Lufthansa pilot strike grounds over half long-haul flights

Business Mar 20, 2015

Lufthansa pilot strike grounds over half long-haul flights

A pilots strike grounded more than half of Lufthansa's lucrative long-haul flights on Thursday, the latest action to pressure management in a protracted row over early retirement benefits and cost cuts. Lufthansa is trying to cut costs to levels nearer those of its rivals as ...

New York, Northeast brace for massive blizzard

World Jan 26, 2015

New York, Northeast brace for massive blizzard

A storm could bring blizzard conditions to New York and large parts of the U.S. Northeast while dropping more than 1 foot (30 cm) of snow across New Jersey and Long Island and as much as 2 feet through eastern New England, including Boston, ...