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Norwegian Air returns to European skies

Low-cost airline Norwegian announced Wednesday it was reopening 76 European and domestic routes starting July 1, after months of keeping most of its fleet grounded due to the new coronavirus.

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Lufthansa to resume some European services in June

German airline giant Lufthansa said Friday it will fly twice as many aircraft in June as in recent weeks and return to some European destinations, but the flight plan remains a shadow of pre-coronavirus operations.

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Lufthansa puts 87,000 workers on reduced hours

European airline giant Lufthansa said Thursday it has placed 87,000 workers—more than 60 percent of its workforce—on government-backed shorter hours schemes, as air travel idles amid the coronavirus crisis.

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Lufthansa to halve flight capacity over virus

German airline giant Lufthansa said Friday it would slash capacity by half in the coming weeks, as the group battles "drastic declines in bookings and numerous flight cancellations" prompted by the novel coronavirus.

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Lufthansa to ground 150 planes over coronavirus

German airline giant Lufthansa said Wednesday it would ground 150 of its more than 750 planes worldwide, days after announcing a slimmed-down timetable over the effects of the novel coronavirus.

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Lufthansa further slashes flight plan over virus

German airline group Lufthansa said Monday it was extending flight cancellations on Iran and China routes until late April, part of a broader rollback because of the novel coronavirus.