Lufthansa is considering a commercial partnership with Alitalia, but has ruled out a financial investment. “Investing is out of the question for us alongside a state-owned entity,” Lufthansa Group CEO Carsten Spohr said Oct. 30. “A commercial partnership is on the agenda for the next few months; we know the management team at Alitalia very well.” Binding bids for a stake in Alitalia are due Oct. 31 and Lufthansa ...

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