LTU German Airlines and Condor confirmed they are discussing a possible tie-up six months after LTU MD Juergen Marbach said the two might forge a partnership in the wake of Air Berlin's acquisition of dba (ATWOnline, Sept. 4, 2006). "We are in concrete talks. Currently we are discussing what cost savings could be achieved," LTU majority owner Hans Rudolf Woehrl told the dpa news service. He said he believes a merger could achieve €70 million ($92.5 million) in savings but that progress ...

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