Lufthansa confirmed yesterday that it did not make an offer for Alitalia, which Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi revealed Wednesday (ATWOnline, Jan. 8). An LH spokesperson told both Germany's dpa news agency and Reuters that the airline preferred to cooperate with its Star Alliance partners in the Italian market. In November, LH announced the launch of an Italian subsidiary based at Milan Malpensa (ATWOnline, Nov. 27, 2008) Meanwhile, the European Low Fares Airline Assn. submitted a ...

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