The European Commission extended the deadline of its investigation into the takeover of Austrian Airlines Group by Lufthansa by at least 14 days, or up to a maximum 90 days although a decision is expected to come in about two weeks. Sources close to both AAG and the Austrian government told ATWOnline that a 20% reduction in Austrian's capacity may be a condition for approval and would be acceptable. The airline is considered to be too large for its home market, with or without Lufthansa. "If ...

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