Airbus, Germany submit Eurofighter offer to Switzerland

NEW DELHI: Airbus and the Federal Republic of Germany today submitted their official offer to the Swiss Federal Office of Armaments armasuisse for the sale of Eurofighter aircraft to Switzerland. The offer has been prepared in cooperation with the other Eurofighter nations as well as the industrial partners Leonardo and BAE Systems, and meets the […]

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Airbus signs contract for 38 Eurofighters with Germany

NEW DELHI: Airbus has signed a contract to deliver 38 new Eurofighter aircraft to the German Air Force. This makes Germany the largest ordering nation in Europe’s biggest defence programme. The order, also known by its project name Quadriga, covers the delivery of 30 single-seater and 8 twin-seater Eurofighters. Three of the aircraft will be […]

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Air India to operate flights to Germany from October 26

NEW DELHI: National carrier Air India on Friday said it will operate flights to Germany from October 26. The airline, in a tweet, said: “#FlyAI: Air India will operate flights between India-Germany from 26th Oct’ 20 to 28th March ’21.” The announcement indicated that a breakthrough in ‘Air Bubble’ negotiations has been achieved between India […]

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Lufthansa cancels all flights between India and Germany from September 30

NEW DELHI: German airline Lufthansa on Tuesday said it will cancel all planned flights between Germany and India from September 30 to October 20. The airline’s move comes after Indian authorities rejected Lufthansa’s planned flight schedule for October. The airline said in a statement, “Lufthansa had applied for the continuation of special flights it was […]

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Defence Ministers of Germany and France visit Airbus in Manching

NEW DELHI: During a visit of the Airbus premises in Manching, Europe’s largest military aviation development centre, the Defence Ministers of Germany and France, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer and Florence Parly, expressed their nations’ support for key European defence programmes. Ministers Kramp-Karrenbauer and Parly met with senior company executives led by Airbus Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Guillaume […]

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Lufthansa to operate 160 flights between India, Germany in September

NEW DELHI: German airline major Lufthansa on Tuesday said that it will operate 160 flights between India and Germany in September. This is a four-fold increase in flights to and from Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. “In September alone, Lufthansa will be offering Indian customers 160 flights between India and Germany, more than five per day […]

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Germany, Brussels seal pact on Lufthansa rescue plan: Sources

NEW DELHI:Germany and the European Commission have reached agreement on a giant Berlin-funded rescue plan for coronavirus-hit Lufthansa, a Commission spokeswoman and a source close to the negotiations said Friday. Since the pandemic hit Europe, the Lufthansa group — which also includes Brussels and Austrian Airlines and Swiss — has been bleeding one million euros […]

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No decision yet on state aid for Germany’s Lufthansa

BERLIN: Berlin will decide on state support for Lufthansa once the country’s largest airline applies for aid and all facts are on the table, the German Economy Minister said on Monday. “We want large and important companies that play a role in the world market to remain competitive after the crisis,” Peter Altmaier told public […]

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Exclusive: Germany in talks to inject billions into Lufthansa

FRANKFURT: Germany is in talks to provide Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) with billions of euros in state aid and could take a stake in the airline, which has grounded 95% of its fleet due to the coronavirus pandemic, people close to the matter said. The government and airline are discussing loans as well as a possible equity […]

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Air India cancels flights to Italy, France, Germany, three other countries

NEW DELHI: Air India has decided to cancel flights to Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Israel, South Korea and Sri Lanka till April 30, an airline official said on Friday, amid mounting concerns over coronavirus epidemic. The move comes a day after the national carrier announced suspension of services to Kuwait till April 30. Earlier, the […]

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