European Commission VP in Charge of Transport Policy Jacques Barrot yesterday appeared to welcome the news that Lufthansa will acquire Swiss. Speaking to media in Washington through a translator, Barrot said, "We are convinced that alliances of companies allow for better quality of service, better effectiveness, and I don't see a risk of monopoly, which is why this coming together of Lufthansa and Swiss is a positive thing." He also acknowledged the success of alliances between US and ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"EC's Barrot sees LH-Swiss deal as a 'positive'" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions?

Already registered? here.