Etihad CEO denies rumors about Lufthansa merger plans

On the 18th of January, James Hogan, the current CEO of Etihad Airways, denied the recent media reports about a possible investment in German flag carrier Lufthansa. He, however, disclosed that the two companies were in talks to increase co-operation, following the code-sharing agreement they announced in December 2016. The rumors about Etihad buying a […]

Etihad rumored to plan merger with Lufthansa

German flag carrier Lufthansa and Dubai-based airline Etihad are negotiating the possibility of a merger, according to an article in Italian newspaper Il Messaggero published on the 17th January based on anonymous industry sources. According to Il Messaggero, chief executives of both airlines have been discussing the possible merger for the last couple of weeks. […]