Lufthansa plans to cut 15% of the 1,800 employees working in central operations, such as those in the communications and financial departments, a spokesperson confirmed to ATWOnline. The company will reduce the number of positions by 5% annually in 2010-12. "During the same period, we want to reduce our nonpersonnel costs by 7% annually," the spokesperson said.

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