Germany's air navigation services provider DFS plans to lower its charges to airlines in 2006 by up 10% after reducing them 20%-30% in 2005. The German government plans to sell 74.9% of DFS to private investors in 2006. DFS also may eliminate up to 600 of its 5,400 staff by 2010 to lower costs as it prepares for competition. According to Reuters, DFS plans to establish a separate company for regional airport traffic control that will enable it to bid for control tower contracts outside ...

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