DBA, days after announcing that it doubled its capital through the sale of a 25.1% stake to investor Lutz Helmig (ATWOnline, Feb. 14), acquired a 60% share of charter carrier LTU Friday through majority owner Hans Rudolf Woehrl's Intro Verwaltungs investment group, creating a low-cost alliance it hopes can compete with Lufthansa. DBA will handle domestic operations in Germany while Dusseldorf-based LTU will focus on international services. The remaining 40% of LTU will continue to be held by ...

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