Deutsche Post World Net CEO Frank Appel defended subsidiary DHL's proposed plan to shift its US air lift from ABX Air and Astar Air Cargo to rival UPS, saying criticism from US politicians over potential job losses at DHL's US air hub in Wilmington, Ohio (ATWOnline, Aug. 14), misses the bigger picture and that there are no grounds for an antitrust review. Speaking to The Wall Street Journal, Appel noted that the air lift shift was initiated owing to sizable DHL losses in the US market, ...

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