Swiss International Air Lines CEO Christoph Franz told ATWOnline that he expects Lufthansa's acquisition of Swiss to receive a green light from the EC this summer. The carriers have created working groups to smooth the merger. Franz added that in terms of joining the Star Alliance, Swiss has to identify a geographical role for itself. He said the LH hubs at Frankfurt and Munich need to be connected strongly to Zurich, which "offers space to grow" while Munich will be running out of ...

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