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Flag-carrier airline of Germany

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG, commonly known as Lufthansa, is the largest German airline which, when combined with its subsidiaries, is the second largest airline in Europe in terms of passengers carried. The name of the former flag carrier is derived from the German word Luft meaning "air" and Hansa for the Hanseatic League. Lufthansa is one of the five founding members of Star Alliance, the world's largest airline alliance, formed in 1997. The company slogan is 'Say yes to the world.'


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As Passengers Disappeared, Airlines Filled Planes With Cargo

To make up for lost revenue during the pandemic, Lufthansa, Virgin Atlantic and other airlines are hauling more cargo on aircraft, including where passengers used to sit.
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Lufthansa to cut flight capacity due to coronavirus spread

German airline group Lufthansa said it will cut the number of short- and medium-haul flights in response to the accelerated spread of the coronavirus.
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Lufthansa Group extends China flight cancellations to March 28 over virus outbreak

Germany's Lufthansa on Friday said it would suspend all flights to mainland China until March 28 due to the new coronavirus, which is spreading in China and around the world.
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Lufthansa warns of flight cancellations ahead of storm Sabine

German airline Lufthansa said that storm Sabine, which is expected to hit parts of Europe over the weekend with gale-force winds, will lead to flight cancellations and delays.
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Lufthansa extends flight suspension to Beijing and Shanghai until February 28

Lufthansa is extending until Feb. 28 its suspension of flights to Beijing and Shanghai, the German airline said on Monday, citing the coronavirus outbreak.
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Lufthansa, Swiss and Austrian flights suspended to and from China

Lufthansa is suspending its own, Swiss and Austrian Airlines flights to and from China until Feb. 9, the German airline said on Wednesday.
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Lufthansa cancels flights to and from Tehran due to uncertain security

Germany's flagship carrier Lufthansa said on Friday that its group airlines were cancelling flights to and from Tehran until Jan. 20 inclusive due to the uncertain security situation of the airspace..
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Lufthansa says it will resume flights to Tehran on Thursday

Germany's largest airline Lufthansa on Wednesday said it would resume flights to Tehran on Thursday after earlier cancelling its daily flight to the Iranian capital due to the situation in the country.
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Lufthansa cancels daily flight between Frankfurt and Tehran

Germany's flagship carrier Lufthansa is cancelling its daily flight between Frankfurt and Tehran due to the situation in Iran, a spokesman said on Wednesday.
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More than 150 flights canceled in Germany as Lufthansa's Germanwings hit by strikes

Around 180 flights in Germany were canceled on Monday due to cabin crew strikes at Lufthansa's budget airline Germanwings, in a bid to put pressure on management in wage talks.
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'A nightmare I never even considered': Lufthansa passenger's cat goes missing during transit

Molly McFadden flew with her cats Milo and Beau from Munich to Washington, D.C. on Oct. 3 ⁠— only to find Milo missing upon landing at the airport.
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British Airways, Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo for a week, citing security concerns

The airlines paused flights to the Egyptian capital amid tensions tensions over Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the region.
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Air France, Emirates maintain Cairo flights after British Air suspension

Air France , Emirates and Etihad Airways are continuing to operate flights to Cairo after British Airways and Lufthansa suspended services to Egypt's capital.
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Air France to keep flying to Cairo

Air France is maintaining its flights to Cairo, a spokesman for the airline said on Sunday, following the decision by rivals British Airways and Lufthansa to suspend flights to Egypt's capital over..
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Serb hoping for date with flight attendant confesses to Lufthansa bomb threat

A 65-year old Serbian man confessed in court on Saturday to calling in a false bomb threat to stop a Lufthansa flight attendant from leaving the country because he hoped she would go on a date with..
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Serbian interior ministry says Lufthansa bomb threat was fake

The Serbian interior ministry said a bomb threat which prompted the evacuation of a Lufthansa plane bound for Frankfurt on Thursday morning was fake.
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Lufthansa plane evacuated at Belgrade airport after bomb threat call

A Lufthansa plane bound for Frankfurt was evacuated at Belgrade airport on Thursday after police received a call saying a bomb was on board, the Serbian interior ministry said.
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