Lufthansa Chairman and CEO Wolfgang Mayrhuber told ATWOnline at last week's Star Alliance meeting in Cairo that "we face heavy headwinds and will have a very close look at capacity for the coming winter schedule," with several options for reductions already available should demand weaken. "Thanks to our writeoff policy [after 12 years aircraft are written off the balance sheet], we can ground in a worst-case scenario up to 80 aircraft without suffering cash losses in terms of leasing ...

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