The supervisory board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG and the board of directors of Swiss International Air Lines AG, as expected, yesterday approved Lufthansa's purchase of Swiss, which already had received the green light from Swiss shareholders representing more than 80% of the company's share capital (ATWOnline, March 21). According to a joint statement, Swiss is to remain "a mostly independent airline with its management and seat in Switzerland, its own fleet and crew, managed within the ...

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