Lufthansa Chairman and CEO Wolfgang Mayrhuber, whose company yesterday announced a surprising foray into the US market with its investment in JetBlue Airways (see story above), confirmed to ATWOnline in Beijing that LH will not bid for Iberia despite the Spanish carrier's strong position in Europe and last month's withdrawal of the British Airways/TPG consortium (ATWOnline, Nov. 28). The German carrier already declined to bid for Alitalia, a decision Mayrhuber said was driven by the lack of ...

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