Lufthansa’s lower cost affiliate Eurowings has initiated talks with its various unions about merging its various air operator’s certificates (AOCs) to gain efficiencies after a period of strong growth. “Without our platform model we would not be where we are today,” Eurowings CEO Thorsten Dirks said on the sidelines of the ITB tourism fair in Berlin March 7. “But now we want to tackle the issue” [of reducing complexity]. Eurowings has grown fast over the ...

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