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Workers at several major airports in Germany will strike on April 27. The work stoppage will affect Frankfurt, Munich, Dusseldorf, Cologne/Bonn, Dortmund and Hanover airports. The workers are demanding higher wages.
Istanbul Ataturk Airport will be closed in 2018 after the Turkish city’s third, and newest, airport opens. That plan is surprising to some, especially since Ataturk has been making improvements in recent years and has finished near the top of several European airport quality ranking surveys.
Lufthansa is weighing the possibility of either purchasing leisure airline Condor or buying a controlling stake. Condor, which is owned by Thomas Cook, is one of several indebted carriers that Lufthansa is interested in. The others include Brussels Airlines and SAS.
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