Lufthansa A321. By Kurt Hofmann Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkey’s Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan are reportedly discussing a possible partnership between Lufthansa (LH) and Turkish Airlines (THY). Erdogan has been quoted by several news agencies as saying he has agreed to a proposal by Merkel to establish joint management of the two carriers. Both carriers are Star Alliance members. LH brought THY into Star in April 2008 (ATW Daily News, April 2, ...

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