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Lufthansa group hit by wave of industrial action

In Germany, cabin crew at Lufthansa’s low-cost carrier Eurowings have gone on strike forcing dozens of flight cancellations.

In Germany, cabin crew at Lufthansa’s low-cost carrier Eurowings have gone on strike forcing dozens of flight cancellations.

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Unions ground Alitalia flights from Rome's Fiumicino airport

More than 150 flights to and from Rome’s international Fiumicino airport were cancelled on Thursday (September 22) because of strike action.

More than 150 flights to and from Rome’s international Fiumicino airport were cancelled on Thursday (September 22) because of strike action.

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Solar Impulse lands in Spain after Atlantic crossing

A solar-powered airplane lands in Spain on Thursday morning (June 23) after its trans-Atlantic flight on the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage.

A solar-powered airplane lands in Spain on Thursday morning (June 23) after its trans-Atlantic flight on the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage.

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Lufthansa and Latam to suspend flights to Venezuela

German airline Lufthansa and Latin American carrier Latam plan to suspend flights to Venezuela due to its worsening economic situation.

German airline Lufthansa and Latin American carrier Latam plan to suspend flights to Venezuela due to its worsening economic situation.

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World's largest plane lands in Australia

This is the world’s biggest plane touching down in Australia for the first time. Thousands of people turned out in Perth to see the landing. The

This is the world’s biggest plane touching down in Australia for the first time. Thousands of people turned out in Perth to see the landing. The

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EU Commission calls for Schengen zone visa-free travel for Turks

As expected the European Commission, in a wide-ranging press conference to outline major changes to immigration, asylum and refugee policy, is

As expected the European Commission, in a wide-ranging press conference to outline major changes to immigration, asylum and refugee policy, is

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Strike causes major disruption at German airports

There is bad news for air passengers in Germany, with strike action causing major disruption at airports. Lufthansa was set to cancel almost 900

There is bad news for air passengers in Germany, with strike action causing major disruption at airports. Lufthansa was set to cancel almost 900

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Drone hits plane landing at Heathrow

It had to happen, and now it has. After several near-misses and warnings from pilots and plane companies, a drone has hit a passenger jet trying to

It had to happen, and now it has. After several near-misses and warnings from pilots and plane companies, a drone has hit a passenger jet trying to

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Flights resume at Brussels Airport

Flights at Brussels Airport gradually increase, two weeks after the terror attacks. Security is tight, with new check-in procedures.

Flights at Brussels Airport gradually increase, two weeks after the terror attacks. Security is tight, with new check-in procedures.

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First flight

The first flight since the March 22 terror attacks has departed from Brussels Zaventem airport.

The first flight since the March 22 terror attacks has departed from Brussels Zaventem airport.

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Europe tightens airport security as fresh attacks feared

Security is being tightened at European airports following the Brussels attacks, with the airport there now closed until the weekend. In France the

Security is being tightened at European airports following the Brussels attacks, with the airport there now closed until the weekend. In France the

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Brussels travellers struggle with security checks

After Tuesday's terror attacks, travellers in Brussels have been subject to a major security operation with troops and police checking bags leading to long delays at stations.

After Tuesday's terror attacks, travellers in Brussels have been subject to a major security operation with troops and police checking bags leading to long delays at stations.

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World's longest aircraft to make maiden voyage this year

The world’s longest aircraft is to make its first flight later this year, it has been announced. Named the Airlander 10, it spans more than six

The world’s longest aircraft is to make its first flight later this year, it has been announced. Named the Airlander 10, it spans more than six

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'Selfish' air traffic controllers disrupt travel plans for thousands

About a third of flights have been cancelled at French airports as air traffic controllers strike over caps on recruitment and lack of investment in

About a third of flights have been cancelled at French airports as air traffic controllers strike over caps on recruitment and lack of investment in

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What has changed after Germanwings tragedy?

This week on Utalk, Anita in London asked: “One year after a Germanwings co-pilot deliberately crashed his plane, what measures have been taken to

This week on Utalk, Anita in London asked: “One year after a Germanwings co-pilot deliberately crashed his plane, what measures have been taken to

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Ryanair's business plans and Uber's nemesis in China

Ryanair expands in Greece. We talks to CEO Michael O'Leary, who in the past has criticised the country's government. And Didi Kuaidi, the hugely popular ride-hailing app you've probably never hear of.

Ryanair expands in Greece. We talks to CEO Michael O'Leary, who in the past has criticised the country's government. And Didi Kuaidi, the hugely popular ride-hailing app you've probably never hear of.

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Pilots demand laser ban after UK flight incident

The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) is calling for tougher legislation to crackdown on the use of lasers after a laser beam forced a

The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) is calling for tougher legislation to crackdown on the use of lasers after a laser beam forced a

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Somali passenger jet 'holed by bomb'

A blast that punched a hole in the fuselage of a Somalian passenger jet was caused by a bomb, meant to kill everyone on board, according to the

A blast that punched a hole in the fuselage of a Somalian passenger jet was caused by a bomb, meant to kill everyone on board, according to the

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The European airports where reaching the terminal costs more than flying

Have you ever had the feeling that it costs more to get to an airport than your plane ticket? Well, it’s not just a feeling – our research shows it’s

Have you ever had the feeling that it costs more to get to an airport than your plane ticket? Well, it’s not just a feeling – our research shows it’s

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Aerial ballet in Switzerland

Hundreds of people gathered in the small Swiss city of Chateau d’Oex for the start of its 38th international festival of hot air balloons, which saw

Hundreds of people gathered in the small Swiss city of Chateau d’Oex for the start of its 38th international festival of hot air balloons, which saw

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Severe turbulence injures 7 on transatlantic flight to Milan

A transatlantic flight from Miami, Florida to the Milan, Italy has been diverted to Newfoundland in Canada after hitting severe turbulence. The

A transatlantic flight from Miami, Florida to the Milan, Italy has been diverted to Newfoundland in Canada after hitting severe turbulence. The

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False alarm at Stockholm's Arlanda airport

Some disruption was reported at Stockholm’s Arlanda airport after a security alert early on Tuesday. Sweden’s The Local reported that police were

Some disruption was reported at Stockholm’s Arlanda airport after a security alert early on Tuesday. Sweden’s The Local reported that police were