Locked content Lufthansa cancels 40 flights to and from Poland

Due to warning strikes at four German airports, 40 Lufthansa flights to and from Poland will be canceled on Tuesday the airline announced. Flights to Frankfurt from Warsaw, Krakow, Gdansk and Wroclaw, and to Munich from Poznań will be affected. The warning strikes at Frankfurt, Munich, Cologne and B...

Locked content GE and Lufthansa to build plane engine servicing center in Poland

Xeos, a joint venture of GE Aviation and Lufthansa Technik will spend €250 million on an airplane engine servicing center in Środa Śląska. The investment will bring about 500 new jobs. The construction will launch in March 2017 and the facility should be completed by September 2018. The investments ...

Locked content Lufthansa pilots’ strike continues

On Friday, German airline Lufthansa cancelled 25 flights between Poland and Germany, including 14 to Frederic Chopin Airport in Warsaw, the Polish press reported. Thus far, the three-day strike has affected some 315,000 passengers. The strike centers on the union’s demand to increase salaries by 22 ...

Locked content Lufthansa pilots’ strike affects many routes to Polish cities

A walkout by Lufthansa’s pilots, which began on Monday but was expected to end by Wednesday, has continued, and affected travellers between Warsaw and Kraków and their German destinations, the Polish press reported on Wednesday. Wednesday saw the cancellation of a total of 22 flights between Frankfu...

Locked content Lufthansa subsidiary hopes to expand in Poland

Xeos, a subsidiary of Lufthansa and GE which repairs aircraft engines, announced this week that it plans to open a repair facility in Silesia, which it says will employ as many as 600 people, according to a report in Puls Biznesu on Thursday. The €250 million factory is set to be built in the Legnic...

Drone nearly hit plane approaching Warsaw’s airport

A Lufthansa Embraer ERJ-195 traveling from Munich to Warsaw was at 800 meters and three minutes to landing when its pilots saw a drone within 100 meters of the plane, Polish broadcaster Radio Zet informed. Air traffic controllers and police were informed of the incident.

Locked content Lufthansa cancels Warsaw-Frankfurt flights due to strike

As Lufthansa pilots went on strike on Wednesday, all flight connections between Warsaw and Frankfurt have been canceled, PAP reported citing Warsaw Chopin Airport spokesman, Przemysław Przybylski. A 24-hours protest started on Wednesday’s midnight. In total, 700 out of 1400 short and medium-ha...