansa's deal to take over large parts of insolvent Air Berlin, the airline risks having its wings clipped by regulators and rivals concerned about unfair competition......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 13th, 2017

Lufthansa Prepares to Buy Parts of Air Berlin in $1.8 Billion Deal

The German flag carrier said it expected to take over 81 aircraft and hire 3,000 people from the budget airline, which filed for insolvency in August......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytOct 12th, 2017

Lufthansa to sign deal with bankrupt Air Berlin

The German news agency dpa is reporting that Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr says the airline will sign an agreement to buy large parts of the bankrupt carrier Air Berlin......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 12th, 2017

Air Berlin races to clinch Lufthansa, easyJet deal

Insolvent German airline Air Berlin hopes to conclude talks with Lufthansa and easyJet on a carve-up.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 25th, 2017

Eurowings wins union backing to speed up hiring amid Air Berlin turbulence

BERLIN (Reuters) - Lufthansa budget unit Eurowings has agreed a deal with the Verdi union that will allow it to hire new cabin crew at short notice from rivals such as bankrupt Air Berlin ......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 20th, 2017

Ryanair wants Lufthansa, AirBerlin deal blocked

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair will not make an offer for assets of insolvent German airline Air Berlin , its Chief Executive Michael O'Leary said on Wednesday, citing what he called a 'stitch-up' bidding process. Kate King reports.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 30th, 2017

Ryanair in cooperation talks with AlItalia, to fight Lufthansa deal

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ryanair is in talks about providing connecting flights to AlItalia's long-haul services and has raised objections with German authorities about a Lufthansa-Air Berlin tie-up, as it tries to ease its expansion in continental Europe......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 25th, 2017

Thyssenkrupp makes offer to workers for Tata Steel deal: sources

BERLIN (Reuters) - Thyssenkrupp has offered workers commitments on jobs and investments to get union backing for its deal with Tata Steel to merge their European steel operations, several people close to labor union IG Metall said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 10th, 2017

Thyssenkrupp ready to make workers offer for Tata Steel deal: Bild am Sonntag

BERLIN (Reuters) - Thyssenkrupp is prepared to offer workers commitments on jobs and investments to get union backing for its deal with Tata Steel to merge their European steel operations, German weekly Bild am Sonntag reported, citing an internal memo......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 9th, 2017

easyJet takes on Lufthansa with German domestic routes

BERLIN (Reuters) - Britain's easyJet will start competing with Lufthansa's airlines on domestic German routes from Berlin next month, following its planned takeover of parts of insolvent Air Berlin, it said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 6th, 2017

Lockheed"s CH-53K helicopter to make global debut at Berlin air show: sources

The U.S. military has approved Lockheed Martin Corp's new CH-53K heavy-lift helicopter to fly at the Berlin air show next April, according to two sources familiar with the program......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 15th, 2017

Lockheed"s CH-53K helicopter to make global debut at Berlin air show: sources

BERLIN (Reuters) - The U.S. military has approved Lockheed Martin Corp's new CH-53K heavy-lift helicopter to fly at the Berlin air show next April, according to two sources familiar with the program......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 15th, 2017

Lockheed Martin CEO says could sell F-35 fighters to Germany

KONGSBERG, Norway (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin could sell its F-35 fighter jets to Germany if Washington and Berlin agree to a deal, the U.S. defense contractor's chief executive told Reuters on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 9th, 2017

Slow start for Lufthansa on new U.S. route after Air Berlin collapse

BERLIN (Reuters) - Lufthansa's first flight from Berlin to the United States in over 16 years took off on Wednesday, although a slow start to sales shows the difficulties involved in trying to replace the gaps left by insolvent rival Air Berlin......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 8th, 2017

Pilots" union rejects Eurowings plan to speed up hiring

BERLIN (Reuters) - A German pilots union has rejected a labor agreement at Lufthansa's budget unit Eurowings in Germany that would have allowed it to quickly take on former Air Berlin staff, calling on the airline to offer better conditions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 6th, 2017

EasyJet to take over planes from bankrupt Air Berlin

Budget airline easyJet says it has reached an agreement with Air Berlin to buy parts of the bankrupt German airline as part of a 40-million euro ($46 million) deal......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 28th, 2017

New US stance on Iran raises alarm for big firms

Western firms have piled into Iran in the two years since world powers agreed to lift sanctions. Now, as President Donald Trump deals a blow to that deal, executives must decide whether to stay the course......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 13th, 2017

New U.S. Stance on Iran Raises Alarm for Big Firms

Western firms have piled into Iran in the two years since world powers agreed to lift sanctions. Now, as President Donald Trump deals a blow to that deal, executives must decide whether to stay the course......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 13th, 2017

Trump"s Wrangling With Iran Raises Alarm Bells for Multinationals

Western firms have piled into Iran in the two years since world powers agreed to lift sanctions. Now, as President Trump signals he is considering a rethink of that deal, executives must decide whether to stay the course......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 13th, 2017

Lufthansa to Buy Units of Air Berlin for $249 Million

The German flag carrier said it would to take over 81 aircraft and hire 3,000 people from the budget airline, which had filed for insolvency in August......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytOct 12th, 2017