Lufthansa Group chairman and CEO Carsten Spohr hopes to complete a strategic joint venture (JV) with Star Alliance partner Air China by fall 2016. “The JV with Air China is on top of the card, because if we complete that, then we will cover all five important markets for Lufthansa [with JVs]. However, this is a very complex situation [to establish a JV with Air China],” Spohr told ATW on the sidelines of last week’s Star Alliance chief executive board meeting in ...

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