The major Gulf carriers have prompted a sea change in the global air transport landscape, but legacy airlines must learn how to compete with them, new Lufthansa chairman and CEO Carsten Spohr said this week. Spohr, who succeeds Christophe Franz and took up his position May 1, spoke with journalists on the sidelines of the 70th IATA AGM in Doha. He told ATW that the Gulf carriers were a "new element of change" in the industry and competition from them continues to grow. Dubai-based ...

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