BRUSSELS Aviation industry leaders want European Union transport ministers to intervene to help settle a dispute between Britain and Spain over Gibraltar's airport which threatens proposals to smooth travel across the bloc.
LONDON British Airways-owner IAG said it would trim its growth plans this year to adjust for weaker demand in the second quarter, as people flew less after the Brussels attacks and as oil weakness and Brexit worries dented business travel.
LONDON International Airlines Group , owner of British Airways and Iberia, would consider adding Bombardier Inc's CSeries jet to its fleet in future, said its CEO, adding that confidence in the aircraft was boosted by a recent order.
HAMBURG, Germany German airline Lufthansa wants to take part in much-needed industry consolidation in Europe so carriers can compete better with U.S. and Asian rivals, Chief Executive Carsten Spohr said on Thursday.
SINGAPORE Australia's Qantas Airways Ltd plans to keep its Airbus Group long-haul A380 aircraft in service beyond 2020, when many will be around 10 years old, a senior executive said, even as it conducts talks with Airbus rival Boeing Co on the latter's next-generation B777X jets.
BERLIN Lufthansa is working on bringing part-owned Brussels Airlines into its low-cost airline Eurowings and will decide by the end of August whether to exercise a call option to allow for a full takeover, it said on Wednesday.
BERLIN/FRANKFURT Airline passengers travelling through Germany are set for a day of disruption after public sector workers at airports started strikes in a bid to push for higher wages.
FRANKFURT Lufthansa is seeking a partnership with, or a complete takeover, of holiday airline Condor to further expand its low-cost Eurowings business, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
LONDON A British exit from the EU would strengthen the case for expanding Heathrow, the UK's busiest airport, because the country would need more global trading routes, the airport's chief executive said on Thursday.
OSLO Airbus has delayed deliveries of its revamped A320neo jet by two to three months for additional tests of the Pratt & Whitney engines, the chief executive of budget carrier Norwegian Air said on Thursday.