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Lufthansa takes full control of Austrian

Lufthansa takes full control of Austrian

4 September 2009 Airline News

Lufthansa has ended months of negotiations by finally taking full control of Austrian Airlines. The German carrier now holds more than 90% of shares in the troubled flag carrier after state-owned holding company.

Lufthansa cleared for AUA take-over

Lufthansa cleared for AUA take-over

3 August 2009 Airline News

The European Commission has given the green light for Lufthansa’s take-over of Austrian Airlines, but with a series of conditions. EU antitrust chief Neelie Kroes made the announcement following a series of talks with the Lufthansa chief executive.