Lufthansa would support a merger between Star Alliance partners United Airlines and US Airways, LH Chairman and CEO Wolfgang Mayrhuber said in Washington yesterday on the 11th anniversary of the founding of the alliance. "[United Chairman and CEO] Glenn Tilton is absolutely right. Consolidation is the way forward," he said, adding that "anything that helps [a member of Star] helps us." Mayrhuber, who spoke to reporters after addressing the International Aviation Club, also was firm that ...

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