German carrier Lufthansa linked to bids for SAS and Alitalia11 January 2009
The takeover of much of the European airline industry by the continent’s biggest carrier seemed to move ahead today as separate reports linked German giant Lufthansa with bids for SAS of Scandinavia and Italy’s Alitalia.
Lufthansa recently took control of Britain’s bmiÂ -Â Heathrow’s second biggest carrierÂ -Â and has already taken over Swiss and Brussels Airlines and is in negotiations with Austrian Airlines.
Now executives at the German carrier have fuelled the belief they are stalking SAS.
source: Daily Mail