Lufthansa A321. Photo: Rob Finlayson. Lufthansa Group reported a first-half 2010 net loss of €104 million ($135.2 million), narrowed from a €178 million deficit in the year-ago period, but noted that it was profitable on an operating basis during the second quarter. In a preliminary earnings statement released yesterday, LH blamed the six-month loss on a "severe winter, the strike by the pilots union (ATW Daily News, June 29)...the airspace lockdown after the volcano ...

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