Lufthansa wants to buy the Charter airline Condor. The offer could also be on the complete Airlines of the Thomas Cook group is expanded.

Particularly attractive to the long distance to the tourist destinations from Frankfurt and Munich, which could be connected to the Lufthansa subsidiary, eurowings. In the case of the Acquisition of the Short – and medium-haul offer with Lufthansa-Manager had indicated in the past, always to possible antitrust concerns of the European Commission. Here you can expect conditions on the part of the Commission, said Spohr. The EU had already prevented the Acquisition of larger parts of the bankrupt Air Berlin, and Lufthansa, for reasons of competition law.

Cook has to Worry

The financially ailing tourism group Thomas Cook (TC) had witnesses to his airline with the least 105 flights and about 9000 employees in February, put up for sale in order to obtain additional funds for new Hotels and digitization. Thomas Cook flight companies in the UK, Scandinavia, Germany and Spain, which in the past year, an operating profit of 129 million pounds (147 million euros) have flown in.

for A first period of time for serious expressions of interest to be running this Tuesday (7. May). According to media reports, the Wizz-mother Indigo, Ryanair, Easyjet and British Airways-parent IAG for the TC-Airlines were interested.

Would come of the Lufthansa group to actually kiss on the Hand, would have probably also an impact on the Swiss customers: As connecting flights via Munich and Frankfurt would be possible, for example. From Zurich or Geneva you would fly with Swiss, from the German hub, then continue with Condor. (SDA)