Lufthansa will offer around 1,800 weekly round flights to more than 130 destinations worldwide by the end of June.
The two companies are members in the Star Alliance, the world's largest global airline alliance.
Many developments occurred including an apology by the UK ambassador and applause for the security measures at Cairo Airport by a British Airways official.
British budget airline easyJet (EZJ.L) is set to win unconditional EU antitrust approval to buy parts of failed German peer Air Berlin (AB1.DE).
Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) is willing to sacrifice the right to fly some routes to save its deal to acquire assets of Air Berlin, the low-cost airline that collapsed recently.
US-bound travelers will face security interviews before checking in to flights at a number of global airlines from Thursday as anti-terror measures are stepped up.
British budget airline easyJet and German airline Lufthansa both said Monday they have submitted offers for parts of Italy's ailing Alitalia.
Lufthansa reinforced its position as Germany’s largest airline by signing a 210 million euro ($249 million)deal to buy large parts of insolvent Air Berlin
European shares traded sideways in morning deals on Thursday despite new highs in Asia and on Wall Street.
Major airlines around the world were briefly hit by computer problems on Thursday morning, causing some minor delays at airports.
Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) is offering to pay 200 million euros ($239 million) to buy its insolvent smaller rival Air Berlin (AB1..
Air Berlin’s (AB1.DE) creditors have picked German flagship carrier Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) and Britain’s easyJet (EZJ.L) as possible.
Air Berlin (AB1.DE) expects its flight operations to stabilize on Thursday as pilots return from sick leave.
Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) has submitted a letter of interest in Air Berlin's Niki unit and other parts of the insolvent carrier.