Germanwings

Lufthansa and pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit agree on pilots’ contributions until 31 March 2022

Agreement reached on crisis measures and job security until 31 March 2022 for 5,000 Lufthansa pilots Structural cost reduction still…

[Coronavirus] Lufthansa Group to retire 6 Airbus A380, 10 A340, 21 A320 and 5 Boeing 747 aircraft, and to close Germanwings

Significant decline in air travel also expected for period after the Coronavirus crisis  Suspension of aircraft leads to the first…

Trade unions accuse Lufthansa of using the Coronavirus crisis to dismantle Germanwings

German press agency DPA today reports that aviation trade unions Ufo and Vereinigung Cockpit are accusing Lufthansa of using the…

Five years ago, a Germanwings Airbus A320 crashed in the French alps, deliberately caused by the co-pilot

Exactly five years ago, a Germanwings Airbus A320 (D-AIPX) operated flight 4U9525 between Barcelona, Spain and Dusseldorf, Germany. 100 km…

German union UFO, representing Germanwings cabin crew, has called for a three-day strike starting next Monday

German union UFO, representing cabin crew working for Germanwings, has called for a three-day strike and this from next Monday…

Strike in four airlines of the Lufthansa group this Sunday: dozens of flights cancelled

The German cabin crew union UFO planned a strike on Sunday in four branches of Lufthansa Airlines, with more than…

Germanwings to operate flights for Brussels Airlines between July and October

Germanwings will operate twice-daily flights between Hamburg and Brussels under an ACMI agreement (Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance, Insurance) for Brussels Airlines…

Commemorative sculpture unveiled on the second anniversary of the crash of Germanwings flight 4U9525

Today, two years after the crash of Germanwings flight 4U9525, a sculpture has been unveiled in Le Vernet in the…

Lufthansa Group transports 7.9 million passengers in January (+12.6%)

Seat load factor of 76.0% is a 0.4-percentage-point improvement on January 2016 The airlines of the Lufthansa Group transported some…

Pilot mental fitness: EASA puts forward new rules for air operations

EASA published today a proposal to the European Commission on new operational rules to better support pilot mental fitness. EASA’s…

BEA releases final investigation report on Germanwings crash in the Alps

Accident to the Airbus A320-211, registered D-AIPX and operated by Germanwings, flight GWI18G, on 03/24/15 at Prads-Haute-Bléone (03/13/2016) The BEA…

Follow-up of Germanwings Flight 9525 accident: EASA workshop focuses on the medical fitness of pilots

At a workshop organised in Cologne on 7 and 8 December 2015, the European Aviation Safety Agency presented draft proposals…

EU action plan for safer aviation following accident of Germanwings Flight 9525

Today the European Commission is taking another step towards safer aviation by releasing an Action Plan implementing the recommendations made…

Germanwings returns to Schönefeld: new connections to Cologne/Bonn and Stuttgart

Welcome back, Germanwings! From 5 October, the German airline begins flying again from Berlin Schönefeld Airport – to Cologne/Bonn and…

Lufthansa Group (incl. Brussels Airlines) opens up new winter holiday destinations

Eurowings flight schedule now available – Lufthansa Group Airlines offer 261 destinations in 101 countries – Leisure travelers benefit from…

Lufthansa Group to expand direct booking channel options

- Broad interest in alternative distribution channels; numerous collaborations with technology providers - More transparent and balances pass-through of costs…

European Aviation: Commission releases Task Force’s report on Germanwings incident

Today the Commission is publishing the report it received from a Task Force led by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)…

Lufthansa and Germanwings assuming the long-term social care for the relatives of the victims of flight 4U9525

• Fiduciary account for financing the long-term education of orphans and those who have lost one parent in the sum…

Second special Lufthansa MD11 flight to transfer the victims of 4U9525 to Spain

Lufthansa MD11 is landing at 21:00 on 15 June in Barcelona – Transfer of the coffins to the dependants planned…

Transfer of the victims of Germanwings flight 4U9525 begins with a Lufthansa special flight

Lufthansa MD11 lands in Dusseldorf on 9 June 2015 at 22:30 - Transfer to the relatives on 10 June -…

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