Air Berlin plans to take on the future Swiss subsidiary of larger rival Lufthansa at its home base in Zurich. "Switzerland with Zurich, where we already have a plane, will become a further area of growth for us," Reuters quoted Air Berlin head Joachim Hunold as saying. "We will put more capacity into Zurich next summer." Hunold also said he believes Air Berlin will exceed its own forecasts this year and passenger numbers will be up 20% rather than the planned 15% to more than 14 ...

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