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Lufthansa shareholder meeting overshadowed by Germanwings crash

Chief executive officer Carsten Spohr says that the airline has closed ranks after the crash, takes a conciliatory tone with striking pilots
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 05:50
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Even before the crash, Lufthansa has been struggling with fallout from strikes, as well as pressure from low-cost airlines and carriers in the Persian Gulf attacking it on its long-haul routes.

Hamburg

DEUTSCHE Lufthansa AG chief executive officer Carsten Spohr struck a conciliatory tone with striking pilots, saying that the airline has closed ranks after a plane crash that killed 150 people last month.

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