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    Thanks to Lufthansa pilots & Thanks to Lufthansa's pilots

    Please could you advise what variant is correct and why?
    - Thanks to Lufthansa pilots;
    - Thanks to Lufthansa's pilots.

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    Re: Thanks to Lufthansa pilots & Thanks to Lufthansa's pilots

    They're both correct in BrE and mean the same.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Thanks to Lufthansa pilots & Thanks to Lufthansa's pilots

    The first one doesn't work as a stand alone sentence with that semicolon, however. You'd have to add another clause explaining what the pilots are to be thanked for, and change the semicolon to a comma.

    "Thanks to Lufthansa pilots, we arrived at our destination safe and sound ahead of schedule."

    As far as that goes, the second one is hard to view as a complete sentence as well, other than some kind of general "thank you' to pilots.


    If you're using both of them as precursors as to why the pilots deserve thanks, then I agree they carry the same meaning.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 09-Jul-2017 at 07:52. Reason: Fixing typo
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